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A wasp eating an aphid?

Observed: 3rd July 2011 By: valiantveggievaliantveggie’s reputation in Invertebrates
wasp eating an aphid?

Spotted on a fern on my "wildlife garden balcony" I think this might be a wasp eating an aphid? But which species?

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It seems to be eating a caterpillar, not an aphid. You can see the end of the caterpillar sticking out above the wasps right wing.

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Well spotted! I guess its

Well spotted! I guess its pretty much impossible to identify what species the caterpillar is from the photo? Thanks again!