New publication: on tiny parasitic wasp Calixomeria

April 10, 2019
Calixomeria dorsal view
A new genus and species of the seldom-studied platygastroid subfamily Sceliotrachelinae is described from Australia. Calixomeria is a tiny (less than 1 mm long!), uniparental (females only) parasitic wasp found throughout mainland Australia and Tasmania.

Art & Science meet at Hypotheses!

October 8, 2018
Arctic Oeneis by Jordan Reynolds

Evie Moran & Jordan Reynolds, two artists associated with the Triplehorn Insect Collection, are presenting their collection-based, science-inspired art work at "Hypot

Arctic Oeneis butterflies from Ohio State part of citizen science network

August 22, 2018
Arctic Oeneis butterflies from OSU part of citizen science network

Arctic Oeneis butterfly specimens from the Triplehorn Insect Collection at Ohio State are now up on Notes from Nature, a citizen science platform that connects museum collections with the vast community of individuals interested in biodiversity with the goal of expediting the transcripti

New publication: Revision of Chromoteleia

August 1, 2018
Holotype of the new species Chromoteleia depilis

Chen, H-y, Talamas, EJ, Masner, L, Johnson, NF (2018). Revision of the world species of the genus Chromoteleia Ashmead (Hymenoptera, Platygastridae, Scelioninae). ZooKeys 778: 1-95. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.778.25775.