Ichneumon xanthorius - Ichneumon xanthorius
Length about 15 mm. Both males and females of this species have a black and yellow banded abdomen.
Usually seen patrolling around low vegetation and flowers such as umbellifers.
predatory on moth and butterfly larvae.
Status in Britain is not known possibly due to difficulty of identification.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland is not known possibly due to difficulty of identification.
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