I don't want to be over-Gelis but I'd say that these wonderful wingless wasps have stolen my heart (and many hours I should have been using to study for my upcoming exams). These two were found about 200 ft apart!
@Ferox_Formicae @antmuseum Careful, Doug! Prosperity SC might give Clarke County GA a run for its money in terms of being the Strumigenys diversity capital of the US 😉
A species of #frog not seen for over 60 years is likely to be extinct. As one of the few remaining species of an ancient lineage of #amphibians, its loss is a huge blow to the diversity of life. Learn more about Du Toit's torrent frog:
Apparently eating cicadas is novel to many people, so here's another recipe from a Yunnan restaurant in China during my last visit: deep fried with salt & Sichuan peppercorns, so damn good. To all the haters, go back to eating your bland-ass food kthxbai~
#FossilFriday ! Sunfishes (Molidae) are the biggest ray-finned fishes and have unique morphological features, such as laterally compressed body or reduced caudal fins. How did they become like this? The fossil record is scarce, but here is Austromola, from the Miocene of Austria
Does anyone know whether on not Strumigenys epinotalis nests in Spanish moss? I know they nest in other Tillandsias, but I’m wondering if it’s one of them? I found these cool places that may be good, if so, in Lexington & St. Matthews, SC. @antmuseum @joemacgown @DrStrangeAnt
The Houston Regional Ecology and Evolution Symposium (https://t.co/OWSA3zBDQW), co-hosted by @RiceUniversity and @UHouston is happening virtually Thurs. May 13th! Big thanks to sponsors @SpringerNature @SpringerEcology @SN_Authors for the amazing prizes for our best presenters!
Let’s take this time to honor Corrie Moreau for being recognized with the Faculty Champion Award at the 2021 Graduate Diversity & Inclusion Awards and Recognition Celebration! Congratulations!!! 🎊🎉🎈 🐜