New paper: Reversible colour change in Arthropoda
Reversible colour change is well-known in chameleons and cephalopods, but how do you change your stripes when your skeleton is on the outside? We explain everything this month in Biological Reviews.
Your Parasitic Pals: a colouring book
The perfect activity for your entomology students, or a small child with unusual tendencies. Hard-copy and PDF download now in the ol' Etsy store!
Book chapter: Photonic crystals in Coleoptera
Many weevils and longhorn beetles derive their extraordinary structural colours from three-dimensional photonic crystals. We describe the structural and taxonomic diversity of these crystals in Nature's Nanostructures, Amanda Barnard and Haibo Guo's delightful review of naturally occuring (organic AND inorganic!) nanomaterials.
Paper: Phylogeny of Coccinellidae
Paper: What can morphology tell us about beetle phylogeny?
Results of a collaboration between the best and brightest of the beetle world, also me. Now out in Annales Zoologici! [ABSTRACT]