American Underdog Wasp Fights for Foothold on Exotic Hosts

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When a foreign parasitoid wasp was introduced to North America to control invasive pea aphids, it outcompeted most native wasps, except for one: Praon pequodorum. Its secret weapon: a resistance to pea aphids’ natural defenses.

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