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Entomology: Landscape Pest Management: Insect ID: Beneficial Insects

Wasps

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Wasps (Vespidae) are important predators of caterpillars . The caterpillars are paralyzed when the wasp stings them and then are transported to the nest to serve as food for the developing wasps.