Orchid-dupe Wasp
Female, back
Tiger Ichneumon Wasp
Tiger Ichneumon Wasp (Metopius sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)     iNaturalist Observation
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Ichneumon Wasp (Wasp: Ichneumonidae)
Species: Tiger Ichneumon Wasp (Metopius sp)
This Photo:     Dorsal, ~14mm

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere

Similar Species: Tiger Ichneumon Mimic (Miltinus cardinalis)

Copyright © 2015- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 25-May-2015
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.