Category Archives: taxonomy

New Species: March 2019

by Piter Kehoma Boll

Here is a list of species described this month. It certainly does not include all described species. Most information comes from the journals Mycokeys, Phytokeys, Zookeys, Phytotaxa, Zootaxa, Mycological Progress, Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, Systematic and Applied Microbiology, Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, PeerJ, Journal of Natural History and PLoS One, as well as several journals restricted to certain taxa.

Bacteria

Archaeans

SARs

Liparis napoensis is a new orchid from China. Credits to Li et al. (2019).*

Plants

Microchiritia hairulii is a new flowering plant from Malaysia. Credits to Rahman (2019).*
Neoboletus antillanus is a new mushroom from the Dominican Republic. Credits to Gelardi et al. (2019).*

Excavates

Fungi

Biatora alnetorum is a new lichen from North America. Credits to Ekman & Tønsberg (2019).*

Sponges

Cnidarians

Flatworms

Rotifers

Annelids

Mollusks

Nematodes

Chelicerates

Arrup akiyoshiensis is a new centipede from Japan. Credits to Tsukamoto et al. (2019)*

Myriapods

Antheromorpha nguyeni is a new millepede from Vietnam. Credits to Likhitrakarn et al. (2019).*

Crustaceans

Hexapods

Echinoderms

Tunicates

Ray-finned fishes

Amphibians

Austrobatrachus kurichiyana, a new frog from India. Credits to Vijayakumar et al. (2019).*

Reptiles and Birds

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New Species: February 2019

by Piter Kehoma Boll

Here is a list of species described this month. It certainly does not include all described species. Most information comes from the journals Mycokeys, Phytokeys, Zookeys, Phytotaxa, Zootaxa, Mycological Progress, Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, Systematic and Applied Microbiology, Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, PeerJ, Journal of Natural History and PLoS One, as well as several journals restricted to certain taxa.

Bacteria

Archaea

SARs

Senyuia granitica is a new flowering plant from Malaysia. Credits to Kiew & Lau, 2019.*

Plants

Amoebozoans

Tuber pulchrosporum is a new truffle from the Balkans. Credits to Polemis et al., 2019.*

Fungi

Tremella cheejenii (A), T. erythrina (B) and T. salmonea (C) are three new basidiomycetes from China. Credits to Zhao et al., 2019.*

Choanoflagellates

Sponges

Neopetrosia sigmafera is a new sponge from the Caribbean. Credits to Vicente et al., 2019.*

Cnidarians

Flatworms

Acanthocephalans

Vermatus biperforatus is a new sessile gastropod with an unusual two-hole shell dome covering the shell opening. Credits to Bieler et al., 2019.*

Mollusks

Annelids

Kinorhynchs

Nematodes

Arachnids

Myriapods

Solinca aulix is a new crab from Ecuador and Peru. Credits to Colavite et al., 2019.*

Crustaceans

Coecobrya sirindhornae, a new cave springtail from Thailand. Credits to Jantarit et al., 2019.*

Hexapods

Oxynoemacheilus cemali, a new fish from Turkey. Credits to Turan et al., 2019.

Ray-finned fishes

Phrynobactrachus bibita is a new frog from Ethiopia. Credits to Goutte et al. 2019.*

Amphibians

Pelodiscus variegatus is a new turtle from Indochina. Credits to Farkas et al., 2019.*

Reptiles

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New Species: January 2019

by Piter Kehoma Boll

Here is a list of species described this month. It certainly does not include all described species. Most information comes from the journals Mycokeys, Phytokeys, Zookeys, Phytotaxa, Zootaxa, Mycological Progress, Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, Systematic and Applied Microbiology, Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, PeerJ, Journal of Natural History and PLoS One, as well as several journals restricted to certain taxa.

Bacteria

Archaea

SARs

Pamianthe ecollis is a new species of Amaryllidaceae from Colombia. Credits to Meerow et al. (2019).*

Plants

Amoebozoans

Lactifluus bicapillus is a new mushroom from the Guineo-Congolian rainforest. Credits to De Crop et al. (2019).*

Fungi

Sponges

Choeradoplana cyanoatria is a new land planarian from the Atlantic Rainforest. Credits to Iturralde & Leal-Zanchet (2019).*

Flatworms

Mollusks

Annelids

Roundworms

Tardigrades

Arachnids

Polyonix socialis is a new crab from the South China Sea. Credits to Werding & Hiller (2019).*

Crustaceans

Eumorphus mirabilis is a new beetle from Sulawesi, Indonesia. Credits to Yoshitomi & Sogoh (2019)*

Hexapods