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Conura sp.? - Phasgonophora sulcata - female

Conura sp.? - Phasgonophora sulcata - Female
Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
July 16, 2011
Size: 8.5mm to tip of tail
Today I was looking for Buprestids and there were a number of these wasps on the same logs as the bups. It made me think that these wasps parasitise the bups.

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Conura sp.? - Phasgonophora sulcata - female Conura sp.? - Phasgonophora sulcata - female Conura sp.? - Phasgonophora sulcata - female Conura sp.? - Phasgonophora sulcata - female

Moved
Moved from Trigonura.

Phasgonophora sulcata
Trigonura is close, but at least our species are small guys. Both genera go after bupes and other dead wood beetles.

Moved
Moved from Chalcidoid Wasps.
Thanks Ross, it's a new one for me. The UNH site lists 2m species, tarsata and ulmi.

Trigonura...
See reference here.

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