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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 »