Movie 1

Experimental set-up for the proof-of-concept ovipositor deflection assay. The movie shows a tethered wasp with its ovipositor in line with the stream of air (and CO2). The ovipositor remains free to deflect.

The insect ovipositor as a volatile sensor within a closed microcosm

Pratibha Yadav, and Renee M. Borges

Journal of Experimental Biology 2017. 220:1554-1557; doi: 10.1242/jeb.152777