An ectoparasitoid is a parasite that lives externally on another animal and eventually kills it.
Ectoparasitoids are commonly used as biological control agents.
Shiny black Netelia vinulae ova attached to the integument of a mature Puss moth caterpillar in the second/third thoracic and third/first abdominal inter-segmental grooves.
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- Observations on the ova and larvae of Netelia vinulae, a gregarious ectoparasitoid of the Puss moth caterpillar
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