New Discoveries

Published:

18 December 2020

14

new species

Fungal Planet description sheets: 1112–1181.

Crous, P.W.; Cowan, D.A.; Maggs-Kölling, G.; Yilmaz, N.; Larsson, E.; Angelini, C.; Brandrud, T.E.; Dearnaley, J.D.W.; Dima, B.; Dovana, F.; Fechner, N.; García, D.; Gené, J.; Halling, R.E.; Houbraken, J.; Leonard, P.; Luangsa-ard, J.J.; Noisripoom, W.; Rea-Ireland, A.E.; Ševčíková, H.; Smyth, C.W.; Vizzini, A.; Adam, J.D.; Adams, G.C.; Alexandrova, A.V.; Alizadeh, A.; Álvarez Duarte, E.; Andjic, V.; Antonín, V.; Arenas, F.; Assabgui, R.; Ballarà, J.; Banwell, A.; Berraf-Tebbal, A.; Bhatt, V.K.; Bonito, G.; Botha, W.; Burgess, T.I.; Caboň, M.; Calvert, J.; Carvalhais, L.C.; Courtecuisse, R.; Cullington, P.; Davoodian, N.; Decock, C.A.; Dimitrov, R.; Di Piazza, S.; Drenth, A.; Dumez, S.; Eichmeier, A.; Etayo, J.; Fernández, I.; Fiard, J.-P.; Fournier, J.; Fuentes-Aponte, S.; Ghanbary, M.A.T.; Ghorbani, G.; Giraldo, A.; Glushakova, A.M.; Gouliamova, D.E.; Guarro, J.; Halleen, F.; Hampe, F.; Hernández-Restrepo, M.; Iturrieta-González, I.; Jeppson, M.; Kachalkin, A.V.; Karimi, O.; Khalid, A.N.; Khonsanit, A.; Kim, J.I.; Kim, K.; Kiran, M.; Krisai-Greilhuber, I.; Kučera, V.; Kušan, I.; Langenhoven, S.D.; Lebel, T.; Lebeuf, R.; Liimatainen, K.; Linde, C.; Lindner, D.L.; Lombard, L.; Mahamedi, A.E.; Matočec, N.; Maxwell, A.; May, T.W.; McTaggart, A.R.; Meijer, M.; Mešić, A.; Mileto, A.J.; Miller, A.N.; Molia, A.; Mongkolsamrit, S.; Muñoz Cortés, C.; Muñoz-Mohedano, J.; Morte, A.; Morozova, O.V.; Mostert, L.; Mostowfizadeh-Ghalamfarsa, R.; Nagy, L.G.; Navarro-Ródenas, A.; Örstadius, L.; Overton, B.E.; Papp, V.; Para, R.; Peintner, U.; Pham, T.H.G.; Pordel, A.; Pošta, A.; Rodríguez, A.; Romberg, M.; Sandoval-Denis, M.; Seifert, K.A.; Semwal, K.C.; Sewall, B.J.; Shivas, R.G.; Slovak, M.; Smith, K.; Spetik, M.; Spies, C.F.J.; Syme, K.; Tasanathai, K.; Thorn, R.G.; Tkalčec, Z.; Tomashevskaya, M.A.; Torres-Garcia, D.; Ullah, Z.; Visagie, C.M.; Voitk, A.; Winton, L.M.; Groenewald, J.Z.

Persoonia 45: 251– 409.

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

3 November 2020

6

new species

New species of Tulasnella associated with Australian terrestrial orchids in the
Cryptostylidinae and Drakaeinae

Arifin AR, May TW & Linde CC

Mycologia DOI: 10.1080/00275514.2020.1813473

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

30 October 2020

1

new species

Fungal diversity notes 1277–1386: taxonomic and phylogenetic contributions to fungal taxa.

Yuan, H.S.; Lu, X.; Dai, Y.C.. et al.

Fugnal Diversity 104: 1-266.

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

29 October 2020

106

new species

Monograph of Orbiliomycetes (Ascomycota) based on vital taxonomy

Baral, H.O.; Weber, E.; Marson. G.

National Museum of Natural History Luxembourg: Luxembourg

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

27 October 2020

1

new species

Stylidium shepherdianum (Stylidiaceae), a new Boomerang Triggerplant from Western Australia’s Mallee bioregion

Wege, J.A.

