Chalcidoidea (superfamily)

8 A gall wasp or Chalcid wasp at Bluetts Block Area

Chalcidoidea (superfamily) at Bluetts Block Area - 19 Nov 2023
Chalcidoidea (superfamily) at Bluetts Block Area - 19 Nov 2023
Chalcidoidea (superfamily) at Bluetts Block Area - 19 Nov 2023
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Identification history

Chalcidoidea (superfamily) 19 Nov 2023 SimoneC
Unidentified 19 Nov 2023 Miranda

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These tiny wasps were perched on a jewel beetle (I think). They stayed on even when it flew between branches.


HelenCross wrote:
   19 Nov 2023
Amazing - Great spotting and photography!
Miranda wrote:
   19 Nov 2023
Thanks @HelenCross 😊
KylieWaldon wrote:
   19 Nov 2023
lol. freeloaders!
HelenCross wrote:
   5 Dec 2023
@KimPullen do you know why these wasps would be attracted to this species of jewel beetle? Miranda has recently added another sighting.

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  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 19 Nov 2023 12:59 PM Recorded on
  • Miranda Recorded by

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  • Jewel beetle? Associated Insect
  • Less than 5mm Animal size

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