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Kapala floridana - male

Kapala floridana - Male
Big Scrub Area, Ocala National Forest, Marion County, Florida, USA
July 1, 2018
Swept from regrowth of scrub oaks in clearcut area.

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Kapala floridana - male Kapala floridana - male

Thanks! The ant host was very common on that day too

Moved from Eucharitidae.


Kapala floridana (male)…
Confirmed. As far as I know, this is the only Kapala species present in Florida. Pogonomyrmex badius is the only known host.

See reference here.

I'm speechless ...
What an incredible beast you have found! I'm going to have to subscribe to this one.

it's a wild looking critter!
I actually found one a few weeks ago but lost it - was happy to find another one and get photos!

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