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6016673 - Reikosiella - female

6016673 - Reikosiella - Female
McClaughry Springs FP, Cook County, Illinois, USA
October 5, 2006

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6016673 - Reikosiella - female 6016673 - Reikosiella - female

sweet... a special beast. thanks!
Moved from Eupelmidae.

6016673
Although the image is not quite good enough to be absolutely certain I think your family identification is correct and it is a female of an undescribed species of Reikosiella (Capreocauda) Gibson.

Moved
Moved from parasitic Apocrita.

Eupelmidae…
The elongated appearance, an enlarged mesopleura, a protruded ovipositor, and the mid coxae insertion point closer to the hind coxae indicate this chalcid family. Sorry for the long delay, but the extended ovipositor had me stumped for quite awhile.

See reference here.

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