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Fig. 16a-d. Larra bicolor, a digger wasp that parasitizes mole crickets.
Fig. 16a. Female laying egg on temporarily paralyzed mole cricket.
Fig. 16b. Young larva feeding ectoparasitically on active mole cricket host.
Fig. 16c. Mature larva consuming remains of host.
Fig. 16d. Female feeding on flowers. (Photos by J. L. Castner)