Researchers have found three new species of miniature salamanders from the mountain forests of Oaxaca, Mexico.
A new identification key highlights 74 species of cuckoo wasps -- wasps known for their propensity to steal other insects' nests, as cuckoo birds do with other birds -- found in the Nordic and Baltic countries. This includes the "Northern" cuckoo wasp (Chrysis borealis), which is new to science.
Using three male and three female sand flies from a Brazilian state park, researchers have unveiled a new species of the pesky, disease-carrying bugs.
There are two new vampire crabs being added to the roster, and yes, there is really a roster of vampire crabs. What's unusual about these new discoveries, however, is that while they are new to science, they have been residents of some home aquariums for a pretty long time.
The stunning ruby sea dragon has made its debut, marking the discovery of the third species of these exotic and delicate fish ever to be known.
Wallabies are only natively found in one continent in all the world: Australia. And even as some wallaby species are disappearing from Down Under, others are just being discovered. Such is the case for the common short-eared rock-wallaby (Petrogale brachyotis), which may actually be two distinct species.
An international team of experts have released the most comprehensive evolutionary roadmap of insects to date, detailing their "tree of life" in incredible detail and simultaneously showing when and why these little pests actually started to buzz around in the air.
Ok, so you've likely heard of humpback whales, but did you know there are humpback dolphins too? In-fact, frustrated researchers have finally decided that there are four different species of humpback dolphins, the latest being the Australian humpback dolphin.