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Parasitoid? with white-banded antennae - Reikosiella - female

Parasitoid? with white-banded antennae - Reikosiella - Female
Deer Springs trail, Riverside County, California, USA
May 1, 2010
Size: 2.5mm bl plus 0.8mm ovipo
Emerged from an old mushroom gall on Quercus chrysolepis

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Parasitoid? with white-banded antennae - Reikosiella - female Mushroom Gall on Quercus chrysolepis - Heteroecus sanctaeclarae

Moved
Moved from Eupelmidae.

Parasitoid?
A female of an undescribed species of Reikosiella (Hirticauda) Gibson (Eupelmidae).

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Eupelmid is correct…
The elongate, metallic-looking appearance, an enlarged mesopleura, a protruded ovipositor, and the mid coxae insertion point closer to the hind coxae indicate this chalcid family. There is great host diversity with some species of Eupelmus being known to attack cynipid gall formers.

See reference here.

Not an expert
but maybe Chalcidoidea, sort of like Eupelmidae?

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