Tent Caterpillar Mummy-wasp Aleiodes malacosomatos (Mason, 1979)  

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"The species-name is from the host genus that this Aleiodes species exclusively parasitizes, so far as known: Malacosoma sp. (tent caterpillars in the moth family Lasiocampidae)" (Shaw, 2006, via BugGuide).

There is 1 record in the project database.

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A male Tent Caterpillar Mummy-wasp in Montgomery Co., Maryland (4/12/2017). Determined by Joseph Fortier/BugGuide. Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

A male Tent Caterpillar Mummy-wasp in Montgomery Co., Maryland (4/12/2017). Determined by Joseph Fortier/BugGuide. Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

The antenna of a male Tent Caterpillar Mummy-wasp in Montgomery Co., Maryland (4/12/2017). Species confirmed by number of antenna segments. According to BugGuide "33-35 segments in female; 37-40 segments in male". Determined by Joseph Fortier/BugGuide. Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)


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