Serendipity at the Smithsonian: The 107-year ‘journey’ of the beetle Rhipidocyrtus muiri

14 julio 2014

Serendipity leads scientists to the discovery and description of Rhipidocyrtus muiri — a 107 year old, lost in collections specimen, which turned out to represent a new genus and species. The long and tortuous history of the enigmatic ripidiine wedge beetle from Borneo is discussed in a recent article.
http://feeds.sciencedaily.com/~r/sciencedaily/~3/9PoiYDnX8fA/140714105923.htm

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