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Top 10 New Species - 2008

Each year the IISE announces a list of the Top 10 New Species for the preceding calendar year. The Top 10 new species described in 2007, announced on May 23, 2008, are listed below with links to additional details about each species.


1.  A Sleeper Ray with a Name that Sucks
75-Million Year Old Giant Duck-billed Dinosaur
2.  75-Million Year Old Giant Duck-billed Dinosaur
Shocking Pink Millipede
3.  Shocking Pink Millipede
Rare Frog Off the Shelf
4.  Rare Frog Off the Shelf
One of Most Venomous Snakes in World
5.  One of the Most Venomous Snakes in the World
Fruit Bat Crosses the Line
6.  Fruit Bat Crosses the Line
Mushroom in Scientists’ Own Backyard
7.  New Fun Guy on Campus?
Jellyfish Named After Its Victim
8.  Jellyfish Named After Its Victim
9. Life Imitates Art: “Dim” Rhinoceros beetle
9.  Life Imitates Art: “Dim” Rhinoceros beetle
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10.  Michelin Man™ Plant