Mesoleptus hibernica

Mesoleptus hibernica

Postby crex on 31 Aug 2008, 10:27

New wasp found in Wales [WalesOnline]
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Re: Mesoleptus hibernica

Postby Christian on 31 Aug 2008, 21:26

Nice article, and I think it was not the last undescribed species from Central or Western Europe. The small wasps are really bad known.

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Re: Mesoleptus hibernica

Postby thirionc on 12 Sep 2008, 23:24


"As a solitary wasp, Mesoleptus hibernica will not sting humans and prefers to attack fellow flying creatures such as butterflies."

Mesoleptus = Ichneumonidae=solitary wasp????????

Re: Mesoleptus hibernica

Postby Eckart Stolle on 13 Sep 2008, 01:10


yes it must be. its not social so its solitary. propably just the popular-scientific description was a bit misleading.

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