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CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
NEW SPECIES 2012 REFERENCES

Allen GR and Erdmann MV. 2012a. Reef Fishes of the East Indies Volumes I-III. Tropical Reef Research, Perth, Australia. 1292 pages.

Allen GR and Erdmann MV. 2012b. A new species of dragonet (Synchiropus: Callionymidae) from Indonesia. Aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology 18(1): 9-14.

Almeda F and Martins AB. 2012. Microlicia wurdackiana (Melastomataceae: Microlicieae); a new species from Bahia, Brazil. Kew Bulletin 67: 467-470.

Alvarez-Padilla F, Ubick D, Griswold CE. 2012. Noideattella and Tolegnaro, two new genera of goblin spiders from Madagascar, with comments on the gamasomorphoid and silhouettelloid oonopids (Araneae, Oonopidae). American Museum Novitiates 3745: 1-76.

Blackburn DC. 2012. New species of Arthroleptis (Anura: Arthroleptidae) from Ngozi Crater in the Poroto Mountains of Southwestern Tanzania. Journal of Herpetology 46(1): 129-135.

Bolton B and Fisher BL. 2012. Taxonomy of the cerapachyine ant genera Simopone Forel, Vicinopone gen. n. and Tanipone gen. n. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa 3283: 1-101.

Fischer G, Hita Garcia F, Peters MK. 2012. Taxonomy of the ant genus Pheidole Westwood (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Afrotropical zoogeographic region: definition of species groups and systematic revision of the Pheidole pulchella group. Zootaxa 3232: 1-43.

Gill AC, Allen GR, Erdmann MV. 2012a. Two new dottyback species of the genus Pseudochromis from southern Indonesia (Teleosti: Pseudochromidae). Zootaxa 3161: 53-60.

Gill AC, Allen GR, Erdmann MV. 2012b. Two new species of striped Pseudochromis from the Philippine Islands and Indonesia, with a redescription of P. colei (Perciformes: Pseudochromidae). Zootaxa 3165: 25-38.

Gosliner TG and Pola M. 2012. Diversification of filter-feeding nudibranchs: two remarkable new species of Melibe (Opisthobranchia: Tethyiidae) from the tropical western Pacific. Systematics and Biodiversity 10(3).

Greenfield DW and Allen GR. 2012. Eviota fallax, a new dwarf goby from the Western Pacific (Teleostei: Gobiidae). Zootaxa 3522: 42-48.

Greenfield DW and Jewett SL. 2012. Two new gobiid fishes of the genus Eviota from the Indian Ocean (Teleostei: Gobiidae). Zootaxa 3515: 67-74.

Greenfield DW and Suzuki T. 2012. Eviota atriventris, a new goby previously misidentified as Eviota pellucida Larson (Teleostei: Gobiidae). Zootaxa 3197: 55-62.

Greenfield DW, Bineesh KK, Akhilesh KV. 2012. Colletteichthys flavipinnis, a new toadfish species from Sri Lanka and India (Teleostei: Batrachoididae). Zootaxa 3437: 24-31.

Greenfield DW. 2012. Austrobatrachus iseleseli, a new toadfish species from South Africa (Teleostei: Batrachoididae). Zootaxa 3400: 58-63.

Griswold CE, Audisio T, Ledford JM. 2012a. An extraordinary new family of spiders from caves in the Pacific Northwest (Araneae, Trogloraptoridae, new family). ZooKeys 215: 77-102.

Griswold CE, Wood HM, Carmichael AD. 2012. The lace web spiders (Araneae, Phyxelididae) of Madagascar: phylogeny, biogeography and taxonomy. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 164: 728-810.

Hita Garcia F and Fisher BL. 2012a. The ant genus Tetramorium Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Malagasy region--taxonomy of the T. bessonii, T. bonibony, T. dysalum, T. marginatum, T. tsingy, and T. weitzeckeri species groups. Zootaxa 3365: 1-123.

Hita Garcia F and Fisher BL. 2012b. The ant genus Tetramorium Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Malagasy region--taxonomic revision of the T. kelleri and T. tortuosum species groups. Zootaxa 3592: 1-85.

Kataev BM, Liang HB, Kavanaugh DH. 2012. Contribution to knowledge of the genus Chydaeus in Xizang Autonomous Region [Tibet] and Yunnan Province, China (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Harpalini).  ZooKeys 171: 39-92.

Kriebel R and Almeda F. 2012. Five new species of Miconia (Melastomataceae: Miconieae) from Costa Rica and Panama. Harvard Papers in Botany 17(1): 53-64.

Ledford J, Paquin P, Cokendolpher J, Campbell J, Griswold C. 2012. Systematics, conservation and morphology of the spider genus Tayshaneta (Araneae, Leptonetidae) in central Texas caves. ZooKeys 167: 1-102.

McCosker JE and Allen GR. 2012. Description of a new snake eel (Pisces: Ophichthidae: Myrichthys) from the Philippines. Aqua 18(1): 35-40.

McCosker JE, Ide S, Endo H. 2012b. Three new species of ophichthid eels (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae) from Japan. Bulletin of the National Museum of Natural Science Ser. A., Supplement No. 6: 1-16.

McCosker JE, Long DJ, Baldwin CC. 2012a. Description of a new species of deepwater catshark, Bythaelurus giddingsi sp. nov., from the Galapagos Islands (Chondrichthyes: Carcharhiniformes: Scyliorhinidae). Zootaxa 3221: 48-59.

Miller EC, Sellas AB, Drewes RC. 2012b. A new species of Hemidactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Principe Island, Gulf of Guinea, West Africa with comments on the African-Atlantic clade of Hemidactylus geckos. African Journal of Herpetology 61(1): 40-57.

Miller JA, Griswold CE, Scharff N, Rezac M, Szuts T, Marhabaie M. 2012a. The velvet spiders: an atlas of the Eresidae (Arachnida, Araneae). ZooKeys 195: 1-144.

Platnick NI, Duperre N, Ubick D, Fannes W. 2012. Got males?: The enigmatic goblin spider genus Triaeris (Araneae, Oonopidae). American Museum Novitiates 3756: 1-36.

Pola M, Camacho-Garcia YE, Gosliner TM. 2012. Molecular data illuminate cryptic nudibranch species: the evolution of the Scyllaeidae (Nudibranchia: Dendronotina) with a revision of Notobryon. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 165: 311-336.

Spence JR and JR Shevock. 2012. Ptychostomum pacificum (Bryaceae), a new fen species from California, Oregon and western Nevada, USA. Madrono 59: 156-162.

Sziraki G and Penny ND. 2012. Data on the dusty lacewing fauna of northwestern Argentina with description of a new species (Neuroptera: Coniopterygidae). Psyche 2012. 4 pp.

Yoshimura M and Fisher BL. 2012. A revision of the Malagasy endemic genus Adetomyrma (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Amblyoponinae). Zootaxa 3341: 1-31.