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Table 3 Proportion of publication and new species for each taxon

From: Insights from Zootaxa on potential trends in zoological taxonomic activity

  % of publication % of new species
Arthropoda 69 81
Insecta 45 58
Arachnida 10 11
Malacostraca 8 9
Other 6 3
Vertebrata 16 8
Amphibia 5 3
Actinopterygii 4 2
Reptilia 4 1
Chondrichthyes 1 1
Other 2 1
Mollusca 3 3
Platyhelminthes 2 2
Other 10 6
Sum 100 100
  1. Left: n = 735. Right: n = 1416.