Sphecid wasp (Podalonia valida ) on saltmarsh caterpillar (Estigmene acrea ) - 5364284

Sphecid wasp
Podalonia valida (Cresson, 1865)

Host: saltmarsh caterpillar (Estigmene acrea (Drury, 1773))
Descriptor: Egg(s)
Description: Eggs of the sphecid wasp (Podalonia valida) on its prey, a saltmarsh caterpillar (Estigmene acrea).
Image type: Field
Image view: Dorsal / Abaxial / Back
Image location: United States

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Name: Howard Ensign Evans
Organization: Colorado State University
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Thursday, February 07, 2008
Image Information last updated on Wednesday, April 16, 2008