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Aphid - Acyrthosiphon pisum

Aphid - Acyrthosiphon pisum
Licking County, Ohio, USA
June 17, 2005
Found resting on red clover. Cuticle translucent; eyes deep red.

Moved
Moved from Aphids.

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This is Acyrthosiphon pisum with a very well developed parasitoid larva inside.

aphid
of some type. I think the cornicles protruding from the rear-end are an aphid field mark.

 
I agree.
Great image! You can even see the tracheae through the opaque cuticle! Amazing.

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