Diaspore Dispersal by Wasps of the Genus Vespula
From Jeff Layne
University of California Los Angeles
Dr. Burge describes how he stumbled on to an odd behavior of Vespula wasps. He collected calycanthus seeds in Northern California and then set them out to dry, when he returned several were missing. Carnivorous Vespula wasps were carrying the seeds off. Listen as Dr. Burge describes his step by step research in to this interesting insect/plant relationship.
Recorded: May 5, 2017