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A new scorpion from California reveals hidden biodiversity in the Golden State - Science Daily


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A new scorpion from California reveals hidden biodiversity in the Golden State. Date: April 27, 2016; Source: Pensoft Publishers; Summary: Recent fieldwork has uncovered a new species of scorpion in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada in northeastern ...

A new scorpion from California reveals hidden biodiversity in the Golden State Pensoft Publishers - EurekAlert (press release)


EurekAlert (press release)
Biologists have been intensively studying and characterizing the biodiversity of California for centuries. Recent fieldwork by researchers Warren Savary and Rob Bryson uncovered a new species of scorpion in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada in ...

New species of weevil beetle with 'furry' scales on its head and legs is named Chewbacca after the Star Wars character - Daily Mail


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Matthew Van Dam, a zoologist at the Bavarian State Collection for Zoology in Munich, Germany, and his colleagues who discovered the species, said: 'This epithet is a noun in apposition and based on the likeable fictional character Chewbacca in George ...

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