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CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
2010 NEW SPECIES LIST

 
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MAMMAL
Species
Common Name Location Reference
Enhydriodon dikikae otter (extinct) Ethiopia Geraads et al.
REPTILE
Species
Common Name Location Reference
Contia longicaudae sharp-tailed snake California, Oregon Feldman and Hoyer 2010
FISHES
Species
Common Name Location Reference
Chimaera bahamaensis ghostshark Bahamas Kemper et al. 2010a
Chimaera notafricana ghostshark Namibia, South Africa Kemper et al. 2010b
Cruriraja hulleyi skate Namibia, South Africa Aschliman et al. 2010
Eviota karaspila goby fish Fiji Greenfield and Randall 2010c
Eviota nigrispina goby fish Japan Greenfield and Randall 2010b
Eviota rubrisparsa goby fish Western Pacific Greenfield and Randall 2010a
Eviota shimadai goby fish Western Pacific Greenfield and Randall 2010a
Eviota toshiyuki goby fish Western Pacific Greenfield and Randall 2010a
Eviota winterbottomi goby fish Western Pacific Greenfield and Randall 2010a
Ophichthus alleni eel Australia McCosker 2010
Ophichthus aniptocheilos eel Tonga McCosker 2010
Ophichthus congroides eel French Polynesia McCosker 2010
Ophichthus hirritus eel Seychelles McCosker 2010
Ophichthus humanni eel Vanuatu McCosker 2010
Ophichthus ishiyamorum eel Somalia McCosker 2010
Ophichthus lentiginosus eel Vanuatu, New Caledonia McCosker 2010
Ophichthus microstictus eel Fiji, Tonga McCosker 2010
Ophichthus tomioi eel Philippines, Marquesas, Fiji, Seychelles McCosker 2010
Scorpaenodes rubrivinctus scorpionfish Galapagos, Costa Rica Poss et al. 2010
Squalus suckleyi spiny dogfish North Pacific Ebert et al. 2010
PLANT
Species
Common Name Location Reference
Justicia velizii herb/shrub Guatemala Daniel 2010
Pinnatella homaliadelphoides moss China, India Enroth et al. 2010
SEA SLUGS
Species
Common Name Location Reference
Flabellina goddardi sea slug California Gosliner 2010
Okenia felis sea slug California Gosliner 2010
CORAL
Species
Common Name Location Reference
Porcupinella profunda sea pen North Atlantic Lopez-Gonzalez and Williams 2010
INSECTS
Species
Common Name Location Reference
Chlaenius rotundithorax beetle China Liu et al. 2010
Nippononebria changbaiensis beetle China Kavanaugh and Liang 2010
Nitela constructor wasp French Guiana Pulawski 2010a
Paraparatrechina brunnella ant Cameroon, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya LaPolla et al. 2010
Paraparatrechina concinnata ant Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon LaPolla et al. 2010
Paraparatrechina gnoma ant Ghana, Nigeria LaPolla et al. 2010
Paraparatrechina myops ant Madagascar LaPolla et al. 2010
Paraparatrechina ocellatula ant Madagascar LaPolla et al. 2010
Paraparatrechina oreias ant Cameroon LaPolla et al. 2010
Paraparatrechina splendida ant Gabon, Uganda LaPolla et al. 2010
Paraparatrechina umbranatis ant Angola, Gabon, Kenya LaPolla et al. 2010
Rhopalum nasale wasp Australia Pulawski 2010a
Sericophorus ambonensis wasp Indonesia Lomholdt and Pulawski 2010
Sericophorus arrernte wasp Australia Lomholdt and Pulawski 2010
Sericophorus barakula wasp Australia Lomholdt and Pulawski 2010
Sericophorus bicellularis wasp Australia Lomholdt and Pulawski 2010
Sericophorus centralis wasp Australia Lomholdt and Pulawski 2010
Sericophorus chrysophorus wasp Australia Lomholdt and Pulawski 2010
Sericophorus deserticola wasp Australia Lomholdt and Pulawski 2010
Sericophorus flavipes wasp Australia Lomholdt and Pulawski 2010
Sericophorus flavorufoniger wasp Australia Lomholdt and Pulawski 2010
Sericophorus genalis wasp Australia Lomholdt and Pulawski 2010
Sericophorus glaucus wasp Australia Lomholdt and Pulawski 2010
