See what was hiding under the cochineal's blanket. Apparently, that would be Laetilia. - Laetilia dilatifasciella
Fullerton Arboretum, Fullerton, Orange County, California, USA January 11, 2010 Size: flexible; ~1/2" as shown
Seems no other critters were under the blanket. Best guess is that this larva cleaned out the scale insects. I suspect the proud parents are wasps or flies. Do you know for sure? Will you hazard a guess?
Contributed by Ron Hemberger on 12 January, 2010 - 12:16am Last updated 14 March, 2014 - 11:06am
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