Newly Discovered Blister Beetle Named after Famed Explorer Marco Polo

An international group of entomologists led by Dr Marco Bologna from the University Roma Tre, Italy, has described a new species in the beetle genus Hycleus. Members of the genus Hycleus belong to the family Meloidae, commonly known as blister beetles. These beetles get their unpleasant name from their defensive mechanism which includes secretion of [...] —> Read More Here

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