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small wingless wasp - Dissomphalus

small wingless wasp - Dissomphalus
Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
May 27, 2007
Size: ~2mm
Found under a piece of bark on a large fallen oak.
This is a new one for me, and I couldn't find a match in bugguide.

It does look similar to yours
The legs have the same bulges like yours does. Thanks Brad.

Definitely subfamily Pristocerinae. Its fairly likely this is a Dissomphalus like the one I recently posted.

Thanks Edward
That's just what it is!

i can not say i am good with these, but see here... also, this is a wonderful picture.

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