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[28 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

We are excited to hearing that a new species of insect has been discovered in Belize. And to add to the good news, the little critter has been named after our favourite Belizean district – Cayo! Recently added to the over 900,000 species already identified as sharing the planet with us is Ambrysus cayo.

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[20 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

A BBC “Earth” feature reveals another fascinating part of Belize many of us miss. Most tourists visit the country for the clear tropical waters off the coast, but inland Belize includes deep jungle habitats with incredible biodiversity and an enormous amount of arthropod life

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[27 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

Today’s Belize Photo of the Day is the Pill Millipede and its scientific name is Glomeris marginata. The Pill Millipede is a very fascinating arthropod as it has twelve body segments which are dome-shaped. They are very secretive herbivores, making their home in soil and leaf litters.