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Dark brown wasp

Dark brown wasp
Pryor, Mayes County, Oklahoma, USA
April 8, 2013
Size: 5 mm

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Dark brown wasp Dark brown wasp

Dr. Michael Sharkey thinks it is Cheloninae, perhaps Ascogaster.

Moved from Braconid Wasps.

Not the head of an ichneumonid.


Not clear enough to tell if this is Ichneumonidae or Braconidae, although given the size, dark coloration, and almost discernable antennal segments, it might be in subfamily Microgastrinae, family Braconidae. But I wouldn't bet my life on this without a clearer picture of antennae and wings.

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