Spruce budworm fire bracon (suggested name)

Spruce budworm fire bracon (suggested name) - Dorsal view of female
  • Latin name: Meteorus trachynotus Viereck
  • French name: Météore de la tordeuse des bourgeons de l'épinette (nom proposé)
  • Order: Hymenoptera
  • Family: Braconidae
Description

Distribution

Eastern Canada

Micro-habitat(s)

Insect

Canadian Forest Service Publications

Spruce budworm fire bracon (suggested name)

Diet and feeding behaviour

  • Parasitoid : Lives and grows on or whitin a living insect. Kills its host by consuming its tissues before pupation or metamorphosis into an adult.
Information on host(s)

Main host(s)

N/A

Photos
  • Spruce budworm fire bracon (suggested name) Silk cocoon showing through the insect development
  • Spruce budworm fire bracon (suggested name) Silk cocoon
  • Spruce budworm fire bracon (suggested name) Female adult
  • Spruce budworm fire bracon (suggested name) Dorsal view of female
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