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Pteromalid (wing venation)

Pteromalid (wing venation)
Canter-Berry Farms, King County, Washington, USA
April 16, 2011
Size: approx 1.5mm
This photo was taken tonight, eight months after I found the wasp. It occurred to me that I still had the specimen and that maybe the wing venation would be important. Because it had been dead so long, it was really crispy and its poor lil' head popped off while I was trying to pose it. :-O

I don't even know if this image will help. Those dark veins on the wings didn't seem to be there (or visible, at least) while the wasp was alive. I wonder if they just weren't dried enough at the time since he was fresh from the spider egg sac.

Images of this individual: tag all
Pteromalid Pteromalid Pteromalid Pteromalid found inside spider egg sac attached to a blueberry Pteromalid (wing venation)


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