Moulting arthropod caught in the act

@article{GarciaBellido2004MoultingAC,
  title={Moulting arthropod caught in the act},
  author={Diego C. García‐Bellido and Desmond Collins},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2004},
  volume={429},
  pages={40-40}
}
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