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Proctotrupoidea - Roproniidae - Ropronia garmani - female

Proctotrupoidea - Roproniidae - Ropronia garmani - Female
Dyke Marsh, Fairfax County, Virginia, USA
June 16, 1998
Size: 9mm
At first glance I thought this was a cynipid but the wings have me leaning more towards proctorupid. Can you tell me what this is and how you know?

Moved from Roproniidae.

R. garmaniā€¦
This is R. garmani, based on Townes' description.

See reference here.

Moved from ID Request.

Possibly Aulacidae
Let's see what others think.

How About

At least I had the superfamily right...

Thanks Bob!
That's it!

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