Braconid Wasp  (three photos)
Genus Macrocentrus

braconid wasp

orange wasp

tiny wasp
I found this tiny wasp in my yard and it was in no hurry to go anywhere.  It let
me take all the pictures I wanted.  Maybe it was newly-hatched! The genus
Macrocentrus, according to Bugguide.net, is a major parasitoid
of the European corn borer (article).  © Carol Davis, 8-9-09

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