Cockroach Wasp
With Cockroach
Ellura
Metallic Blue Parasitic Wasp
 
    
Metallic Blue Parasitic Wasp (Calosotinae sp ES1)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Parasitic Wasp (Wasp: Eupelmidae)
Species: Metallic Blue Parasitic Wasp (Calosotinae sp ES1)

Thank you Jeong Yoo for identifying and Dr Ken Walker & Graeme Cocks† for helping with the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere

Copyright © 2013- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 29-Mar-2013
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.