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Olixon banksii - male

Olixon banksii - Male
Hanover, Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA
July 1, 2014
Size: 5-6mm
Collected in pitfall traps at Wapello prairie, specimens in alcohol.

These are both males, which have 13 antennal segments and some interesting hook-like genital appendages.

These are cricket parasites. The crickets present at this site were mostly Allonemobius and Gryllus, with a few Eunemobius. The likely host is Allonemobius.

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Olixon banksii - male Olixon banksii - male - female