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Contact: Göran Arnqvist
Uppsala University

Callosobruchus maculatus

Caption: Seed beetles of the species Callosobruchus maculatus. Contrary to common belief, mitochondrial genes seem to matter for how well individuals survive and reproduce. These new results are reported by researchers at Uppsala University, Sweden, who studied the genes of a common beetle species.

Credit: Göran Arnqvist

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