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Wasp Approaching the Anther of a Blackberry Lily Flower

Wasp Approaching the Anther of a Blackberry Lily Flower

This picture shows a wasp approaching the yellow anther of a blackberry lily (Iris domestica) flower and was taken at the Kanapaha Botanical Gardens. Most wasps are parasites or parasitoids as larvae; the parasites do not kill their host while parasitoids often do kill their host.
Galleries: Alachua, Irises, Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, Wasps
Keywords: Alachua county, FL, Florida, Gainesville, Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, anther, approaching, blackberry lily, flower, insect, iridaceae, iris domestica, leopard flower, leopard lily, ornamental plant, wasp
Photo Location: Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, Gainesville, FL
Photographer: Dr. Roy Winkelman
Date of Photo: 07/24/2013
Device Make: Canon
Device Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure Time: 0.01
F Number: 13
Original Dimensions: 5616×3744
Picture Orientation: Landscape
GPS Coordinates: 29°36'43.89"N 82°24'32.13"W
Picture Number: 24969