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What is this/these

What is this/these
Vero Beach, Indian River County, Florida, USA
February 6, 2006
Size: 1.1mm

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Moved from Braconid Wasps.

So this is what hatched from the cocoons? It does appear to be a braconid. Posting to guide page for that family. Thank you for this most excellent sequence!

This is a braconid wasp in the subfamily Microgastrinae.

Nice. Do you think it odd that the caterpillar survived?

-Sean McCann
You can see some more of my photos at

Not necessarily.
I don't find it odd that the caterpillar is still walking around, as insects are pretty durable. I also doubt it survived much longer, let alone completed its metamorphosis:-)

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