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Centennial Bug

posted Aug 10, 2012, 12:05 PM by Elaine Guevara   [ updated Sep 12, 2013, 10:57 AM by Katja Seltmann ]

This Cyrtolobus fuscipennis specimen from our collections at the AMNH was collected exactly one hundred years ago today! This female was collected from an oak tree by Lewis B. Woodruff in Litchfield, Connecticut, the locality from which the holotype of the species (Van Duzee 1908) was collected.