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A Headcount of Arthropods in Panama (1 of 8)

Caption: Scarab beetle (Megasoma elephas, Dynastinae) in the understory of the San Lorenzo forest. This image relates to a paper that appeared in the Dec. 14, 2012, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by Yves Basset at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama City, Republic of Panama, and colleagues was titled, "Arthropod Diversity in a Tropical Forest."

Credit: [Image courtesy of Thomas Martin, Jean-Philippe Sobczak & Hendrik Dietz, TU Munich]

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