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Small Wasp - Trichosteresis glabra - female

Small Wasp - Trichosteresis glabra - Female
In Westwood - elevation 5100ft, Lassen County, California, USA
September 27, 2011
Size: 3.5mm
Perhaps Family Megaspilidae? (1)
My thanks for any further ID help!

Moved from Megaspilidae.

Thank you Ross for the confirmation!

Trichosteresis glabra female

Thank you Istvan!
Species ID is greatly appreciated!

Besides the large wing stigma and dorsolaterally compressed abdomen, you can see the grooves in the mesoscutum in this image. A nice find.

See reference here.