A study of the comb jelly, an invasive species from America that is often found in new environments such as the Baltic coast, has shown that they cannibalise their young to survive a longer geological range.
What effect does extinction of species have on the evolution of surviving species? Evolutionary biologists have investigated this question by conducting a field experiment with a leaf galling fly and its predatory enemies.
The discovery of new, still unnamed animal species in a well-researched European region like the Alps is always a small sensation. All the more surprising is the description of a total of three new to science species previously misidentified as long-known alpine moths.
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