News tagged with beetle larvae

Host change alters toxic cocktail

( -- Leaf beetles fascinate us because of their amazing variety of shapes and rich colouring. Their larvae, however, are dangerous plant pests. Larvae of the leaf beetle Chrysomela lapponica attack two different ...

dateMar 11, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Wild crows reveal tool skills

( -- A new study using motion sensitive video cameras has revealed how New Caledonian crows use tools in the wild, Oxford University scientists report.

dateJan 11, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Guam rhino beetles got rhythm

In May 2008 the island of Guam became a living laboratory for scientists as they attached acoustic equipment to coconut trees in order to listen for rhinoceros beetles. A grant from USDA IPM allowed Richard Mankin, a recognized ...

dateApr 14, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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