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family Chrysididae Stunning irridescent body - Cuckoo Wasp - tiny (about 1 cm)

Commonly known as cuckoo wasps or emerald wasps, the hymenopteran family Chrysididae is a very large cosmopolitan group of parasitoid or kleptoparasitic wasps

wasp - Torymus - female

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wasp - Torymus - female

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Chalcid wasp - Obeza floridana

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Chalcid - Sycophila

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Encyrtid wasp - Metaphycus

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Cuckoo Wasp. The name "cuckoo" refers to the way the wasps lay their eggs in other insect's nests.

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