Name a Species

Name a Species


Cosberella lamaralexanderi

Every year researchers discover many new species of life here in the smokies. The cost to name one of DLIA's newly discovered creatures ranges from $2,500 to $10,000. Donors who name a species will receive a print of their named organism, as well as a copy of the scientific publication in which it is first described. The species naming process typically takes a year or longer to complete, as the scientific process of careful research, paper submission, and review for publication is very involved.

Questions? Interested in naming a species? DLIA is happy to help. Call us at (865) 430-4757 or email todd@dlia.org.

 

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