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Photo#296846
parasitoids - Telenomus

parasitoids - Telenomus
Coquitlam, Lower Mainland, British Columbia, Canada
June 30, 2009
Like a repeat of last year:

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parasitoids - Telenomus parasitoids - Telenomus

Telenomus sp. --det. O.A. Popovici
Moved from Scelioninae.

Moved
Moved from Pteromalids.

Platygastroidea-Scelionidae
Scelionid wasp (Fam. Scelionidae) emerging from Heteroptera eggs.

Moved
Moved from Chalcid Wasps.

Pteromalidaeā€¦
The well armoured black coloration, large and sculptured thorax, 13-segmented antennae, and wing venation indicate a pteromalid chalcid wasp. Several genera are known to be egg predators.

See reference here.

 
Good info...
Thanks, Ross! Is the wasp in Sean's photo from last year also a pteromalid?


Cool pictures back then...
...and cool pictures now! Sorry that there aren't going to be any nymphs for you to document though.

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