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How small is the smallest? New record of the tiniest free-living insect provides precision

How small is the smallest? New record of the tiniest free-living insect provides precision

  The smallest known free-living insect, Scydosella musawasensis. Credit: Dr. Alexey Polilov The long-lasting search and debate around the size and identity of the World’s smallest free-living insect seems to have now been ended with the precise measurement and second record of the featherwing beetle species. Described back in 1999 based on only several specimens […]