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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Image Number D2731-1

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Image Number D2731-1

An adult parasitoid insect emerging from an egg of a stink bug. After a parasitoid female wasp lays an egg into a stink bug egg, the parasitoid offspring (one per egg) develops inside the egg, eating it from the inside out.

 

Photo by Brian T. Cutting.


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Last Modified: 12/12/2012