caterpillar - September 4 - Doomed:( - Actias luna
Cross Plains, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
September 4, 2011
I'm wondering if a wasp (or wasps) had already parasitized this caterpillar before I collected it or if a wasp was on some leaves that I put in the container for the caterpillar. The caterpillar was in the container for two weeks. In addition to the larva on this side of the caterpillar there is also a dark blotch on the other side.
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