Meet Cryptocteniza kawtak, a newly described genus and species of trapdoor spider that likely dates to the Cretaceous. The researcher who found it first spotted it in 1997 but was finally able to enter it in the scientific record after finding another specimen two decades later.
Digital video data—more than 20,000 hours' worth—reveals why cone traps are more effective than bucket traps in capturing palm weevils.
A recent review in the open-access Journal of Insect Science shines a light on the diversity of host-symbiont relationships among holometabolous insects.
A recent literature review puts together the ecophysiology of ixodid larval ticks as they quest for hosts.