Family: Evaniidae Subfamily: Evaniinae
Photo location: Along Arroyo de las Víboras, Colonia, Uruguay
Photo date: 9 December 2019.
GPS coordinates: -33.906737, -58.262004
Elevation: 5 meters above sea level
The family Evaniidae is essentially cosmopolitan. In the New World Evaniid wasps are found from the northern United States south to Chile and Argentina. The New World fauna contains three genera in the Nearctic, and those same plus four others in the Neotropics.
Genus Evaniella is found from the southern half of the U.S. to southern South America.
Wasps in this family develop in the oothecae (egg cases) of cockroaches.
Note that this is the only page in family Evaniidae on the American Insects site
American Insects site