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Jaw-Dropping Wasp

"Just how long is that newly discovered species of wasp?" the reporter asked. "Are you sure the male is not 2-1/2 centimeters instead of 2-1/2...

Large jaws of the male
Large jaws of the male "warrior wasp" probably play a role in defense and reproduction, says Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Andrew Richards)

Large jaws of the male "warrior wasp" probably play a role in defense and reproduction, says Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Andrew Richards)

Close-up of the male
Close-up of the male "warrior wasp," a new species discovered by Lynn Kimsey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of the male "warrior wasp," a new species discovered by Lynn Kimsey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, September 2, 2011 at 6:29 PM

That's One Gigantic Wasp

That's one gigantic wasp! The new species that Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology and professor of entomology at UC Davis,...

Close-up of a new wasp species discovered by UC Davis entomologist Lynn Kimsey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of a new wasp species discovered by UC Davis entomologist Lynn Kimsey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of a new wasp species discovered by UC Davis entomologist Lynn Kimsey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Male (left) and female in comparison. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Male (left) and female in comparison. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Male (left) and female in comparison. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Lynn Kimsey with her newly discovered species of wasp; this is a male. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Lynn Kimsey with her newly discovered species of wasp; this is a male. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Lynn Kimsey with her newly discovered species of wasp; this is a male. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, August 19, 2011 at 8:12 PM
Tags: Crabronidae (1), Dalara (1), Garuda (1), Lynn Kimsey (435), Sulawesi (1), warrior wasp (3)

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