Glyptapanteles is a genus of endoparasitoid wasp found in Central and North America . The larvae of the members of Glyptapanteles sp. Are distinguished by their ability to manipulate their guests to protect them.

See also

  • Hymenoepimecis argyraphaga , a parasitoid wasp species with a similar larval ability to manipulate hosts for its own purposes.
  • Ampulex compressa


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