Monthly Archives: October 2015

Nevada carabids: Part 3: Trap Day

See also Part 1 & Part 2 Day 3 – June 11, 2015 [by Riva Madan & Frank Hsu]         Sunrise!! And we got little sleep since the water kept dripping on us inside the tent. On further inspection we … Continue reading

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Nevada Carabids: Part 2: Great Basin National Park

See also- Part 1 Day 2 – June 10, 2015 [By Riva Madan] Today our primary objective was to reach Great Basin National Park.  Along the drive there, we saw stretch after stretch of flat, brown landscape, with mountains in … Continue reading

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Nevada Carabids: PART 1: The Journey begins

Preface [by K.Will] : This is part 1 of a 5 part blog series that we will roll out over the next couple weeks. Hope you enjoy them. This trip, the work done on the project by Frank and Riva, and … Continue reading

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Notonomus barrae, a new species named in honor of Cheryl Barr

I wrote about the Australian genus Notonomus and its curious pattern of mimicry here, one of the included species from South Australian wine country here and even a post on the preliminary phylogeny here. I am now please to announce that the … Continue reading

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