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.
New paper: Phylogeny of Coccinellidae
New 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]
Ainsley vs. CSS, round 3. Ding ding!