Banded-abdomen Ichneumon Wasp
Anterior
Ellura
White-bellied Ichneumon Wasp
Male, profile, ~10mm
 
    
White-bellied Ichneumon Wasp (Ichneumonidae sp ES2)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Ichneumon Wasp (Wasp: Ichneumonidae)
Species: White-bellied Ichneumon Wasp (Ichneumonidae sp ES2)
This Photo:     Male, dorsal, antennae ~8mm

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
We thought this was a Gasteruption wasp, but the wings of those fold down to the side. Here, the wings sit flat.

Copyright © 2017- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 25-May-2017
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.