New Discoveries

Published:

11 March 2021

1

new species

The Leopard Mantis Shrimp, Ankersquilla pardus, a new genus and species of eurysquillid stomatopod from Indo-West Pacific coral reefs

Ahyong, S.T., Porter, M.L. & Caldwell, R.L.

Records of the Australian Museum 72(1):1-8

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

31 December 2020

1

new species

Deep-sea clawed lobster Nephropsis stewarti Wood-Mason, 1872 species complex in the Indo-West Pacific (Crustacea, Decapoda, Nephropidae), with description of a new species.

Su-Ching Chang, Tin-Yam Chan, Appukuttannair Biju Kumar

ZooKeys 1008: 37-60 [Date published 31/12/2020]

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

25 September 2020

28

new species

The Eophreatoicus Nicholls, 1926 species flock from Kakadu and Arnhem Land, with a description of a new genus of Amphisopidae (Crustacea : Isopoda : Phreatoicidea).

George D.F. Wilson, Christopher L. Humphrey

Zootaxa 4854(1): 1-303

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

1 September 2020

1

new species

Three new species of abdominal shrimp parasites (Crustacea: Isopoda: Bopyridae:Hemiarthrinae) from the Indo-West Pacific.

Jianmei An, Ruru Chen, Gustav Paulay

Zootaxa 4845(2): 264-274 [Date published 2/9/2020]

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

29 August 2020

1

new species

Resolution of the identity of Pinnotheres latipes Hombron & Jacquinot, 1846 and description of a new species of Viridotheres Manning, 1996 (Decapoda: Brachyura: Pinnotheridae): two symbionts of bivalve molluscs

Shane T Ahyong

Journal of Crustacean Biology 40(6): 879–886

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

20 August 2020

1

new species

Carpentaria gen. nov., a new talitrid genus from tropical Australia (Amphipoda,Senticaudata, Talitroidea, Protorchestiidae).

J.K. Lowry, R.T. Springthorpe, A.A. Myers

Zootaxa 4834(3): 425-433 [Date published 20/08/2020]

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

24 June 2020

2

new species

A new genus and two new species of Caprellidae (Crustacea: Amphipoda) from mesophotic and deep-sea waters of Australia

José M. Guerra-García & Shane T. Ahyong

Rec. Aust. Mus. 72(2): 45–62

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

4 June 2020

9

new species

A synopsis of Typhlocarcinops Rathbun, 1909 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Pilumnidae), with descriptions of nine new species from the Indo-West Pacific.

Peter K. L. Ng, Dwi Listyo Rahayu

Zootaxa 4788(1): 1-100

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

14 April 2020

1

new species

Discovery of Viridotheres Manning, 1996 in the southwestern Pacific and first record of Discorsotheres camposi Ahyong, 2018 from New Caledonia (Crustacea: Brachyura: Pinnotheridae)

Shane T. Ahyong

Zootaxa 4763(3): 419–428

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:

16 March 2020

1

new species

A Redescription of Paralimnadia urukhai Webb and Bell 1979 with the Description of a New Species P. minyspinosa (Crustacea: Branchiopoda: Limnadiidae).

Brian V Timms, Martin Schwentner

Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 142: 1-14

Taxonomy Australia blog:

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

Taxonomy Australia blog:

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

Taxonomy Australia blog: