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Space aphid | by Lord V
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Space aphid

Proving that aphids are an alien species - this one has it's own flying saucer.

An aphid that has been infected by a parasitoid wasp. The wasp larvae spins this odd saucer shaped cocoon before pupating- you can see the exit hole of the adult wasp

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Taken on February 13, 2008