Manage episode 219977518 series 1290491
Did you know that we have thousands of species of parasitoid wasps? Tune in to find out why these are called Zombie Wasps.
Our sources for this episode include:
- Butterfly Eggs and Caterpillar Survival | Life In The Undergrowth | BBC https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCo2uCLXvhk
- That little speck there? That's a parasitoid wasp! https://u.osu.edu/pinningblock/2015/05/28/that-little-speck-there-thats-a-parasitoid-wasp/
- Ichneumon Wasps More than 5,000 species in North America https://nature.mdc.mo.gov/discover-nature/field-guide/ichneumon-wasps
- Intimate relation between blue butterfly, ichneumon wasp and ants https://www.researchgate.net/publication/320475303_Intimate_relation_between_blue_butterfly_ichneumon_wasp_and_ant