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Pnigalio epilobii - Female Pnigalio epilobii Bouček, 1966 reared from pupae of Mompha epilobiella on Epilobium hirsutum.<br />
Det. Sandrine Ulenberg based on samples sent to her (thanks Sandrine!)<br />
Lateral view here:<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/95760/pnigalio_epilobii_-_grooming.html" title="Pnigalio epilobii - Grooming"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3043/95760_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1678320010&Signature=zVcZfGnyx6fvl40pWAT5mDxaQlg%3D" width="200" height="114" alt="Pnigalio epilobii - Grooming Pnigalio epilobii Bouček, 1966 reared from pupae of Mompha epilobiella on Epilobium hirsutum.<br />
Det. Sandrine Ulenberg based on samples sent to her (thanks Sandrine!)<br />
Dorsal view here:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/95759/pnigalio_epilobii_-_female.html<br />
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Pnigalio epilobii - Female

Pnigalio epilobii Bouček, 1966 reared from pupae of Mompha epilobiella on Epilobium hirsutum.
Det. Sandrine Ulenberg based on samples sent to her (thanks Sandrine!)
Lateral view here:

Pnigalio epilobii - Grooming Pnigalio epilobii Bouček, 1966 reared from pupae of Mompha epilobiella on Epilobium hirsutum.<br />
Det. Sandrine Ulenberg based on samples sent to her (thanks Sandrine!)<br />
Dorsal view here:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/95759/pnigalio_epilobii_-_female.html<br />
 Chalcid wasp,Chalcidoidea,Eulophidae,Eulophinae,Pnigalio,Pnigalio epilobii

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Pnigalio epilobii is an approximately 2mm Chalcid wasp (Chalcidoidea) that is known as an endoparasitoid of the larvae and pupae of the Moth Mompha epilobiella living on Willowherbs (Epilobium).

Species identified by Pudding4brains
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Uploaded Jun 15, 2020.