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Tiny insect.

Observed: 8th October 2012 By: nightflynightfly’s reputation in Invertebratesnightfly’s reputation in Invertebratesnightfly’s reputation in Invertebratesnightfly’s reputation in Invertebratesnightfly’s reputation in Invertebrates
7 Octob 12 (56)
Description:

Possibly a braconid wasp, it was taken from the stomach contents of a brown trout. Approx 5/6mm.

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Thanks David, Is it the

Thanks David,

Is it the structure of the wings? I wasnt sure if there were Ichneumons as small as this.

Cathal.

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wing venation

yes, there's a small areolet - the tiny cell just behind the stigma (this cell usually large in braconids), with vein 2m-cu going posteriorly from it (absent in braconids), and the large cell basal to the areolet (normally divided in two in braconids)