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Winsome Fly egg on Japanese Beetle - Istocheta aldrichi

Winsome Fly egg on Japanese Beetle - Istocheta aldrichi
Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
July 1, 2012
I'll try my luck at rearing the egg.

I tried last year, and the puparia dried out. I'd recommend keeping the beetles on some slightly moist soil so that the fly larvae can burrow in when they emerge.

Moist soil
Thanks for the tip Charley.

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