Beneficial insects

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1. insects that prey on or parasitize (parasitic) pests.

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This picture shows a few of the insects that are beneficial to a garden.
Source: http://hortipm.tamu.edu/pestprofiles/beneficial/beneficial2.html

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One of many types of small wasp that is considered beneficial.
Source: http://www.ext.vt.edu/departments/entomology/ornamentals/beneficials.html