Pretty Insects, Mostly - patrickporter
Ichneumonid wasp perched on alfalfa looking for prey. These wasps lay eggs in the bodies of caterpillars (Lepidoptera) and the wasp larva devours the caterpillar as it grows.

Ichneumonid wasp perched on alfalfa looking for prey. These wasps lay eggs in the bodies of caterpillars (Lepidoptera) and the wasp larva devours the caterpillar as it grows.