Sericophorus glyptus wasp Australia Lomholdt and Pulawski 2010
Sericophorus karrathensis wasp Australia Lomholdt and Pulawski 2010
Sericophorus kurandae wasp Australia Lomholdt and Pulawski 2010
Sericophorus maculatus wasp Australia Lomholdt and Pulawski 2010
Sericophorus mesopleuralis wasp Australia Lomholdt and Pulawski 2010
Sericophorus mimus wasp Australia Lomholdt and Pulawski 2010
Sericophorus minys wasp Australia Lomholdt and Pulawski 2010
Sericophorus multipictus wasp Australia Lomholdt and Pulawski 2010
Sericophorus nasutus wasp Australia Lomholdt and Pulawski 2010
Sericophorus nitidis wasp Australia Lomholdt and Pulawski 2010
Sericophorus papuanus wasp Papua New Guinea Lomholdt and Pulawski 2010
Sericophorus punctatum wasp Australia Lomholdt and Pulawski 2010
Sericophorus riparius wasp Australia Lomholdt and Pulawski 2010
Sericophorus rufus wasp Australia Lomholdt and Pulawski 2010
Sericophorus scintillans wasp Australia Lomholdt and Pulawski 2010
Sericophorus sparsus wasp Australia Lomholdt and Pulawski 2010
Sericophorus tibialis wasp Australia Lomholdt and Pulawski 2010
Sericophorus trichocephalus wasp Australia Lomholdt and Pulawski 2010
Sericophorus xanthomelas wasp Australia Lomholdt and Pulawski 2010
Xylosandrus borneensis beetle Malaysia Dole and Cognato 2010
Xylosandrus hulcri beetle Papua New Guinea Dole and Cognato 2010
SPIDERS
Species
Common Name Location Reference
Archoleptoneta gertschi spider California Ledford and Griswold 2010
Darkoneta quetzal spider (also new genus) Guatemala Ledford and Griswold 2010
Darkoneta reddelli spider (also new genus) Mexico Ledford and Griswold 2010
Draconarius adnatus spider China Wang et al. 2010
Draconarius anceps spider China Wang et al. 2010
Draconarius catillus spider China Wang et al. 2010
Draconarius curvus spider China Wang et al. 2010
Draconarius duplus spider China Wang et al. 2010
Draconarius euryembolus spider China Wang et al. 2010
Draconarius gigas spider China Wang et al. 2010
Draconarius guoi spider China Wang et al. 2010
Draconarius improprius spider China Wang et al. 2010
Draconarius kavanaughi spider China Wang et al. 2010
Draconarius laticavus spider China Wang et al. 2010
Draconarius latusincertus spider China Wang et al. 2010
Draconarius levyi spider China Wang et al. 2010
Draconarius longlingensis spider China Wang et al. 2010
Draconarius mikrommatos spider China Wang et al. 2010
Draconarius olorinus spider China Wang et al. 2010
Draconarius paraspiralis spider China Wang et al. 2010
Draconarius pseudoagrestis spider China Wang et al. 2010
Draconarius pseudospiralis spider China Wang et al. 2010
Draconarius quattour spider China Wang et al. 2010
Draconarius renalis spider China Wang et al. 2010
Draconarius spiralis spider China Wang et al. 2010
Draconarius tangi spider China Wang et al. 2010
Draconarius tridens spider China Wang et al. 2010
Draconarius xuae spider China Wang et al. 2010
Draconarius yani spider China Wang et al. 2010
Pandava ganesha spider India Almeida-Silva et al. 2010
Pandava ganga spider India Almeida-Silva et al. 2010
Pandava kama spider India Almeida-Silva et al. 2010
Pandava sarasvati spider Myanmar Almeida-Silva et al. 2010
Pandava shiva spider Pakistan Almeida-Silva et al. 2010
Penestomus egazini spider (also new family) South Africa Miller et al. 2010
Penestomus kruger spider (also new family) South Africa Miller et al. 2010
Penestomus montanus spider (also new family) South Africa, Lesotho Miller et al. 2010
Penestomus prendinii spider (also new family) South Africa Miller et al. 2010
Penestomus zulu spider (also new family) South Africa Miller et al. 2010

 
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