New Discoveries

Published:

31 December 2019

3

new species

New species of Eutarsopolipus (Trombidiformes: Podapolipidae) from the pterostichine genera Castelnaudia and Trichosternus (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in Australia

Owen D. Seeman

Zootaxa 4717(1): 185–205

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

17 December 2019

5

new species

Integrating phylogeography and high-resolution X-ray CT reveals five new cryptic species and multiple hybrid zones among Australian earless dragons.

Melville J, Chaplin K, Hipsley CA, Sarre SD, Sumner J, Hutchinson M.

Royal Society open science 6: 191166

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

15 December 2019

1

new species

Taxonomic revision of the Australian species of Australatya Chace 1983 (Crustacea, Decapoda, Atyidae), and the description of a new species

Satish Choy, Timothy J. Page, Benjamin Mos

Zootaxa 4711(2): 366–378

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

15 December 2019

6

new species

Revision of the Australian bee fly genus Sisyromyia White, 1916 (Bombyliidae, Bombyliinae, Acrophthalmydini)

 

 

Xuankun Li, David K. Yeates

Zootaxa 4711(2): 201–244

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

13 December 2019

3

new species

A molecular phylogeny of carcinoecium-forming Epizoanthus (Hexacorallia: Zoantharia) from the Western Pacific Ocean with descriptions of three new species

Hiroki Kise, Javier Montenegro, Merrick Ekins, Takeya Moritaki & James Davis Reimer

Systematics and Biodiversity, DOI: 10.1080/14772000.2019.1693439

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Published:

10 December 2019

1

new species

Phytophagy in a Polypedilum (Diptera: Chironomidae) species new to Australia and Japan: taxonomy and expanded Asian distribution.

Hongqu Tang, Peter S Cranston

Austral Entomology 59: 102-118

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

9 December 2019

1

new species

Nomenclatural updates and a new species of annual Hydrocotyle (Araliaceae) from Western Australia

Perkins, A.J.

Nuytsia 30: 253–277

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

9 December 2019

1

new species

Paracaleana ferricola (Orchidaceae), a new, rare species from the south-west of Western Australia

Brown, A.P. & Brockman, G.

Nuytsia 30: 287–289

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

9 December 2019

3

new species

The Hibbertia polystachya–H. spicata (Dilleniaceae) species group in Western Australia

Thiele, K.R.

Nuytsia 30: 291–308

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

9 December 2019

6

new species

Circumscription of Chamelaucium (Myrtaceae: Chamelaucieae), with validation of six species names and two new combinations

Marchant, N.G.

Nuytsia 30: 317–334

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

9 December 2019

1

new species

Hibbertia tuberculata (Dilleniaceae), a new, rare species from Western Australia

Thiele, K.R.

Nuytsia 30: 335–338

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

8 December 2019

1

new species

Scorpaena regina, a new scorpionfish (Teleostei: Scorpaenidae) from the east coast of Queensland, Australia

Kunto Wibowo, Jeffrey W. Johnson, Hiroyuki Motomura

Zootaxa 4706(2): 275–295

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

5 December 2019

3

new species

Four new species of Plumachaetas Salmon (Collembola: Entomobryoidea) from Oceania with comments on the genus and a key to species

Fábio G. L. Oliveira1, Penelope Greenslade & Bruno Cavalcante Bellini

Zootaxa 4706(1): 121–146

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

5 December 2019

1

new species

Revision of the shell-carrying crab genus Conchoecetes Stimpson, 1858 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Dromiidae)

Colin L. Mclay, Tohru Naruse

Zootaxa 4706(1):1-47

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

3 December 2019

2

new species

Review of the Stemonosudis rothschildi species complex, with descriptions of two new species from the Indo-west Pacific Ocean (Aulopiformes: Paralepididae)

Hsuan-Ching Ho, Barry Russell, Ken Graham, Peter N. Psomadakis

Zootaxa 4702(1): 216–229

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

2 December 2019

1

new species

Collastoma esotericum (Neodalyellida: Umagillidae), a new species of sipunculan-inhabiting rhabdocoel from Queensland, Australia

Daniel C. Huston

Zootaxa 4701(6): 563–573

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

1 December 2019

1

new species

New species of gall fly (Diptera: Fergusoninidae) from Eucalyptus camaldulensis (Myrtaceae) in southern Australia and its associated parasitoids and inquilines

Gary S. Taylor, Brittany K. Hyder, Kerrie A. Davies

Zootaxa 4701(5): 401–416

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

27 November 2019

2

new species

Two new species of dwarf rainbowfishes (Atheriniformes: Melanotaeniidae) from northern Australia and southern New Guinea

