Judas Beetles: How Coconut Rhinoceros Beetles Are Betraying Each Other’s Secrets

By Josh Lancette It starts with the search for a mate. It ends with betrayal. And death. And a toppled crime empire. How? Someone is wearing a wire from the feds. Specifically, that someone is a coconut rhinoceros beetle, Oryctes rhinoceros. Its empire? An army of its kind aiming to destroy palm trees in […]

Source: Entomology Today

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