Nuytsia 31: 253–257

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

20 October 2020

1

new species

Crystal clear: Dampiera prasiolita (Goodeniaceae), a distinctive new Western Australian species with translucent sepals

Shepherd, K.A. and Hislop, M.

Nuytsia 31: 249–252

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

13 October 2020

1

new species

Microcorys elatoides (Lamiaceae), a new species from the Coolgardie bioregion of Western Australia

Wilson, T.C. and Hislop, M.

Nuytsia 31: 243–248

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

6 October 2020

1

new species

Caesia arcuata (Hemerocallidaceae) from Western Australia, a new rarity with curved inflorescence branches

Macfarlane, T.D., Conran, J.G. and French, C.J.

Nuytsia 31: 239–242

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

2 October 2020

1

new species

Life on the rocks: Darwinia sphaerica (Myrtaceae: Chamelaucieae), a new species currently known from one granite outcrop

Davis, R.W. and Rye, B.L.

Nuytsia 31: 233–237

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

22 September 2020

1

new species

Persistence pays off: resolution of Lasiopetalum hapalocalyx (Malvaceae: Byttnerioideae), a new species from south-western Australia

Shepherd, K.A. and Wilkins, C.F.

Nuytsia 31: 229–232

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

21 September 2020

10

new species

Diversity of Backusella (Mucoromycotina) in south-eastern Australia revealed through polyphasic taxonomy

Urquhart, A.S.; Douch, J.K.; Heafield, T.A.; Buddie, A.G.; Idnurm, A.

Persoonia 46, 2021: 1–25

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

15 September 2020

1

new species

Gompholobium glabristylum (Fabaceae), a new native pea from montane habitats in Stirling Range National Park

Wilkins, C.F. and Sandiford, E.M.

Nuytsia 31: 223–227

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

7 September 2020

1

new species

Between a rock and a hard place: Quoya zonalis (Lamiaceae: Chloantheae), a threatened Foxglove from Western Australia’s Pilbara bioregion

Shepherd, K.A. and Hislop, M.

Nuytsia 31: 217–221

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

1 September 2020

1

new species

Acacia lachnocarpa (Fabaceae), a new, geographically restricted Wattle from the Coolgardie bioregion of Western Australia

Davis, R.W. and Hislop, M.

Nuytsia 31: 213–216

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

25 August 2020

1

new species

Beyeria lateralis (Euphorbiaceae), a previously overlooked new species from Western Australia’s Mallee region

Hislop, M.

Nuytsia 31: 207–211

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

24 August 2020

1

new species

Phebalium cicatricatum (Rutaceae), a newly described and Critically Endangered species from north-eastern Queensland, Australia.

Ford, Andrew J. and Duretto, Marco F.

Telopea 23 : 131-136.

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

21 August 2020

1

new species

Shining some light on a poorly known species: Haloragis luminosa (Haloragaceae), a new Western Australian species from a Threatened Ecological Community

Wege, J.A. and Orchard, A.E.

Nuytsia 31: 203–206

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

20 August 2020

1

new species

Wurmbea flavanthera (Yellow-anthered Wurmbea, Colchicaceae), a new species from Western Australia’s Mid West region

Macfarlane, T.D., Brown, A.P. and French, C.J.

Nuytsia 31: 197–202

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

19 August 2020

1

new species

Goodenia quartzitica (Goodeniaceae), a new range-restricted species discovered in a remote part of the eastern Gascoyne bioregion

Shepherd, K.A.

Nuytsia 31: 193–196

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

18 August 2020

1

new species

A case of mistaken identity: Isotropis iophyta (Fabaceae), a new Western Australian Lamb’s Poison previously confused with I. forrestii

Wege, J.A. and Davis, R.W.

Nuytsia 31: 187–191

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

17 August 2020

1

new species

Nowhere to be seen: Deyeuxia abscondita (Poaceae), a new but presumed extinct species from south-western Australia

Macfarlane, T.D.

Nuytsia 31: 179–185

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

11 August 2020

1

new species

Gomphrena verecunda (Amaranthaceae), a modest new species from Western Australia’s arid zone

Davis, R.W.

