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Videos: New Clips of Tiny Wasps Attacking Ants

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The videos, taken by Spanish researcher José María Gómez Durán, feature four species of wasps, no larger than 2 millimeters in size, demonstrating amazing adaptations and enormous differences in the tactics they use.

| August 31, 2011

Four videos showing flight attacks of tiny parasitoid wasps on ant workers are featured in the latest edition of the open access journal ZooKeys. The videos, taken by Spanish researcher José María Gómez Durán, feature four species of wasps, no larger than 2 millimeters in size, demonstrating amazing adaptations and enormous differences in the tactics they use.

 

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