The SSS presents the list of new species, plants or animals (including fossils), recently described by researchers working in Switzerland.
If you wish to contribute, send your publication and a picture of the organism to email@example.com.
Click below for previous years:
2015 = 104 new species
2016 = 204 new species
2017 = 141 new species
2018 = 130 new species
Authors: Javier Juste, Manuel Ruedi, Sébastien J. Puechmaille, Irene Salicini, and Carlos Ibáñez
Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle, Geneva, Switzerland; Estación Biológica de Doñana, Spain; University of Montpellier, France
Authors: Christophe Praz, Andreas Müller, David Genoud
University of Neuchâtel, InfoFauna – Swiss Zoological Records Center, ETH Zurich, Switzerland; Arzens, France
Authors: Christophe Dufresnes, Menad Beddek, Dmitriy V. Skorinov, Luca Fumagalli, Nicolas Perrin, Pierre-André Crochet, Spartak N. Litvinchuk
University of Lausanne, Switzerland; University of Sheffield, U.K.; University Paul Valéry Montpellier, France; Russian Academy of Sciences & Dagestan State University Russia.
Publication: Morphological and molecular characterisation of a new species of Gyrodactylus von Nordmann, 1832 (Monogenoidea: Gyrodactylidae) of cichlid fishes (Perciformes) from Mexico.
Authors: Carlos A. Mendoza-Palmero, Isabel Blasco-Costa & Gerardo Pérez-Ponce de León
Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle, Geneva, Switzerland; Masaryk University & University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic; Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico
Publication: Two new cestode species of the family Hymenolepididae Perrier, 1897 (Cyclophyllidea) from passerine birds in Ethiopia, with the erection of Citrilolepis n. g.
Authors: Yana D. Dimitrova, Boyko B. Georgiev, Jean Mariaux, Gergana P. Vasileva
Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle, Geneva, Switzerland; Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
A small tree described by researchers from the Conservatory and Botanical Garden of the City of Geneva. It is found only in a few small dry forests, spared within forty square kilometers of degraded grasslands in northern Madagascar.