Teaching An Old Parasitoid Wasp New Tricks

Trichogramma wasps from one Manduca egg

By Josh Lancette You may not be able to teach an old dog new tricks, but it turns out you can teach an old parasitoid wasp new tricks—and only the old ones. A new study in the Journal of Insect Science reports that Trichogramma wasps are able to learn as adults the olfactory cues to […]

A New Key for Parasitoid Wasps in Africa and Madagascar

A new, open-access article, “Afrotropical Cynipoidea (Hymenoptera),” provides resources to enable the identification of parasitoid wasps in Africa and Madagascar. The study was published in the open access journal ZooKeys. The family Cynipoidea is represented by 306 described species and 54 genera in the region, but there are hundreds of further species to be described. […]