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Wasp - Anaphes - female

Wasp - Anaphes - Female
West Ashley, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Size: <1mm
Another pan trap victim

Moved from Fairyflies.

Moved from Fairyflies.

A female of Anaphes sp. it is.
Very nice.
The species of this genus are common.
Anaphes is a very diverse group.

These will have to be much better lit and much sharper for anything more than a most basic ID, like to Order

So I eat my words... sorry about that, looking at what I said it came out worse than I meant, hope there's no hard feelings, I've seen some of your other Chalcidoids and they're great additions.

This is a Chalcidoid wasp in the family Mymaridae. They are egg parasitoids.

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