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Image Number K10909-1

After being stung by an adult wasp, oblique-banded leafroller caterpillars spin extra-thick webbing that provides a winter home for the wasps. A cocoon like the one in the background was opened to reveal a leafroller (about 2 centimeters long) being consumed by wasp larvae (foreground).

Photo by Stephen Ausmus.

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Last Modified: 5/23/2006
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