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 Braconid wasp (Peristenus digoneutis)




Braconid wasp | Peristenus digoneutis photo
parasitic wasp, Peristenus digoneutis, prepares to lay an egg in a tarnished plant bug nymph, Lygus lineolaris.

Photograph by Scott Bauer, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Bugwood.org. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

BRACONID WASP FACTS

Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Braconidae
Genus:Peristenus
Species:digoneutis
Common Name:Braconid wasp