29 Aug '12, 4pm

Unidentified poodle moth takes Internet by storm

Unidentified poodle moth takes Internet by storm

'Monster larva' turns into a shrimp (08/28/2012) With blue devil-shaped horns and red armor, the monster larva, or Cerataspis monstrosa, kept scientists guessing for nearly 200 years; infrequently found in the bellies of marine predators, researchers could not imagine what this larva became as an adult. Now they do: the monster larva becomes a deep sea shrimp, known as Plesiopenaeus armatus, which bares little monstrous resemblance to its larval stage, according to DNA studies published in Ecology and Evolution. 'Penis-headed' fish discovered in Vietnam (08/27/2012) A bizarre penis-headed fish has been discovered in Vietnam, according to a new paper published in the journal Zootaxa. Bizarre new rodent discovered in Indonesia has only 2 teeth (08/22/2012) The Indonesian island of Sulawesi is a workshop of bizarre evolutionary experiments. Think of the babirusa, pig-like spe...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0829-hance-poodle-moth.html

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