Mating pair of Leptoglossus fulvicornis climbing down the stem of a lotus leaf. Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, Washington, DC, USA. 21 August 2010.
The white dots on the head of the male are most likely eggs of a tachinid fly in the subfamily Phasiinae. When the larvae hatch they will burrow into the bug and feed on its tissues. Guten Appetit!
|Photos or sounds?||Yes|
|Is the organism wild/naturalized?||Unknown|
|Does the location seem accurate?||Unknown|
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