Biodiversity discovery: Dark taxa drive insect diversity

20 insect families globally account for 50% of flying insect biodiversity, whether in local meadows or tropical forests. Researchers from the Museum of Natural History Berlin, National University of Singapore, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, and University of California (Riverside) made this surprising discovery. They analyzed samples from eight countries and numerous habitats across all five biogeographic regions using advanced sequencing technologies.

Quelle: IDW Informationsdienst Wissenschaft