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"Wingless Wasp"

By dales
Spotted this small insect on walk around the lake and have since found ( via my brother-in-law ) it is a wingless wasp belonging to a group known a velvet ants but are not ants Smile

Thanks for the views , votes & comments on my previous upload "The Golden Hour" also thanks for the UA's from Roy(kaybee) , Leo(leo_nid) , Ken(franken) , Bill(richmowil) , Rich(woodini254) , Sylvia(Sylvihalley) , Brian(brian17302) , Ivor(capto) , David(Imageryonly) , Angela(adagio) , John(lifesnapper) & Richard(estonian) all of which are very much appreciated 😎😎

Tags: Wildlife and nature Lake Boga Australia Ephutomorpha ferruginata Wingless wasp Velvet ant group Victoria 2021

Voters: pablophotographer, HobbitDave, bobpaige1 and 52 more

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18 Jan 2021 9:10AM
Amazing little beastie Ian, and what a fine detailed macro of him/her. They have a very hairy tail!

Dave 🙂
18 Jan 2021 9:15AM
Great image.
18 Jan 2021 9:25AM
Excellent Ian, you've captured some great detail,
Fred.
cats_123 Plus
17 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
18 Jan 2021 9:32AM
That's scary!!!😁
18 Jan 2021 9:34AM
Looks a nasty little critterSmile, a splendid and well detailed shot, Ian.SmileSmile
18 Jan 2021 9:52AM
Excellent captured close-up image of this wingless wasp Ian.
Jeff. Smile
gconant Plus
10 31 1 United States
18 Jan 2021 10:45AM
A remarkable macro of this "wingless wasp", Ian !!

Glenn
18 Jan 2021 11:03AM
Very interesting and informative, Ian. An excellent image too.

JohnSmile
Irishkate Plus
11 45 121 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2021 11:23AM
Astounding macro of this unusual wasp.
If you could make the b/g mono he'd stand out even better?
KateGrin
TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
18 Jan 2021 11:47AM
Unusual looking wasp, even though he hasn't wings, I'd have guessed it was an ant. Excellent detailed close-up, Ian 😃👍
Trev 😀
RonnieAG Plus
11 154 119 Scotland
18 Jan 2021 11:48AM
What a great macro shot, the detail excellent: this is new one for me and what a strange critter.
R.
Great macro, great detail, thanks for the info, a truly remarkable find
Rae
manicam 17 44 1 Canada
18 Jan 2021 1:00PM
GrinGrin awwww so cute Ian

Sherman
franken Plus
19 5.3k 4 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2021 1:42PM
Interesting, Ian.
18 Jan 2021 2:25PM
Great image
Daisymaye Plus
13 23 19 Canada
18 Jan 2021 2:45PM
Excellent details.
Fefe Plus
9 57 37 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2021 3:51PM
Amazing...and I think he has seen you GrinGrinGrin
capto Plus
9 6.8k 25 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2021 4:25PM
A great shot and fascinating info.Smile
ivor
18 Jan 2021 4:45PM
Superb macro work, Ian - excellent detail and clarity.
Very interesting information, too.

RichardSmile
18 Jan 2021 5:13PM
He looks a bit scary ...the faux fangs on his rear look so fearsome . Smashing detail Ian ,
Best regards
Walt
18 Jan 2021 6:09PM
Awesome image, great details Ian
18 Jan 2021 6:26PM
Great find Ian and excellent detail.

Lory Smile
18 Jan 2021 7:00PM
What a fine capture. The stones alone would make a great shot.
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2021 7:16PM
What an extraordinary insect Ian !! Excellent macro shot...
Isabel GrinGrin
Mollycat Plus
8 21 2 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2021 7:25PM
Outstand macro work and beautifully detailed Ian.
Peter
18 Jan 2021 8:24PM
terrific detail for this critter
never heard of them, let alone seen
Smile
18 Jan 2021 9:05PM
Super capture excellent details Lin
19 Jan 2021 12:03AM
Amazing macro image of this Wingless wasp, Super capture, Excellent photography, Ian.

BRITCHIE.
19 Jan 2021 2:47AM
Brilliant photo, Ian. I have never heard of or seen a wingless wasp.

Peter
TonyDy Plus
12 55 3 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2021 11:55AM
Superb macro, Ian.
Tony
laura1 17 8
19 Jan 2021 3:59PM
How interesting! Never seen one before

Laura

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