New Species Report

Olinguito (Bassaricyon neblina)

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The newest member of the raccoon family, and the first mammalian carnivore to be discovered in the Americas in 35 years.



Pirate Ant (Cardiocondyla pirata)

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Named for their eye patch-like marking, believed to spend their entire lives underground.


Dwarf Goby (Eviota santanai)


First new species found off of Timor-Leste, different from other gobies in their unique coloring.


Mystery Bug

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Found in Suriname, may not actually be a new species, but an insect in the nymph stage of a known species.


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