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Mikeius hartigi wasp

Mikeius hartigi wasp

A new key to Cynipoidea, a superfamily of at least 3,000 species of wasps, published in the journal Insect Systematics and Diversity, includes dozens of meticulously photographed and described characteristics to aid users in identifing specimens. Shown here is a closeup of Mikeius hartigi, a parasitoid that lays its eggs in galls induced by Ophelimus spp. wasps in Eucalyptus plants. (Image originally published in Buffington et al 2020, Insect Systematics and Diversity)

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