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wasp? - Phanerotoma

wasp? - Phanerotoma
Stephen C. Foster State Park near Fargo, GA, Ware County, Georgia, USA
March 17, 2006
Size: about 7 mm long
attracted to UV lights

Phanerotoma sp. -- Paul Marsh det.
Moved from Cheloninae.

Moved from Braconid Wasps.

I agree
I agree with eric, it sure looks like a braconid to me!

This is in the subfamily Cheloninae

for the help.

What a handsome creature!
What a handsome creature!

handsome creature
I thought it was too. It stood out among the crowd.

You can sure see
You can sure see why Ants and Wasps are in the same Order! Nice photo, Bill.


Stephen Cresswell
Buckhannon, WV

Thanks Stephen
I appreciate the compliment on the photo.

I suspect it is a braconid, but look forward to what others think:-) Very nice image, indeed.

Thanks a lot, Eric.

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