Ancistrocerus sp of wasp (Garden)

A sleepy Ancistrocerus sp of wasp , another method which works for some ID’s is to make the bee/wasp sleepy by chilling it for a minute or two in the fridge, this does not harm the insect at all , just mimics a cold morning . The problem is you have only a minute before it warms up enough to fly away and in that time you need far more detail than what is on these photos.

This wasp soon recovered and was released into the garden.

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