Posts Tagged ‘beetles’

Discovering Beetle Species in Taiwan

Monday, June 23rd, 2014
Beetles, biodiversity, taiwan, Leistus, David Kavanaugh, Academy research, entomology

One researcher’s trip to Taiwan reveals nine new species of beetles.

Teeny, Hidden Beetles

Friday, May 2nd, 2014
beetles, igor sokolov, dave kavanaugh

Studying beetles this small takes a steady hand!

Describing New Species

Thursday, January 30th, 2014
Academy research, Ants, beetles, francisco, life, luiz rocha, nudibranchs, paco hita garcia, researchers, Science Today, sea fan, sharks, vaness knutson

Academy researchers described over 90 new species in 2013. Find out why this work is so important.

Dung Beetle Nightly Navigators

Monday, January 28th, 2013
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At night, dung beetles find their way by gazing at the Milky Way.

Incredible Insects

Thursday, November 29th, 2012
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Recent news stories examine entomological wonders— including a few insects that inspire human technology.

Alaska Adventure

Friday, August 31st, 2012
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The Academy’s Dave Kavanaugh recently returned from a “painfully lush” valley in the Juneau Icefield.

Underwater Beetles

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012
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The secret of underwater beetle locomotion? Bubbles!

Beetle Juice

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011
FrogSuckingLarvae

In a surprise reversal of predator and prey roles, a beetle eats (and drinks) a frog.

Flesh Eating Beetles!

Thursday, October 21st, 2010
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Get the gory low-down of flesh-eating beetles and find out how they are put to work in natural history museums.

Ice Beetles

Sunday, August 1st, 2010
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Academy entomologist Dave Kavanaugh heads to the Sierras tracking ice beetles.

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