Australian Eulophidae

Australian Eulophidae

Postby Graeme Cocks on 26 Nov 2017, 04:21

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

Postby chalcidbear on 26 Nov 2017, 19:17

This is the subfamily Elasminae (until recently considered a family, but now sunk under Eulophidae). One of the more distinctive chalcidoids - greatly enlarged hind coxae, wings narrow (leading and hind edges almost parallel), and often the tibia have distinctive diamond-shaped patterns.
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Re: Australian wasp

Postby Graeme Cocks on 27 Nov 2017, 02:42

Thanks Bob
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