Lirata alta – Another American Ant-eater

Tonight we present another Neotropical eucharitid. A bit more understated than the iridescent Kapala splendens, but beautiful regardless. See the previous post for notes and references on the biology of the family. Remember to view full-size for the best detail!

————————

The pictured specimen [BMNH(E)101522] is the property of the Natural History Museum, London (BMNH).

The images in the above post are copyright © Z. Lieberman 2012. Please see the bottom of the page for usage guidelines.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Automontage, Chalcidoidea, Eucharitidae, Hymenoptera, Taxa and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s