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Metacolus

Metacolus unifasciatus (Hymenoptera, Pteromalidae) female. Body length: 5 mm

 

This small parasitic wasp was photographed on dry white cedar (Thuja occidentalis) trunk. Handheld shot lit with diffused flash from above.

Canon EOS 5DII + MP-E65 lens + Speedlite 270EX. Settings: f/8, 1/100 sec., ISO 250, 3.3x magnification, cropped.

 

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Taken on May 24, 2013