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Macro photo of a Common Wasp

June 19th, 2007 · 15 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera on June 6th, 2007. Click image for larger view. This is a picture of a Common Wasp (Vespula vulgaris). Please correct me if I’m wrong about the species. The species “Norwegian Wasp” looks similar so I’m not 100% sure. I’m not a big fan of these stingy creatures, but […]

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Tags: Insect · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Summer · Wasp

Macro photo of Ichneumon wasp

May 20th, 2007 · 5 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera on May 6th, 2007. Click image for larger view. Warmer days bring out more insects. This is some kind of parasitic wasp (Ichneumon) that lay eggs in other insects. Their larvae feeds on the insect until it dies. This can be very useful as a biological pest control instead […]

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Tags: Insect · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Spring · Wasp