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  Black and Yellow-striped Ichneumon Wasp (Gotra sp2)





Black and Yellow-striped Ichneumon Wasp | Gotra sp2 photo
Black and Yellow-striped Ichneumon Wasp

Photograph copyright: ozwildlife - all rights reserved. Used with permission.

Black and Yellow-striped Ichneumon Wasp | Gotra sp2 photo
Black and Yellow-striped Ichneumon Wasp

Photograph copyright: ozwildlife - all rights reserved. Used with permission.



INSECT FACTS

Identification
This Black and Yellow-striped Ichneumon Wasp is black with creamy yellow spots on the thorax and narrow creamy yellow bands on the back part of the abdomen. The antenna are black with white band. Female ovipositor is less than half the body length. This wasp is similar in appearance to the Black and White-striped Ichneumon Wasp, but has different pattern of bands.

Size
body length 15mm



Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Ichneumonidae
Genus:Gotra
Species:sp2
Common Name:Black and Yellow-striped Ichneumon Wasp

Relatives in same Genus
  Black and White-striped Ichneumon Wasp (G. unknown species)