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Eggs or cocoons - Meteorus

Eggs or cocoons - Meteorus
Larose Forest, United Counties of Prescott-Russell, Ontario, Canada
June 18, 2012
I found this string of eggs or cocoons hanging from a sensitive fern. As I tried to take a photo, a small wasp (Braconid??) arrived and began exploring them. I honestly can't make up my mind whether they are eggs or are cocoons. I've gone back and forth, and finally I give up. I hope someone may be able to help, and even say what made them (at first, I thought they were a string of spider egg sacs, but...).


Moved from ID Request.
Let's see if anyone has an opinion on the wasp.

Meteorus cocoons
These are cocoons of Meteorus, a braconid wasp. I'm not sure what the wasp in your photo is.

Very interesting
I have certainly learned something interesting today. Thank you so much.

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