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Parasitic fly

Eriothrix rufomaculatus




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3 Comments

Doryreed
Doryreed 8 years ago

It lays its eggs on or near other insect larvae, usually Lepidoptera (caterpillars). When the eggs hatch the fly larvae eat the caterpillar.

ceherzog
ceherzog 8 years ago

What does it parasitize?

Doryreed
Spotted by
Doryreed

Sunderland, England, United Kingdom

Lat: 54.84, Long: -1.51

Spotted on Jul 9, 2011
Submitted on Jul 9, 2011

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