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parasitized - Sphinx

parasitized - Sphinx
Ottawa, la région de la capitale du Canada, Ontario, Canada
September 4, 2013
it was on Scheuchzeria palustris in a bog called ''Mer bleue''. It looks like a sphinx caterpillar...

Moved from ID Request.

Sphinx gordius or S. poecila.

These are cocoons of Cotesia. TaxaPad cites two species of Cotesia as associates of Sphinx gordius: congregata and gordii. I suppose these would be cocoons of congregata, but I don't know whether or not gordii is one of the gregarious species of Cotesia.

caterpillar ID
Sphinx gordius?

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