P. pulcherrimus (image) Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology Share Print E-Mail Caption This is a male beewolf (Philanthus pulcherrimus) on a perch in its territory. Three genera of these digger wasps cultivate antibiotic-producing Streptomyces bacteria that protect the wasp larvae from detrimental fungi. Credit Martin Kaltenpoth, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail 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.