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Ichneumon Wasp

An ichneumon wasp, possibly an Agrypon sp. (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae).  Just a tentative identification based on similiarity with photos here and here.  The black 'lumps' are caterpillar droppings, presumably dropped by the caterpillar that ate the hole in the oak leaf.  I suspect that the caterpillar might have been hiding underneath the leaf and that I had disturbed the ichneumon as it was checking out a potential host for its eggs.

Photo taken in Whiteknights Park, Reading University grounds, Reading, UK, on 2010-05-17.

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