Ichneumon extensorius

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Description
Length: 8-16 mm. A sexually dimorphic species. The female has a white tip to the abdomen, a white mark at the base of the thorax, and white banded antennae. The male is markedly different with yellow and black legs and abdomen, a bright yellow scutellum and no bands on the antennae.
Habitat
Hedgerows and well wooded areas.
When to see it
March to November
Life History
UK Status
Badly under recorded – hardly any British records exist for this species.

 

 

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