Michael P. Hammer, Gerald R. Allen, Keith C. Martin, Mark Adams, Peter J. Unmack

Zootaxa 4701(3): 301–234

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

27 November 2019

1

new species

Galeatylinae, a new subfamily of Atylidae for Galeatylus coripes, new genus and species, from the Bass Strait, south-eastern Australia (Amphipoda, Dexaminoidea)

Jean Just

Zootaxa 4701(3): 291–295

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

26 November 2019

1

new species

Notes on the Carpophilus Stephens (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) of Australia, with a new species from Victoria

Gareth S. Powell, Maiya L. Hamilton

Zootaxa 4701(2): 192–196

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

17 November 2019

2

new species

Revision of Aleyroctonus Masner & Huggert (Hymenoptera, Platygastridae, Sceliotrachelinae)

Zachary Lahey, Lubomír Masner, Norman F. Johnson, Andrew Polaszek

Journal of Hymenopteran Research 73: 73–93

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

17 November 2019

1

new species

A new relictual species of Earthworm (Oligochaeta: Megascolecidae) from Central Australia

Geoffrey R. Dyne

Zootaxa 4700(1): 146–150

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

13 November 2019

1

new species

Blind scolopendrid centipedes of the genus Cormocephalus from subterranean habitats in Western Australia (Myriapoda: Scolopendromorpha: Scolopendridae)

Gregory D. Edgecombe, Joel A. Huey, William F. Humphreys, Mia Hillyer, Mieke A. Burger, Erich S. Volschenk and Julianne M. Waldock

Invertebrate Systematics 33(6) 807-824

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

13 November 2019

1

new species

Taxonomic revision of Australian Copelatus Erichson, 1832 (Coleoptera, Dytiscidae, Copelatinae)

Lars Hendrich, Helena Shaverdo, Jiří Hájek, Michael Balke

ZooKeys 889: 81-152

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

11 November 2019

1

new species

Morphological characters and molecular data reveal three new species of Fomitopsis (Basidiomycota)

Liu, S., Song, C.-G. & Cui, B.-K.

Mycological Progress 18 : 1317-1327.

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

7 November 2019

10

new species

Revision of Australian species of the dung beetle genus Lepanus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae): description of 10 new species from the L. australis, L. monteithi, and L. villosus species groups

Nicole L. Gunter, Thomas A. Weir

Zootaxa 4695(3): 201–252

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

5 November 2019

1

new species

Caridina biyiga sp. nov., a new freshwater shrimp (Crustacea: Decapoda: Atyidae) from Leichhardt Springs, Kakadu National Park, Australia, based on morphological and molecular data, with a preliminary illustrated key to Northern Territory Caridina

John W. Short, Timothy J. Page, Christopher L. Humphrey

Zootaxa 4695(1): 1–25

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

5 November 2019

1

new species

Chelidoperca cerasina sp. nov., a new perchlet (Perciformes: Serranidae) from the southwest Pacific Ocean

Akari Ogino, Szu-Hsuan Lee, Wei-Jen Chen & Mizuki Matsunuma

Ichthyological Research 67: 117–132

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

4 November 2019

1

new species

Chelidoperca cerasina sp. nov., a new perchlet (Perciformes: Serranidae) from the southwest Pacific Ocean

Ogino, A., Lee, SH., Chen, WJ. et al.

Ichthyol. Res. (2019)

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

4 November 2019

1

new species

A diminutive species of emu (Casuariidae: Dromaiinae) from the late Miocene of the Northern Territory, Australia

Adam M. Yates & Trevor H. Worthy

Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontology e1665057

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

4 November 2019

3

new species

Revision of the Australian genus Logasa Chandler (Staphylinidae, Pselaphinae, Faronitae) with

description of three new species

Jun-Young Kang, Donald S. Chandler & Jong-Seok Park

ZooKeys 886: 145–154

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

3 November 2019

13

new species

Revision of the Australian planthopper genus Chidaea Emeljanov with a redescription of Cixius sidnicus Stål, 1859 (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha: Fulgoromorpha: Cixiidae)

Birgit Löcker & Werner E. Holzinger

Zootaxa 4691 (5): 401–443

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

3 November 2019

10

new species

Studies on Micarea in Australasia II. A synopsis of the genus in Tasmania, with the description of ten new species

Gintaras Kantvilas & Brian J. Coppins

The Lichenologist 51(5) 431-481

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

30 October 2019

2

new species

Characterisation of Two Toxic Gambierdiscus spp. (Gonyaulacales, Dinophyceae) from the Great Barrier Reef (Australia): G. lewisii sp. nov. and G. holmesii sp. nov.

