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Microchridium minutum - female

Microchridium minutum - Female
Piute Mountain, 5580 feet, Kern County, California, USA
June 30, 2006
Size: 1.5 mm.
This tiny black chrysidid was collected by sweeping Eriogonum flowers. The small size, lack of punctation and reduced venation are all diagnostic for this monotypic genus.

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Microchridium minutum - female Microchridium minutum - female