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ruby-tail Line breaks: ruby-tail
(also ruby-tail wasp)

Definition of ruby-tail in English:


A small metallic cuckoo wasp that is typically greenish-blue with an orange-red tip to the abdomen. Its larvae feed on the eggs and larvae of its host.
  • Family Chrysididae: Chrysis and other genera, and many species, in particular C. ignita
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