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Researchers find unique fore wing folding among Sub-Saharan African ensign wasps

May 1, 2014

ensign wasps from Sub-Saharan Africa Researchers discovered several possibly threatened new species of ensign wasps from Sub-Saharan Africa--the first known insects to exhibit transverse folding of the fore wing. The scientists made this discovery, in part, using a technique they developed that provides broadly accessible anatomy descriptions. Full Story

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