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News on Entomology continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Crawfish set up home in fresh water areas

There are more than 500 species of crawfish scuttling around the world, with around 100 of them enjoying life here in Mississippi.

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5 hrs ago | Switched

Insects With 'Female Penis' May Hold Clues To The Evolution Of Genitalia

That's right. Scientists say they've discovered four species of Brazilian cave insects with sex-reversed genitalia.

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Related Topix: Science

7 hrs ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

For blue flowers, remember the Lobelia

Spanish or butterfly lavender combines wonderfully with white flowers, as I recently observed in an attractive planter bed.

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Related Topix: Science, Home Gardening, Home

11 hrs ago | Red Bank Green

Where have I Seen this?

Can you identify the subject of this week's Where Have I Seen This? Take a guess! Please send your answer to wherehaveiseenthis@redbankgreen.com.

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Related Topix: Science, Red Bank, NJ, Navesink, NJ, African-American, Social Software, Monmouth County, NJ

15 hrs ago | Reuters

In weird Brazilian cave insects, male-female sex organs reversed

Scientists on Thursday described four insect species that dwell in extremely dry caves in Brazil, feed on bat guano and possess what the researchers called an "evolutionary novelty."

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15 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

Sex Reversal: In Brazilian Cave Insects, Females Have The Penises

Researchers have discovered little-known cave insects, four distinct but related species in the genus Neotrogla , with rather novel sex lives - the first example of an animal with sex-reversed genitalia.

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Related Topix: Science, Brazil, World News

15 hrs ago | Examiner.com

First animal discovered with sex-reversed genitalia

The only known animals in which the female has a penis and the male has a vagina have been discovered.

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Related Topix: Science

19 hrs ago | CBS Local

State Seeks Help Restoring Shrinking Monarch Butterfly Population

WBBM Newsradio's Mike Krauser reports the monarch butterfly has been the state's official insect for nearly 40 years , thanks to the lobbying efforts of a group of 3rd graders from Decatur.

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Related Topix: Science, Illinois, Home Gardening, Home

23 hrs ago | Kent Online

Giant Asian Hornet heading for Kent after 'causing deaths' of six people in France

Giant Asian hornets which have been blamed for the deaths of six people in France are heading to Kent, according to reports.

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Related Topix: Science

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Tiny carnivore evolved into humongous herbivores, say scientists

A diminutive lizardlike insect-eater that 300 million years ago gave rise to huge, plant-eating animals, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Science, Paleontology

KSL-TV

Midvale store creates bug art, jewelry

One of Jean-Michel Arrigona's top concerns this week is how to best frame a five-pound octopus.

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RollingStone

Converge Mourn Dog's Death with Maggots and Fire in New Video

The video for hardcore howlers Converge's "All We Love We Leave Behind" the title track to their 2013 album tells the sentimental tale of one man's love for a dog and how that leads him to getting strangled and having maggots placed on his face.

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Related Topix: Hardcore, Converge, Science, Music, Entertainment

Southwest Farm Press

Sugarcane aphid monitoring encouraged

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and AgriLife Research personnel have been monitoring aphid populations in South Texas sorghum fields.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

CJAD

News. Talk. Radio. :: NDG councillor Jeremy Searle won't apologize for comparing sovereignty movement to insect infestation that needs to be exterminated :

Independent councillor for the Loyola district in NDG Jeremy Searle won't apologize for comments he made after the election comparing the sovereignty movement to an infestation of insects that needs to be exterminated.

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Science Daily

Tiger beetle's chase highlights mechanical law

If an insect drew a line as it chased its next meal, the resulting pattern would be a tangled mess.

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Related Topix: Cornell University

Tue Apr 15, 2014

R & D

Moth study suggests hidden climate change impacts

A 32-year study of subarctic forest moths in Finnish Lapland suggests that scientists may be underestimating the impacts of climate change on animals and plants because much of the harm is hidden from view.

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Related Topix: Weather, Science, Ecology

NEWS.com.au

Bee crisis 'could cost billions'

FERAL bees have been all but wiped out in South Australia, putting the state's agricultural industry at risk, a Senate inquiry has heard.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Agriculture, Australia, World News, Life, Food, Honey, Cameras

Examiner.com

Death traps by seemingly harmless water bugs

Giant water bugs are a part of a family of insects known as Bolostomatidae where their size ranges from around half an inch to just over five inches.

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Science, Industry and Business

Sibling cooperation in earwig families provides clues to the early evolution of social behavior

Looking at the question of how social behavior has developed over the course of evolution, scientists from the universities in Mainz and Basel have gained new insights from the study of earwigs.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Science, Apiculture

Horticulture

Garden at All Levels to Invite Birds and Beneficial Insects

To encourage more birds and helpful insects to reside in your garden, be sure to garden at all levels.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Science

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