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Top 10 New Species - 2009

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 2008, are listed below with links to additional details about each species. 

A Palm that Flowers Itself to Death
Phantastic Phasmatid

Pea-sized Pony
A Mere Thread of a Snake
Welsh Rare Bit
 A Snail that's Whorls Apart
 Finding Nemo's True Blue Cousin
 Devonian Delivery
 No Jump in this Bean
 Spray-on New Species