Pending ID – Hymenoptera

#1 Early June 2013
King Solomon’s Cave, Mole Creek
The nest was made between sheets of perspex in a toilet block.  The guides had been entertained to watch which colour mud the wasps would appear with to build the cells.


#2 Braconidae?
Mid November 2014
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart

#3 Wasp larvae in Eucalyptus gall??  Maybe  Cecidomyiidae gall midge larvae
Late November 2014
Each chamber had two larvae inside. One was much more advanced than the other.  Hyperparasite ??  Same species???

#4. Late December 2014
Huon Campsite, Scotts Peak

#5. Early January 2015
Sisters Beach

#6. Mid June 2017
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart

#7. Early January 2023
Sisters Beach
IMG 5730  IMG 5733