Foreign beetle species recorded for the first time in Canada thanks to citizen science | EurekAlert! Science News
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"With social networks abound, it is no wonder that there is an online space where almost anyone can upload a photo and report a sighting of an insect. Identified or not, such public records can turn out to be especially useful -- as in the case of an Old World beetle species -- which appears to have recently entered Canada, and was recently discovered with the help of the BugGuide online portal and its large citizen scientist community."