Image Number: 5364285

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Descriptor:
Larva(e)
Description:
Larva of the sphecid wasp (Podalonia valida) on its prey, a saltmarsh caterpillar (Estigmene acrea).
Image type:
Laboratory
Image view:
Dorsal / Abaxial / Back

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hymenoptera
Suborder: Apocrita
Superfamily: Apoidea
Family: Sphecidae
Genus: Podalonia
Subject: Podalonia valida (Cresson, 1865)

Host

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Arctiidae
Subfamily: Arctiinae
Tribe: Spilosomini
Genus: Estigmene
Subject: Estigmene acrea (Drury, 1773)
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Image uploaded:
Thursday, February 7, 2008
Image last updated:
Wednesday, April 16, 2008