A Case for Preservation: The Value and Constraints of Maintaining Insect Collections in Developing Countries

Insect collections play a critical role in recording biodiversity, recognizing and managing invasive species, addressing crop pests, and more. Developing countries could benefit the most from insect collections but often have few such resources. Shown here are adult and nymph specimens of Tessaratoma papillosa, a stink bug native to Australia and southern and eastern Asia, in a collection box. (Photo courtesy of Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Integrated Pest Management)


Source: Entomology Today

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