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Photo#15306
Chalcididae sp.? - Conura nigricornis

Chalcididae sp.? - Conura nigricornis
Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
September 18, 2004
Size: 1/4"

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Indeed, very unusual.
Indeed, very unusual.

Moved

Moved
Moved from Chalcid Wasps.

Chalcidae, yes.
It is just "Chalcidae," but yes, that is correct. The tiny size, relative to other wasps, and the huge hind femora ("thighs") tell you immediately that that is what you have there.

 
Not "Chalcididae?"
I always thought the family name is Chalcididae, as Tom posted. See here.

 
Apparently
Hah, I always thought Chalcidae, but I guess that's wrong. I've fixed the name.

 
Chalcidae
Thanks for the help Eric. This was a neat looking little bug.

 
Moved
Neat looking indeed. This is also a new family, so I've made a guide page (blank for now) for it.

 
Moved
Thanks for all the help Joel.

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