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Remarkable New Beetle Specimens From Brazil
2014-01-24 14:17:18

Pensoft Publishers A visit to the Natural History Museum, London, yielded an unexpected surprise for Dr. Joseph Parker, a UK biologist based in New York at Columbia University and the American Museum of Natural History. Among the 22,000 drawers of specimens that comprise the Coleoptera (beetle) collection housed in the Department of Entomology, was a new rove beetle genus collected during the 1990s in Manaus, a region of the Brazilian Amazon. The new genus is described in the open...

Discovery Of Four New Species Of Water-gliding Rove Beetles In Ningxia, China
2013-02-26 10:20:42

Pensoft Publishers Four new species from the Steninae subfamily of the large family of rove beetles (Staphylinidae) have been discovered in the Ningxia Autonomous Region, China, as part of an exploration of the insect fauna of the Liupan Shan Natural Reserve, where a large number of specimens has been collected. The expedition also yielded 11 new records for the Ningxia province of previously described Steninae species. The study was published in the open access, peer reviewed journal...

Insects Top Latest Inventory Of Newly Discovered Species
2012-01-19 04:44:57

Annual ℠State of Observed Species´ report released by International Institute for Species Exploration More than half of the 19,232 species newly known to science in 2009, the most recent calendar year of compilation, were insects — 9,738 or 50.6 percent — according to the 2011 State of Observed Species (SOS) report released Jan. 18 by the International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University. The second largest group in the 2009 numbers was...


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