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Tussock with Parasites - Lymire edwardsii

Tussock with Parasites - Lymire edwardsii
Coconut Creek, Broward County, Florida, USA
February 28, 2014
On Strangler Fig. I was informed that this Tussock is "drugged" and will never pupate, instead it will protect these wasp pupae, that will then feed on said Tussock. Larvae species? Potential wasp species? Thank you!! KB. :-)

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Moved from ID Request.

Caterpillar looks to be Lymire

The wasp larvae have already fed on the caterpillar
and have pupated. The adults will emerge from the pupae, mate and then look for caterpillars of their own in which to lay their eggs.

 
Ahhh
Makes sense. Thanks J & J.

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