1,541 snout moth species and counting in the United States and Canada

  • January 20, 2016
  • SolisNAmChecklist

    The present snout moth list contains a ten-percent increase in the number of species since 1983. For the last thirty-three years snout moth specialists in the United States and Canada have been describing species new to science and recording species new to these two countries. Scientists have also published studies resulting in major changes to […]

    The four-letter code: How DNA barcoding can accelerate biodiversity inventories

  • September 2, 2015
  • 4 rare bioblitz

    With unprecedented biodiversity loss occurring, we must determine how many species we share the planet with. This can start in our backyards, but speed is critical. A new study shows how biodiversity inventories can be accelerated with DNA barcoding and rapid publishing techniques, making it possible to survey a nature reserve in just four months. […]