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Apanteles albanjimenezi
2014-02-25 07:59:21

An inventory of wild-caught caterpillars, its food plants and parasitoids, has been going on for more than 34 years in Area de Conservación Guanacaste (ACG), a protected area of approximately 1200 km2 in northwestern Costa Rica.

Remarkable 277 New Wasp Species Discovered In Costa Rica
2013-11-06 11:56:18

Costa Rica reveals astonishing biodiversity of braconid wasps, with 277 new species of the tribe Heterospilini described in the latest special issue of the open access journal ZooKeys.

Name Of A New Parasitoid Wasp Species Inspired By 'Kill Bill' Character
2013-03-19 13:18:07

1 of 3 recently discovered wasp species was named after Beatrix Kiddo, referring to the deadly parasitoid practices of the animal

2011-08-30 06:27:56

Flight attacks of small parasitoid wasps (no larger than 2.0 mm in size) on ant workers have been filmed by José María Gómez Durán from Madrid.

5a76fa36980b76106ad2cc4a464fa2ca
2008-09-02 09:51:25

A tiny wasp that lays its eggs under the skin of unwitting caterpillars belongs to one of the most diverse groups of insects on Earth. Now researchers report that its diversity is even higher than previously thought.


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