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Tiny wasp - Platygaster

Tiny wasp - Platygaster
Brimfield State Forest, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
April 26, 2010
Size: 2-3 mm

Platygaster sp. -- det. O.A. Popovici
Moved from Platygastridae.

Moved
Moved from Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies. Thanks!

Platygastridae…
That helps. I would place this in this family due to the black, glossy appearance (some have red markings as is the case here), strongly elbowed antennae which are inserted low on the face, pubescent wings with little venation, and a peculiarly-shaped abdomen with rounded lateral margins.

See reference here.

More info. needed...
Charley, do you know the approx. body length?

 
2-3 mm.
Unfortunately this is the clearest image I was able to get, and I realize it may not be identifiable, but I figured I'd post it just in case.

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