Hopping Wasp
Cleaning Wings
Metallic Blue Parasitic Wasp
Metallic Blue Parasitic Wasp (Pteromalidae sp ES1)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Parasitic Wasp (Wasp: Chalcidoidea: Pteromalidae)
Species: Metallic Blue Parasitic Wasp (Pteromalidae sp ES1)

Thank you Dr Ken Walker for confirming the identification of this species

Thank you Graeme Cocks for identifying 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.