Large Yellow Flower Wasp
Female, S6: ventral
Ellura
Small Black Flower Wasp
Female: dorsal
 
    
Small Black Flower Wasp (Iswaroides sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Flower Wasp (Wasp: Thynnidae: Thynninae)
Species: Small Black Flower Wasp (Iswaroides sp)
This Photo:     Male: dorsal

Thank you Dr Graham Brown for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
We caught this male & female mating. The male ~9mm long, while the female was ~6.5mm. Black, with not patterns that we could discern.

Copyright © 2019- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 23-Nov-2019
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.