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Photo#480165
Pteromalid wasp hatched from gall on Black Sage - Mesopolobus

Pteromalid wasp hatched from gall on Black Sage - Mesopolobus
Laguna Beach, Orange County, California, USA
December 19, 2010
Size: 2.2mm bl

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Pteromalid wasp hatched from gall on Black Sage - Mesopolobus Pteromalid wasp hatched from gall on Black Sage - Mesopolobus Galls on Black Sage - Rhopalomyia audibertiae

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What a lovely little wasp.

Pteromalid - femaleā€¦
The metallic and densely sculptured green body, large thorax, 5-segmented tarsi, well-developed propodeum, long antennae, and wing venation all point to this family. The larvae and pupae of many Diptera including gall midges are definitely on the host menu for this group.

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