Insects

Fungus forces cicadas to mate to death

July 24, 2019

A fungus that attacks dormant cicadas puts males into a mating frenzy that helps the parasite jump between hosts, researchers have found. Cicadas encounter the ...

New moth species named for Icarus

October 18, 2018

Did a newly-discovered moth species fly too close to the sun? Researchers named the insect, which flies in the high country of the American West, for the Greek ...
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