Thursday, May 3, 2012

Orange Ichneumon wasp (Enicospilus sp),Sumatra Indonesia

This photo was taken in Bengkulu Sumatra Indonesia. This ichneumon wasp has orange color all over its body. The wings are transparrent. The size without antennae is about 30mm. It is from the family of Ichneumonidae  under genus of Enicospilus.
Taxonomy:
Phylum : Arthropoda - Arthropods
Class : Insecta - Insects
Order : Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies
No Taxon : "Parasitica" (parasitic Apocrita)
Superfamily : Ichneumonoidea - Braconids and Ichneumons
Family : Ichneumonidae - Ichneumon Wasps
Subfamily : Ophioninae
Genus : Enicospilus

References:
http://bugguide.net/node/view/595885/bgimage
http://species.wikimedia.org/wiki/Enicospilus


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