Cirrospilus vittatus



A very tiny, brightly coloured parasitoid wasp of lepidopterous, dipterous, coleopterous and hymenopterous leaf-mining larvae, their parasites, and even the eggs of sawflies.

Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps & Sawflies)
Family Eulophidae (Eulophid Wasps)
Species Cirrospilus vittatus Walker, 1838

Photos: Back garden, South Staffordshire 12th May 2021. © Peter Hillman