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Braconid wasp

Bracon sp.


A very small wasp with a serious case of bloat. About 8mm long. Exploring a eucalyptus leaf.


In a local nature reserve with open dry eucalyptus woodland.


JohnLaSalle proposes Braconidae and Stephen Thorpe has suggested Bracon sp. Thanks you both.

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Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Brilliant! Makes sense seeing it on the same day as those blistering sawflies. Thanks again.

stho002 8 years ago

Looks like genus Bracon. Possibly a parasitoid of Phylacteophaga.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Wow thanks John. Sorry about the poor photo.

John La Salle
John La Salle 8 years ago

Hi Mark.
Looks like a braconid.

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Mar 4, 2015
Submitted on Mar 7, 2015

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