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Species detail

Exochus dorsalis (Ichneumonid parasitic wasp)

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Taxonomy

Exochus dorsalis is in the family Ichneumonidae. Ichneumonidae are parasitic wasps that use their long ovipositors to deposit eggs into an insect host. We only had one Exochus dorsalis in the Bee Atlas project. It emerged from a block located in Hennepin County in 2017.

Description

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Nest Structure

The Exochus dorsalis in the Bee Atlas project emerged from a nest made by a small resin wasp in the family Sphecidae.

Hole Sizes

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Voltinism

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Activity Period

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References

Thank you to John Luhman for identifying all of our Ichneumonid specimens.

Minnesota Record Map

These data are from the Minnesota Bee Atlas project.

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