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Ibaliid Wasp - Ibalia anceps

Ibaliid Wasp - Ibalia anceps
Antrim, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
June 22, 2014
Size: 25 mm

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Moved from Ibaliid Wasps.

Thanks for the ID
Hi Bob,

Thank you very much for the id on Bugnet. The reason I had originally thought it was a wasp mimic was I only saw one pair of wings and what I thought were haltares. Here is another image that I cropped and drew an arrow to what I thought was a haltare.I would appreciate your thoughts.

I posted the image with the other two, I had posted earlier.


Jay Smith

Not sure what the gizmoid that your arrow points to is. The character I find interesting is the transverse striations on the mesoscutum. These are also found in rhyssine ichneumonids, and several of those share the Tremex columba with Ibalia anceps.

Moved from ID Request.

Looks like a cynipoid
from the family Ibaliidae

flys don't have the three ocelli

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