Adrian Jones

Adrian Jones

Posted on 06/07/2017


Photo taken on June  7, 2017



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aphid
parasite
Shrewsbury
Shropshire
Adrian Jones
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Mummified Aphid


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Mummified Aphid

Mummified Aphid
A mummified aphid, the saucer shaped object beneath the unfortunate aphid is the cocoon of a parasitic wasp that has fed within the aphids body until full grown. Shrewsbury, Shropshire, June 2017.

ROL/Photo, Aleh Hubarevich, Thérèse have particularly liked this photo


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Thérèse
Thérèse
Menu spécial ! :)
11 months ago.
Adrian Jones has replied to Thérèse
Thank you Thérèse, very much appreciated.
11 months ago.
Old Owl
Old Owl
Wow! Who knew such creatures existed?
11 months ago.
Adrian Jones has replied to Old Owl
Amazing isn’t it and this is not the strangest by a long way, but how many people actually see these even though they are really common in most gardens..
11 months ago.
ROL/Photo
ROL/Photo
C'est une merveille .. merci Adrian pour cette découverte
10 months ago.