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Species detail

Scelionidae (Tiny parasitic wasps)

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Taxonomy

Scelionidae are tiny parasitic wasps. They were rare in Bee Atlas blocks, only emerging from two tunnels in 2018. Both were in the northern half of the state.

Description

No information at this time.

Nest Structure

No host insects emerged from the tunnels that produced Scelionidae. One of the tunnels was recorded in the fall with a partial plug of spider webs, and the other tunnel with a partial plug of an unknown material.

Hole Sizes

No information at this time.

Voltinism

No information at this time.

Activity Period

No information at this time.

References

Thank you to John Luhmen for help identifying parasitic wasps

Minnesota Record Map

These data are from the Minnesota Bee Atlas project.

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