Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Gasteruption
Family: Gasteruptiidae (Insecta/Hymenoptera)
Taxon : Land invertebrate
Group : Animal

SPECIES
sp. 261
NOTES

A minute wasp with an ovipositor which is longer than the body. The long abdomen arises from the top of the thorax and expands towards the tip. Head has a distinct neck and large eyes and the antennae are very long. The hind legs are very well developed and the hind tibiae are narrow at base and swollen at far end. Parasites of solitary wasps and bees.


AUTHORITY
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
Insect (6 legs) 


Colour
Notes: Mainly black with white on the legs and at the tip of the ovipositor
Colour: Black
Common Name
Wasp
Habitat
NOTES: Caught flying in the bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
None known
None
Months
December
All year



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