Image of the Day: Hanger-On
Image of the Day: Hanger-On
Newly identified species of fossilized parasitic wasps were found inside their hosts.
Image of the Day: Hanger-On
Image of the Day: Hanger-On

Newly identified species of fossilized parasitic wasps were found inside their hosts.

Newly identified species of fossilized parasitic wasps were found inside their hosts.

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Image of the Day: Bad House Guest
Image of the Day: Bad House Guest
The Scientist Staff | Oct 9, 2017
Parasitoid wasps inoculate other insects with their eggs, and their offspring then grow to feed on their "homes," effectively sucking the life out of their dying hosts.
Revealing Metamorphosis
Revealing Metamorphosis
Kate Yandell | May 14, 2013
Three-dimensional imaging of living chrysalises shows how butterflies develop.