Nuytsia 31: 175–178

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

4 August 2020

1

new species

A new Wedding Bush from the eastern goldfields of Western Australia (Ricinocarpos digynus: Euphorbiaceae)

HIslop, M. and Wege, J.A.,

Nuytsia 31: 169–173

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

28 July 2020

1

new species

Out of the dark: Leptofauchea lucida (Rhodymeniales: Faucheaceae), a new red algal species from the Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia

Huisman, J.M. and Saunders, G.W.

Nuytsia 31: 163–167

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

21 July 2020

1

new species

Formal naming of Bossiaea reptans (Fabaceae), an endangered species from the Warren region, Western Australia

Macfarlane, T.D., Ross, J.H., Smith, J. and Hearn, R.W.

Nuytsia 31: 157–161

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

14 July 2020

1

new species

Olearia adpressa (Asteraceae: Astereae), a new, geographically restricted species from shale breakaways in the Mid West of Western Australia

Hislop, M.

Nuytsia 31: 153–156

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

10 July 2020

3

new species

Revision of the Australian bee fly genus Meomyia Evenhuis, 1983, with description of three new species (Bombyliidae, Bombyliinae, Bombyliini)

Xuankun Li, David K. Yeates

Zootaxa 4810(2): 201–243

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

9 July 2020

1

new species

A new species of Indigofera (Fabaceae: Faboideae) from Central Australia

Wilson, Peter G. and Rowe, Ross R.M.

Telopea 23 : 113-117

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

8 July 2020

4

new species

Four new species of Splendid Ghost Moths (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae: Aenetus) from Australia and Papua New Guinea

 

Ethan P. Beaver, Michael D. Moore, John R. Grehan, Alejandro Velasco-Castrillón, Mark I. Stevens

Zootaxa 4809(3): 449–474

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

7 July 2020

1

new species

Taxonomy and phylogeny of Sidera (Hymenochaetales, Basidiomycota): four new species and keys to species of the genus

Rui Du, Fang Wu, Genevieve M. Gates, Yu-Cheng Dai, Xue-Mei Tian

MycoKeys 68: 115–135

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

7 July 2020

1

new species

Styphelia capillaris (Ericaceae: Epacridoideae: Styphelieae), a formal name for a Critically Endangered species from Wandoo National Park

Hislop, M.,

Nuytsia 31: 147–151

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

30 June 2020

1

new species

Description of the rare Goldfields Laceflower, Thryptomene planiflora (Myrtaceae)

Rye, B.L.,

Nuytsia 31: 141–145

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

29 June 2020

1

new species

Marasmius vagus Guard, M.D. Barrett & Farid, sp. nov.

Guard FE, Barrett MD, Farid A, Smith ME, Lebel T

Fungal Planet 1091

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

29 June 2020

15

new species

Fungal Planet description sheets: 1042-1111

Crous PW, Wingfield MJ, Chooi YH, et al.

Persoonia 44: 301-459

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

23 June 2020

1

new species

Remarkably unremarkable: Tecticornia enodis (Chenopodiaceae), a new samphire with smooth seeds from the arid interior of Western Australia

Shepherd, K.A.,

Nuytsia 31: 135–139

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

17 June 2020

4

new species

Four new tri-forked species of the Australian genus Abantiades Herrich-Schäffer (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae) from the “dark obscura clade”

Michael D. Moore, Ethan P. Beaver, Alejandro Velasco-Castrillón, Mark I. Stevens

Zootaxa 4801(1): 115–141

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

16 June 2020

1

new species

Better the devil you know: Teucrium diabolicum (Lamiaceae), a new species from mining tenements in the Coolgardie bioregion

Wege, J.A. and Davis, R.W.

Nuytsia 31: 129–133

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

12 June 2020

4

new species

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

Michael Hislop

Swainsona 33: 63–73

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

12 June 2020

1

new species

Taxonomic evaluation of Ptilotus manglesii (Amaranthaceae) and recognition of P. davisii for two phrase names in south-west Western Australia

Timothy A. Hammer

Swainsona 33: 103–109

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

11 June 2020

2

new species

Additional species in the Indigofera haplophylla group (Fabaceae: Faboideae).

Wilson, Peter G.

Telopea 23 : 89-93.

