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Skipper Caterpillar with parasites

Habitat:

wetland

Notes:

Here the caterpillar of some sort of Skipper is almost completely engulfed in the cocoons of Braconid Parasitic Wasps. The cocoons appeared vacated.



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2 Comments

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 8 years ago

I agree Karen :(

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Poor thing - that must be a very nasty way to die!

LivanEscudero
Spotted by
LivanEscudero

Homestead, Florida, USA

Lat: 25.21, Long: -80.85

Spotted on Mar 1, 2010
Submitted on Jan 4, 2012

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