"Chewbacca" Beetle Found | Our Beautiful Planet

New Species of Beetle Named After Chewbacca

Trigonopterus chewbacca is one of four new weevil species identified on the island of New Britain in the Bismarck Archipelago in New Guinea. Discovered alongside it were the somewhat less whimsically named weevilsT. obsidianusT. puncticollis and T. silaliensis.

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