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Campoplegines, Part 3

I’ll conclude Campopleginae Week with this cocoon I found on a spicebush (Lindera benzoin) leaf in September: The host plant and the big fake eyes on the caterpillar skin identify the ichneumon’s host as ¬†a spicebush swallowtail (Papilionidae:¬†Papilio troilus). The … Continue reading

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