New species in 2011

Field work by Australian Museum researchers results in the addition of new specimens to the Museum’s already significant collection, including holotypes and paratypes: the original specimens used by scientists to describe and name new species.

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Newly described species in 2011 so far:

140

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This species counter is a visual representation of how Australian Museum scientists bring the knowledge of newly described species to the world. Each time a species is newly described, the counter will be updated.

Explore the newly discovered species of 2011.
For most species we also have images or even sounds and videos.

Frogs

  • Leptobrachium leucops
  • Leptolalax bidoupensis

Snails:

Shrimps:

  • Metacrangon haona
  • Metacrangon hikurangi
  • Metacrangon rau
  • Metacrangon teina

Amphipods

  • Elasmopus arafura
  • Elasmopus carteri
  • Elasmopus hyperopia
  • Elasmopus leveque
  • Elasmopus mcluerensis
  • Elasmopus otus
  • Elasmopus shepherdi 
  • Hoho  fenwicki
  • Hoho  kalbarri
  • Hoho  kangarooensis
  • Hoho  lowryi
  • Hoho  tricarinata
  • Hoho  wittecarra
  • Mallacoota barnardi
  • Mallacoota  bulowara
  • Mallacoota kunmunyah
  • Mallacoota maridwinae
  • Mallacoota  penelope
  • Mallacoota  sirius
  • Mallacoota  worimi
  • Parelasmopus  aumogo
  • Tryphosella  betka
  • Tryphosella  bicheno
  • Tryphosella chinchilla
  • Tryphosella  cooee
  • Tryphosella  fortescue
  • Tryphosella  freycinet
  • Tryphosella  martrudan
  • Tryphosella  rodondo
  • Tryphosella  sorell
  • Tryphosella  tathra
  • Tryphosella  toowoomba
  • Tryphosella  tuckanarra
  • Tryphosella  wangaratta  

Isopods

  • Andhracoides shabuddin

Spiders: 

  • Misgolas gwennethae
  • Misgolas horsemanae
  • Misgolas kampenae
  • Misgolas paulaskewi
  • Misgolas phippsi
  • Misgolas rowelli
  • Misgolas shawi
  • Misgolas tannerae
  • Oztira kroombit
  • Storenosoma bifidum
  • Storenosoma bondi
  • Storenosoma forsteri
  • Storenosoma grayi
  • Storenosoma grossum
  • Storenosoma picadilly
  • Storenosoma smithae
  • Storenosoma tasmaniensis
  • Storenosoma victoria

 


Mr Martin Pueschel , Scientific Illustrator
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