Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Whitespotted Ichneumonid

Photo by Steve Reekie

Photo by Steve Reekie

Echthromorpha intracatoria (F.)

Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Ichneumonidae

Size range

  • Body length 15 mm


  • An Australian species, but widespread in New Zealand

Life History

  • Do not live in colonies
  • Parasitizes the pupae of some butterflies and moths