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ESF 2017 Top 10 New Species (with video)

ESF 2017 Top 10 New Species (with video)

New Species May 19, 2017 at 11:51 am

The ESF International Institute for Species Exploration has released its annual pick of the year’s top ten species.  Dr. Quintin Wheeler, IISE Founding Director and President, SUNY-ESF (College of Environmental Science and Forestry), reviews ESF’s new Top Ten list.  See video Released every year around the birthday of Carolus Linneaus, the 2017 list is the 10th annual ESF Top Ten New Species list.  It is not easy effort, with an approximate average of 18,000 new species described every year.  An international selection committee selected these most fascinating and intriguing newly discovered creatures: “Sorting Hat” Spider (Eriovixia gryffindori) Unexpected Katydid (Eulophophyllum kirki) OmnivorousRead More