Anna L. Kretzschmara, Michaela E. Larssona, Mona Hoppenrath, Martina A. Doblin, Shauna A. Murray

Protist 170(6): 125699

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

30 October 2019

1

new species

Two new species of the Macrobiotus hufelandi complex (Tardigrada: Eutardigrada: Macrobiotidae) from Australia and India, with notes on their phylogenetic position

Coughlan K. & Stec D.

European Journal of Taxonomy 573: 1–38

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

23 October 2019

1

new species

A new species of rock-dwelling gecko (Gekkonidae: Gehyra) from the Mt Surprise region of northern Queensland, Australia

 

Stephen M. Zozaya, Jéssica Fenker & Stewart L. Macdonald

Zootaxa 4688 (4): 503–518

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

23 October 2019

3

new species

The Pseudoplagioporinae, a new subfamily in the Opecoelidae Ozaki, 1925 (Trematoda) for a small clade parasitizing mainly lethrinid fishes, with three new species.

Storm B. Martin, Scott C. Cutmore, Thomas H. Cribb

Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 58: 79-113

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

22 October 2019

4

new species

The squat lobster genus Phylladiorhynchus Baba, 1969 in New Zealand and eastern Australia, with description of six new species

Kareen E. Schnabel & Shane T. Ahyong

Zootaxa 4688(3): 301–347

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

20 October 2019

1

new species

A new species of Apostlethrips (Thysanoptera, Phlaeothripidae); an Australian genus from grass tussocks

Jun Wang, Laurence Mound, Desley J. Tree

Zootaxa 4688(1): 144–146

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

16 October 2019

1

new species

Minjerribah (Diptera: Dolichopodidae), a new genus from coastal Queensland, Australia

Daniel J. Bickel

Zootaxa 4686(4): 593–599

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

16 October 2019

3

new species

Porongurup, a new genus of pselaphine staphylinid beetles from Western Australia (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Pselaphinae, Faronitae)

Su-Ho Choi, Donald S. Chandler, Jong-Seok Park

ZooKeys 881: 13-22

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

14 October 2019

3

new species

Reassessment of the genus Lophurella (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) from Australia and New Zealand reveals four cryptic species

 

 

Pilar Díaz-Tapia,Christine A. Maggs,Wendy Nelson,Erasmo C. Macaya & Heroen Verbruggen

European Journal of Phycology 55(1): 113-128

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

13 October 2019

1

new species

Morphological and phylogenetic analyses reveal a new species of Fistulina (Fistulinaceae, Agaricales) from Australia

Yi-Fei Sun, Shun Liu & Bao-Kai Cui

Phytotaxa 420(3): 233–240

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

13 October 2019

15

new species

Leaf-litter thrips of the genus Psalidothrips (Thysanoptera, Phlaeothripidae) from Australia, with fifteen new species

Jun Wang, Laurence A. Mound & Desley J. Tree

Zootaxa 4686(1): 53–73

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

7 October 2019

1

new species

Three new goatfishes of the genus Upeneus (Mullidae) from the Indo-Pacific, with a redescription of colour patterns in U. margarethae

F. Uiblein, D.C. Gledhill, D.A. Pavlov, T.A. Hoang & S. Shaheen

Zootaxa 4683(2): 151–196

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

7 October 2019

3

new species

Description of three new velvet geckos (Diplodactylidae: Oedura) from inland eastern Australia, and redescription of Oedura monilis De Vis

Conrad J. Hoskin

Zootaxa 4683(2): 242–270

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

7 October 2019

1

new species

Aurum, a new monotypic genus of Cetoniinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) endemic to Western Australia, Australia

P.M. Hutchinson & C.H. Moeseneder

Zootaxa 4683(2): 277–285

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

4 October 2019

1

new species

A contribution to knowledge of Dermestidae (Coleoptera) from Australia -Part 5. Subfamily Trinodinae from Queensland and New Caledonia

Jiri Háva

Studies and Reports Taxonomical Series 15 (2): 323-328

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

2 October 2019

2

new species

Combined molecular and morphological phylogeny of Myrtlemiris, evolution of endosomal spicules, description of two new species and Neomyrtlemiris, gen. nov. (Insecta : Heteroptera : Miridae : Orthotylinae)

Marina Cheng & Gerasimos Cassis

Invertebrate Systematics 33(5) 719-756

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

2 October 2019

1

new species

Ferrodraco lentoni gen. et sp. nov., a new ornithocheirid pterosaur from the Winton Formation (Cenomanian–lower Turonian) of Queensland, Australia

Adele H. Pentland, Stephen F. Poropat, Travis R. Tischler, Trish Sloan, Robert A. Elliott, Harry A. Elliott, Judy A. Elliott & David A. Elliott

Scientific Reports 9 (13454)

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

2 October 2019

2

new species

The role of allopatric speciation and ancient origins of Bathynellidae (Crustacea) in the Pilbara (Western Australia): two new genera from the De Grey River catchment

