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Photo#559989
parasitized assassin bug - Zelus luridus

parasitized assassin bug - Zelus luridus
Princeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
August 7, 2011

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parasitized assassin bug - Zelus luridus parasitized assassin bug - Zelus luridus

Egg
That's a tachinid egg near the tip of its abdomen, so I guess that's who's inside.

Wow
Keeping it to see what comes out, I hope? Looks crazy.

 
I've got it
And hope it matures so we can see what it is inside the assassin.

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