Small Netelia Wasp
Female: profile
Red Ichneumon Wasp
Small Netelia Wasp (Netelia sp ES2)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Ichneumon Wasp (Wasp: Ichneumonidae)
Species: Small Netelia Wasp (Netelia sp ES2)
This Photo:     Female: Wing Venation

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~12mm long.
When doing the research on our Netelia discussed under Netelia sp ES1, we noticed a large size discrpency. These are MUCH smaller, and so most likely a different species.

Similar Species: Orange Caterpillar Parasite Wasp

Copyright © 2017- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 29-Aug-2017
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.