Apparently eating cicadas is novel to many people, so here's another recipe from a Yunnan restaurant in China during my last visit: deep fried with salt & Sichuan peppercorns, so damn good. To all the haters, go back to eating your bland-ass food kthxbai~
#FossilFriday ! Sunfishes (Molidae) are the biggest ray-finned fishes and have unique morphological features, such as laterally compressed body or reduced caudal fins. How did they become like this? The fossil record is scarce, but here is Austromola, from the Miocene of Austria
Does anyone know whether on not Strumigenys epinotalis nests in Spanish moss? I know they nest in other Tillandsias, but I’m wondering if it’s one of them? I found these cool places that may be good, if so, in Lexington & St. Matthews, SC. @antmuseum @joemacgown @DrStrangeAnt
The Houston Regional Ecology and Evolution Symposium (https://t.co/OWSA3zBDQW), co-hosted by @RiceUniversity and @UHouston is happening virtually Thurs. May 13th! Big thanks to sponsors @SpringerNature @SpringerEcology @SN_Authors for the amazing prizes for our best presenters!
Let’s take this time to honor Corrie Moreau for being recognized with the Faculty Champion Award at the 2021 Graduate Diversity & Inclusion Awards and Recognition Celebration! Congratulations!!! 🎊🎉🎈 🐜
@spiderdayNight Smilax. If it’s vaguely vine like and it’s leaves make no sense together in S. Florida then it’s Smilax.
Pair of mating Cicindela sexguttata tiger beetles on a forest path. 4 shot handheld focus stack here - shot some video of me laying on the ground photographing these beetles too - hope to put together a video about focus stacking in the field at some point!
The awesome St Mark's fly (Bibio Marci), showing off its pollinator super powers 🥳 You can also see the divide in those massive eyes. They have 2 hemispheres: top to spot mates; bottom to keep track of their location. I love 'em. @OlympusUK @BBCSpringwatch #BBCWildlifePOTD