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Photo#467303
ID Request - Cotesia congregata

ID Request - Cotesia congregata
Naples, Collier County, Florida, USA
October 19, 2010
Size: 2 in.
Noted a Paper Wasp - Polistes dorsalis I think, strip away the empty parasitic cases and then stripped thin strips of the cat. that it then flew off with.

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Rustic Sphinx (Manduca rustica) - parasitized - Manduca rustica ID Request - Cotesia congregata ID Request - Mischocyttarus mexicanus

Moved

Moved
Moved from Cotesia congregata.

Moved

Moved
Moved from Cotesia congregata.

Moved
Moved from Cocoons and larvae.

Moved
Moved from Rustic Sphinx.

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Moved from ID Request.

The wasp
is a species of Mischocyttarus. Couldn't tell you which

take a look at
maduca rustica and tell me what you think?

 
Shotguneddie I think this nai
Shotguneddie I think this nails the cat! Sure looks like a match to me. Distribution and season are right for it too. Thank you.

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