Words nearby ichneumon fly
Origin of ichneumon fly
Examples from the Web for ichneumon fly
She lets loose an army of worms upon the forests, and then sends an ichneumon-fly to check them.Under the Maples|John Burroughs
A large Ichneumon-fly has been found hunting after the worms, and is considered their natural enemy.American Pomology|J. A. Warder
The ichneumon-fly lays eggs under the skin of the caterpillar.The Churches and Modern Thought|Philip Vivian
What of the infinite goodness of God in teaching the grub of the ichneumon-fly to eat up the cabbage caterpillar alive?
The ichneumon-fly lays its eggs under the skin of the caterpillar.