The poor deluded wasp is called Lissopimpla excelsa.
I could not improve on the original title, so I let it be. (Don’t worry, it’s only botany and entomology, so it’s safe for work.) A video from New Scientist explains how the wily Australian tongue orchid dupes wasps into having flower sex so the orchid can spread its pollen. Continue reading “Orchid’s sexual deception triggers ejaculation”