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Egg of a Fly (?) from June - ID? --> cocoon of Ichneumonidae
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Posted on 15-12-2023 12:34

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Northern Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, Pinneberg-Waldenau near Hamburg, way at the edge of the mixed forest Klövensteen (pine trees, beeches, birches and other), length of the egg: 5,2 mm, at a leaf of Sisymbrium officinale; 3rd of June 2023; Outsidephotos: kuv
No further idea (may be an egg of a parasite?) - please help to get the ID.
kuv attached the following image:

Edited by kuv on 15-12-2023 16:05
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2nd picture:
kuv attached the following image:

Tony Irwin
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cocoon of Ichneumonidae (Hymenoptera)
Tony Irwin
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Posted on 15-12-2023 16:04

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Woooow, Tony Smile, thank you very much.
Greetings Kuv
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