New Species: February 2020

by Piter Kehoma Boll

Here is a list of species described this month. It certainly does not include all described species. You can see the list of Journals used in the survey of new species here.

Bacteria

Teredinibacter waterburyi is a new endosymbiotic bacterium from the gills of the mollusk Bankia setacea. Extracted from Altamia et al. (2020).

SARs

Dilochia deleoniae is a new orchid from the Philippines. Credits to Tandang et al. (2020).*

Plants

Flower of Solanum hydroides a new solanum species from the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. Credits to Gouvêa et al. (2020).*

Fungi

Curvularia nanningensis is a new pathogenic fungus from the lemon grass in China. Credits to Zhang et al. (2020).*

Cnidarians

Rotiferans

Flatworms

Annelids

Craspedotropis gretathunbergae is a new snail from Brunei. Credits to Schilthuizen et al. (2020).*

Mollusks

Haliella seisuimaruae is a new snail that lives as a parasite on sea urchins in Japan. Credits to Takano et al. (2020).*

Bryozoans

Nematodes

Tardigrades

Male (left) and female (right) of Asianopis zhuanghaoyuni, a new spider from China. Credits to Lin et al. (2020).*

Arachnids

Eocuma orbiculatum is a new cumacean from the South Sea of Korea. Credits to Kim et al. (2020).*

Crustaceans

Lebbeus sokhobio is a new abyssal shrimp from the Sea of Okhotsk, between Russia and Japan. Credits to Marin (2020).*
Phyllium nisus (left) and Phyllium gardabagusi (right) are two new leaf insects from Indonesia. Credits to Cumming et al. (2020).*

Hexapods

Sporades jaechi is a new beetle from New Caledonia. Credits to Liebherr (2020).*
Oenopia shirkuhensis is a new lady beetle from Iran. Credits to Khormizi & Nedvěd (2020)*.

Echinoderms

Actinopterygians

Ammoglanis obliquus is a new catfish from northern Brazil. Credits to Henschel et al. (2020).*

Amphibians

Female (left) and male (right) of Nidirana guangdongensis, a new frog from China. Credits to Lyu et al. (2020).*

Reptiles

Opisthotropis hungtai is a new snake from China. Credits to Wang et al. (2020).*

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