Social sawflies band together in strange defense mechanism

Caters_NewsPublished: September 13, 2017
Published: September 13, 2017

This is the moment a group of social sawflies banded together in a strange but effective defense method. By interlocking, the tens of sawfly larvae appeared much larger than they would be alone; they then wiggled in unison as to appear as one organism. This behaviour was witnessed by integrative biologist Aaron Pomerantz, who spotted […]

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