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

2 June 2020

1

new species

Kunzea dracopetrensis (Myrtaceae: Leptospermeae), an uncommon new species from Western Australia’s south-eastern wheatbelt

Ryonen Butcher

Nuytsia 31: 117–123

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

27 May 2020

1

new species

Utricularia gaagudju, a new species for the Northern Territory, and a recircumscription of U. kimberleyensis C.A.Gardner

 

Richard W. Jobson & Wayne Cherry

Telopea 23: 61–68

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

26 May 2020

1

new species

Leucopogon kirupensis (Ericaceae: Styphelioideae: Styphelieae), a new, short-range endemic from the south-west corner of Western Australia

 

M. Hislop

Nuytsia 31: 111–115

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

25 May 2020

1

new species

Eucalyptus calidissima (Myrtaceae), a new ironbark species from the Hunter Valley of New South Wales, Australia

Stephen AJ Bell and Van Klaphake

Telopea 23: 73–87

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

22 May 2020

1

new species

A rediscovered rarity: Pimelea cruciata (Thymelaeaceae), a new species from Western Australia’s Mallee bioregion

Rye, B.L. & Wege, J.A.

Nuytsia 31: 107–110

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

21 May 2020

2

new species

The phoma-like dilemma

Hou, L.W.; Groenewald, J.Z.; Pfenning, L.H.; Yarden, O.; Crous, P.W.; Cai, L.

Studies in Mycology 96 : 309-396

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

20 May 2020

1

new species

A new velvet gecko (Oedura: Diplodactylidae) from Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory

Paul M. Oliver, Chris J. Jolly, Phillip L. Skipwith, Leonardo G. Tedeschi, Graeme R. Gillespie

Zootaxa 4779(3): 438–450

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

13 May 2020

1

new species

What’s under the hood? Phylogeny and taxonomy of the snake genera Parasuta Worrell and Suta Worrell (Squamata: Elapidae), with a description of a new species from the Pilbara, Western Australia

 

 

Brad Maryan, Ian G. Brennan, Mark N. Hutchinson, Lukas S. Geidans

Zootaxa 4778, No 1: 1-47

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

12 May 2020

1

new species

Schoenus coultasii (Cyperaceae: Schoeneae), a new annual species known from a single site in the Pilbara region of Western Australia

 

 

Hislop, M.

Nuytsia 31: 101–106

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

12 May 2020

17

new species

Carnivorous sponges from the Australian Bathyal and Abyssal zones collected during the RV Investigator 2017 Expedition

Merrick Ekins, Dirk Erpenbeck, John N.A. Hooper

Zootaxa 4774(1): 1–159

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

11 May 2020

4

new species

Pentamerid brachiopods from the lower Silurian (Wenlock) Canberra Formation, A.C.T., Australia.

Strusz, D.L.

Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 142, 15-28.

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

6 May 2020

37

new species

Biogeographical and ecological insights from Australasian faunas: the megadiverse collembolan genus, Entomobrya (Entomobryidae)

Rafael Jordana, Penelope Greenslade

Zootaxa 4770(1): 1–104

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

5 May 2020

1

new species

Sixty years in the making: Isopogon nutans (Proteaceae), a new species with pendulous flower heads

 

Rye, B.L. And Hislop, M.

Nuytsia 31: 95–99

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

4 May 2020

1

new species

Re-examination of Australian and Oriental species of Minagenia Banks, 1934 (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae), with a new record for the genus in Australia and a new species description

Brenna L. Decker, James P. Pitts, David Yuan, Juanita Rodriguez

Zootaxa 4768(3): 383–394

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

4 May 2020

1

new species

Multi-gene phylogeny and taxonomy of Amauroderma s.lat. (Ganodermataceae)

Y.-F. Sun, D.H. Costa-Rezende, J.-H. Xing, J.-L. Zhou, B. Zhang, T.B. Gibertoni, G. Gates, M. Glen, Y.-C. Dai, B.-K. Cui

Persoonia 44: 206–239.

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

29 April 2020

1

new species

Drosera stipularis, a new species for the D. petiolaris complex from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland

 

Paulo C. Baleeiro, Richard W. Jobson & Russell L. Barrett

Telopea 23: 35–40

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

28 April 2020

1

new species

Worthy of love: Geleznowia amabilis (Rutaceae), a stunning new species of ‘Yellow Bells’ from Kalbarri in Western Australia

 

 

Shepherd, K.A. And Crawford, A.D.

