June 3rd, 2020
Xevioso cepfi was described from samples of the 2016 expedition to the Njesi plateau in Mozambique whereas X. megcummingae was discovered after digging through the RMCA’s spider collections.
April 15th, 2020
Together with an interdisciplinary team of biologists put together by BINCO, we, Eric Sandvig and John Mittermeier, did a rapid biodiversity assessment along the central section of the Mekong River in Cambodia.
March 3rd, 2020
MyrmEcoDex, the ant work group of BINCO, investigates the ant diversity in CNP using inventories from previous expeditions, museum reference specimens and further sampling in collaboration with Operation Wallacea.
June 17th, 2019
BINCO coordinated a digitisation project to construct a checklist for all currently known species of leaf beetles (Chrysomelidae) in El Salvador. The resulting paper will serve as a baseline for further research.
April 3rd, 2019
BINCO collaborated with a study on the distribution and species diversity of cereal leaf beetles in Flanders. This knowledge can lead to more selective control strategies requiring less pesticides.
February 28th, 2019
This field guide covers all species of orchids currently known to occur on the Maltese Islands. In collaboration with Stephen Mifsud and Greenhouse Malta. The book is available online at larger field guide retailers.
December 17th, 2018
Large and medium-sized carnivores are the first to disappear as coffee forest management intensifies. Results of our camera trap study on mammal communities in the Belete-Gera forest, Ethiopia are published.
July 30th, 2018
Curating Natural History Museum collections includes cataloging all material and making the information available to scientists worldwide. This is a daunting task for the millions of invertebrates in collections.
by Jan Mertens
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