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Photo#1176368
Eulophidae? - female

Eulophidae? - Female
El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA
December 23, 2015
Size: 2 mm
Found floating in pool

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Eulophidae? - female Eulophidae? - female Eulophidae? - female

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Yes - a femaleā€¦
It seems that you find a lot of interesting stuff floating in your pool.

See reference here.

 
Yes!
I think swimming pools should be considered part of the tool arsenal to sample or collect bugs... haha
Now with low temperatures, it is not simple to find bugs on dry vegetation. Finding them floating is fairly easy. The main problem of retrieving bugs from a pool is that dust, salt, and debris adhere to them. Also, colors of beetles seem faded.
I know that I could collect leaf litter and place it in a Berlese funnel at home or office, but people around me consider this a fire hazard. I plan to use Berlese funnels in January or February when it gets colder.

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