Tag Archives: Biological Sciences

New species of cannibal scorpions – Bangalore Mirror

By Deepthi Sanjiv, Bangalore Mirror Bureau | December 9, 2015 Three researchers from Maharashtra working in Bengaluru have described a new species of scorpion from the Western Ghats During a field study for the Indian tarantula project supported by the Rufford Foundation and Department of Science and Technology, three scientists Zeeshan A Mirza and Rajesh V Sanap from the National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bengaluru and Amod M Zambre from the Centre …

New butterfly species found in forests of Arunachal | Zee News

… research paper by Dr Krushnamegh Kunte, a research scientist and faculty member at the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bengaluru. A new butterfly species called the Bright-eyed Argus (Callerebia Dibangensis) was last discovered in Arunachal Pradesh a few years ago. The discovery of the Banded Tit raises the possibility that many more species that are new to science still remain to be discovered in the remote mountain ranges and forests of the state and in the North East India as …

Meet the rare and endangered Pinocchio Lizard – Science News – redOrbit

… known as the ‘Pinocchio Lizard’. For over 50 years biologists believed the elusive species was extinct. But then, in 2005, new searches re-discovered the lizard living at the top of some of Ecuador’s tallest trees. This is the only place in the world where the Pinocchio Lizard has ever been found. A team led by a Virginia Tech scientist have made it their job to save the threatened species. Ignacio Moore is an associate professor of Biological Sciences in the College of Science, a Fralin …

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