Image Number: 1546101

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Adult(s)
Description:
Exenterus sp and late instar red headed pine sawfly. This ichneumonid lives amoung the feeding larvae. When a prepupa drops to the ground, the wasp quickly flies down and lays its egg on the defenseless host.
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Field

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United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hymenoptera
Suborder: Apocrita
Superfamily: Ichneumonoidea
Family: Ichneumonidae
Genus: Exenterus
Subject: Exenterus spp. Hartig, 1837
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Image uploaded:
Thursday, August 20, 2009
Image last updated:
Tuesday, April 17, 2012