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Platygastridae - Platygaster

Platygastridae - Platygaster
Lake Hawthorn, Mahaska County, Iowa, USA
September 10, 2009
Size: 1+ mm
Platygasteridae (wasp #1)
Solidago galls collected 10-Sep-2009. First flies and wasps emerged (on or before) 24-Sep-2009. More emerged (o/b) 29-Sep-2009. Container emptied 7-Oct-2009.
Wasps emerged in rearing container with Rhopalomyia anthophila, Solidago gall makers

Platygaster sp. -- det. O.A. Popovici
Moved from Platygastridae.

Moved from ID Request.

This is indeed a Platygasterid Wasp (Platygasteridae)
Same remark as for the Torymid.

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