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North American Insects - Braconid Wasps



Braconid wasp
(Aleiodes indiscretus)
Braconid wasp
Aleiodes indiscretus is a Braconid wasp that is orange in colour. This parasitic wasp uses its ovipositor (egg laying tube) to pierce the host insect and lay an egg inside. The egg hatches and feeds on the host eventually killing it. The Braconid... Read more >
fruit fly parasitoid wasp
(Biosteres arisanus)
fruit fly parasitoid wasp
Biosteres arisanus is a small Braconid parasitoid wasp that lays its eggs in oriental fruit fly eggs. The adult wasp is reddish brown with long antennae, black eyes, and transparent veined wings. Females have an ovipositor which they use for... Read more >
Red-tailed wasp
(Cardiochiles nigriceps)
Red-tailed wasp
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Braconid wasp
(Coeloides pissodis)
Braconid wasp
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Braconid wasp
(Cotesia congregata)
Braconid wasp
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Braconid wasp
(Cotesia glomeratus)
Braconid wasp
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Braconid wasp
(Diaeretiella rapae)
Braconid wasp
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Braconid wasp
(Peristenus digoneutis)
Braconid wasp
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