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Chalcid Wasp

Metapelma spectabile


Black wasp with striped wings, brown eyes and white at the knees of the middle and hind legs. The hind legs have a thick, flat shape like a leaf-footed bug. The wasp had a green color when I used the flash on the camera.


Lemon tree in backyard.


First for Project Noah and Bug Guide California.

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San Diego, California, USA

Spotted on Jan 31, 2014
Submitted on Feb 2, 2014

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