Nuytsia 31: 89–93

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

23 April 2020

3

new species

Three new species of the barracudina genus Lestidium (Aulopiformes: Paralepididae) from the Indo-West Pacific

Hsuan-Ching Ho, Ken Graham, Barry Russell

Zootaxa 4767(1): 71–88

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

23 April 2020

1

new species

Redescription of the suspended aquatic Utricularia aurea Lour. (sect. Utricularia) and a new species U. adamsii for northern Australia

 

Richard W. Jobson & Taylor Davies-Colley

Telopea 23: 21–33

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

21 April 2020

1

new species

Corchorus fitzroyensis (Malvaceae: Grewioideae), a new, poorly known species from Western Australia’s Kimberley region

Dillon, S.J., Barrett, R.L. And Shepherd, K.A.,

Nuytsia 31: 83–87

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

21 April 2020

1

new species

Two new genera of gymnopoid/marasmioid euagarics.

Petersen, R.H.; Hughes, K.W.

Mycotaxon 135: 1-95.

 

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

20 April 2020

1

new species

Drosera buubugujin M.T.Mathieson (Droseraceae, Drosera section Prolifera C.T.White), a spectacular new species of sundew from the Cape York Peninsula bioregion

 

Michael T. Mathieson & Simon L. Thompson

Austrobaileya 10(4): 549–557

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

20 April 2020

2

new species

A taxonomic revision of Camptacra N.T.Burb. (Asteraceae: Astereae)

A.R. Bean

Austrobaileya 10(4): 564–575

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

20 April 2020

2

new species

Lobelia fenshamii N.G.Walsh & Albr. and L. fontana Albr. & N.G.Walsh (Campanulaceae: Lobelioideae), two new species endemic to artesian springs in central and south-western Queensland

D.E. Albrecht, N.G. Walsh, R.W. Jobson & E.B. Knox

Austrobaileya 10(4): 583–593

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

20 April 2020

2

new species

Denhamia megacarpa J.J.Halford & Jessup and D. peninsularis J.J.Halford & Jessup (Celastraceae), two new species from Queensland

J.J. Halford, & L.W. Jessup

Austrobaileya 10(4): 594–603

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

20 April 2020

2

new species

A taxonomic reassessment of Styphelia cuspidata (R.Br.) Spreng. (Ericaceae) with the description of two new species S. cognata A.R.Bean and S. lucens A.R.Bean

 

A.R. Bean

Austrobaileya 10(4): 604–611

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

20 April 2020

1

new species

Zieria abscondita P.I.Forst. (Rutaceae), a new and geographically restricted species from south-east Queensland.

 

P.I.Forster

Austrobaileya 10(4): 621-627

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

20 April 2020

1

new species

Endiandra inopinata B.Gray (Lauraceae), a new species from Queensland’s Wet Tropics

 

B. Gray

Austrobaileya 10(4): 639-644

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

20 April 2020

1

new species

Taxonomic notes on the Melaleuca leucadendra (L.) L. group (Myrtaceae) in Queensland

 

A.R. Bean

Austrobaileya 10(4): 645–655

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

20 April 2020

2

new species

A taxonomic revision of Olearia elliptica DC. (Asteraceae: Astereae) with the description of two new species O. fulgens A.R.Bean and O. praetermissa (P.S.Green) A.R.Bean

A.R. Bean

Austrobaileya 10(4): 656–662

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

18 April 2020

9

new species

Black fungus gnats (Diptera: Sciaridae) of Queensland, Australia. Part II. Genus Pseudolycoriella Menzel & Mohrig, 1998

Werner Mohrig, Ellen Kauschke, Adam Broadley

Zootaxa 4751(3): 487–506

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

17 April 2020

1

new species

Grevillea hystrix (Proteaceae), a poorly known species from sandplain country in Western Australia’s Coolgardie bioregion

Davis, R.W.

Nuytsia 31: 79–82

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

16 April 2020

30

new species

The genus Litophyton Forskål, 1775 (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea: Nephtheidae) from Australia

 

 

Leen P. Van Ofwegen

Zootaxa 4764(1): 1–131

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

9 April 2020

1

new species

Venturiales

Shen, M.; Zhang, J.Q.; Zhao, L.L.; Groenewald, J.Z.; Crous, P.W.; Zhang, Y.

