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Photo#153507
Enicospilus

Enicospilus
Aromas, San Benito County, California, USA
October 22, 2007
Size: ~3cm.
This big boy came to the black light last night (live oak/chaparral habitat). I'm guessing it is Ophion.

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Enicospilus Ichneumon wasp - Enicospilus

Moved
Moved from Enicospilus.

americanus complex
This is a member of the Enicospilus-americanus complex. Probably E. glabratus but I would need to see the discocubital cell hairs under the scope.

Moved
Moved from Enicospilus.

Enicospilus
I would say, based on the wing venation, such as the discosubmarginal cell (the "horsehead") extending beyond vein 2m-cu for example, that this is likely a species of Enicospilus, not Ophion

 
Thanks J. D.
I've moved it to Enicospilus.

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