Saturday, June 2, 2012

The top 10 new species discovered in 2011

The International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University and a committee of scientists from around the world recently announced their picks for the top 10 new species discovered in 2011.

See the full list here.

My favorites are: 

Sneezing monkey (Rhinopithecus strykeri)

Parasitic wasp (Kollasmosoma sentum)

Sazima's Tarantula (Pterinopelma sazimai)

1. Thomas Geissmann/Fauna & Flora International
2. C. van Achterberg
3. Rogério Bertani/ Instituto Butantan

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