I think I found a new species, now how do I illustrate it?

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  • August 5, 2015
  • When aiming to express a concept or convey a message, the use of visual material is certainly a clearer and more understandable method compared to a text-only description. Images facilitate the reading of a text by providing an easy and immediate visual explanation. In biosystematics, descriptions of new plant and animal taxa are always combined […]

    The bold and the shy one: Could woodlice have personalities?

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  • Unlike larger animals and even other invertebrates, the theory for the presence of personality traits in terrestrial isopods had not been studied before the research conducted by Dr. Ivan Tuf’s team. Known to react to an external impact with varying in its duration death feigning, or tonic immobility, several hundreds of Common rough woodlice were […]