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Tiny tiny parasitoid wasp. Maybe Mymaridae? - Anagrus - female

Tiny tiny parasitoid wasp. Maybe Mymaridae? - Anagrus - Female
Brazelier Island, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
April 8, 2008
Size: 1mm
I think this is probably a Mymarid or "Fairyfly" parasitoid of planthopper eggs. Collected from a brackish marsh.

Anagrus
Yes, a female of Anagrus sp. it is.

The right hand picture (tiny,
The right hand picture (tiny, tiny yellowish wasp)is a species of Anagrus (Mymaridae). Most Anagrus spp. are egg parasitoids of Cicadellidae. A few are on Tingidae.

 
Thanks!
Thanks for the confirmation. There are Cicadellids in my plots, but a huge predominance of Delphacid planthoppers. Sooner or later I'll have to work out all the details of who is parasitizing whom.

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