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Subject: we didnt know what this was?
Location: Selby, North Yorkshire, England
November 12, 2013 10:49 am
we found it on a window in college on the 12 of November 2013 and we have no idea what this is,people were afraid because of the sting on it!! but i managed to get a close photo of it please get back soon
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Ichneumon

Ichneumon

This is some species of Parasitic Hymenopteran, most likely an Ichneumon.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Selby, North Yorkshire, England

2 Responses to Ichneumon from England

  1. Curious Girl says:

    Nifty!

    This looks a lot like the bug I saw last year in Germany (about this time of year also), which was posted here on the site as well. Apparently mine was male since there is no ovipositor.
    https://www.whatsthatbug.com/2012/11/11/two-unidentified-wasps-from-germany/

    Ironically, I’m currently in England now too (and been to Yorkshire). :~)

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