Genus Westwoodia

Westwoodia ruficeps
October 9 2010
Early October 2010
New Town Rivulet Reserve
A group of  Braconid mimicking Ichneumon wasps were located around a large group of sawfly larvae, presumably to parasitise them.  Over a few days, there were some dead adults stuck in the sawflies defensive exudate  ("spit").

October 20

Many individuals were waiting around the huddle of thrashing sawfly larvae.

October 14

October 17 2010

October 22 2010

November 18 2010 
Only dead sawfly larvae remaining