Giulia Perina, Ana I. Camacho, Joel Huey, Pierre Horwitz and Annette Koenders

Contributions to Zoology 88(4): 452-497

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

1 October 2019

8

new species

A revision of the Yoyetta abdominalis (Distant) species group of cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae: Cicadettinae), introducing eight new species

David L. Emery, Nathan J. Emery & Lindsay W. Popple

Records of the Australian Museum 71(7): 277–347

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

25 September 2019

1

new species

Australasian sequestrate Fungi 20: Russula scarlatina (Agaricomycetes: Russulales: Russulaceae), a new species from dry grassy woodlands of southeastern Australia

Elliott, T., & Trappe, J.

Journal of Threatened Taxa 11(12): 14619-14623

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

24 September 2019

1

new species

Epinephelus fuscomarginatus (Perciformes: Epinephelidae), a new species of grouper from off the Great Barrier Reef, Australia

J.W. Johnson & J.W. Wilmer

Zootaxa 4764(3): 329–348

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

24 September 2019

1

new species

Open-holed trapdoor spiders of the genus Teyl (Mygalomorphae: Nemesiidae: Anamini) from Western Australia’s Pilbara bioregion: a new species and expanded phylogenetic assessment

J.A. Huey, M.G. Rix, J.D. Wilson, M.J. Hillyer & M.S. Harvey

Zootaxa 4674(3): 349–362

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

19 September 2019

1

new species

'Austrophya monteithorum' sp. Nov., a new dragonfly (Odonata: Anisoptera, Libelluloidea) from tropical Queensland, Australia, with notes on its collection and locality

Gunther Theischinger

Australian Entomologist 46 (3): 145-155

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

19 September 2019

1

new species

A new species of Aenetus Herrich-Schäffer (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae) from Tasmania, with notes on the splendens group of species in South Australia

Ethan P. Beaver

Australian Entomologist 463): 125-138 125

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

17 September 2019

7

new species

On the Australian bark crab spider genus Stephanopis: taxonomic review and description of seven new species (Araneae: Thomisidae: Stephanopinae)

Miguel Machado, Renato Augusto Teixeira & Graham A. Milledge

Records of the Australian Museum 71(6): 217–276

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

17 September 2019

2

new species

Revision of Hyalopale (Chrysopetalidae; Phyllodocida; Annelida): an amphi-Atlantic Hyalopale bispinosa species complex and five new species from reefs of the Caribbean Sea and Indo-Pacific Oceans

Charlotte Watson, Ekin Tilic & Greg W. Rouse

Zootaxa 4671 (3): 339–368

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

16 September 2019

3

new species

New erythroneurine leafhopper species from the Australian realm (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Typhlocybinae)

Yanghui Cao, Dmitry A. Dmitriev, Christopher H. Dietrich & Yalin Zhang

Zootaxa 4671(2): 251–258

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

9 September 2019

14

new species

New species of Eucinetus and Noteucinetus from Australia (Coleoptera: Scirtoidea: Eucinetidae)

John F. Lawrence

Zootaxa 4668(2): 151–182

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

8 September 2019

1

new species

Deanophlebia: A new genus of south-eastern Australian mayflies and subsequent redefinition of the subgenus Nousia (Australonousia) (Ephemeroptera: Leptophlebiidae)

K.J. Finlay

Zootaxa 4668(1): 30–50

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

6 September 2019

1

new species

The power of combined molecular and morphological analyses for the genus Botrylloides: identification of a potentially global invasive ascidian and description of a new species

Rosana M. Rocha, Marika Salonna, Francesca Griggio, Merrick Ekins, Gretchen Lambert, Francesco Mastrototaro, Andrew Fidler & Carmela Gissi

Systematics and Biodiversity, DOI: 10.1080/14772000.2019.1649738

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

2 September 2019

4

new species

Total-evidence phylogeny of the Rhinomirini, taxonomic review of its subgroupings (Insecta: Heteroptera: Miridae: Cylapinae) and description of new Australian taxa

Anna A Namyatova & Gerasimos Cassis

Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, zlz058

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

1 September 2019

5

new species

Hexactinellida from the Perth Canyon, Eastern Indian Ocean, with descriptions of five new species

Konstantin Tabachnick, Jane Fromont, Hermann Ehrlich & Larisa Menshenina

Zootaxa 4664(1): 47–82

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

1 September 2019

2

new species

A new genus of air-breathing marine slugs from South-East Asia (Gastropoda, Pulmonata, Onchidiidae)

Benoît Dayrat, Tricia C. Goulding, Munawar Khalil, Joseph Comendador, Quảng Ngô Xuân, Siong Kiat Tan, and Shau Hwai Tan

Zookeys 877: 31–80

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

1 September 2019

3

new species

Three new peacock spiders from the southeast and southwest of Australia (Araneae: Salticidae: Euophryini: Maratus)

Jürgen C. Otto and David E. Hill

Peckhamia 189 1-77

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

28 August 2019

2

new species

Australian millipede assassins (Heteroptera: Reduviidae): Malingeus tumidus gen. et sp. nov. and Yaramayahus rufescens gen. et sp. nov., with new generic synonyms and an updated key

Swanson, D.R.

