which wasp?

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Joined: 04/02/2017

Found this in my kitchen this morning. I recognised it as a wasp of some sort but it has a very long tail/ovipositor which is easily the length of its body including the antennae. Any one know what wasp it is and where it should be released?

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Mike Higgott
Joined: 05/07/2013
Re:which wasp?

An ichneumon I believe. Ephialtes manifestator looks a possibility but there are several similar species so identification could be diffcult.

AJ Cann
Joined: 13/02/2015
Difficult to say from this

Difficult to say from this photo. It could be a Sawfly.