From Brazil to the ACT, CSIRO entomologist spots new charismatic treehopper with fresh eyes

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated April 13 2022 - 5:32am, first published April 9 2022 - 5:00pm
Entomologist Dr Olivia Evangelista discovered a new species and genus of treehoppers on her first ACT field trip. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

With fresh eyes for Australian fauna, Dr Olivia Evangelista made a discovery in the ACT in a field which has been dormant for two decades.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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