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Dark Legs - Zelomorpha arizonensis - female

Dark Legs - Zelomorpha arizonensis - Female
Tonopah Desert, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
June 3, 2015
Size: 8mm
These are images of a Braconid Wasp that I believe is a female Zelomorpha arizonensis.
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Here is a link to the first one that I filmed: ♀ They both have dark fore-legs and mid-legs and antennae with 40 flagellomeres.

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Dark Legs - Zelomorpha arizonensis - female Dark Legs - Zelomorpha arizonensis - female Dark Legs - Zelomorpha arizonensis - female Dark Legs - Zelomorpha arizonensis - female Dark Legs - Zelomorpha arizonensis - female Dark Legs - Zelomorpha arizonensis - female

Status...
There is currently only this one listed NA species which is found in Arizona and Texas. This is a highly complex genus which is still in flux taxonomically; however, this placement will be okay for now.

 
Thanks
Thanks for checking on this one Ross! We should always strive to keep the scientists busy.

Moved
Moved from Braconid Wasps.