New Discoveries

Published:

11 May 2021

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Sphyraena stellata, a new barracuda from the Indo-Pacific, with redescriptions of S. helleri Jenkins, 1901 and S. novaehollandiae Günther, 1860 (Perciformes: Sphyraenidae).

Morishita, S. and H. Motomura

Zootaxa 4772 (3): 545–566

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Published:

30 September 2020

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new species

A new species of frog in the Litoria ewingii species group (Anura: Pelodryadidae) from south-eastern Australia.

Michael Mahony, Bede Moses, Stephen V. Mahony, Frank L. Lemckert, Stephen Donnellan

Zootaxa 4858(2): 201-230

Taxonomy Australia blog:

Published:

19 July 2020

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new species

A taxonomic revision of the Striated Grasswren Amytornis striatus complex (Aves: Maluridae) after analysis of phylogenetic and phenotypic data.

Andrew Black, Gaynor Dolman, Christopher A. Wilson, Catriona D. Campbell, Lynn Pedler & Leo Joseph

Emu 120(3): 191-200

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Published:

20 May 2020

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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:

20 May 2020

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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

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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

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Published:

23 April 2020

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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

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Published:

30 March 2020

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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

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Published:

27 March 2020

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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

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Published:

23 March 2020

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new species

Coelorinchus posteromaculatus (Actinopterygii, Gadiformes, Macrouridae), a new species of grenadier from the eastern Indian Ocean.

Naohide Nakayama, Artem M. Prokofiev & Toshio Kawai

Ichthyological Research 67: 465-472

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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:

27 January 2020

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new species

Crypsis and convergence: integrative taxonomic revision of the Gehyra australis group (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from northern Australia.

Oliver Pm, Prasetya Am, Tedeschi Lg, Fenker J, Ellis Rj, Doughty P, Moritz C

PeerJ 8:e7971: 1-56

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