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Apparently in Asia it has a natural predator, the awesomely named samurai wasp. It's a tiny parasitic wasp that lays their eggs in stinkbugs.


Parisitic wasps are some of my favorite insects to learn about as long as they aren't doing any mind control tricks on their hosts.

My favorite is the Megaphragma mymaripenne[1], the adults are said to have reduced the size of 95% of their neuron cells by getting rid of the nucleus.


Honourable mention for the microscopic trichogramma wasp, eater of clothes moth larvae. The Natural History Museum deployed them a few years back to deal with a moth outbreak. Supposedly the most successful way of dealing with an outbreak.


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