Belgian taxonomy in ESF Top 10 New Species of 2015
Supported by the Belgian Focal Point for the Global Taxonomy Initiative, researchers of the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences have described a new species of giant walking sticks. The newcomer, Phryganistria tamdaeoensis, gets its name from the beautiful Tam Dao National Park in a mountainous area in the northwestern part of Vietnam. Living specimens are on display at the vivarium of the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences in Brussels.
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