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Braconidae, cocoon - Meteorus

Braconidae, cocoon - Meteorus
Heritage Valley, Allamakee County, Iowa, USA
June 30, 2019
Size: 6 mm
June 25, 2019: collected larva on Wood nettle, Laportea canadensi

June 30, 2019: larva silking near the top of jar but there was also a wasp cocoon attached to fabric covering the jar. Put wasp cocoon into another jar.
July 5, 2019: wasp
Larva died. But there is a chance this larva and this wasp were not connected.

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Braconidae, cocoon - Meteorus Braconidae, dorsal - Meteorus - female Braconidae, lateral - Meteorus - female Braconidae, dorsal, abdomen & wings - Meteorus - female Braconidae, thoraxX - Meteorus - female Braconidae, ventral - Meteorus - female

Moved from Braconid Wasps.