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red and black wasp - Phasgonophora

red and black wasp - Phasgonophora
Baiting Hollow, Suffolk County, New York, USA
July 22, 2009
Size: 4-5 mm
One of a group of 4 found a the Red Oak stump.
See wing on 2nd photo below.
I think it is the same individual as these:

Moved from Trigonura.

Moved from ID Request.

Wish I could narrow it further for you, but I don't have enough time at the moment. Great image! These are parasitic wasps, so something in that stump has their interest:-)

The genus is Trigonura, but I
The genus is Trigonura (Chalcididae), but I don't have a key to the eastern species.

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