Larva of the tobacco budworm, a common host of the tachinid parasitoids that were studied. Length about 3 cm. (Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University / ©

Continuing with the posting of Hugh Danks’ series “Wider aspects of a career in Entomology”, we bring you the next three installments.

“This series of articles outlines some ancillary aspects of my entomological
career, for the potential amusement of readers.”

  1. Spring to fall research in Canada

H. Ryan (USFWS)

  1. North Carolina

Adult tachinid of the genus Winthemia, similar to the species studied. Length about 0.8 cm.

  1. Belize

Bandwagonman (CC BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0)