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Top 10 New Species Announced By Scientists
2013-05-23 14:09:02

The top 10 new species list was announced May 23 by the International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University

Top Ten Species List Creates Awareness Of Biosphere Diversity
2012-05-24 10:27:34

Ten new species are highlighted in the Top Ten New Species list for 2012, the fifth year for this interesting record.

Insects Top Latest Inventory Of Newly Discovered Species
2012-01-19 04:44:57

More than half of the 19,232 species newly known to science in 2009, the most recent calendar year of compilation, were insects – 9,738 or 50.6 percent – according to the 2011 State of Observed Species (SOS) report released Jan. 18.

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2011-05-24 08:35:00

A glow-in-the-dark fungus, a jumping cockroach, a rust-consuming bacterium found on the RMS Titanic, and a leech with massive teeth are among the world’s top 10 species discovered during the past year.

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2011-03-22 12:01:23

A new species of a rugged darkling beetle that thrives in an arid region of the Chihuahuan Desert is being named in honor of Theodore Roosevelt on the 100th anniversary of a speech he gave at Tempe Normal School, now Arizona State University.

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2010-06-01 10:38:17

Nepenthes attenboroughii, named after Sir David Attenborough, honorary Fellow of the Linnean Society, has been ranked number 1.

2010-05-21 11:33:00

TEMPE, Ariz., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University and an international committee of taxonomists - scientists responsible for species exploration and classification - today announce the top 10 new species described in 2009. On the list are a minnow with fangs, golden orb spider and carnivorous sponge.

2009-05-22 13:02:00

TEMPE, Ariz., May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University and an international committee of taxonomists - scientists responsible for species exploration and classification - today announce the top 10 new species described in 2008. On the list are a pea-sized seahorse, caffeine-free coffee and bacteria that live in hairspray.

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2008-05-26 09:20:00

The International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University and an international committee of taxonomists – scientists responsible for species exploration and classification – today announce the top 10 new species described in 2007.


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