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Chalcid wasp?

Observed: 3rd November 2013 By: sussexmikesussexmike’s reputation in Invertebratessussexmike’s reputation in Invertebratessussexmike’s reputation in Invertebratessussexmike’s reputation in Invertebrates
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GrizzledBadger's picture

Brill pic

Brill pic.

Think you're on the right track, they're like mini bejewelled brooches

Brock

chrisbrooks's picture

Sympiesis sericeicornis

Sympiesis sericeicornis a possibility ?

sussexmike's picture

Sympiesis

Thank you Chris!

I found this image which looks a close match: http://gallery.hymis.eu/gallery/fotos/pictures/list.php?tree=Chalcidoide...

chrisbrooks's picture

Close match

Yes, it does look a close match indeed.

jeremyr's picture

Sympiesis

I'd agree with that. The legs don't look right for a Pteromalid

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chrisbrooks's picture

Chalcid

Sorry, forgive my spelling of Chalcid and "Chalid". I thought I'd got it right but I should have checked more thoroughly. In any case I believe it's the Latin name that is more important.