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wasp - Hyposoter - female

wasp - Hyposoter - Female
Cross Plains, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
June 11, 2009
Size: 6mm for body

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Moved from Pimplinae.




The slender, polished look, cylindrical depressed abdomen, coloration, thick tibial spurs, pointed areolet, and banded leg patterning indicate a female wasp in the subfamily Pimplinae. The genus Pimplini are endoparasitoids of Lepidoptera prepupae and pupae. Nice work Ilona.

See reference here.

Thanks for all the work you're putting into these IDs. Enjoy getting these wasps moved to a more specific level.

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