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 Pteromalid wasp (Catolaccus grandis)




Pteromalid wasp | Catolaccus grandis photo
female Catolaccus grandis wasp homes in on a boll weevil larva.

Photograph by Scott Bauer, USDA. License: Public Domain.  (view image details)

PTEROMALID WASP FACTS

Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Pteromalidae
Genus:Catolaccus
Species:grandis
Common Name:Pteromalid wasp


Relatives in same Genus
  Weevil parasitoid (C. hunteri)