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Trichogrammatid(?) ID Req. - Burksiella

Trichogrammatid(?) ID Req. - Burksiella
Jackson County, Texas, USA
April 26, 2015
Size: <1 mm
sweep net. I think I count three tarsal segments in the foreleg in the lateral photo.

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Trichogrammatid(?) ID Req. - Burksiella lateral - Burksiella

Burksiella sp. --det. J.D. Pinto
his comment: "Hard to tell for sure but I doubt that there is a postmarginal vein. There simply may be differential sclerotization of the marginal vein at the apex. In any case, we would need a flat-on view of the wing to tell for sure. Also, known species of Burksiella do not have a postmarginal."

Moved from Trichogrammatidae.

Moved from "Parasitica" (parasitic Apocrita). Thanks, Ross.

Nice. In your lateral view, you can see the very short postmarginal wing vein which does not extend past the point in line with the apex of the stigmal vein. In many cases, this vein is simply lacking completely.

See reference here.

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