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Photo#426978
wasp - Eupelmus messene - female

wasp - Eupelmus messene - Female
Cross Plains, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
July 9, 2010
Size: ~3.5mm

Moved
Moved from Eupelmidae.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Eupelmidae…
Nice example of a female eupelmid with reduced wings, widely separated fore and hind coxae (helps distinguish from Encyritidae), and a flat mesonotum. Can be up to 7.5mm in length.

See reference here.

 
Female of Eupelmus vesiculari
Female of Eupelmus vesicularis (Retzius).

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