Orange Caterpillar Parasite Wasp
Female, S2: Ovi-positor
Small Netelia Wasp
Female: Wing Venation
Small Netelia Wasp (Netelia sp ES02)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)     iNaturalist Observation
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Ichneumon Wasp (Wasp: Ichneumonidae)
Species: Small Netelia Wasp (Netelia sp ES02)
This Photo:     Female: profile

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 ES01, we noticed a large size discrpency. These are MUCH smaller, and so most likely a different species.

Similar Species: Orange Caterpillar Parasite Wasp (Netelia sp ES01)

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.