Posts Tagged ‘shaped’

Holding tight on feathers – structural specializations and attachment properties of the avian ectoparasite Crataerina pallida (Diptera, Hippoboscidae) [RESEARCH ARTICLE]

Dennis S. Petersen, Nils Kreuter, Lars Heepe, Sebastian Büsse, Arndt H. J. Wellbrock, Klaudia Witte, and Stanislav N. GorbThe louse fly Crataerina pallida is an obligate blood-sucking ecto-parasite of the common swift Apus apus. Due to reducti…

Soil micro-organisms older than thought

Researcher: With cell densities of over 1,000 per square millimeter and a diversity of producers and consumers, these microfossils represent a functioning terrestrial ecosystem, not just a few stray cells. From ScienceDaily: “Life was not only present but thriving in soils of the early Earth about two thirds of the way back to its formation […]

Pluto’s heart-shaped region hides an icy sea underneath

The prominent heart-shaped region of Pluto known as Sputnik Planitia may be hiding a slushy liquid water ocean beneath its icy crust, according to two new studies published this week in the journal Nature and based data on collected last summer by NASA’s New Horizons probe. According to Reuters, the authors of the studies report […]

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Three spider species of the genus Mimetus Hentz, 1832 (Araneae, Mimetidae) from China

ZooKeys 626: 125-135
DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.626.7918
Authors: Chen Zeng , Cheng Wang, Xianjin Peng
Abstract: The present paper deals with three species of the genus Mimetus from China, including M. echinatus Wang, 1990, M. lamellifor…

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