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Tiny wasps injecting larva

Tiny wasps injecting larva
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
June 7, 2016
I was going to take a picture of this larva (syrphid fly?) when I noticed a wasp hanging around - then there were two (same size) - and both started laying eggs.

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Moved

Figitidaeā€¦
Nice find. This is in the Aspiceratinae group, which are specialists on syrphid larvae.

See reference here.

 
Thanks, Ross...
It was an exciting find.

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