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Photo#74307
Wasp with an upcurved ovipositor - female

Wasp with an upcurved ovipositor - Female
Dixville, Coos County, New Hampshire, USA
August 29, 2006
Size: ~7-8mm

Moved
Moved from Braconids and Ichneumons.
Braconid folks dismiss this critter, and given that it has to be an ichneumonid, I cannot see it fitting anywhere other than Tersilochinae. In his 1971 work that treated the genera of this subfamily, Townes said: "Adults are sometimes found on flowers, and often have a long tongue for sucking nectar."

 
Tersilochinae
Bob, thanks for giving this little guy a home. The comment about being on flowers is right on with this one.

Moved
Thanks Eric. I'll leave it in the superfamily for now.

Braconid or ichneumon.
I'd probably lobby for the former, but I'm by no means positive.

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