Posts Tagged: new species
It's out. The long-awaited scientific article on the new trapdoor genus (and species) that UC Davis Professor Jason Bond discovered on a sandy beach...
This is a female Cryptocteniza kawtak, discovered by UC Davis professor Jason Bond at Moss Landing State Park, Monterey County. (Photo by Jason Bond)
A screen shot of the TV program, Good Day Sacramento, featuring Jason Bond, the trapdoor spider he discovered, and the name-that-species contest. See https://gooddaysacramento.cbslocal.com/video/4770491-name-that-spider/
It's definitely one of a kind. If you gift this to a family, friend or yourself, no one can ever take it away. It can't be stolen, damaged or lost....
Thisi polka-dotted weevil needs a species name. It's in the genus Macrocopturus in the weevil family Curculionidae. (Photos courtesy of the Bohart Museum)
Name, please! This insect, from the family Chrysididae and genus Hedychridium, was collected in Thailand. It needs a species name.