Austral Entomology 58: 498–514

Taxonomy Australia blog:

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28 August 2019

1

new species

Description of a new species of Membranobalanus (Crustacea, Cirripedia) from southern Australia

Andrew M. Hosie, Jane Fromont, Kylie Munyard, Diana S. Jones

ZooKeys 873: 25–42

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

27 August 2019

1

new species

Ctenophorus spinodomus sp. nov., a new species of dragon lizard (Squamata: Agamidae) from Triodia Mallee habitat of southeast Australia

Ross A. Sadlier, Donald J. Colgan, Cecilie A. Beatson & Harold G. Cogger

Records of the Australian Museum 71(5): 199–215

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Published:

26 August 2019

8

new species

The genus Rhabdomastix Skuse in Australia (Diptera: Tipuloidea: Limoniidae)

Günther Theischinger, Zacariah D. Billingham, John Martin & Ivor Growns

Zootaxa 4661(1): 65–100

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

22 August 2019

10

new species

Notes on Acacia Mill. (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae), chiefly from Queensland, 6.

Les Pedley

Austrobaileya 10(3): 297–320

Taxonomy Australia blog:

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22 August 2019

1

new species

Alangium solomonense (Bloemb.) W.J.de Wilde and Duyfjes (Cornaceae), a new species record for Australia and Queensland

P.I.Forster

Austrobaileya 10(3): 545-547

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

22 August 2019

3

new species

A taxonomic revision of Sapotaceae for mainland Australia

L.W. Jessup

Austrobaileya 10(3): 321–382

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

22 August 2019

2

new species

A taxonomic revision of Lagenophora Cass. (Asteraceae) in Australia

Jian Wang and A.R. Bean

Austrobaileya 10(3): 405–442

Taxonomy Australia blog:

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22 August 2019

1

new species

Brachychiton guymeri J.A.Bever., Fensham and P.I.Forst. (Sterculiaceae), a new species from north Queensland

Rod J. Fensham, Jamie A. Beveridge and Paul I. Forster

Austrobaileya 10(3): 443–457

Taxonomy Australia blog:

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22 August 2019

3

new species

Three new species of Corchorus L. and Grewia L. (Sparmanniaceae / Malvaceae subfamily Grewioideae) from northern Australia, an earlier name in Grewia, and recircumscription of Triumfetta kenneallyi Halford

Russell L. Barrett

Austrobaileya 10(3): 458–472

Taxonomy Australia blog:

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21 August 2019

1

new species

Ixodes barkeri n. sp. (Acari: Ixodidae) from the short-beaked echidna, Tachyglossus aculeatus, with a revised key to the male Ixodes of Australia, and list of the subgenera and species of Ixodes known to occur in Australia

Barker, D.

Zootaxa 4658(2): 331-342

Taxonomy Australia blog:

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21 August 2019

1

new species

Description of Calliactis tigris sp. nov.: reconciling taxonomy and phylogeny in hermit-crab symbiotic anemones (Cnidaria: Actiniaria: Hormathiidae)

Gusmão, L.C., Rodríguez, E. & Daly, M.

Organisms Diversity & Evolution

Taxonomy Australia blog:

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20 August 2019

1

new species

A new genus and new species of Aeptini (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomidae: Pentatominae) from Australia

Eduardo I. Faúndez & David A. Rider

Zootaxa 4658(1):189–192

Taxonomy Australia blog:

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20 August 2019

1

new species

Crassisporus gen. nov. (Polyporaceae, Basidiomycota) evidenced by morphological characters and phylogenetic analyses with descriptions of four new species.

Ji, X., Wu, D.-M., Liu, S., Si, J. & Cui, B.-K.

MycoKeys 57 : 61-84

Taxonomy Australia blog:

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19 August 2019

3

new species

Three new species segregated from Phebalium squamulosum subsp. squamulosum (Rutaceae) based on morphological and phytochemical data

Ian R. H. Telford, Nicholas J. Sadgrove & Jeremy J.Bruhl

Muelleria 38: 3–16

Taxonomy Australia blog:

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19 August 2019

3

new species

Three new species of Tubifera from Tasmania and New South Wales

Lloyd, S.J., Leontyev, D.V. & Dagamac, N.H.A.

