Insects

134 New Beetles and Dragonflies, Hiding in Plain Sight

134 New Beetles and Dragonflies, Hiding in Plain Sight

Insects, New Species January 6, 2016 at 12:00 am

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Sixty new species of dragonflies and damselflies, from Africa

Sixty new species of dragonflies and damselflies, from Africa

Celebrity Taxa, Insects, New Species December 12, 2015 at 10:29 am

The researchers found a stunning amount of diversity amongst the dragonflies, many of which are brightly colored.  With this research, the number of dragonfly species known in Africa increases at once by almost 10%, from 700 to 760 species.  Naming so many new species became a challenge for the authors. The species live in freshwater bogs, lakes, rivers and well-forested areas that are increasingly under threat.   “The species’ beauty and sensitivity can raise awareness for the densest and most threatened biodiversity: freshwater covers less than one percent of Earth’s surface, but harbours ten percent of animal species, of which a third mayRead More

Help Name a Beetle Species with Spectacular Genitalia A…

Help Name a Beetle Species with Spectacular Genitalia A…

Insects, New Species December 1, 2015 at 12:00 am

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New Butterfly Species Named after Sir David Attenboroug…

New Butterfly Species Named after Sir David Attenboroug…

Insects, New Species December 1, 2015 at 12:00 am

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Two new species of dragonflies found in Azerbaijan

Two new species of dragonflies found in Azerbaijan

Insects, New Species November 13, 2015 at 12:00 am

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New Group Of Wasp Species Discovered In India

New Group Of Wasp Species Discovered In India

Insects, New Species November 12, 2015 at 12:00 am

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New Whirligig Beetle Showcases U.S. Biodiversity Hotspo…

New Whirligig Beetle Showcases U.S. Biodiversity Hotspo…

Insects, New Species November 11, 2015 at 12:00 am

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New Kind of Moth Hints at Other Species That May Be Hid…

New Kind of Moth Hints at Other Species That May Be Hid…

Insects, New Species November 10, 2015 at 12:00 am

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Metallic Wasps

Metallic Wasps

Insects, New Species November 4, 2015 at 12:00 am

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New species of wasp discovered in England

New species of wasp discovered in England

Insects, New Species October 20, 2015 at 12:00 am

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Two New Species of Door Head Ants Found in Kenya and th…

Two New Species of Door Head Ants Found in Kenya and th…

Insects, New Species October 18, 2015 at 12:00 am

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One new fly species, zero dead bodies: First insect des…

One new fly species, zero dead bodies: First insect des…

Insects, New Species October 4, 2015 at 12:00 am

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Four New Bee Species Discovered in Australia

Four New Bee Species Discovered in Australia

Insects, New Species September 18, 2015 at 12:00 am

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Meet the (flea) beetles! New species

Meet the (flea) beetles! New species

Insects, New Species September 3, 2015 at 12:00 am

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A new tortoise beetle: Cyrtonota abrili

A new tortoise beetle: Cyrtonota abrili

Insects, New Species August 27, 2015 at 12:00 am

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Strange and new, twisted parasitoid wasp species found

Strange and new, twisted parasitoid wasp species found

Insects, New Species August 23, 2015 at 12:00 am

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New Scarab Beetle from Cambodia Named After Roman Godde…

New Scarab Beetle from Cambodia Named After Roman Godde…

Insects, New Species August 2, 2015 at 12:00 am

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Butterfly species found

Butterfly species found

Insects, New Species July 31, 2015 at 12:00 am

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Patagonian Shield Bug Named After Middle’s Earth’s Smau…

Patagonian Shield Bug Named After Middle’s Earth’s Smau…

Celebrity Taxa, Insects, New Species July 9, 2015 at 12:00 am

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A New Wasp Parasitoid of the Fall Webworm

A New Wasp Parasitoid of the Fall Webworm

Insects, New Species July 9, 2015 at 12:00 am

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