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Image of the Day
Image of the Day: Protector
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jun 29, 2018
A newly described parasitic wasp is named after Daenerys Targaryen from the book series
A Song of Ice and Fire
and TV show
Game of Thrones
Image of the Day: Snacking on Snails
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jun 20, 2018
Five newly identified species of snakes suck the mollusks right out of their shells.
Image of the Day: Hirsute and How
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jun 11, 2018
A newly described species of shrimp,
, has been named after Bilbo Baggins.
China’s Flowers, 1922-1949
Ashley Yeager | Jun 1, 2018
Austrian-American botanist Joseph Rock collected thousands of plant samples in his 27 years in the Middle Kingdom, leaving after the Communist Party’s takeover.
Image of the Day: Bird-of-Paradise
Staff | Apr 25, 2018
A unique courtship dance clued researchers in to the fact that they had a new species on their hands.
Image of the Day: Ant Attack!
Staff | Apr 24, 2018
A new species of ant discovered in Borneo fends off invaders with a uniquely suicidal strategy.
Image of the Day: Tardigrade Eggs
Staff | Mar 2, 2018
The studded cells belong to a newly discovered species of water bear,
Spiders with Long Tails Found in Ancient Amber
Jim Daley | Feb 5, 2018
This discovery closes a 170-million-year gap in the fossil record.
Graduate Student Identifies Dozens of New Fly Species
Jef Akst | Feb 1, 2018
Over the past seven years, Xiao-Long Lin has characterized nearly 70 new species of nonbiting midges and developed DNA barcodes to aid in future ecological surveys.
Image of the Day: Dog-Faced Bats
Staff | Jan 31, 2018
The discovery of two new species within the
genus has expanded the total known number of dog-faced bat species to eight.