Rivera visits ANSP Collection

In May 2014, Julio Rivera and Rick Wherley visited the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia to study their mantid collection and collect images of type specimens.

Jason Weintraub & Julio Rivera

Jason Weintraub, ANSP Entomology Collections Manager, with Julio

Julio Rivera at ANSP

Julio examines type specimens in the collection

New Pub! Revision of Liturgusa, 3 New Genera & 19 New Species

A new publication by Gavin Svenson in ZooKeys describes the revision of genus Liturgusa, as well as the identification of three new mantid genera and 19 new species. Svenson is the Curator of Invertebrate Zoology at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, which also posted a news release about these discoveries. Dr. Svenson describes this research in this video.