• Pat Godslove posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 6 months, 2 weeks ago

    A New Species Of Parasitic Wasp, Named Chrysis Parabrevitarsis (CP), Has Been Discovered In Norway. CP, Which Is Like Other Cuckoo Wasps, Was Discovered Using DNA Coding Techniques. CP Lays Eggs In Bees And Other Wasps Nests, Which Then Hatch Before The Host’s Eggs, Enabling CP’s Larvae To Eat The Host’s Eggs, Larvae, And Other Nest Food.

  • Pat Godslove posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 1 year, 4 months ago

    Researchers May Have Discovered, In A Sedimentary Rock Called The Wulongqing Formation In Yunnan, China, The Oldest Parasite Stuck To Its Host Some 510 Million Years Ago. The Tube-like Shaped Parasites, Called Neobolus Wulongqingensis, Are Said To Have Exhibited kleptoparasitism, Where They Steal Food From The Host Brachiopods, A Filter Feeder.