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scelionid 2 - Ceratobaeus - female

scelionid 2 - Ceratobaeus - Female
Rotonda West, Charlotte County, Florida, USA
June 11, 2011
Size: 0.7 to 1 mm
Taken in yellow pan trap, between 5.VI.2011 and 16.VI.2011.

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scelionid 2 - Ceratobaeus - female scelionid 2 - Ceratobaeus - female

Moved from Platygastridae.

possibly Ceratobaeus…
Shares some characteristics with this group including a head and body that is brownish-yellow to black, glossy eyes, a seven-segmented antennae with a large clava (in females), and the T1 (in females) with a horn or hump. They are parasitoids of spider eggs.

See comparison image here.

Thanks Ross! I checked it against the description in Ashmead's monograph, and it matches very well.

More images here.

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