Phytotaxa 414: 240-252

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

18 August 2019

6

new species

Australian Nitidulinae: general review with descriptions of new genera and species (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae)

John F. Lawrence

Zootaxa 4657(2): 261–290

Taxonomy Australia blog:

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15 August 2019

1

new species

Recircumscription of Prostanthera denticulata R.Br. (Lamiaceae, Westringieae) and the new species P. crocodyloides T.C.Wilson

Trevor C. Wilson, Paul Carmen and Cathy Hook

Telopea 22 : 75-87

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

15 August 2019

2

new species

Zieria fordii and Z. wilhelminae (Rutaceae), two new and restricted Queensland species segregated from the morphologically similar and widespread Z. cytisoides

Marco F. Duretto

Telopea 22 : 135-140

Taxonomy Australia blog:

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14 August 2019

1

new species

An integrative approach unveils speciation within the threatened spider Calathotarsus simoni (Araneae: Mygalomorphae: Migidae)

Nelson E. Ferretti

Systematics and Biodiversity 17(5): 439-457

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

7 August 2019

1

new species

Discovery of the sponge-associated caridean genus Paralebbeus in New Zealand and southeastern Australia: P. pegasus sp. nov. (Crustacea: Decapoda: Thoridae)

Shane T. Ahyong

Zootaxa 4652(2): 375–383

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

6 August 2019

1

new species

Caridina malanda, a new species of freshwater shrimp (Crustacea: Decapoda: Atyidae) from the Wet Tropics World Heritage area, north–eastern Queensland, Australia

Satish Choy, Timothy J. Page, Valentin De Mazancourt & Benjamin Mos

Zootaxa 4652(1): 113–125

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

1 August 2019

1

new species

Acanthocephalans from Australian elasmobranchs (Chondrichthyes) with a description of a new species in the genus Gorgorhynchus Chandler, 1934 (Rhadinorhynchidae)

Lesley R. Smales, Diane P. Barton & Leslie A. Chisholm

Systematic Parasitology 96:565–573

Taxonomy Australia blog:

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29 July 2019

1

new species

Elionurus tylophorus (Poaceae: Paniceae: Andropogoneae), a new species from the Kimberley region of Western Australia

M.D. Barrett & T. Handasyde

Nuytsia 30: 177–194

Taxonomy Australia blog:

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29 July 2019

4

new species

A taxonomic review of the Styphelia xerophylla group (Ericaceae: Epacridoideae: Styphelieae)

M. Hislop & C. Puente-Lelievre

Nuytsia 30: 155–175

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

29 July 2019

1

new species

Two new Western Australian species segregated from Banksia densa (Proteaceae)

K.R. Thiele

Nuytsia 30: 203–214

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

29 July 2019

1

new species

Two new species of Amphiglena (Sabellidae, Annelida), with an assessment of hidden diversity in the Mediterranean

Ekin Tilic, Kathryn Feerst & Greg W. Rouse

Zootaxa 4648 (2): 337–353

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

25 July 2019

5

new species

The oribatid mite genus Topalia in Australia (Oribatida: Nosybeidae) and the taxonomic status of related families and genera

Colloff, M.J.

Zootaxa 4647(1): 290-321

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Published:

25 July 2019

1

new species

A new species of Podapolipus (Acari: Heterostigmata: Podapolipidae) from an Australian gryllacridid cricket (Orthoptera), with keys to orthopteran-associated species of the genus

Lindquist, E.E. & Sidorchuk, E.A.

Zootaxa 4647(1): 115-133

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25 July 2019

2

new species

Two new species of Australian Eutarsopolipus (Acariformes: Podapolipidae) from Nurus medius (Coleoptera: Carabidae)

Seeman, O.D.

Zootaxa 4647(1): 134-153

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Published:

24 July 2019

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new species

Riethia (Kieffer 1917) (Diptera: Chironomidae) revised for the Austro-Pacific region 

Peter S. Cranston

Zootaxa 4646(3): 461–500 

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23 July 2019

3

new species

New stiletto flies in the genus Anabarhynchus Macquart (Diptera: Therevidae) from Kangaroo Island, South Australia

D.J. Ferguson, R.V. Glatz & D. K. Yeates

Zootaxa 4646(2): 331–345

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Published:

23 July 2019

6

new species

Species of Heterolepismatinae (Zygentoma: Lepismatidae) found on some remote eastern Australian Islands

Graeme B. Smith & Andrew Mitchell

Records of the Australian Museum 71(4): 139–181

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22 July 2019

1

new species

Identification of a novel species of Eimeria Schneider, 1875 from the woylie, Bettongia penicillata Gray (Diprotodontia: Potoroidae) and the genetic characterisation of three Eimeria spp. from other potoroid marsupials

Amy S. Northover, Sarah Keatley, Aileen D. Elliot, Russell P. Hobbs, Rongchang Yang, Alan J. Lymbery, Stephanie S. Godfrey, Adrian F. Wayne & R. C. Andrew Thompson

Systematic Parasitology 96:553–563

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21 July 2019

1

new species

Description of a new species of Australian Cerdistus (Asilidae: Asilinae)

Lavigne, R., Suludere, Z., & Stevens, M.

