Photo 1. Cotesia vestalis inside its silken cocoon, close to the remains of a dead diamondback moth larva.
Cotesia vestalis; previously Cotesia plutellae. The wasp belongs to the family Braconidae.
AUTHORS Mike Furlong and Grahame Jackson
Information from Furlong MJ, et al. (2013) Diamondback moth ecology and management: problems, progress and prospects. Annual Review of Entomology 58:517-541. Photos 1-3 Mike Furlong, University of Queensland, Brisbane.
Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
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