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Top New Species of 2013
The International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University has announced the top ten new species of 2013.
The list includes tiny violets and frogs, a glow-in-the-dark cockroach, a blue-bottomed monkey, a paleolithic fossil, and a carnivorous, harp-shaped sponge.
Species were chosen by a committee of 11 international scientists from nominations made by the public of species officially described as new during 2012.
Check out some other taxonomy-related resources from Science NetLinks:
- Sorting (K-2)
- BioBlitz (K-12)
- Charles Darwin and On the Order of Species (K-12)
- Classification 1: Classification Scheme (3-5)
- Classification 2: A Touch of Class (3-5)
- A Touch of Class (3-8)
- iNaturalist App (3-12)
- Identification and Classification of Grassland Plants (6-8)
- Classify That! (6-8)
- All Species Inventory (6-12)
- Lookalike Species (6-12)
- The Tree of Life (6-12)
- Grassland Plants: Plant Classification (9-12)
- Grassland Plants: Plant Identification (9-12)
- World's Smallest Vertebrate (Daily Content)
- The Lesula Monkey (Daily Content)