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Tag: Parasitoid wasp

Zombie Ladybugs Protect Their Own Predators

A spotted lady beetle (Coleomegilla maculata) protecting the cocoon of a parasitic wasp (Dinocampus coccinellae) that hatched from an egg inside of its own body. Photo by Anand Varma/National Geographic; Jacques Brodeur Lab, University of Montreal.

New Parasitoid Wasp Species Found in China

For the first time, wasps in the genus Spasskia (family: Braconidae) have been found in China, according to an article in the open-access Journal of Insect Science. In addition, a […]