Monthly Archives: November 2015

Silk on Stink Bug Eggs, Part 2

In my last post I wrote about a little wasp in Mexico that apparently spins silk over stink bug eggs after it inserts its own eggs inside them. Several people had told me confidently that it was a pteromalid, so I … Continue reading

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Silk on Stink Bug Eggs

Last week I got an email from a reader named Kelly in Brazil, asking if I could help unravel the mystery of these stink bug eggs (Pentatomidae) covered with silk: I was at a loss, and simply responded: “Interesting find… I’m … Continue reading

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Mushroom-headed Mayfly

On June 19 I stopped by at the Berkshire BioBlitz at Canoe Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary in Pittsfield, MA, after spending the morning conducting a rare plant survey in Stockbridge. Whereas last time I photographed every bug I could and barely left … Continue reading

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