Caption: Aphid mummy (Acyrthosiphon pisum) on a bean leaf. The aphid was parasitized by an aphid wasp which laid its egg inside the live aphid. The newly hatched wasp larvae used the aphid body contents for food, eventually killing the aphid.
Magnification*: x6
Type: SEM
Copyright 1996 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
Keywords: 92476B,invertebrate,invertebrates,Acyrthosiphon pisum,aphid mummy,dorsal,insect,insects,parasitized,SEM