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Photo#1637052
Chalcididae, Psilochalcis sp. - Psilochalcis

Chalcididae, Psilochalcis sp. - Psilochalcis
0.5 mi east Loyalton on Hwy 49, 39.6741, -120.2289. Elevation = 4,951 ft (1,509 m), Sierra County, California, USA
July 16, 2017
Size: 3 mm
Posted to verify genus & species, looks different than posted ones and gives some detailed characters for this genus.
Posted to extend BugGuide map range for genus into eastern CA.

Key characters from: Annotated Keys to the Genera of Nearctic Chalcidoidea (1)
Head
-- Antenna attachments (toruli) close to mouth.
-- Flagellum 1st segment anelliform (ring like segment distal to pedicel).
Thorax
-- Wing postmarginal vein absent.
-- Mesosternum with a transverse carina, delimiting anterior area for reception of the procoxa.
-- Metafemur with tooth at base of comb before middle of femur placed inside of tibia when tibia adpressed to femur.
Body
-- Scutellum posteriorly rounded (without angulate horn or spine).
-- Body black, no metallic tinge.

GBBL MeSa, Sample 193.104.6 (sp.Loc.plant).
Collector = Z.H. Marion & M. L. Forister, Univ. of NV, Reno.

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