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Braconid wasp (female)

Atanycolus spp.


An all-black wasp with a reddish-orange abdomen. The length of the female's ovipositor is directly related to the host species upon which the wasp deposits its egg.


Spotted on a tree at a park in Mission, Texas.

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Mission, Texas, United States

Spotted on Nov 10, 2020
Submitted on Jan 1, 2021

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