Tag: taxonomy

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Termites classified as cockroaches: ESA updates insect database

March 22, 2018 By
News regarding the ESA's update has spread, appearing in headlines across the country. Read more»
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Taxonomy changes in arthropods that may affect PMPs

February 10, 2017 By
There have been many changes to the taxonomy of arthropods in the past few years, but here are just a few that could affect pest management professionals (PMPs): Powderpost beetle As many of you already know, the true powderpost beetles... Read more»
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Pest arthropod taxonomy continuously changes

January 31, 2017 By
Once upon a time, when you bought a book containing scientific facts, those facts stayed the same. No matter how long between uses, when you pulled that book off the shelf, there were still nine planets in our solar system,... Read more»
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Study: Global bird species estimate doubled

January 24, 2017 By
New research led by the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) suggests there are about 18,000 bird species in the world, nearly twice as many as previously thought. The study, published Nov. 23 in the journal PLOS ONE, focuses on “hidden” avian diversity... Read more»
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