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Photo#76966
Newly Emerged Wasp - Cotesia congregata

Newly Emerged Wasp - Cotesia congregata
Chesterfield County, Virginia, USA
September 4, 2006
Size: ~1/4"
Apanteles or Cotesia congregata? just emerged from cocoons on dying Hornworm (Manduca sexta). ID confirmation/correction appreciated

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Moved
Moved from Cotesia congregata.

Moved
Moved from Braconid Wasps.

Cotesia
According to the U. of Kentucky site Apanteles is a synonim of Cotesia.
I am getting more and more confident on the ID of this wasp as Cotesia congregata

 
?
Where do you see that? Apanteles is still a valid genus. (granted, this comment is a year over-due)

 
Apanteles/Cotesia
Yes, Apanteles still exists (from what I can tell), but some, such as this one, have been transferred to Cotesia. I just recently emailed Dr. Whitfield about this species (hence the quote from him on the guide page), so this is current (but not particularly new) information.

Moved
Moved from Wasps.

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