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Trichordestra legitima

Trichordestra legitima
Kennebunk, York County, Maine, USA
September 9, 2012
Size: 2.5 cm
Found on goldenrod. Tachinid egg near head.

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Moved from Butterflies and Moths.
I tried to pry the tachinid egg off without success. Looks like he's doomed...

 
Don't know how one would choose
fly over moth or vice versa, but seems like you could just smash the egg with tweezers. We also don't know how you would know if the egg has already hatched???

Yes, looks good!

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