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Publisher: Naturalis Biodiversity Center

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Achyranthes mangarevica Suess., een kleine boom alleen bekend van het eilandje Mangareva.

If a dried specimen of an extinct plant species still has seeds in a herbarium, is the plant really extinct? A global team of scientists toyed with that question. To arrive at the answer, they made a survey of all extinct plants..


Continue reading 29 December 2022   1 jaar oud
Roderick Bouman

The plant genus Phyllanthus was large and complex. PhD student Roderick Bouman disentangled it. ..


Continue reading 10 December 2022   1 jaar oud
Europese Boomkikker (Hyla arborea) (VOOR EENMALIG GEBRUIK)

Biology students from Leiden University have discovered two tree frog species in the Dutch coastal dunes that do not occur there naturally. A special DNA-technique revealed these potentially harmful tree frogs. Remarkable, but..


Continue reading 02 December 2022   1 jaar oud
Bewoners van het 'eiland van de dwergdinosauriërs' gelegen in het huidige Transylvanië tijdens het Krijt: Transylvanosaurus met schildpadden, krokodillen, grote pterosauriërs en andere dwergdinosauriërs

An international team of researchers has discovered a previously unknown species of dinosaur in western Romania and named it after its location in Transylvania: Transylvanosaurus platycephalus lived about 70 million years ago, and..


Continue reading 26 November 2022   1 jaar oud

In 2018 , Naturalis Biodiversity Center conducted the first mosquito survey for the Dutch Leeward Islands – Sint Maarten, Sint Eustatius and Saba – in more than 70 years. In November, they plan to repeat these surveys, this time..


Continue reading 10 November 2022   1 jaar oud
Rosse sprinkhaan

Since October 2022, Xeno-canto, the largest website for sound recordings of birds, has been updated with grasshoppers. This opens the possibility for naturalists to share recordings of grasshoppers. It also facilitates the..


Continue reading 09 November 2022   1 jaar oud
Naturalis onderzoeker Sylvia Mota de Oliveira bovenop de ATTO toren

In the heart of the Amazon Rainforest stands a three hundred meters high tower. There, Naturalis scientists collect airborne pollen and fungal spores to better understand how ecosystems evolve...


Continue reading 24 September 2022   1 jaar oud

Why do some plants grow into large woody shrubs or colossal trees, while others remain small and never produce wood in their stems? It’s an evolutionary puzzle that already baffled Charles Darwin more than 160 year ago. Now,..


Continue reading 10 September 2022   1 jaar oud
Wormslak

While studying coral reefs on Curaçao, a team of researchers from Naturalis and the University of Groningen came across what turned out to be a worm snail. Up until now, these animals had not been known in the Caribbean. Their..


Continue reading 30 April 2022   2 jaar oud
Tulipa sylvestris, ook wel bekend als de wilde tulp

The Netherlands is known for its beautiful and colourful tulips. Though most tulips originate from the Ottoman empire, Tulipa sylvestris, the wild tulip, followed a different path. Anastasia Stefanaki and Tinde van Andel, both..


Continue reading 09 April 2022   2 jaar oud

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