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Ensign Wasp

Evania appendigaster

Description:

Evaniidae, also known as the ensign wasps or hatchet wasps, is a family of parasitic wasps. The larvae of these solitary wasps feed on cockroaches and develop inside the egg-cases (oothecae) of their hosts.

Habitat:

Mangrove swamp

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LuisStevens
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LuisStevens

Nayarit, Mexico

Spotted on Dec 26, 2012
Submitted on Feb 8, 2013

Spotted for Mission

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