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Geometrid caterpillar with parasites - Pero

Geometrid caterpillar with parasites - Pero
Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
September 25, 2009

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Geometrid caterpillar - Pero Geometrid caterpillar with parasites - Pero

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I stopped being amazed at how many parasitized larvae there are. It is nice that you raised the parasitic wasp to adulthood.

 
This was easy
They already had their food supply, so all I had to do was put the caterpillar in a container, and wait to see the wasps flying around.

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