Australian Eucharitidae

Australian Eucharitidae

Postby Graeme Cocks on 26 Jun 2017, 02:25

Can anyone suggest a family for this wasp? Platygastridae? Netted, Townsville, Queensland.
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Re: Australian wasp?

Postby chalcidbear on 26 Jun 2017, 17:27

This is the rather uncommon family, Eucharitidae. They are parasitoids of ants.
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Re: Australian wasp?

Postby Graeme Cocks on 26 Jun 2017, 22:47

Thanks Bob. That makes sense. I was wondering why it had a petiole.
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