Chalcid Wasp

5mm long | July 12, 2011 | Victorio Siqueroli Park, Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil

This is the first time I can recall encountering one of these wasps in the field. Chalcid wasps are easily recognized by their enlarged hind femora.

If you missed the one that emerged from a chrysalis I collected, check out this earlier post.

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One Response to Chalcid Wasp

  1. Comment1 says:

    Wow, that’s a spectacular little beast!

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