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Hymenoptera, Ceraphronidae - lateral - Lagynodes - female

Hymenoptera, Ceraphronidae - lateral - Lagynodes - Female
Plymouth Rock, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
June 17, 2008
Size: 1 mm
It looks as if something is going on right where the wings would attach to the thorax.

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Hymenoptera, Ceraphronidae - dorsal - Lagynodes - female Hymenoptera, Ceraphronidae - ventral - Lagynodes - female Hymenoptera, Ceraphronidae - lateral - Lagynodes - female

Moved from Ceraphronidae.

Lagynodes sp.
Definitely a female Lagynodes sp. (Ceraphronoidea: Megaspilidae: Lagynodinae)


Fits the description for this group including the broad petiole, a laterally rounded abdomen, and a triangular-shaped pronotum (best viewed laterally). Some wingless versions exist.

See reference here.

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