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Brachymeria fonscolombei - Brachymeria podagrica - male

Brachymeria fonscolombei - Brachymeria podagrica - Male
Visalia, Tulare County, California, USA
September 8, 1986
Size: ca. 5 mm.
A whole group of these colorful chalcidids showed up in an office building. It turned out that a pigeon had died on the roof next to a ventilation duct. The larvae had crawled into the shaft to escape the summer heat and pupate.

Moved from Brachymeria.

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