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The tergum of this wasp is labeled 19.

A tergum (plural terga) is the dorsal portion of an arthropod segment other than the head. A given tergum may be divided into hardened plates or sclerites commonly referred to as tergites.[1]

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  1. McCafferty (1983).

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