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Pentatomoidea, Plataspidae, Plataspinae
in a garden of MSC Institute of Technology located in San Gabriel, San Pablo City, Philippines - a semi-agricultural area
I found this bug (with 5 flies(?) on top) on dillweed.
I would guess that they will lay their eggs in it and not parasitize the bug themselves
Yes, the small insects look like parasitic wasps - they are not Flies.If they are up to parasitize the bug I doubt, somehow. I am not aware of parasitation by wasps in the adult stage (occurrs in parasitic flies, however).
Maybe they are some species of parasitic wasp?
Thank you, Leuba! :)
Might be best to leave it as Coptosoma sp. Just had a look at a fellow project member's http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/169...
Lat: 14.05, Long: 121.31
Spotted on Oct 19, 2016 Submitted on Nov 20, 2016