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Parasitoid wasp ant

Obeza sp.

Habitat:

Found in urban area

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15 Comments

Sckel
Sckel 8 years ago

Adarsha and John, thanks for your comments :)

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 8 years ago

Superb spotting :)

John La Salle
John La Salle 8 years ago

John Heraty has spent a good deal of his career studying the family Eucharitidae - and he will know them better than anyone else. He would certainly be the best person to offer you an identification to genus.

João Burini
João Burini 8 years ago

Um taxonomista: http://hymenoptera.ucr.edu/john-heraty
respondeu no fb

Sckel
Sckel 8 years ago

Sorry, quem é John Heraty?

João Burini
João Burini 8 years ago

Então tá! huauha
John Heraty disse que é Obeza o gênero.

Sckel
Sckel 8 years ago

Você pode tudo com minhas fotos. :)

João Burini
João Burini 8 years ago

Posso postar ela num grupo de hymenoptera no fb?

Sckel
Sckel 8 years ago

Thanks for your information John La Salle. I'll update. Thanks João and Adarsha.

John La Salle
John La Salle 8 years ago

Only the males have those wonderful branched antennae, and not all species of males have them.

João Burini
João Burini 8 years ago

And John is right! I mistakenly have the mental image of Eucharitidae only having the crazy antler-like antennae.

John La Salle
John La Salle 8 years ago

Nice wasp
This is in the superfamily Chalcidoidea, family Eucharitidae.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eucharitida...
These are parasitoids of ants.

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 8 years ago

Nice shots :)

Sckel
Sckel 8 years ago

Obrigada, João. Eu imaginei que fosse Evaniidae. Essa é muito menor que a preta, fiquei em duvida se devo por o mesmo nome comum.

João Burini
João Burini 8 years ago

Linda demais, Evaniidae igual a preta

Sckel
Spotted by
Sckel

Espírito Santo, Brazil

Spotted on Jul 2, 2013
Submitted on Jul 2, 2013

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