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Omalus aeneus by Gian Luca Agnoli -
Bologna, Italy, summer 2000.. Canon T90 in Program mode, Canon FD 200/4 Macro in Auto mode, natural light, Fujichrome 50 Velvia, tripod..
The little chrysidid (~ 4mm) was captured by a Achaearanea tepidariorum female spider. The spider injects the digesting fluids between the chitinous plates of the chrysidid thorax, near the wings arcticulation..


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For citation purposes
Agnoli G.L. & Rosa P., website, interim version 05-Oct-2010 , URL: