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Strange New Snow Scorpionfly Species Discovered In Alaska With Help From Facebook
2013-07-11 14:57:17

Pensoft Publishers [ Watch The Video Caurinus tlagu, Hopping ] [ Watch The Video How to Collect the New Species, Caurinus tlagu ] Researchers from the University of Alaska Fairbanks (Derek Sikes and Jill Stockbridge) discovered a strange new insect on Prince of Wales Island, Alaska. It belongs to an enigmatic group that might help scientists understand the evolutionary origin of the Fleas. The new species belongs to the insect order Mecoptera which includes the scorpionflies,...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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