figs http://www.nhm.org/nature/taxonomy/term/173/all en Waiter There's a Wasp in my Fig! http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/waiter-theres-wasp-my-fig <p>A couple weeks ago we had the second round of our North Campus insect survey. Fifteen Museum staff tromped around&nbsp;the North&nbsp;Campus to see what insectuous wonders we could collect. Although we found some notably large specimens,&nbsp;the largest being a 3-inch bird grasshopper (<em>Schistocerca</em> sp.), the most interesting find was actually something a lot&nbsp;smaller. Much, much smaller in fact: a minute fig wasp about 2 millimeters in length!<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/waiter-theres-wasp-my-fig" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/waiter-theres-wasp-my-fig#comments fig wasps figs grasshopper insects wasps Blog Sat, 06 Aug 2011 04:34:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 657 at http://www.nhm.org/nature