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Hover fly (<em>Ocyptamus fascipennis</em>), a mimic of Ichneumonid wasps
Christine Hanrahan

Hover fly (Ocyptamus fascipennis), a mimic of Ichneumonid wasps

Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa. When I first saw this fly I didn't even realize it was a fly. I saw the long abdomen and thought it was an Ichneumonid wasp, until it landed and I got a better look. Another great wasp mimic!


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