Ichneumon Wasp
Subfamily Metopiinae


wasp with large thighs
This tiny wasp was on my sliding glass door screen so you can imagine how small it was. 
Those are
powerful-looking legs on that little beast.  © Carol Davis 9-25-2013

tiny ichneumon wasp with orange legs
Ichneumon wasps in the subfamily Metopiinae, according to Bugguide, are endoparasitoids (definition
courtesy of the Amateur Entomologists' Society) of Lepidoptera. 
© Carol Davis 9-25-2013

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