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Cliff Island, Maine, USA
July 23, 2012
There were a bunch of these crawling around on a piece of driftwood on an ocean beach.

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Platymischus Platymischus Platymischus

Moved from Diapriinae.

Rare and perfect shot! Platym
Rare and perfect shot! Platymischus sp., Diapriinae
Platymischus inhabits the sea-shore and is probably parasitic on some sea-weed Diptera

a quote:
"The only known species, P. dilatatus... We also examined specimens from the shores of Maine and New Hampshire..."(1)
would it be reasonable to move it further, to species?
well, Victor is the boss...

Moved tentatively; hope Dr Kolyada gets to them

Moved from ID Request.