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An oral pheromone makes male wasps unattractive to females

An oral pheromone makes male wasps unattractive to females

Communication is essential to any successful relationship, and insect relationships are no different. In insect (as in human) relationships, much of this communication is non-verbal.  Chemical cues in the form of pheromones help females of many insect species decide when to mate, who to make with and, when the deed is done, other chemicals let them … Continue reading