by Cristian Solari
wasp sp. (+) Parasitoid (-) beetle sp.
Wasp parasitoid evidence on the fossil record. This is one of the oldest findings of parasitic interactions of parasitoid wasps with their progenies’ hosts, specifically a flat wasp female grasping and (potentially) stinging a beetle immature in Cretaceous Kachin (Myanmar) amber (ca. 100 million years old).
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