Water Beetle Expert Discovers 20 Species in Pristine Rainforest of Suriname

Kansas City infoZine: For almost four weeks in late summer, University of Kansas entomologist Andrew Short scoured the unspoiled tropical rainforest of Suriname, the small country located just above the equator along the north coast of South America. The young assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology was stalking undiscovered species of aquatic beetles. "When you're standing in the middle of a stream and you collect a tiny brown beetle, no bigger than a pinhead, it's really difficult ......

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