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Photo#17980
small wasp

small wasp
Harvard, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
May 21, 2005
Size: 3.5mm

Moved
Moved from Chalcid Wasps.

Not Spalangia
Not a Spalangia, and probably not a pteromalid. Spalangia has a conical pronotum:

Perhaps a eurytomid?

 
Yes, this is ...
..very likely a eurytomid.

Moved
Moved from Spalangia.

Pteromalidae: Spalangiinae
genus Spalangia; fly parasites

Tom
I've seen another photo of a fly with beaded antenna like this. It's not the same but maybe will lead you in the right direction?

 
Beaded antenna
That part is the same, but I'm still at a loss to get it to family, so I'll just put it under wasps for now. Thanks again Lynette.

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