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Phryganistria heusii yentuensis, second largest insect in the world.

New Species of Stick Insect is Second Largest Insect in the World

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Reinout Verbeke

Belgian biologists have discovered three new stick insect species in Vietnam. One of them is 32 centimetres long and the second largest insect on earth.

100th issue of European Journal of Taxonomy

100th Issue of the European Journal of Taxonomy

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Reinout Verbeke

European Journal of Taxonomy (EJT), partly financed by the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS), is proud to announce the publication of its 100th issue. 

The new wasp species Nervellius philippus

Wasp Species Named after King Philippe

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Stagiaire Communication

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Parakeets in the vertebrate collection

Collecting Biological Specimens Essential to Science and Conservation

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Reinout Verbeke

Collecting plant and animal specimens is essential for scientific studies and conservation and does not, as some critics of the practice have suggested, play a significant role in species extinctions. 


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