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A parasitic wasp?

Observed: 24th September 2011 By: lpearcelpearce’s reputation in Invertebrateslpearce’s reputation in Invertebrateslpearce’s reputation in Invertebrateslpearce’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

The first photo is as I first saw it with wings over the body, in the other photo's I have moved the wings aside to show the patterning. This was much smaller than the ones that normal visit the light trap.
The body is only about 6mm, the antenna around 10mm and the ovipositor around 9mm.

Identifications
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    Likely ID
    a braconid wasp (Macrocentrus sp.)
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
Species interactions

No interactions present.