Studies in Mycology 96: 185–308

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

7 April 2020

1

new species

Hibbertia proberae (Dilleniaceae), a new, rare and geographically anomalous species from the Great Victoria Desert of Western Australia

 

K.R.Thiele

Nuytsia 31: 75–78

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

31 March 2020

1

new species

Living on the edge: Hemigenia diadela (Lamiaceae), a new species from remnant vegetation in Western Australia’s northern Avon Wheatbelt

Juliet A. Wege and Greg R. Guerin

Nuytsia 31: 69–73

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

30 March 2020

2

new species

Revision of the fish family Euclichthyidae (Pisces: Gadiformes) with the description of two new species from the Western Pacific

Peter R. Last & John J. Pogonoski

Zootaxa 4758(2): 231–256

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

27 March 2020

7

new species

Seven new species of Australian peacock spiders (Araneae: Salticidae: Euophryini: Maratus Karsch, 1878)

Joseph Schubert

Zootaxa 4758(1): 1–44

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

27 March 2020

1

new species

A new species of turtle-headed sea Snake (Emydocephalus: Elapidae) endemic to Western Australia

 

 

James H. Nankivell, Claire Goiran, Mathew Hourston, Richard Shine, Arne R. Rasmussen, Vicki A. Thomson, Kate L. Sanders

Zootaxa 4758(1): 141–156

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

25 March 2020

1

new species

The PhyloCode applied to Cintractiellales, a new order of smut fungi with unresolved phylogenetic relationships in the Ustilaginomycotina

McTaggart, A.R.; Prychid, C.J.; Bruhl, J.J.; Shivas, R.G.

Fungal Systematics and Evolution 6: 55-64.

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

24 March 2020

1

new species

Champia patula (Champiaceae, Rhodymeniales), a new red algal species from the Perth region, Western Australia

John M. Huisman and Gary W. Saunders

Nuytsia 31: 65–68

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

24 March 2020

1

new species

A new species of Paraproto (Crustacea: Amphipoda) from southern New South Wales, Australia

 

José M. Guerra-García, Stephen J. Keable, Shane T. Ahyong

Zootaxa 4755(2): 251–270

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

19 March 2020

1

new species

Thomasia julietiae (Malvaceae: Byttnerioideae), a delicate new species with horticultural potential from south-western Australia

Kelly A. Shepherd and Carolyn F. Wilkins

Nuytsia 31: 59–63

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

18 March 2020

1

new species

Labrumoides vibrissa (Arthropoda: Pycnogonida), new callipallenid genus and new species from north Western Australia

David A. Staples

Zootaxa 4751(3): 575–581

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

16 March 2020

1

new species

A New Species of Sun-Moth, Synemon kimberleyensis sp. nov. (Lepidoptera: Castniidae), from the Kimberley in Western Australia

M.F. Braby, E.D. Edwards, A.A.E. Williams

The Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 74(1):31-42

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

13 March 2020

5

new species

New Hippothoidae (Bryozoa) from Australasia

Dennis P. Gordon

Zootaxa 4750(4):451–476

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Published:

13 March 2020

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new species

Plectranthias cruentus, a new species of anthiadine perchlet (Teleostei: Serranidae) from the Lord Howe Rise, Tasman Sea

Anthony C. Gill, Clive D. Roberts

Zootaxa 4750(4):560–566

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Published:

10 March 2020

1

new species

Stachystemon exilis (Euphorbiaceae), a new and potentially threatened species from the Swan Coastal Plain

Michael Hislop and Robert W. Davis

Nuytsia 31: 53–57

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Published:

8 March 2020

11

new species

Feeling sluggish: The extreme semislugs of Australia (Stylommatophora, Helicarionidae)

Isabel T. Hyman & Frank Köhler

J. Zool. Syst. Evol. Res. 2020;00:1–37

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Published:

5 March 2020

7

new species

Eunice sensu lato (Annelida: Eunicidae) from Australia: description of seven new species and comments on previously reported species of the genera Eunice, Leodice and Nicidion

Joana Zanol, Pat A. Hutchings, Kristian Fauchald

Zootaxa 4748(1): 1–43

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Published:

4 March 2020

1

new species

Pseudoderbesia eckloniae, sp. nov. (Bryopsidaceae, Ulvophyceae) from Western Australia

John M. Huisman, Heroen Verbruggen

Cryptogamie, Algologie, 41(3):19-23

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Published:

4 March 2020

1

new species

A new Brachypsectra LeConte from Australia (Coleoptera: Brachypsectridae) with comparative notes on adults and larvae

Lawrence, J., Monteith, G., & Reid, C.

