Archivos de diario de agosto 2018

27 de agosto de 2018

The big cats of the beetle world.

We have multiple species of tiger beetles in Texas, including Megacephala carolina, which is a beautiful iridescent green and maroon insect. While some tiger beetles are dull black or brown, there are others like M. carolina that have reflective, metallic bodies in a whole spectrum of colors. In the tropics especially, species are electric blue, candy cane red and white, velvety green flecked with gold and many other crazy combinations.

https://www.victoriaadvocate.com/news/local/the-big-cats-of-the-beetle-world/article_cd8b0f24-a65b-11e8-b2d6-93ae1cae3377.html

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16 de agosto de 2018

Watch This Bee Build Her Bee-jeweled Nest.

A new type of bee is buzzing through California's orchards. And researchers are hoping that the iridescent, greenish insect may help provide a more efficient way to pollinate nuts and fruits in an era when traditional honeybees have struggled.

https://www.kqed.org/science/1928378/watch-this-bee-build-her-bee-jeweled-nest

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