New Species

New Engima Moth Discovered on Kangaroo Island in South Australia

Insects, New Species March 3, 2015 at 12:00 am

Main Report: Sciecespacerobots | Category: | Taxa: | Named for: Other reports: A moth named the enigma moth has been discovered on Kangaroo Island in South Australia.

Grand tree of life study shows a clock-like trend in ne…

Grand tree of life study shows a clock-like trend in ne…

Species Discovery March 2, 2015 at 12:00 am

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Meet 2 New Spider Species: ‘Skeletorus’ and ‘Sparklemuf…

Meet 2 New Spider Species: ‘Skeletorus’ and ‘Sparklemuf…

Arachnids, New Species February 24, 2015 at 12:00 am

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Bee With No Stripes Discovered in Kenya

Bee With No Stripes Discovered in Kenya

Insects, New Species February 23, 2015 at 12:00 am

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New cicada species discovered in Switzerland and Italy

New cicada species discovered in Switzerland and Italy

Insects, New Species February 22, 2015 at 12:00 am

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Undescribed Plectranthias from Papua shows up in Bangkok, Thailand

Undescribed Plectranthias from Papua shows up in Bangkok, Thailand

Fish, New Species, Species Discovery February 20, 2015 at 12:00 am

Main Report: Reefbuilders | Category: | Taxa: | Named for: Other reports: ”This particular undescribed species is a known unknown, and is quite frequently photographed in Japan.”

New Species of Dragon Found in Museum

New Species of Dragon Found in Museum

Fish, New Species, Species Discovery February 16, 2015 at 12:00 am

While researching the two known species of seadragons as part of an effort to understand and protect the exotic and delicate fish, scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego made a startling discovery from museum specimens: a third species of seadragon.

Petrogale wilkinsi: New Species of Rock-Wallaby Discove…

Petrogale wilkinsi: New Species of Rock-Wallaby Discove…

Mammals, New Species February 12, 2015 at 12:00 am

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5 New Species of ‘Shimmering’ Goblin Spider Discovered

5 New Species of ‘Shimmering’ Goblin Spider Discovered

Arachnids, New Species February 12, 2015 at 12:00 am

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New Wasp Species Named after Chief Crazy Horse and Wile…

New Wasp Species Named after Chief Crazy Horse and Wile…

Celebrity Taxa, Insects, New Species February 12, 2015 at 12:00 am

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New species discovered in Phong Nha – Ke Bang

New species discovered in Phong Nha – Ke Bang

New Species, Reptiles February 12, 2015 at 12:00 am

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Genome reveals three more species of Darwin

Birds, New Species February 12, 2015 at 12:00 am

Main Report: New Scientist | Journal: Nature Category: Birds, General | Taxa: | Named for: Other reports: When comparing the full genetic sequences to build an evolutionary tree, the researchers found that what ornithologists going back to Darwin

Earth – How to discover a brand-new lifeform

Earth – How to discover a brand-new lifeform

Species Discovery February 12, 2015 at 12:00 am

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Top 20 New Species Discovered in 2014 | Biology | Sci

Top 20 New Species Discovered in 2014 | Biology | Sci

Species Discovery February 12, 2015 at 12:00 am

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Four new fish species discovered in Kerala

Four new fish species discovered in Kerala

Fish, New Species February 12, 2015 at 12:00 am

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Newly Discovered Australian Plant Smells Like Rotting F…

Newly Discovered Australian Plant Smells Like Rotting F…

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

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[Herpetology 2015] Microcaecilia butantan – A New Spe…

[Herpetology 2015] Microcaecilia butantan – A New Spe…

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

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A New Lowland Forest Bent-toed Gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae: Cyrtodactylus) from Ranong Province, peninsular Thailand

A New Lowland Forest Bent-toed Gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae: Cyrtodactylus) from Ranong Province, peninsular Thailand

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

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Nineteen Speedy New Praying Mantis Species Discovered f…

Nineteen Speedy New Praying Mantis Species Discovered f…

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

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Desert Tawny Owl: New Species of Bird Discovered

Desert Tawny Owl: New Species of Bird Discovered

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

A group of ornithologists led by Dr Manuel Schweizer from the Natural History Museum of Bern in Switzerland has described a new cryptic species of owl that inhabits the desert areas of Israel, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Oman and Yemen.  The newly-discovered species, named the Desert Tawny Owl, belongs to the earless owl genus, Strix.