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Wasp ID

Wasp ID
Norfolk, Virginia, USA
June 22, 2008
Size: ~2mm

A similar species on the cover of The Canadian Entomologist is listed as Eurytoma - male. Apparently reared from seed cones of red cedar.

Not one of the most typical members of this Chalcid family, but setting of ocelli, shape of mesoscutellum and forewing venation do match. These hairy antennae are indeed peculiar.

Cool antennae!
Richard Vernier or Eric will be able to ID this great image, I bet... Sorry, out of my depth here, just wanted to comment on this nice bug.

Thanks Ken!
This wasp was constantly moving. Made for quite a challenge to get one good (not great :^)) image.

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