Papéis Avulsos De Zoologia, 60(special), e202060(s.i.).02.

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Published:

3 March 2020

1

new species

Tephrosia cardiophylla (Fabaceae: Millettieae), a distinctive, new, conservation-listed species from Western Australia’s Kimberley sandstones

Ryonen Butcher

Nuytsia 31: 47–51

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Published:

3 March 2020

1

new species

The marine ostracod genus Tasmanocypris McKenzie, 1979 from the Neogene of southeastern Australia: Systematic and palaeoceanographical relationships, palaeoecology and palaeobiogeography

Mark T. Warne

Marine Micropaleontology 157, 101855

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29 February 2020

1

new species

Dancing Lechenaultia (Lechenaultia orchestris, Goodeniaceae), a new species with horticultural potential from southern Western Australia

Kelly A. Shepherd & Michael Hislop

Nuytsia 31: 15–18

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28 February 2020

1

new species

Phomopsis husk rot of macadamia in Australia and South Africa caused by novel Diaporthe species

Christopher J. Wrona, Vheena Mohankumar, Maritha H. Schoeman, Yu P. Tan, Roger G. Shivas, Olumide S. Jeff-Ego & Olufemi A. Akinsanmi

Plant Pathology 69(5): 911-921

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Published:

27 February 2020

3

new species

Three new species of Epipompilus Kohl (Hymenoptera, Pompilidae, Pepsinae) from Australia

David Yuan, Juanita Rodriguez

Zootaxa 4743(4): 575–584

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27 February 2020

2

new species

Three new species of Allobacciger Hafeezullah & Siddiqi, 1970 (Digenea: Monorchiidae) from Australia and French Polynesia

Nicholas Q.-X. Wee, Scott C. Cutmore, Pierre Sasal & Thomas H. Cribb

Mar. Biodivers. 50, 16

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26 February 2020

5

new species

Studies in Australian Tettigoniidae: New Fully-winged Agraeciini From North-eastern Australia (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae; Conocephalinae; Agraeciini)

D. Rentz, You Ning Su

Zootaxa 4743(3): 301–336

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Published:

25 February 2020

new species

The Golden-goo Hibiscus (Hibiscus chrysinocolla, Malvaceae), a new species from Katjarra, Western Australia

Todd G.B. McLay and Steven J. Dillon

Nuytsia 31: 41–45

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Published:

24 February 2020

1

new species

Polyphasic Characterisation of Cedecea colo sp. nov., a New Enteric Bacterium Isolated from the Koala Hindgut

 

Jarryd M. Boath, Sudip Dakhal, Thi Thu Hao Van, Robert J. Moore, Chaitali Dekiwadia and Ian G. Macreadie

Microorganisms 8(2), 309

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Published:

21 February 2020

1

new species

Syncephalastrum contaminatum, a new species in the Mucorales from Australia

Urquhart AS, Idnurm A

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21 February 2020

1

new species

Australian Melolonthini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae): a second species of Hypolepida Britton, 1978

 

Peter G. Allsopp

Zootaxa 4742(3): 595–600

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18 February 2020

1

new species

Clastoderma confusum (Myxomycetes: Amoebozoa), a remarkable new species of slime mould from Western Australia

Karina J. Knight and Carlos Lado

Nuytsia 31: 35–40

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Published:

17 February 2020

26

new species

Revision of the Psilota Meigen, 1822 flower flies (Diptera: Syrphidae) of Australia

Andrew D. Young, Jeffrey H. Skevington, Wouter Van Steenis

Zootaxa 4737(1): 1–126

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Published:

17 February 2020

7

new species

Parasitic copepods of the family Lernanthropidae Kabata, 1979 (Copepoda: Siphonostomatoida) from Australian fishes, with descriptions of seven new species

 

