Cocoon masses of Meteorus stellatus sp. nov. A habitus, medium-sized B habitus, exceptionally large-sized and somewhat collapsed in an artificial condition C a medium-sized cocoon mass D, E small-sized cocoon masses F independent cocoons near a cocoon mass G a part of suspending thread, consisting of individual cable.

  Part of: Fujie S, Shimizu S, Tone K, Matsuo K, Maeto K (2021) Stars in subtropical Japan: a new gregarious Meteorus species (Hymenoptera, Braconidae, Euphorinae) constructs enigmatic star-shaped pendulous communal cocoons. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 86: 19-45.