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Name-a-Species auction for new Pygmy Borer with proceeds going to forest conservation

Hypothenemus n. sp.

Here is an incredible opportunity to name a newly discovered species of the Pygmy Borers bark beetles! We will be accepting bids for this name-a-species auction up until midnight on Friday, May 15th (EST). You may bid as many times as you like up until the conclusion of the auction. The proceeds from this auction will conserve forests of Ethiopia and train the next generation of conservation biologists!

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You can name this newly discovered bark beetle

Cactopinus n. sp.

UPDATE: The winner of this species auction is “rhettbutleri” and was paid by an anonymous donor.
Here is an incredible opportunity to name a newly discovered species of bark beetle! We will be accepting bids for this name-a-species auction up until March 1st at midnight. You may bid

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Name-a-Species Auction of New Tardigrade Species to benefit Ethiopian Forests

The deadline to bid to name this new species of tardigrade (waterbear) is approaching. Deadline is December 21st! Hurry and bid now!
An incredible legacy gift this holiday season — name a species after your beloved spouse, favorite charity, or upcoming graduate! And by doing this, you will

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Student researcher discovers new tardigrade species

Water Bear - Whole Body

Alex Young, a student at Lewis and Clark College, recalls his discovery of a new tardigrade species during his undergraduate research internship:
Suspended from a single branch, 60 feet up in a Red Oak, looking over the Wakarusa River, I knew I had chosen the right undergraduate research

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Name this new species of tardigrade, while helping save Ethiopian forests

Water Bear - Whole Body

TREE Foundation has raised $19,000 selling the names of new species linked to endangered habitats. Our last tardigrade (Water Bear) species sold for $3000 in the last auction:
In past years, we have also sold the name of a gorgeous bark beetle for $10,000.
Be the first in your

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Name a Species, Save a Forest – New tardigrade species

Name a Species! Save a Forest ! A great legacy gift!
This new tardigrade species is of the genus Doryphoribius, a group characerized by the gibbosities, or lumps, on their backs and their unique claw pattern. Their appearance is armored and strong, and the species was found

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