Geoff A. Boxshall, James P. Bernot, Diane P. Barton, Ben K. Diggles, Russell Q-Y. Yong, Toby Atkinson-Coyle, Kate S. Hutson

Zootaxa 4736(1): 1–103

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Published:

17 February 2020

2

new species

Two new species of Asproinocybe (Tricholomataceae) from Australasia

Teresa Lebel, Katrina Syme, Matthew Barrett, Jerry A. Cooper

Muelleria 38: 77–85

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Published:

17 February 2020

1

new species

Acacia cineramis (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae), a new species endemic to south-eastern Australia, and an investigation of phyllode nervature in allied species

Harvey K. Orel, Daniel J. Murphy & Neville G. Walsh

Muelleria 38: 87–99

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Published:

14 February 2020

1

new species

Babingtonia peteriana (Myrtaceae: Chamelaucieae), an ornate novelty from south-western Australia

Barbara L. Rye

Nuytsia 31: 29–33

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Published:

13 February 2020

3

new species

Three new ghost moths of the genus Oxycanus Walker, 1856 from Australia (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae)

Ethan P. Beaver, Michael D. Moore, Alejandro Velasco-Castrillón, Mark I. Stevens

Zootaxa 4732(3): 351–374

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Published:

10 February 2020

7

new species

Supralittoral pseudoscorpions of the genus Garypus (Pseudoscorpiones : Garypidae) from the Indo-West Pacific region, with a review of the subfamily classificationof Garypidae

Mark S. Harvey Mia J. Hillyer, Jose I. Carvajal and Joel A. Huey

Invertebrate Systematics 34: 34–87

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Published:

10 February 2020

2

new species

Phylogenetic placement of the Australian Pharetis, gen. nov., and Spherita, gen. nov., in a revised classification of the circum-Antarctic Moriomorphini (Coleoptera : Carabidae)

James K. Liebherr

Invertebrate Systematics 34(1): 1-33

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Published:

4 February 2020

1

new species

A new Fringe Lily from Kalbarri National Park (Thysanotus kalbarriensis, Asparagaceae)

Terry D. Macfarlane, Christopher J. French & John G. Conran

Nuytsia 31: 23–27

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31 January 2020

1

new species

Grammosolen (Solanaceae - Anthocercideae) revisited

L. Haegi

Swainsona 33: 11–29

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

31 January 2020

1

new species

Rytidosperma robertsoniae (Poaceae), a new species from southern Australia

Fleur Tiver

Swainsona 33: 31–42

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Published:

31 January 2020

2

new species

Australasian genus Crasilogia Warren (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Larentiinae)

 

Olga Schmidt

Zootaxa 4729(4): 519–537

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Published:

30 January 2020

1

new species

Calytrix insperata (Myrtaceae: Chamelaucieae), a new Western Australian species opportunistically discovered on vacation

Barbara L. Rye

Nuytsia 31: 19–22

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28 January 2020

1

new species

Few and far between: Philotheca richardsoniana (Rutaceae), a new rarity from Western Australia’s Avon Wheatbelt

Juliet A. Wege &Michael Hislop

Nuytsia 31: 9–13

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Published:

24 January 2020

1

new species

The extant species of the genus Omma Newman and description of Beutelius gen. nov. (Coleoptera: Archostemata: Ommatidae: Ommatinae)

Hermes E. Escalona, John F. Lawrence, Adam Ślipiński

Zootaxa 4728(4): 547–574

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Published:

23 January 2020

1

new species

A new species of Daploeuros Watts (Coleoptera: Scirtidae)

Rafal Ruta

Zootaxa 4728(3): 334–340

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

10 January 2020

1

new species

A new species of Amoria (Gastropoda, Volutidae, Amoriinae) from the mid-east coast of Australia

Healy, J.

Memoirs of the Queensland Museum - Nature 62: 1-10.

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Published:

9 January 2020

2

new species

Basidioradulum mayi and B. tasmanicum spp. nov. (Hymenochaetales, Basidiomycota) from both sides of Bass Strait, Australia.

Wang, X., Jiang, J. & Zhou, L.

Scientific Reports 10, 102

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Published:

7 January 2020

11

new species

The genus Hoplothrips in Australia (Thysanoptera, Phlaeothripinae), with eleven new species

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

Zootaxa 4718(3): 301–323

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