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Parasitoid Wasp come from eggs that are laided on top of an arthropods like and caterpiller
Mexican bean beetle is present in the United States and found in most eastern states of the United States and Mexico. It can be found as far south as Guatemala and north into southern Canada or New England.The Mexican bean beetle is likely native to the southern plateau region of Mexico.Adults are similar in appearance to other lady beetles, oval-shaped, approximately 6 to 7 millimeters long and bearing eight black spots on each elytron. Adult color is quite variable, ranging from bright red to rusty brown to golden yellow.The eggs are yellow, about 1.3 millimeters in length, and glued in clusters of up to 75 on the undersides of leaves.
Mexican bean beetles are relatives to ladybugs
A single female Mexican bean beetle can lay more than 100 eggs in her life
Mexican bean beetles live for 10-14 days
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