Category Archives: Insects

Braconid Wasp Cocoons On A Hornworm

When I first saw this Hornworm on my tomato plant I didn’t know what the cocoons on its body were. After doing research I discovered that a Braconid Wasp deposits her eggs inside the hornworm caterpillar’s body. The Wasp larvae develop and feed inside the caterpillar. The Braconid Wasp larvae chew their way out of their host and… Read More »

White-lined Sphinx Moth

I photographed this White-lined Sphinx Moth here in Arkansas. I was walking on a road that leads to a section of War Eagle Creek near Witter, Arkansas. How I Got The Photo – White-lined Sphinx Moth I was hand-holding my camera when I got the photo of this moth. Gear Used: Camera: Canon EOS 1D Mark III Lens:… Read More »