This insect (about 20 mm long overall) is a female ichneumon fly one of many species in the UK. It predates on other insects by inserting an egg into, e.g. a larva, using its long ovipositor at the end of its abdomen. The egg then develops and consumes the larva - pretty grisly!
|Camera:||Pentax K10D |
|Lens:||Sigma 105 macro + 1.5 convertor |
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