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Drosophila mulli pupa Saddle 5378

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Pupa of Drosophila mulli found hanging from a Pritchardia leaf off of Saddle Road. The line going from the top and wrapped around it, from which it was suspended, is incredibly tough and almost impossible to break. It looked intact but turned out to be parasitized by an ichneumonid, Gelis tenellae.

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