Journal of the Entomological Research Society, 21(2), 243-256

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Published:

18 July 2019

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new species

Fungal Planet description sheets: 868–950.

Crous, P.W.; Carnegie, A.J.; Wingfield, M.J.; Sharma, R.; Mughini, G.; Noordeloos, M.E.; Santini, A.; Shouche, Y.S.; Bezerra, J.D.P.; Dima, B.; Guarnaccia, V.; Imrefi, I.; Jurjević, Ž.; Knapp, D.G.; Kovács, G.M.; Magistà, D.; Perrone, G.; Rämä, T.; Rebriev, Y.A.; Shivas, R.G.; Singh, S.M.; Souza-Motta, C.M.; Thangavel, R.; Adhapure, N.N.; Alexandrova, A.V.; Alfenas, A.C.; Alfenas, R.F.; Alvarado, P.; Alves, A.L.; Andrade, D.A.; Andrade, J.P.; Barbosa, R.N.; Barili, A.; Barnes, C.W.; Baseia, I.G.; Bellanger, J.-M.; Berlanas, C.; Bessette, A.E.; Bessette, A.R.; Biketova, A.Yu.; Bomfim, F.S.; Brandrud, T.E.; Bransgrove, K.; Brito, A.C.Q.; Cano-Lira, J.F.; Cantillo, T.; Cavalcanti, A.D.; Cheewangkoon, R.; Chikowski, R.S.; Conforto, C.; Cordeiro, T.R.L.; Craine, J.D.; Cruz, R.; Damm, U.; de Oliveira, R.J.V.; de Souza, J.T.; de Souza, H.G.; Dearnaley, J.D.W.; Dimitrov, R.A.; Dovana, F.; Erhard, A.; Esteve-Raventós, F.; Félix, C.R.; Ferisin, G.; Fernandes, R.A.; Ferreira, R.J.; Ferro, L.O.; Figueiredo, C.N.; Frank, J.L.; Freire, K.T.L.S.; García, D.; Gené, J.; Gęsiorska, A.; Gibertoni, T.B.; Gondra, R.A.G.; Gouliamova, D.E.; Gramaje, D.; Guard, F.; Gusmão, L.F.P.; Haitook, S.; Hirooka, Y.; Houbraken, J.; Hubka, V.; Inamdar, A.; Iturriaga, T.; Iturrieta-González, I.; Jadan, M.; Jiang, N.; Justo, A.; Kachalkin, A.V.; Kapitonov, V.I.; Karadelev, M.; Karakehian, J.; Kasuya, T.; Kautmanová, I.; Kruse, J.; Kušan, I.; Kuznetsova, T.A.; Landell, M.F.; Larsson, K.-H.; Lee, H.B.; Lima, D.X.; Lira, C.R.S.; Machado, A.R.; Madrid, H.; Magalhães, O.M.C.; Majerova, H.; Malysheva, E.F.; Mapperson, R.R.; Marbach, P.A.S.; Martín, M.P.; Martín-Sanz, A.; Matočec, N.; McTaggart, A.R.; Mello, J.F.; Melo, R.F.R.; Me&353;ič, A.; Michereff, S.J.; Miller, A.N.; Minoshima, A.; Molinero-Ruiz, L.; Morozova, O.V.; Mosoh, D.; Nabe, M.; Naik, R.; Nara, K.; Nascimento, S.S.; Neves, R.P.; Olariaga, I.; Oliveira, R.L.; Oliveira, T.G.L.; Ono, T.; Ordoñez, M.E.; de M. Ottoni, A.; Paiva, L.M.; Pancorbo, F.; Pant, B.; Pawłowska, J.; Peterson, S.W.; Raudabaugh, D.B.; Rodríguez-Andrade, E.; Rubio, E.; Rusevska, K.; Santiago, A.L.C.M.A.; Santos, A.C.S.; Santos, C.; Sazanova, N.A.; Shah, S.; Sharma, J.; Silva, B.D.B.; Siquier, J.L.; Sonawane, M.S.; Stchigel, A.M.; Svetasheva, T.; Tamakeaw, N.; Telleria, M.T.; Tiago, P.V.; Tian, C.M.; Tkalčec, Z.; Tomashevskaya, M.A.; Truong, H.H.; Vecherskii, M.V.; Visagie, C.M.; Vizzini, A.; Yilmaz, N.; Zmitrovich, I.V.; Zvyagina, E.A.; Boekhout, T.; Kehlet, T.; Læssøe, T.; Groenewald, J.Z.

