When Braconids attack

When Braconids attack

Observation - When Braconids attack - UK and Ireland. Description: Not really a request for identification, more an interesting observation of a couple of parasitic wasps attacking a clutch of newly emerged Pieris caterpillars. The caterpillars appear to be mounting some form of defence, consisting mainly of biting the w

Not really a request for identification, more an interesting observation of a couple of parasitic wasps attacking a clutch of newly emerged Pieris caterpillars. The caterpillars appear to be mounting some form of defence, consisting mainly of biting the wasp's ankles. Good luck with that!