Sunday, 22 October 2017

Tropical beetles face extinction threat


Date: October 17, 2017
Source: University of York

Climate change is putting many tropical high altitude beetles at risk of extinction, warn an international team of scientists.

Research by the University of York, the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and the Federal University of Goiás has found that two plant-eating beetle groups -- weevils and leaf beetles -- are particularly vulnerable to climate change.



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