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Species Account for Chrysis illigeri

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Chrysis illigeri  (Wesmael, 1839)
a cuckoo wasp
Aculeata: Chrysididae

 
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National status: Nb
Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Threatened



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Taxonomic group: bees and wasps (Aculeata) - County data   
 
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Essex Red Data List comment
parasite on T. pompiliformis

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This is a scarce ruby tailed wasp, rare in Essex, which infrequently seen on warm sandy heaths and grasslands. It is a cleptoparasite of the sphecid wasp Tachysphex pompiliformis. References

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