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Pupils looking at the stick insects in their classroom

Pupils Help to Describe a New Stick Insect Species

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Reinout Verbeke

A new species of phasmids is going to be observed, described and named by children from 3 primary classes in Brussels and Namur (Belgium).

Roraima mouse (Podoxymys roraimae)

Very Rare Mouse Found in the Mighty Tepuis of the ‘Lost World’

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Reinout Verbeke

A team of scientists from Brazil and Belgium rediscovered one of the rarest mammals on earth, the Roraima mouse (a.k.a. Podoxymys roraimae in scientific language) from the tepuis of northern South America.

Phryganistria heusii yentuensis, second largest insect in the world.

New Species of Stick Insect is Second Largest Insect in the World

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Reinout Verbeke

Belgian biologists have discovered three new stick insect species in Vietnam. One of them is 32 centimetres long and the second largest insect on earth.

100th issue of European Journal of Taxonomy

100th Issue of the European Journal of Taxonomy

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Reinout Verbeke

European Journal of Taxonomy (EJT), partly financed by the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS), is proud to announce the publication of its 100th issue. 

The new wasp species Nervellius philippus

Wasp Species Named after King Philippe

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Stagiaire Communication

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