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[Explainer] How are species named?

The science of biology would be nothing without names. One of the first steps in studies involving living organisms is taxonomy – the process of discovering an organism's scientific name…

Three new leafhopper species described in India

During the monsoon season of 2011, H.M. Yeshwanth, a doctoral student studying insects, browsed the bushes of the thorny Acacia catechu plant in Hesaraghatta near Bengaluru, Karnataka and came across…

A new addition to the Walkerana genus

A newly discovered species of frog, endemic to the biodiversity-rich Western Ghats, is the first new addition to the genus Walkerana in more than a century. There are three previously…
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