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Case Study: The Bone House Wasp

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In 2015 researches netted a new species of spider wasp in southern China that was later named the Bone House Wasp. The Bone House wasp is black in color and measures about a half inch in length. Currently this species of wasp is only found in the Gutianshan National Nature Reserve located in Southeastern China (Communications, S.O.). Even though many people find wasps to be a nuisance they still serve a rather important role in ecosystems across the globe. Like all wasps, the Bone House Wasp is a pollinator and provides a crucial service in pollinating its habitats plants and flowers. This wasp also feeds on the spider and insect populations in its habitat, effectively controlling the population size in that ecosystem. Along with discovering
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