Natures wonders: colored aphids (Introduction)

by David Turell @, Sunday, August 19, 2012, 03:15 (2666 days ago) @ David Turell

Aphid can make carotinoids, yes the yellow color of carrots. No one else can. They also may photosynthesize. The article doesn't mention this but ants run plant ranches with herds of aphids. Evolution can certainly get wild.

http://www.nature.com/news/first-evidence-for-photosynthesis-in-insects-1.11214


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