Scydosella musawasensis: World’s Tiniest Beetle Lives in Colombia

The smallest known beetle – and the smallest non-parasitoid insect – has a body length of 0.325 mm, according to entomologist Dr Alexey Polilov of Lomonosov University. This tiny insect, scientifically known as Scydosella musawasensis, is the only species in the featherwing beetle genus Scydosella. It’s morphologically characterised by its elongated oval body, yellowish-brown coloration [...] —> Read More