New species 2020

New Australian species 2020

Every year, taxonomists in Australia and overseas discover and name many new Australian species. You can keep abreast of these new discoveries using the Discoveries Dashboard below.

 

Click on an item to see a list of new species in that group, named since the beginning of the year.

There is also a dashboard page for species published in 2019

All new species

13

New species of insects and their relatives

11

New species of crustaceans

0

New species of vascular plants

0

New species of corals, sea jellies and relatives

0

New species of green and red algae

0

New species of comb-jellies and allies

0

New species of tunicates

0

New species of chromists (diatoms and their relatives)

0

New species of fungi

2

New species of spiders and their relatives

0

New species of sponges

0

New species of bacteria

0

New species of acanthocephalans

0

New species of flatworms

0

New species of centipedes, millipedes and their relatives

0

New species of dinoflagellates

0

New species of molluscs

0

New species of vertebrates

0

New species of annelids (segmented worms and relatives)

0

New species of nematodes

0

New species of water bears

0

New species of ribbon worms

0

New species of slime moulds

0

New species of apicomplexans

0

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