Ant / Bee / WaspLissopimpla excelsa

Dusky-winged Ichneumonid at Wonboyn, NSW

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Lissopimpla excelsa at Wonboyn, NSW - 9 Dec 2015
Lissopimpla excelsa at Wonboyn, NSW - 9 Dec 2015
Lissopimpla excelsa at Wonboyn, NSW - 9 Dec 2015
Lissopimpla excelsa at Wonboyn, NSW - 9 Dec 2015
Lissopimpla excelsa at Wonboyn, NSW - 9 Dec 2015

Identification history

Ant / Bee / Wasp Lissopimpla excelsa 4 Sep 2017 KerriLee
Ant / Bee / Wasp Lissopimpla excelsa 30 Aug 2017 KerriLee

Author's notes

Single wasp seen resting on Allocasuarina. Note the tiny insects (parasites?) on the back and legs of this wasp.

1 comment

KimPullen wrote:
   25 Oct 2017
The tiny insects on the wasp's back are probably parasitic 'biting midges' of the Ceratopogonidae that are sucking fluid from its wing veins.

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Ectomocoris patricius at Wonboyn, NSW - 10 Jan 2016
Orthodera ministralis at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Dec 2015
Nerthra sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 25 Nov 2015
Ishidaella sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 23 Nov 2015
Castiarina scalaris at Wonboyn, NSW - 22 Nov 2015
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Lamprima aurata at Wonboyn, NSW - 26 Nov 2014
Eupoecila australasiae at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Oct 2014
Orthodera ministralis at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Apr 2017
Polistes (Polistella) humilis at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Mar 2017
Austroscolia soror at Wonboyn, NSW - 8 Feb 2017
Pseudopantilius australis at Wonboyn, NSW - 31 Oct 2016
Chrysolopus spectabilis at Wonboyn, NSW - 27 Feb 2016
Glycaspis sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Feb 2016
Polistes (Polistella) humilis at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Feb 2016
Thynnus sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 27 Jan 2016
Ectomocoris patricius at Wonboyn, NSW - 10 Jan 2016
Orthodera ministralis at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Dec 2015
Nerthra sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 25 Nov 2015
Ishidaella sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 23 Nov 2015
Castiarina scalaris at Wonboyn, NSW - 22 Nov 2015
Oncopeltus sordidus at Wonboyn, NSW - 31 Jan 2015
Oncopeltus sordidus at Wonboyn, NSW - 27 Jan 2015
Paraoxypilus tasmaniensis at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Jan 2015
Lamprima aurata at Wonboyn, NSW - 26 Nov 2014
Eupoecila australasiae at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Oct 2014

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Location information

Species information

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  • Local Native

Sighting information

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  • KerriLee Recorded by
  • 9 Dec 2015 Recorded on
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