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Giant Cockroach Expands To The North With Discovery Of 3 New Species
2013-02-28 13:17:21

Cockroaches (Blattodea) are an insect order remarkable in their biodiversity and distribution, with more than 4500 species known and great geographical reach. The cockroach genus Pseudophoraspism has has been reported from China for the first time thanks to the discovery of three new species


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]