Gasteruption sp.

Gasteruptiid Wasp


Gasteruption sp., Gasteruptiid Wasp in the family Gasteruptiidae

 

Family: Gasteruptiidae

Subfamily: Gasteruptiinae

 

Females possess a very long ovipositor, so the wasp pictured here is a male. In this family look for the abdomen inserted very high on the thorax, and a noticeable "neck" where the head attaches to the thorax.

Photo location: Smoke Hole, West Virginia.


Gasteruption sp., Wasp photo from West Virginia

Gasteruption sp., Smoke Hole West Virginia, face


Note that this both the family page for Gasteruptiidae and the genus page for Gasteruption sp.


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