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Cat & Eggs - Cotesia congregata

Cat & Eggs - Cotesia congregata
York, Virginia, USA
August 13, 2006


Moved from Braconid Wasps.

Moved from Wasps.

Too big to be eggs
Those are probably pupae of larvae that have been feeding on the cat for some time. A semi-educated guess: braconid wasps, though there are other parasitic wasps, not to mention Tachinids and other flies, that might be the culprits.

'eggs' is right
maybe parasitic wasp eggs

or pupae? I thought they were eggs inside, hatched inside, then burrowed out and became cocoons. Either way, what a way to go. :-/ Glad I'm not a caterpillar!

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