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EENY 470: A tiphiid wasp Myzinum maculata Fabricius (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Tiphiidae: Myzininae)

Figure 6. Adult males of Myzinum maculata Fabricius, a tiphiid wasp, have two plate-like lobes that extend from a hardened plate on the underside of the thorax (the mesosternum) and over the bases of the middle coxae. Arrow points to plate-like lobes. Photograph by: Donald Spence, University of Florida