Category Archives: taxonomy

New Species: February 11 to 20, 2017

by Piter Kehoma Boll

Here is a list of species described from February 11 to February 20. It certainly does not include all described species. Most information comes from the journals Mycokeys, Phytokeys, Zookeys, Phytotaxa, Zootaxa, International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, and Systematic and Applied Microbiology, as well as journals restricted to certain taxa.

pseudomacrochenus_wusuae

Pseudomacrochenus wusuae is a new longhorn beetle described in the past 10 days.

SARs

Plants

Fungi

Nematodes

Arachnids

Myriapods

Crustaceans

Hexapods

Tunicates

Ray-finned  fishes

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New Species: February 1 to 10, 2017

by Piter Kehoma Boll

Here is a list of species described from February 1 to February 10. It certainly does not include all described species. Most information comes from the journals Mycokeys, Phytokeys, Zookeys, Phytotaxa, Zootaxa, International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, and Systematic and Applied Microbiology, as well as journals restricted to certain taxa.

heliconia_berguidoi

Heliconia berguidoi is a new plant species from Panama. Photos by R. Flores and C. Black, seen in the lower picture beside one specimen. (License CC BY 4.0)

Archaeans

Bacteria

SARs

Plants

Fungi

Cnidarians

Flatworms

Annelids

Nematodes

Arachnids

Myriapoda

Crustaceans

Insects

Ray-finned fishes

Reptiles

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New Species: January 21 to 31, 2017

by Piter Kehoma Boll

Here is a list of species described from January 21 to January 31. It certainly does not include all described species. Most information comes from the journals Mycokeys, Phytokeys, Zookeys, Phytotaxa, Zootaxa, International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, and Systematic and Applied Microbiology, as well as journals restricted to certain taxa.

strigula

Strigula acuticonidiarum (left) and Strigula guangxiensis (right) are two new lichens described in the past 11 days.

Bacteria

SARs

Plants

Fungi and allies

Sponges

Mollusks

Annelids

Bryozoans

Nematodes

Arachnids

Myriapods

Crustaceans

Insects

Cartilaginous fishes

Ray-finned fishes

Reptiles

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New Species: January 11 to 20, 2017

by Piter Kehoma Boll

Here is a list of species described from January 11 to January 20. It certainly does not include all described species. Most information comes from the journals Mycokeys, Phytokeys, Zookeys, Phytotaxa, Zootaxa, International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, and Systematic and Applied Microbiology, as well as journals restricted to certain taxa.

polypaguropsis_mollymullerae

Polypaguropsis mollymullerae is a new hermit crabs described in the past 10 days that has a moray as a friend.

Archaeans

Bacteria

SARs

Plants

Fungi

Sponges

Flatworms

Annelids

Arachnids

Crustaceans

Insects

Ray-finned fishes

Lissamphibians

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New Species: January 1 to 10, 2017

by Piter Kehoma Bolll

Here is a list of species described from January 1 to January 10. It certainly does not include all described species. Most information comes from the journals Mycokeys, Phytokeys, Zookeys, Phytotaxa, Zootaxa, International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, and Systematic and Applied Microbiology, as well as journals restricted to certain taxa.

cratera_aureomaculata

Cratera aureomaculata is a new land planarian species described in the past 10 days.

Plants

Fungi

Flatworms

Annelids

Horsehair worms

Nematodes

Arachnids

Crustaceans

Insects

Ray-finned fishes

Lissamphibians

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New Species: December 21 to 31

by Piter Kehoma Boll

Here is a list of species described from December 21 to December 30. It certainly does not include all described species. Most information comes from the journals Mycokeys, Phytokeys, Zookeys, Phytotaxa, Zootaxa, International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, and Systematic and Applied Microbiology, as well as journals restricted to certain taxa.

tosanoides_obama

Tosanoides obama is a new Hawaiian species of fish named after the president of the USA, Barack Obama.

Bacteria

SARs

Plants

Fungi

Sponges

Flatworms

Arachnids

Myriapods

Crustaceans

Insects

Ray-finned fishes

Reptiles

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New Species: December 11 to 20

by Piter Kehoma Boll

Here is a list of species described from December 11 to December 20. It certainly does not include all described species. Most information comes from the journals Mycokeys, Phytokeys, Zookeys, Phytotaxa, Zootaxa, International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, and Systematic and Applied Microbiology, as well as journals restricted to certain taxa.

gymnopus-sequoiae

Gymnopus sequoiae is a new mushroom species described in the past 10 days.

Archaeans

Bacteria

SARs

Plants

Fungi

Sponges

Mollusks

Annelids

Nematodes

Arachnids

Crustaceans

Insects

Cartilaginous fishes

Ray-finned fishes

Lissamphibians

Reptiles

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