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Drexel University

Apoica pallens Paperwasp Colony

Caption: This is a colony of paperwasps of the species Apoica pallens. Sean O'Donnell, Ph.D., of Drexel University and his team compared brain sizes of worker and queen wasp in this and 11 other species to determine the relationship between behavioral sensory environment and sensory brain structures.

Credit: Sean O'Donnell, Drexel University

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