For immediate release ‐
September 09, 2021
Micah Beasley, 919.707.9970. Images available upon request
Frontal view of the adult male holotype of Leptobrachium lunatum sp. in life. Photo: Piotr Naskrecki.
A research paper co-authored by Museum herpetologist Dr. Bryan Stuart
– “Integrative taxonomic analysis reveals a new species of Leptobrachium
(Anura: Megophryidae) from north-eastern Cambodia and central Vietnam” – has been voted as the winner of the Taylor & Francis E.O. Wilson Research Prize for 2021
.According to the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Natural History
, “The prize comes with £1000, but more importantly the prestige of being selected as the best of 300 high-quality papers published in the Journal of Natural History
in 2020.” Congratulations Bryan!
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