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Newly Discovered Wasp Named After UC Riverside
2013-05-07 12:13:16

An entomologist at the University of California, Riverside discovered a new wasp species in Russia and named it after the university, commonly abbreviated as UCR.

Image 1 - Wasp Found In New York Shows Up In Southern California
2012-01-25 04:00:42

UC Riverside entomologist discovered Gonatocerus ater in Irvine; wasp arrived in the United States from Europe.

Rarest Bumblebee in US Discovered In New Mexico
2011-12-06 13:13:20

Researchers from University of California Riverside, have recently rediscovered one of the rarest species of bumblebee in the United States - one that has not been seen in over 50 years.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.