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Small wasp on encelia seeks ID - Eupelmus - female

Small wasp on encelia seeks ID - Eupelmus - Female
Nix Nature Center, Laguna Beach, Orange County, California, USA
March 11, 2010

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Small wasp on encelia seeks ID - Eupelmus - female Small wasp on encelia seeks ID - Eupelmus - female

Moved
Moved from Eupelmidae.

Small wasp
Indeed it is a female of Eupelmus Dalman.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Eupelmid Wasp (Eupelmidae)
Special shape of the mesoscutum leaves no doubt. Maybe genus Eupelmus itself.

 
Thanks, Richard
I've shot only one of these wasps before, and it didn't look much like this one. (You IDed the first one, too.)

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