Ladybird parasite

Ladybird parasite

Observation - Ladybird parasite - UK and Ireland. Description: Cocoon found in its typical position between the legs of an immobilised ladybird (7-spot in this case) within one of my stick-insect cages, presumably brought in on bramble from nearby. Removed and raised to adult.

Cocoon found in its typical position between the legs of an immobilised ladybird (7-spot in this case) within one of my stick-insect cages, presumably brought in on bramble from nearby. Removed and raised to adult.