White-footed Gasteruptiid Wasp
Male, Wing Venation
Ellura
White-faced Gasteruptiid Wasp
Male, dorsal (antennae~8mm)
 
    
Banded-legged Gasteruptiid Wasp (Gasteruption sp ES3)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Insect (Insecta)
Order: Ant Bee Wasp (Hymenoptera)
Family: Gasteruptiid Wasp (Wasp: Gasteruptiidae)
Species: Banded-legged Gasteruptiid Wasp (Gasteruption sp ES3)
This Photo:     Female in flight

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
These are very thin wasps and difficult to see. The shadow is more visible than the wasp. After nearly 40 photo's with the zoom lens we were lucky to get a reasonably sharp one. It eluded capture however, so wasn't able to get a size nor detailed images. Next year

Copyright © 2017 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 04-Apr-2017
This species is an Australian Native Species