Re: wasps and Sarr.

Brett Lymn (
Wed, 31 May 1995 16:01:41 +0930 (CST)

According to Robert Beer:
>I have had this happen with some sort of beetle; I looked at a S. flava
>and noticed brown lumps on the pitchers, and these turned out to be the
>heads of some small long-horned beetle type that had been trapped and
>chewed a hole in the trap, but couldn't get all the way out, because they
>were rammed up against the sides and their bodies were too big to
>proceed. It was actually sort of grisly.

Gee, I thought this was part of the attraction of growing CP -
certainly beats pulling the wings off flies ;-)

This from someone who

a) When he has time likes to slice open the dead sarra leaves to see
what has been eaten

b) Used to sit outside with a cup of coffee watching his collection
catching flies (muttering - come on come on, just a bit further down
and you're history, sport :-)

Sick & Twisted & Proud of it!

-- Brett Lymn, Computer Systems Administrator, AWA Defence Industries
"It's fifteen hundred miles to Ankh-Morpork" he said. "We've got three
hundred and sixty three elephants, fifty carts of forage, the monsoon's
about to break and we're wearing ... we're wearing ... sort of things,
like glass, only dark... dark glass things on our eyes..."
- Terry Pratchett "Moving Pictures".