Braconid Wasps, or Parasitic Wasps, are tiny insects that don’t harm humans, but assist gardeners by destroying crop-damaging hornworm caterpillars. They lay their eggs on the back of the caterpillar, and when their babies hatch they eat the caterpillar from the inside out. Gross!
Part of the “Insect Guardians,” a set of paintings depicting beneficial insects.
- Ink Drawing
- Nature Illustration
- Watercolor Painting