Ultrastructural Alterations of Midgut Epithelium, But Not Greater Wing Fluctuating Asymmetry, in Paper Wasps (Polistes dominula) from Urban Environments

Authors: Polidori, C; Pastor, A; Jorge, A; Pertusa, J

Microsc. microanal.. vol: 24. page: 1431-9276.
Date: APR. 2018.
Doi: 10.1017/S1431927618000107.

Polistes paper wasps can be used to monitor trace metal contaminants, but the effects of pollution on the health of these insects are still unknown. We evaluated, in a south-eastern area of Spain, whether workers of Polistes dominula collected at [read more]