Australian Aphelinidae

Australian Aphelinidae

Postby Graeme Cocks on 05 Feb 2017, 05:02

Can anyone suggest a family for this wasp? Very small, < 1mm. Light trap, Townsville, Queensland.
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Re: Australian wasp?

Postby chalcidbear on 05 Feb 2017, 19:40

This is an aphelinid, based on:
minute size
yellow body
venation (long marginal vein, no postmarginal vein, short stigmal vein almost parallel to wing margin
shape and number of funicle segments in antenna.
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Re: Australian wasp?

Postby Graeme Cocks on 06 Feb 2017, 00:51

Thanks Bob
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