However, there was little convincing evidence to support this hypothesis.We have shown that the mite Ensliniella parasitica that uses acarinaria, increase the reproductive success of its host wasp Allodynerus delphinalis by protecting it from parasitoid wasps: an average of six mites led to a 70 percent chance of mortality and ten mites led to a 100 percent chance of mortality.
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological SciencesB Proceedings of the Royal Society ‘s flagship biological journal that deals with the rapid publication and broad dissemination of high quality research, ratings and comments and reply papers. The scope the journal is diverse and is especially strong in biological organisms.Where did the story come from?Fiona Mathews of the School of Biosciences, University of Exeter in and colleagues at at Oxford University resulted in the research. The study was funded by the Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust. Which lead researcher a Royal Society of Dorothy Hodgkin Research Fellow. Time in in the Proceedings of the Royal Society Microbiology, a peer – reviewed scientific journal.