Rubytail Cuckoo Wasp
Female, Wing Venation
Ellura
Blue-tailed Cuckoo Wasp
Female, profile
 
                      
Blue-tailed Cuckoo Wasp (Chrysis sp ES01)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Cuckoo Wasp (Wasp: Chrysididae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Blue-tailed Cuckoo Wasp (Chrysis sp ES01)
This Photo:     🔍Female, dorsal🔎

Thank you Brian-d for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~8mm long Female found in Jan.
Notice the 4 teeth at the end of metasoma.

Copyright © 2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 21-Jan-2022
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.