Cocooned Wasp Larvae Jump to Find Cool Spots, and to Protect Themselves

The larvae of a parasitic wasp called Bathyplectes anurus are known to spin cocoons and jump five centimeters while inside of them. Now scientists may have discovered why, according to a paper published in The Science of Nature. It seems like they jump to find a shady spot. Lead researcher Yoriko Saeki and her team […]

Source: Entomology Today

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