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Many pincers make light work

Los Amigos, a field station in southern Peru, run by the ACA is bristling with life. The lowland forest that surrounds the …

A little camp carabid…

During our Myanmar expedition, the forest of Tamanthi provided many rich pickings and a number of the specimens I collected there are …

Animal diversity

The graphic below explores animal diversity with key information on each of the main lineages as well as how they are all related. 

Ctenophora

The Ctenophora is a small, but morphologically diverse lineage of animals. The graphic below is an introduction to these animals. A short …

A worm is not just a worm…

Animals come in an enormous variety of shapes, but the body-plan we see cropping up again and again across the constellation of …

Metamorphosis with a twist…

[featured image] The biology of ribbon worms is a panoply of peculiarities. For example, take the way they develop. Not content with …

The bee’s sleeping…

[featured image] Solitary bees and wasps have all sorts of really interesting behaviours, but one that I’ve only recently witnessed is what …