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Photo#958774
Little  Wasp - Anastatus mirabilis

Little Wasp - Anastatus mirabilis
Deane, Letcher County, Kentucky, USA
July 16, 2014
Size: 3mm
In sweep net.

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Little  Wasp - Anastatus mirabilis Little  Wasp - Anastatus mirabilis

Moved tentatively; thanks Gary
Moved from Eupelmidae.

Ltttle wasp
It is a female in the genus Anastatus Motschulsky (Eupelmidae: Eupelminae). The dorsal image appears to show that the anteromedial mesoscutal lobe (V-shaped region of the mesoscutum just behind the head) is much more finely sculptured than the scutellum. If this is true then it is Anastatus mirabilis (Walsh & Riley).

Moved

Eupelmid…
See reference here.

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