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  Braconid Wasp (Braconidae family )





Braconid Wasp | Braconidae family  photo
Braconid Wasp on outdoor lamp.

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Braconid Wasp | Braconidae family  photo
Braconid Wasp on outdoor lamp.

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



BRACONID WASP FACTS

Identification
This Braconid Wasp may be a species of Callibracon? It has orange head and thorax and greyish abdomen. The rear legs have dark bands. It was seen flying round outdoor lamp at night.

Size
15mm

Breeding
larvae parisitises some insect - not sure which



Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Braconidae
Genus:Braconidae family
Species:
Common Name:Braconid Wasp