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MACROCENTRUS INFIRMUS . Parasite larva of the Braconid , Macrocentrus infirmus , Ness , newly emerged from a single larva of the Dark arches moth Apamea monoglypha , hfn . An example of Polyembryonic reprodution from a single egg laid by the female parasite in the host larva . ( Note head capsule of host larva ) . Location: Alice Holt , Hampshire , England .

Reference: 4188

MACROCENTRUS INFIRMUS . Parasite larva of the Braconid , Macrocentrus infirmus , Ness , newly emerged from a single larva of the Dark arches moth Apamea monoglypha , hfn . An example of Polyembryonic reprodution from a single egg laid by the female parasite in the host larva . ( Note head capsule of host larva ) . Location: Alice Holt , Hampshire , England .


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