Insects

Webspinner insects more widespread in PHL than previous…

Webspinner insects more widespread in PHL than previous…

Insects, New Species April 21, 2015 at 12:00 am

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New Mesoamerican pine beetle described by scientists

New Mesoamerican pine beetle described by scientists

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

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New Parasitoid Wasp Species Named after Lowell “Skip” Nault

New Parasitoid Wasp Species Named after Lowell “Skip” Nault

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

Main Report: Entomology Today | Category: | Taxa: | Named for: Other reports: The new species is an egg parasitoid of the fivespotted gamagrass leafhopper (Dalbulus quinquenotatus), an important insect, economically speaking, that transmits plant diseases such as corn stunt spiroplasma, maize bushy stunt phytoplasma, maize rayado fino vrus, and maize bushy stunt phytoplasma.

Thirty New Species of Flies Discovered in Los Angeles

Thirty New Species of Flies Discovered in Los Angeles

Insects, New Species March 24, 2015 at 12:00 am

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Description of a new species of Apterotoxitiades Adlbaur

Description of a new species of Apterotoxitiades Adlbaur

Insects, New Species March 8, 2015 at 12:00 am
Scientist Names a Terrifying New Species of African Was…

Scientist Names a Terrifying New Species of African Was…

Insects, New Species March 5, 2015 at 12:00 am

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New cicada species discovered in Switzerland and Italy

New cicada species discovered in Switzerland and Italy

Insects, New Species March 5, 2015 at 12:00 am

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Newly Discovered Moth Is Enigmatic Evolutionary Wonder

Newly Discovered Moth Is Enigmatic Evolutionary Wonder

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

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New Engima Moth Discovered on Kangaroo Island in South Australia

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

Main Report: Sciecespacerobots | Category: | Taxa: | Named for: Other reports: A moth named the enigma moth has been discovered on Kangaroo Island in South Australia.

Bee With No Stripes Discovered in Kenya

Bee With No Stripes Discovered in Kenya

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

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New cicada species discovered in Switzerland and Italy

New cicada species discovered in Switzerland and Italy

Insects, New Species February 22, 2015 at 12:00 am

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New Wasp Species Named after Chief Crazy Horse and Wile…

New Wasp Species Named after Chief Crazy Horse and Wile…

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

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Nineteen Speedy New Praying Mantis Species Discovered f…

Nineteen Speedy New Praying Mantis Species Discovered f…

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

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Four New Species of Bush Crickets Discovered in Museum …

Four New Species of Bush Crickets Discovered in Museum …

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

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Two New Fruit Fly Species Discovered in Brazil

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

Main Report: Entomology Today | Journal: Journal of Insect Science Category: Insects | Taxa: Rhinoleucophenga montensis, Rhinoleucophenga tangaraensis | Named for: Tangar

Seven New Species of Blind Cave Beetles Discovered in Southern China

Insects, New Species November 18, 2014 at 12:00 am

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New Ant Species Thrives by Hacking Another Species’s Cu…

New Ant Species Thrives by Hacking Another Species’s Cu…

Insects, New Species November 17, 2014 at 12:00 am

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New species of poppy pollinating fly discovered in China

New species of poppy pollinating fly discovered in China

Insects, New Species November 17, 2014 at 12:00 am

Main Report: Smithsonian Science | Category: Insects | Taxa: | Named for: Other reports: Scientists studying pollinators of the yellow poppy (Meconopsis integrifolia) in the highlands of southern China have discovered a striking new species of flower fly that mimics the bumble bee. The new fly, named Sericomyia khamensis, has evolved to resemble a bumble bee as a way to fool predators into leaving them alone.

Deadbeat ant species branched off as parasite inside it…

Deadbeat ant species branched off as parasite inside it…

Insects, New Species November 10, 2014 at 12:00 am

Main Report: Smithsonian Insider | Journal: Current Biology Category: Arthropods | Taxa: Mycocepurus castrator | Named for: Other reports: A newly-discovered species of ant supports a controversial theory of species formation. The ant, known to live only under a single eucalyptus tree on the Sa?o Paulo State University campus in Brazil, branched off from its original species while living in the same colony, something thought rare in current models of evolutionary development.

New Tarantula (Not Beetle) Named After John Lennon

Celebrity Taxa, Insects, New Species November 10, 2014 at 12:00 am

Main Report: National Geographic News | Journal: Zookeys Category: Arthropods | Taxa: Bumba lenno | Named for: John Lennon Other reports: Bumba lennoni is a new species of tarantula that lives in the Amazonian state of Par