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Green lacewing egg parasitoid - Telenomus - female

Green lacewing egg parasitoid - Telenomus - Female
Pelham, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
July 18, 2010
Size: ~1 mm
On July 15 I collected a magnolia leaf with a cluster of blackened (parasitized) green lacewing eggs, most of which already had exit holes. Yesterday (July 17) three of these had emerged.

Telenomus sp. -- det. O.A. Popovici
Moved from Scelioninae.

Moved

Scelioninaeā€¦
The number of antennal segments seems to exclude the similar Platygastridae. Clubbed antennae indicate a female. All primary endoparasitoids of eggs of insects from most major orders and occasionally of spider eggs.

See reference here.

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