Nanopillars on Rat-tailed Maggots Reduce Bacterial Colonization

By Leslie Mertz If an insect ever needed a little love, it would be the immature stage of the drone fly (Eristalis tenax), which is known as a “rat-tailed maggot.” As it turns out, a biologist in London has taken this drone fly larva to heart and, in so doing, discovered never-before-seen structures that appear […]

Source: Entomology Today

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