Origins: From Jungle to Lab.  The Story of Life's Complexity
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Mystery Beetle

In this jar, entomologist Jon Martin was hoping to hatch some “mystery larvae,” so named because they were not immediately recognizable. Subsequent hatching confirmed their identity as leaf beetles.

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