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Eastern Leaf-footed Bug - Leptoglossus phyllopus

Eastern Leaf-footed Bug - Leptoglossus phyllopus
Durham County, North Carolina, USA
October 2, 2004
Has a tachinid fly egg placed squarely on its head, just as does this individual in Florida:



This parasitism must be quite common.

Eggs over easy...
Hey Patrick,

Isn't wild how perfectly centered the egg is? How many years of evolution did that take to perfect this action?

Nice shot!

-T

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