parasitic wasp cocoons

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macrouser
macrouser Senior Member • Posts: 2,978
parasitic wasp cocoons
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The host caterpillar dies as the larva emerge and spin cocoons on a plant.

The caterpillar was a white cabbage butterfly larva.  My son and I found about five like this on one plant.

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Mikel10
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Re: parasitic wasp cocoons

Beautiful and detailed macro image. Thanks for sharing.

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ANAYV Forum Pro • Posts: 21,852
Re: parasitic wasp cocoons

Really cool.shot.

Stay healthy

ANAYV

Gautam Majumdar Forum Pro • Posts: 19,370
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Good find & a nice shot

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Red Barchetta
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That's a nice/interesting close-up, Mac. TFS.

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