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Species Chrysopophthorus americanus

Chrysopophthorus americanus - female Chrysopophthorus americanus - female Tiny, pretty wasp - Chrysopophthorus americanus - male Braconid Wasp: Chrysopophthorus americanus? - Chrysopophthorus americanus - female Green Eyes - Chrysopophthorus americanus Yellow wasp - Chrysopophthorus americanus - female Wasp - Chrysopophthorus americanus - female Braconid - Chrysopophthorus americanus - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon ("Parasitica" (parasitic Apocrita))
Superfamily Ichneumonoidea (Braconids and Ichneumons)
Family Braconidae (Braconid Wasps)
Subfamily Euphorinae
Genus Chrysopophthorus
Species americanus (Chrysopophthorus americanus)
Habitat
They are nocturnal and can be collected at night around lights. Not very common.
… Andy Boring
Food
This is a species of Braconid wasps that parasitize adult lacewings (Neuroptera). (Andy Boring)
Parasitoids in the abdomens of adult green lacewings (Chrysopidae), so they might well be searching for the lacewings at the light. The similarity of the eyes is probably just an aspect of convergent evolution relating to nocturnal behavior. (Scott R. Shaw, pers. comm. to =v=)
Remarks
Chrysopophthorus americanus Mason 1964 (Chrysopophthorus)
They are not very common