Sabre Wasp (Female)

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The extraordinary sabre wasp belong to the large family of wasp species called ichneumons. They are parasitic, in that they lay there eggs in or on the larvae of other insects. The sabre wasp uses its long tail, called an called an ovipositor, to drill holes into wood, searching for the larvae of beetles (mostly).
18/10/2020 - 11:48mjk62
CategoryWildlife / Nature
Shutter Speed1/500
Focal Length100mm


Link Posted 18/10/2020 - 15:46
Fascinating details about this deadly-looking wasp. Image nicely sharp and contrasts well with green background. Like.


Link Posted 19/10/2020 - 12:07
Good photo. Very interesing to add the commentary.

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