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The smart light modulators of the scarab beetle Chrysina gloriosa

Many insects own a tessellated carapace with bumps, pits or indentations. Little is known on the physical properties of these geometric variations, and biological functions are unknown or still debated.  Beetles from the genus Chrysina show vivid

The tiny riders

Nematodes have evolved tremendously to occupy diverse niches while inhabiting all possible habitats on earth. Besides being usually categorised as parasitic or free-living forms they can further show diverse types of feeding guilds and associations. Diplogastrids represent