Hypercompe scribonia caterpillar with parasitic wasp larvae spinning cocoons.
Brooksville, Hernando County, Florida, USA February 5, 2013
I found this caterpillar in the woods. I put it in a bug aquarium and the next day it was covered with larvae spinning cocoons. When I removed it from the container the webs were displaced to the side revealing the larva yet to spin.
Contributed by Janice Jones on 7 February, 2013 - 6:07pm Last updated 8 March, 2013 - 1:24pm
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