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Sickly Ormyrus(?) from Acraspis pezomachoides gall - Ormyrus - female

Sickly Ormyrus(?) from Acraspis pezomachoides gall - Ormyrus - Female
Mt. Holyoke Range, South Hadley, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Size: 2.5 mm
Emerged on 5/11/2011 from a white oak gall collected on 4/18/2011. Alive, but not able to stand up; apparently missing an antenna and part of a wing.

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Sickly Ormyrus(?) from Acraspis pezomachoides gall - Ormyrus - female Sickly Ormyrus(?) from Acraspis pezomachoides gall - Ormyrus - female

Moved
Moved from "Parasitica" (parasitic Apocrita).
Apparently O. quercipilulae is now considered a synonym of O. labotus (per the Universal Chalcidoidea Database). I'll leave at genus level, pending expert ID of the specimen.

Yes…
I think a female ormyrid is a fair assumption. You can see some features here including wing venation, metallic coloration, an elongated abdomen, enlarged hind coxae, and a propodeum that extends over those coxae (differentiates from torymids). There is a record of Ormyrus emerging from a gall of A. pezomachoides in the literature (species is O. quercipilulae).

See reference here.

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