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Friday, 1 November 2013

New Species Discovered in Amazon Rain Forest

New Species Discovered in Amazon Rain Forest

From Animal Planet

Allobated amissibilis: Kok, P.J.R., Hölting, M., Ernst, R. (in press 2013) A third microendemic to the Iwokrama Mountains of central Guyana: a new "cryptic" species of AllobatesImage Credit: © Philippe Kok

Apistogramma cinilabra: Description of a potentially endangered endemic cichlid species (Teleostei: Perciformes: Chichlidae) from the Departamento Loreto, Peru.Image Credit: © Uwe Rîmer

Callicebus caquetensis Bueno; Marta; Garcia, Javier (2010). "Callicebus caquetensis: A New and Critically Endangered Titi Monkey from Southern Caquetá, Colombia". Primate Conservation.Image Credit: © Javier Garcia

Cercosaura hypnoides: Doan T.M. and Lamar W.W. 2012. A new montane species of Cercosaura (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from Colombia, with notes on the distribution of the genus.Image Credit: © Tiffany M Doan

Chrionius Challenger: Kok, P. J. R. 2010. A new species of ChironiusFitzinger, 1826 (Squamata: Colubridae) from the Pantepui region, northeastern South America.Image Credit: © Philippe Kok

Dicrossus Warzeli: two new cichlid species from the Rio Negro and the Rio Tapajós, Amazon drainage, Brazil.Image Credit: © Frank Warzel

Gonatodes timidus: This extraordinary-looking species of lizard was discovered in 2011 in the part of the Amazon that extends into Guyana.Image Credit: © Philippe Kok

Passiflora longifilamentosa: A new species of passion flower was discovered in the rainforests of the Brazilian state of Para in 2013. Passion flowers are evergreen climbers with exotic looking flowers, often accompanied by brightly coloured fruits.Image Credit: © João Batista Fernandes da Silva

Potamotrygon tatianae: Silva, J.P.C.B. da and M.R. de Carvalho, 2011. A new species of neotropical freshwater stingray of the genus Potamotrygon Garman 1877 from the Río Madre de Díos, PeruImage Credit: © F. Reyda

Sobralia imavierae: Sobralia imavieirae Campacci & J.B.F.Silva, Colet. Orquídeas Brasil.Image Credit: © Andre Cardoso

Tometes Camunani: Andrade, M.C., Giarrizzo, T. & Jégu, M. (2013): Tometes camunani (Characiformes: Tometes camunani Andrade et al., 2013 Neotropical Ichthyology,Image Credit: © Tommaso Giarrizzo

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