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Pandorus with Braconid Cocoons - Eumorpha pandorus

Pandorus with Braconid Cocoons - Eumorpha pandorus
Susquehanna River, Harford County, Maryland, USA
August 28, 2013
Size: around 1 1/2"
I can't make out that tan-colored, fuzzy growth near the cat's posterior.
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Pandorus with Braconid Cocoons - Eumorpha pandorus Enlarged Version - Eumorpha pandorus

The cocoons are those of Cotesia congregata, the only parasitoid listed in association with this sphingid on TaxaPad.

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