SCI-NEWS.COM A new species of ground beetle has been identified by Cornell University Professor James Liebherr. “Bryanites graeffii is described from Samoa based on a single male specimen collected between 1862-1870 that was recently discovered in the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Paris,” Prof. Liebherr said. “The species epithet honors Dr. Eduard Graeffe, zoologist and naturalist from [...] 3 months
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