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Eggs(?) on caterpillar head

Eggs(?) on caterpillar head
Sky Meadows State Park, Fauquier County, Virginia, USA
September 11, 2016
Caterpillar found crawling across trail. Unknown white round things (eggs?) clumped on head.

Cross-posted at iNaturalist. Eggs = http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/4092744 . Caterpillar = http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/4092745

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Eggs(?) on caterpillar head Eggs(?) on caterpillar head

Moved
Moved from Flies.

Might be Tachinidae
They commonly lay eggs like this on the heads of caterpillars, but I've never seen so many on just one.

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Moved from Walnut Caterpillar Moth. returning to ID Request for an egg ID

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Moved from ID Request.

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