[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Science Press Package
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Fruit Flies Medicate Their Offspring with Alcohol (2 of 3)

Caption: Endoparasitoid wasps (Leptopilina boulardi) that have successfully infected fruit fly larvae getting ready to eclose from fruit fly pupal cases. This image relates to a paper that appeared in the Feb. 22, 2013, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by Balint Z. Kacsoh at Emory University in Atlanda, GA, and colleagues was titled, “Fruit Flies Medicate Offspring After Seeing Parasites.”

Credit: [Image courtesy of Todd Schlenke]

Usage Restrictions: Please cite the owner of the image when publishing. This image may be freely used by reporters as part of news coverage, with proper attribution. Non-reporters must contact Science for permission.

[ Back to EurekAlert! ]