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Unknown fly/ ant agressiveness - Tiphia - male - female

Unknown fly/ ant agressiveness - Tiphia - Male Female
Loudonville, Ashland County, Ohio, USA
May 31, 2009
Size: Tiny
These insects were very aggressive with one another and I'm clueless as to what was going on. I believe they are on a poison ivy plan.

Tiphia
multiple males attempting to mate

 
Ah!
Thank you, John. It's a parasitic wasp, then? I guess I might have surmised that they were mating, but their courtship ritual lacked something . . . .

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