Neon Cuckoo Bee Thyreus nitidulus
The female of this parasitic species will burrow into the nests of the Blue-banded Bee, and lays eggs in the brood cells while the eggs are unguarded.
Natural science illustration + Kate Moss by Damien Hirst… how had I missed this?
Using novel techniques to extract and study ancient DNA researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, have determined an almost complete mitochondrial genome sequence of a 400,000-year-old representative of the genus Homo from Sima de los Huesos, a…
The finish of my Atlantic Blue Crab life cycle painting. I might fuss around with the type design a bit more, but it’s done for now.
Anvil shark Stethacanthus and Whorl-toothed shark Helicoprion