≈ Microctonus sp.

Euphorine Wasp

Microctonus sp., Euphorine Wasp, Guatemala image


Family: Braconidae

Subfamily: Euphorinae

Tribe: Microctonini


Wasps in this genus are parasitoids of adult beetles in several families, among them Curculionidae, Carabidae, and Chrysomelidae (Hanson and Gauld, 2006).

Microctonus is distributed worldwide.

Photo location: El Hato, north of Antigua, Guatemala.

Determined by Dr. Scott R. Shaw, University of Wyoming.

American Insects site