Persoonia 42: 291-473.

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

16 July 2019

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new species

Porifera (Calcarea: Lithonida) from the Lower Miocene Batesford Limestone, Victoria, Australia, including a new species Monoplectroninia malonei sp. nov.

Fearghus McSweeney, John Buckeridge and Michelle Kelly

Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 131(1) 7 - 17

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

14 July 2019

2

new species

A new genus and two new species of miniature clingfishes from temperate southern Australia (Teleostei, Gobiesocidae)

Kevin W. Conway, Glenn I. Moore & Adam P. Summers

ZooKeys 864: 35-65

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Published:

14 July 2019

1

new species

Graphis norfolkensis, a new species in the Australian Graphidaceae (lichenized Ascomycota, Ostropales) from Norfolk Island

Alan W. Archer & John A. Elix

Australasian Lichenology 85: 67-69

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

14 July 2019

5

new species

Five new species of Pertusaria (Pertusariales, lichenized Ascomycota) from Australia

Alan W. Archer & John A. Elix

Australasian Lichenology 85: 20-27

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

14 July 2019

2

new species

Two new corticolous species of Eugeniella (lichenized Ascomycota, Pilocarpaceae) from Norfolk Island, south-western Pacific Ocean

Patrick M. McCarthy & John A. Elix

Australiasian Lichenology 85: 58-66

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

14 July 2019

1

new species

Rhizocarpon bicolor (lichenized Ascomycota, Rhizocarpaceae), a new species from south-eastern Australia

John A. Elix & Patrick M. McCarthy

Australasian Lichenology 85: 51-57

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

14 July 2019

1

new species

Trapelia concentrica (lichenized Ascomycota, Trapeliaceae), a new species from south-eastern Australia, with a key to the genus in Australia

John A. Elix & Patrick M. McCarthy

Australsian Lichenology 85: 46-50

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

14 July 2019

1

new species

A new lichenicolous species of Sclerococcum (Dactylosporaceae, Ascomycota) from south-eastern Australia

John A. Elix, Patrick M. McCarthy & Josef Hafellner

Australasian Lichenology 85: 43-45

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Published:

11 July 2019

1

new species

Anthelepis, a new genus for four mainly tropical species of Cyperaceae from Australia, New Caledonia and South-East Asia

Russell L. Barrett, Karen L. Wilson, Jeremy J. Bruhl

Australian Systematic Botany 32(4):269-289

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Published:

4 July 2019

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new species

An annotated catalogue of the lichens of Kangaroo Island, South Australia

Gintaras Kantvilas

Swainsona 32: 1–97

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Published:

30 June 2019

1

new species

Description of a second species of the genus Australoclerus Opitz (Coleoptera: Cleridae)

Bartlett, J.S.

Australian Entomologist 46(2): 99-103

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30 June 2019

1

new species

A new species of Molophilus (Superbomolophilus) (Diptera: Limoniidae) from the Barrington Tops region of New South Wales, Australia.

Billingham, Z.D & Theischinger, G.

Australian Entomologist 46(2): 93-98

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30 June 2019

1

new species

Revisiting Nephrodopus Sharp, 1873, with the description of a new species and a female (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae).

Hutchinson, P.M. & Allsopp, P.G.

Australian Entomologist 46(1): 1-14

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30 June 2019

1

new species

Arthonia cryptica (Arthoniaceae), a new lichen species from coastal rock in southern New South Wales, Australia

Patrick M. McCarthy & John A. Elix

Australasian Lichenology 85: 8-11

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Published:

30 June 2019

1

new species

A new saxicolous species of Fellhanera (lichenized Ascomycota, Pilocarpaceae) from eastern New South Wales, Australia

Patrick M. McCarthy & John A. Elix

Australasian Lichenology 85:3-7

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

30 June 2019

4

new species

Systematics of Haloniscus Chilton, 1920 (Isopoda: Oniscidea: Philosciidae), with description of four new species from threatened Great Artesian Basin springs in South Australia

Danielle N Stringer, Rachael A King, Stefano Taiti, Michelle T Guzik, Steven J B Cooper, Andrew D Austin

Journal of Crustacean Biology 39(5): 651–668

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Published:

28 June 2019

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new species

Maratus occasus, a new peacock spider from Queensland, Australia with a review of the Maratus tasmanicus group (Araneae: Salticidae: Euophryini: Maratus Karsch 1878)

Joseph Schubert