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Caught on Camera
Selected Images of the Day from the-scientist.com
Caught on Camera
Caught on Camera

Selected Images of the Day from the-scientist.com

Selected Images of the Day from the-scientist.com

parasitic wasp
Image of the Day: Hanger-On
Sukanya Charuchandra | Aug 29, 2018 | 1 min read
Newly identified species of fossilized parasitic wasps were found inside their hosts.
Image of the Day: All Out War
Sukanya Charuchandra | Aug 21, 2018 | 1 min read
A new study reports the first-known example of a parasitic love vine tangling with a gall wasp that parasitizes a shared host plant.
Image of the Day: Protector
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jun 29, 2018 | 1 min read
A newly described parasitic wasp is named after Daenerys Targaryen from the book series A Song of Ice and Fire and TV show Game of Thrones.
War Dance of the Honeybee
Karl Gruber | Feb 1, 2018 | 2 min read
One species has developed a novel waggle to warn about invading wasps.
Bees Under Attack
The Scientist Staff | Jan 31, 2018 | 1 min read
Japanese honeybees (Apis cerana japonica) respond to an attack by a Vespa mandarinia wasp.
How Bacteria in Flies Kill Parasitic Wasps
Shawna Williams | Jul 10, 2017 | 2 min read
Ribosome-inactivating proteins from symbiotic bacteria leave their hosts unharmed.
Parasite’s Genes Persist in Host Genomes
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Sep 17, 2015 | 3 min read
Researchers find evidence of gene flow from parasitoid wasps to the butterflies and moths they lay eggs in.
Behavior Brief
Amanda B. Keener | Sep 2, 2015 | 5 min read
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Cooperative Control
Sandhya Sekar | Feb 10, 2015 | 3 min read
With the help of a virus that infects its prey’s nervous system, a parasitoid wasp coerces a lady beetle to protect its young.
Behavior Brief
Kate Yandell and Beth Marie Mole | Jan 15, 2013 | 5 min read
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Ladybug Zombies
Cristina Luiggi | Oct 31, 2011 | 1 min read
Wasps inject their larvae into ladybug abdomens, where they feast on the bugs’ insides.
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