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ID Request - Mischocyttarus mexicanus

ID Request - Mischocyttarus mexicanus
Naples, Collier County, Florida, USA
October 19, 2010
Size: 2 in.
Not a very good shot of the wasp but it does give a dorsal view.

Images of this individual: tag all
Rustic Sphinx (Manduca rustica) - parasitized - Manduca rustica ID Request - Cotesia congregata ID Request - Mischocyttarus mexicanus


Moved from Mischocyttarus.

Moved from Rustic Sphinx.

Should this be posted with the paper wasp
or the caterpillar, or the parasitoids?

My main intent was the caterpillar. I just found it interesting on how the parasites and wasp took advantage of the host.

Moved from ID Request.

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