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Are moths as old as dinos?

The larvae of moths have eight pairs of legs. The moth family Geometridae is specific in that their larvae have five pairs of legs and move by looping: “looper moths”. One of geometrid subfamilies, Geometrinae, has green

The memories of individual ants can make the whole colony less flexible

Social insect colonies are famous for swarm intelligence and collective decision making – being able to come to a unified decision in groups of thousands. An ant colony, for example, can decide which of several food sources