Netelia virgatus

Description

A medium sized largely orange-brown Ichneumon. The legs, antennae and wing stigmas are all pale orangey-brown in colour.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Sometimes drawn to moth traps where its larval food species may occur.

When to see it

August and September.

UK Status

Fairly frequent in Britain, though not well recorded.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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Species profile

Species group:
Bees, Wasps, Ants
Kingdom:
Animalia
Order:
Hymenoptera
Family:
Ichneumonidae
Records on NatureSpot:
2
First record:
24/08/2016 (Calow, Graham)
Last record:
26/09/2017 (Smith, Ann)

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