Scientists in Amazon rainforest have come across new wasp that could encourage Hollywood to make horror movie. newly-discovered insect has huge stinger on its tail that could inject powerful and deadly sting into any unfortunate victim. scientist said the stinger "looks like fierce weapon". The stinger delivers paralyzing venom that debilitates its victims. Once paralysis has set in, the wasp lays eggs inside victim's body. Researchers from the University of Turku in Finland discovered wasp. professor in biodiversity research said: "The stinger of the new parasitoid wasp...is not only long but also very wide, in comparison to size of the species."
The professor explained that parasitoid insects put larvae inside their host - usually another insect. Once larvae grow, they eat the insect from inside out. Researchers believe the unfortunate victim of this new wasp is likely to be spider, although they need to undertake further research to ascertain exactly which species of spiders might fall prey to wasp's stinger. The professor explained that: "The giant stinger of current species is very likely highly sophisticated tool as well. Unfortunately, we can only guess at its other purposes." He added: "Beautiful and exciting species with strange habits catch people’s attention and highlight importance of maintaining vulnerable ecosystems."