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Family Sierolomorphidae - Sierolomorphid Wasps

Sierolomorpha nigrescens - female Sierolomorpha nigrescens wasp - Sierolomorpha canadensis - female wasp - Sierolomorpha canadensis - female tiny winged creature on leaf - Sierolomorpha Bethylid - Sierolomorpha canadensis Bethylid - Sierolomorpha canadensis Wasp or Sawfly - Sierolomorpha
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Tiphioidea
Family Sierolomorphidae (Sierolomorphid Wasps)
Numbers
6 spp. in a single genus in our area(1)
Size
4-7 mm(1)
Identification
They look like robust bethylids, but have more complex venation in the forewing.
Range
much of NA(1)