Posts Tagged: Rhadinoscelidia malaysiae
“They have weird, long, skinny hinged necks, long skinny legs, and the wing bases are covered by a structure that looks like a large hub cap." What's that critter, as described by Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology and...
Heads of Rhadinoscelidia malaysiae species. "One of the most unusual things about these wasps is the weird head deformities," says Lynn Kimsey. "I’ve never seen it in any other wasps or bees that I’ve studied."
Comparison of Rhadinoscelidia (top) and Chrysididae. (Photo courtesy of Lynn Kimsey)