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Inventory lists 19,232 newly discovered species during latest count

Post Number:#1  Postby Marine News » Fri Jan 20, 2012 8:02 am

Inventory lists 19,232 newly discovered species during latest count
19 January 2012, 6:32 am

More than half of the 19,232 species newly known to science in 2009, the most recent calendar year of compilation, were insects -- 9,738 or 50.6 percent -- according to the 2011 State of Observed Species.

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