Invertebrates

Two New Glass Snail Species Discovered in Spanish Caves

Two New Glass Snail Species Discovered in Spanish Caves

Invertebrates, New Species March 11, 2015 at 12:00 am

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Two New Species of Encrusting Anemones Discovered in Ja…

Two New Species of Encrusting Anemones Discovered in Ja…

Invertebrates, New Species February 10, 2015 at 12:00 am

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18 new species of marine mollusks discovered in Baracoa…

18 new species of marine mollusks discovered in Baracoa…

Invertebrates, New Species February 10, 2015 at 12:00 am

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New Flatworm Species Discovered in Cave in Brazil

New Flatworm Species Discovered in Cave in Brazil

Invertebrates, New Species February 10, 2015 at 12:00 am

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New Species of Glass Sponge Discovered in Western Mediterranean

New Species of Glass Sponge Discovered in Western Mediterranean

Invertebrates, New Species January 30, 2015 at 12:00 am

Main Report: Science, Space & Robots | Journal: Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. Category: Invertebrates | Taxa: Sympagella delauzei | Named for: Other reports: A new species of glass sponge has been discovered in the western Mediterranean. The sponge was was found at depths of 350 and 500 meters (1,100 to 1,600 feet). It is 8 to 14 centimeters (three to five inches) in length.

Deemed punk rock, snail named after The Clash singer Jo…

Deemed punk rock, snail named after The Clash singer Jo…

Celebrity Taxa, Invertebrates, New Species December 14, 2014 at 12:00 am

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New clam species found off of B.C.’s coast

New clam species found off of B.C.’s coast

Invertebrates, New Species November 26, 2014 at 12:00 am

Main Report: CTV News | Journal: Zootaxa Category: Invertebrates | Taxa: Ascetoaxinus quatsinoensis | Named for: The first part of the name means curiously fashioned like an axe and the second part represents the area where the clam was found off B.C.’s Quatsino Sound. Other reports: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ascetoaxinus_quatsinoensis Ten years after an unusually scalloped clam was dragged up from the ocean floor off northern Vancouver Island, the tiny mollusk is making waves in the research world. Only one of the clams has ever been found. The mollusk was found at a depth of about 1,000 metres by a Department of FisheriesRead More

Predatory Glow Worm Discovered In Peruvian Rainforest

Predatory Glow Worm Discovered In Peruvian Rainforest

Invertebrates, New Species November 18, 2014 at 12:00 am

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New to Nature No 135: Cycloseris boschmai

New to Nature No 135: Cycloseris boschmai

Invertebrates, New Species November 18, 2014 at 12:00 am

Main Report: The Guardian | Category: Invertebrates | Taxa: | Named for: Other reports: This new type of mushroom coral has been discovered among the specimens collected on a 1922 Dutch expedition

Scientists on NOAA-led mission discover new coral speci…

Invertebrates, New Species November 5, 2014 at 12:00 am

Main Report: NOAA News | Category: Invertebrates | Taxa: Leptogorgia

Scientists Name New Hermaphroditic Snail In Honor Of Sa…

Scientists Name New Hermaphroditic Snail In Honor Of Sa…

Celebrity Taxa, Invertebrates, New Species October 22, 2014 at 12:00 am

Main Report: Huffington Post | Journal: Academia Sinica Category: Invertebrates, Celebrity | Taxa: Aegista diversifamilia | Named for: Other reports: http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-29599785 While conducting field research on turtle ants in the savannah region of Brazil, Dr. Powell noticed something peculiar: a species of ant infiltrating the region of a host ant. After nearly two years of research and consultations with fellow biologists and trained taxonomists, Dr. Powell officially had a new species of ant: Cephalotes specularis, commonly known as the mirror turtle ant. Mirror turtle ants are the first-known ant species to use visual mimicry to parasitize another ant species