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Paramblynotus species, usda, buffington

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This is picture 8 from a 12 picture invited series by Matt Buffington ( at the USDA Parastitic Hymentoptera group using specimens from the U.S. Natural History Museum Smithsonian. Matt uses a system very similar to ours to photograph and stack this super tiny wasp. The liopterid genus Paramblynotus represents a large radiation of species, especially in the Paleotropical Region. This wasp, taken in the TIGER project in Thailand, is one of several undescribed species from the region.


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