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22. July 2016

SpeciesTweet: TreatmentBank's new Twitter feed provides daily updates about newly discovered species

Species are being discovered every day.  While only a few ever make the news, these discoveries are critical for understanding our planet and ultimately providing us a full picture of biodiversity. With its new Twitter...[more]


12. July 2016

Open access to data on new and known taxa

The discovery of new species is regularly newsworthy, as well as impressive phenomena such as  the huge light trap Stade de France attracting moths reported yesterday. Whilst in the former case - because of a missing...[more]


11. July 2016

UEFA EURO 2016 final a challenge to biologists

Yesterday night at the UEFA EURO 2016 final, these pictures have been a hot topic: Not only Ronaldo had a vistor, but the entire stadium (movie) has been full of a particular moth species....[more]


07. July 2016

A record of 4751 taxonomic treatments uploaded automatically in one day

A combination of a checklist of British ichneumonoids by Broad in the Biodiversity Data Journal and a nomenclator of melanopsids by Neubauer in Zookeys led to a record of 4751 automatically uploaded taxonomic treatments to...[more]