Stigmata mummy-wasp Aleiodes stigmator (Say, 1824)    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Hymenoptera   >   Family Braconidae   >   Genus Aleiodes   

Description:

This is the only eastern species where multiple adults can emerge from a single larva (R. Hill/BugGuide).

Relationships:

Associated with marshes with cattails and willows (BugGuide). Attacks various hosts in the Noctuidae and Notodontidae (R. Hill/BugGuide). Documented parasitizing Henry's Marsh Moth in Maryland.

There is 1 record in the project database.

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A Henry's Marsh Moth caterpillar parasitized by a Stigmata mummy-wasp in Dorchester Co., Maryland (7/22/2018). Verified by Jim Sogaard and Ross Hill via BugGuide. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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