Better off apart: Wasp genera Microplitis and Snellenius revised and proved separate

An international team conducted a research into the two parasitoid wasp genera Microplitis and Snellenius, concluding that although sometimes indistinguishable in practice, the two taxa are actually separate ones. The scientists also added 28 new species between them. While slight morphological differences set the two genera apart, biological, ecological, and molecular differences are the key to separate many species. —> Read More