PARASITIC WASPS, several species
Description Picture Prey attacked
  • large group of diverse insects
  • color and size varies
  • microscopic to over an inch long
  • black and yellow are common colors
  • seldom seen
  • Photo credit: Extension Entomology, Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University

    feed on:
  • caterpillars
  • grubs
  • other pests are attacked
    important as parasites of many pests
    help to control many pests
    pupae of a small braconid are found on the surface of hornworms