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Braconid wasp

Description:

All black but the torax. About 20 mm long.

Habitat:

Semi tropical.

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4 Comments

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

Yes QWMom, they parasite the caterpillars.

QWMom
QWMom 7 years ago

These are the wasps that prey/parasite on caterpillars aren't they?

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

Thank you Agnes for the ID.

Looks like a Braconid Wasp.

LuisStevens
Spotted by
LuisStevens

Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico

Spotted on Dec 25, 2012
Submitted on Feb 6, 2013

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