New Beetle Species Identified in Nebraska

Main report: New Beetle Species Identified in Nebraska
(Science Space Robots)
Other Reporting: Technology.org
Scientific Paper: Insecta Mundi   
New Taxa: Trox paulseni
Species named for: M.J. Paulsen, collection manager University of Nebraska State Museum
Categories: Insects | New Species
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The beetle went unrecognized as being different from the already-classified species Trox hamatus until fall 2015 when Paulsen began examining specimens of the genus Trox that he had collected from dried coyote scat in Nebraska.

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