Green-eyed Parasitic Wasp
Female: dorsal
Green-eyed Parasitic Wasp
Female: Wing Venation
Green-eyed Parasitic Wasp (Euphorinae sp ES01)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Parasitic Wasp (Wasp: Braconidae)
Species: Green-eyed Parasitic Wasp (Euphorinae sp ES01)
This Photo:     Female: profile

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
A tiny wasp at ~5mm long, ~7mm wingspan.
This female has an ovipositor ~1mm. It resembles a hatchet wasp from certain angles.
One specimen found in December.

Copyright © 2018-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 05-Dec-2018
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.