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wasp - Exallonyx - male

wasp - Exallonyx - Male
Cross Plains, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
September 11, 2010
Size: ~4.5mm

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wasp - Exallonyx - male wasp - Exallonyx - male

Moved from Codrus.

Moved from Proctotrupids.

do you have
any additional info on Codrus? As far as i can tell it has been synonymized (check my comment below)

Please go to http://proctotru
Please go to
Thanks! V. Kolyada

for the link

Dear colleagues, I am sincerely sorry for my mistake! Certainly, this is not Codrus. I gave the features on the pictures and those features belong to Exallonyx: frons without rounded swelling, 1 and 2 pairs tarsi are widened, hinder spur does not reach the middle part of basitarsus, claspers are more thickened at the basis. Besides, Codrus currently does not occur in Nearctic. I made the mistake because I am used to working with palearctic proctotrupids and because of my being not quite focused!
V. Kolyada

Exallonyx by proctos

a few more items that cry for your attention

....and many thanks for your help with these amazing, elegant wasps

Thank you
for taking the time to check this, and for illustrating the characters

Codrus sp. male (Proctotrupid
Codrus sp. male (Proctotrupidae)

I would like to
make use of your identification, but I can't find information about the genus Codrus. It seems that species formerly placed in Codrus are now in Brachyserphus, Exallonyx, and Proctotrupes, according to Nomina Nearctica and a few other sources I found. Do you think Codrus should be a valid genus or should I move this into one of the other genera?

Moved from ID Request.

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