One species of mosquito (Wyeomyia smithii) and one species of midge (Metriocnemus knabi)
Other Showy Insects
This is an insectivorous plant. The pitcher-like leaves hold water into which insects fall. The insects are eventually digested by enzymes released by the plant. (Clough)
Wyeomyia smithii and Metriocnemus knabi are obligate inhabitants of the pitcher plants leaves. (Istock 1975)
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