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 Weevil parasitoid (Catolaccus hunteri)




Weevil parasitoid | Catolaccus hunteri photo
Weevil parasitoid pupa (Catolaccus hunteri ) in host: pepper weevil (Anthonomus eugenii). Photographed in pepper flower bud - only head capsule of pepper weevil larva remains

Photograph by David Riley, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

WEEVIL PARASITOID FACTS

Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Pteromalidae
Genus:Catolaccus
Species:hunteri
Common Name:Weevil parasitoid


Relatives in same Genus
  Pteromalid wasp (C. grandis)