Australian Eupelmidae

Australian Eupelmidae

Postby Graeme Cocks on 11 Mar 2017, 03:44

Is this Pteromalidae? Light trap, Townsville, Queensland.
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Re: Australian wasp?

Postby chalcidbear on 11 Mar 2017, 18:18

No, not a pteromalid, although the wing venation makes it look pretty close. The key here is the enlarged mesopleuron, which is found in encyrtids & eupelmids - in this case (with the long marginal vein), the latter.
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Re: Australian wasp?

Postby Graeme Cocks on 11 Mar 2017, 19:34

Thanks Bob
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