New Dutch ladybird species discovery

Cynegetis impunctata, photo Gilles San Martin, Belgium

Today, Dutch entomologists reported about the discovery of Cynegetis impunctata, a ladybird species new for the Netherlands.

It occurs at two spots in the Netherlands, in Overijssel and Friesland provinces.

A new study has found an effective way to cryopreserve — preservation by cooling to very low temperature — and subsequently transplant ovaries of the multicolored Asian ladybird beetle, Harmonia axyridis: here.

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