If I had to pick a favorite myrmicine ant, I'd go with the heavily armored Neotropical genus Cephalotes. These arboreal ants are typically thought of as rainforest canopy dwellers, but we have a desert species here in Arizona, Cephalotes rohweri, that is the northernmost species in an…
1646 (O.S.) - Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, German philosopher and scientist
1781 - SimÃ©on-Denis Poisson, French mathematician and physicist
1791 - Robert Napier, British engineer
1805 - Charles Thomas Jackson, American scientist, polymath
1811 - Carlo Matteucci, Italian physicist
"I went out collecting with Albert Way of Trinity, who in after years became a well-known archaeologist; also with H. Thompson, afterwards a leading agriculturalist, chairman of a great railway, and a Member of Parliament. It seems therefore that a…
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