Helpful Wasps (image) Virginia Tech Caption Of the parasitic wasps imported from Mexico, the Acerophagus papayae, top, was found to be effective against the papaya mealybug in India. The bottom image shows one of the other wasps deployed, Anagyrus loecki. Credit Virginia Tech Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.