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    Looks kind of like the first one on this page: http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/re...itarywasps.asp

    But that's from New Zealand, so maybe it's not.
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    ******* hell that's scary
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    something with a huge **** ? :eek:
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    (Original post by Get Cape.Wear Cape.Fly.)
    i hit it with a tissue box.
    you horrible person! :mad:
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    (Original post by Liverpool F.C.™)
    Yeah it can, but I think it's only the female mosquito anopheles which carries the virus. I don't know what that thing in the pic is.
    This.
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    looks like a parasitic wasp

    definitely not a mosquito as mosquitos don't have stingers....
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    (Original post by cowsgoquack)
    parasitic wasp, maybe an ichneumon

    the long extension on the abdomen is its ovipositor which it uses to lay its eggs into its host
    Pretty sure this guy is right and it's one of these.
    http://www.cirrusimage.com/hymenopte...rhyssa_fem.htm
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    Yup, solitary wasp.

    Nasty little beasts - but impressive, nonethless.
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    Lol I must be an expert by now at killing mosquitos, I get enough of them invading my room > I dont think that looks like one though. Its front legs are a weird shape
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    I'd say it was a Pimpla Instigator...

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    (Original post by cowsgoquack)
    parasitic wasp, maybe an ichneumon

    the long extension on the abdomen is its ovipositor which it uses to lay its eggs into its host
    This. They lay eggs in bugs like caterpillars and the young eat the host alive. They're nasty.
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    (Original post by cowsgoquack)
    parasitic wasp, maybe an ichneumon

    the long extension on the abdomen is its ovipositor which it uses to lay its eggs into its host
    This guy sounds like he knows his stuff. :yep:
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    (Original post by RideBikes)
    Pretty sure this guy is right and it's one of these.
    http://www.cirrusimage.com/hymenopte...rhyssa_fem.htm
    I'm not usually squeemish about bugs - but this webiste, sent me loco! :eek3: But yeah, either way.. that thing is evil!
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    God, it's not the size that appears on the srceen is it? Thats the size of my little finger!!
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    AHH ! That is really horrible .. I feel a bit sick ..
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    (Original post by Trigger)
    This. They lay eggs in bugs like caterpillars and the young eat the host alive. They're nasty.
    They.. they.. don't do that to humans do they? :puppyeyes:
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    (Original post by imomo16)
    They.. they.. don't do that to humans do they? :puppyeyes:
    Exactly what I was going to ask! :lolwut:

    I like insects even less after this thread!
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    Oh my...that is discusting! I would have thought it was a mosquito...but that is clearly something else?!
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    I seriously need to invest in a ******* flamethrower.
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    (Original post by imomo16)
    They.. they.. don't do that to humans do they? :puppyeyes:
    They have been known to lay eggs in the ear at night (usually midsummer) and no one knows about it until the ear ache starts as the larve eat their way through the ear drum. I think it affects about 1/100 people...
 
 
 
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