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Termite House-Guests

Last week I wrote about mites that live alongside honey bees, eating and reproducing within their hives. There are many tiny animals that associate with social insects, and today’s new species are yet another example: termite-loving rove beetles from Cambodia … Continue reading

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Metallic Wasps

Few things make me happier than beautiful new species featured in open-access publications. Today we greet a new species of cuckoo wasp from central and southern Europe (Rosa et al. 2015), and because the paper’s content is under a Creative Commons license, I … Continue reading

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