New Wasp Species Named after Brad Pitt

An international team of scientists has described a previously unknown species of wasp from South Africa and has named it Conobregma bradpitti, after the American actor and producer Brad Pitt. Conobregma bradpitti belongs to a widespread group of wasps parasitizing moth and butterfly caterpillars.

Brad Pitt’s flying namesake is a tiny wasp measuring less than 2 mm. Its body is deep brown, nearly black in color, while its head, antennae and legs are brown-yellow.




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