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Parablennius salensis

Parablennius salensis is a species of combtooth blenny found in the eastern central Atlantic ocean near the coasts of Cape Verde. It was first named and described by Hans Bath in 1990. This species reaches a length of 6 centimetres TL.

Bisporella citrina

Bisporella citrina, commonly known as yellow fairy cups or lemon discos, is a species of fungus in the family Helotiaceae. The fungus produces tiny yellow cups up to 3 mm in diameter, often without stalks, that fruit in groups or dense clusters o ...

Cyathus olla

Cyathus olla is a species of saprobic fungus in the genus Cyathus of the family Nidulariaceae. The fruit bodies resemble tiny birds nests filled with "eggs" – spore-containing structures called peridioles. Like other birds nest fungi, C. olla rel ...

Hydnellum aurantiacum

Hydnellum aurantiacum is an inedible fungus, commonly known as the orange spine or orange Hydnellum for its reddish orange or rusty red colored fruit bodies. Like other tooth fungi, it bears a layer of spines rather than gills on the underside of ...

Melanthiaceae

Melanthiaceae, also called the bunchflower family, is a family of flowering herbaceous perennial plants native to the Northern Hemisphere. Along with many other lilioid monocots, early authors considered members of this family to belong to the fa ...

Paxillus involutus

Paxillus involutus, commonly known as the brown roll-rim, common roll-rim, or poison pax, is a basidiomycete fungus that is widely distributed across the Northern Hemisphere. It has been inadvertently introduced to Australia, New Zealand, South A ...

Pholiota flammans

Pholiota flammans, commonly known as the yellow pholiota, the flaming Pholiota, or the flame scalecap, is a basidiomycete agaric mushroom of the genus Pholiota. Its fruit body is golden-yellow in color throughout, while its cap and stem are cover ...

Primulaceae

The Primulaceae, commonly known as the primrose family, are a family of herbaceous and woody flowering plants including some favorite garden plants and wildflowers. Most are perennial though some species, such as scarlet pimpernel, are annuals. I ...

Protostropharia semiglobata

Protostropharia semiglobata, commonly known as the dung roundhead, the halfglobe mushroom, or the hemispheric stropharia, is an agaric fungus of the family Strophariaceae. A common and widespread species with a cosmopolitan distribution, the fung ...

Resupinatus applicatus

Resupinatus applicatus, commonly known as the smoked oysterling or the black jelly oyster, is a species of fungus in the family Tricholomataceae, and the type species of the genus Resupinatus. First described in 1786 as Agaricus applicatus by Aug ...

Tapinella atrotomentosa

Tapinella atrotomentosa, commonly known as the velvet roll-rim or velvet-footed pax, is a species of fungus in the family Tapinellaceae. Although it has gills, it is a member of the pored mushroom order Boletales. August Batsch described the spec ...

Testudinidae

Tortoises are reptile species of the family Testudinidae of the order Testudines. They are particularly distinguished from other turtles by being land-dwelling, while many other turtle species are at least partly aquatic. Like other turtles, tort ...

Testudines

Turtles are reptiles of the order Testudines characterized by a special bony or cartilaginous shell developed from their ribs and acting as a shield. "Turtle" may refer to the order as a whole or to fresh-water and sea-dwelling testudines. The or ...

Violaceae

Violaceae is a family of flowering plants consisting of about 1000 species in about 25 genera. It takes its name from the genus Viola, the violets and pansies. Older classifications such as the Cronquist system placed the Violaceae in an order na ...

Dierogekko

For the Australian genus, with some species sometimes called striped geckos, see Strophurus. For the Nepalese species called striped gecko, see Cyrtodactylus markuscombaii Dierogekko, sometimes known as the striped geckos, or the New Caledonian g ...

Hoplodactylus delcourti

Hoplodactylus delcourti, also commonly known as kawekaweau, Delcourts sticky-toed gecko or Delcourts giant gecko, is an extinct species of lizard, the largest known of all geckos with a snout-to-vent length of 370 mm and an overall length of at l ...

Graptemys pulchra

The Alabama map turtle is a species of emydid turtle endemic to the southern United States. Differentiation from other turtle species includes a black stripe running down the center of its back with knobs extruding from it, but these projections ...

Alabama red-bellied cooter

The Alabama red-bellied cooter or Alabama red-bellied turtle, is native to Alabama. It belongs to the turtle family Emydidae, the pond turtles. It is the official reptile of the state of Alabama.

Hyporhina

Hyporhina is an extinct genus of amphisbaenians or worm lizards that lived from the Late Eocene to the Middle Oligocene in what is now the western United States.

Microlophus albemarlensis

The Galapagos lava lizard, also known as the Albemarle lava lizard, is a species of lava lizard endemic to the Galapagos Islands, where it occurs on several islands in the western archipelago: the large islands Isabela, Santa Cruz, Fernandina, Sa ...

Microlophus indefatigabilis

They are identifiable by a brown body with scattered black and white blotches with a distinctive red and black throat and a black chest. Females have a more uniform brown body, a bright orange face, and a black mark at shoulder level. The species ...

Graptemys pseudogeographica kohnii

The Mississippi map turtle is a subspecies of land and water turtle belonging to the family Emydidae. G. p. kohni is endemic to the central United States. Map turtles get their common name from the lines and markings on the carapace which resembl ...

Nothosauroidea

Nothosaurs were Triassic marine sauropterygian reptiles that may have lived like seals of today, catching food in water but coming ashore on rocks and beaches. They averaged about 3 metres in length, with a long body and tail. The feet were paddl ...

Proganochelys quenstedti

Proganochelys quenstedti is an extinct, primitive stem-turtle that has been hypothesized to be the sister taxon to all other turtles creating a monophyletic group, the Casichelydia. Proganochelys was named by Georg Baur in 1887 as the oldest turt ...

Graptemys oculifera

Males twertles may attain a carapace length of 10 cm 4 in. Females are larger, and may attain a carapace length of 22 cm 8.5 in. On the carapace are light-colored rings, which are thicker than the rings on Graptemys nigrinoda.

Texas river cooter

The Texas river cooter is a species of freshwater turtle native to creeks, rivers, and lakes of the US state of Texas. It is found in the river basins of the Colorado, Brazos, Guadalupe, and San Antonio Rivers. It is one of two species of cooter ...

Gargoyle gecko

The gargoyle gecko or New Caledonian bumpy gecko is a species of gecko found only on the southern end of the island of New Caledonia. Its habitat is threatened by deforestation on the island. This gecko, along with several other Rhacodactylus spe ...

Mniarogekko chahoua

Mniarogekko chahoua commonly known as the mossy New Caledonian gecko, short-snouted New Caledonian gecko, Bavays giant gecko, or mossy prehensile-tailed gecko, is an arboreal gecko found natively on the southern portion of the island of New Caled ...

Dactylobatus

Dactylobatus is a genus of skates in the family Rajidae. They are found in deep waters in the western Atlantic Ocean from Brazil to the United States, including the Gulf of Mexico.

Dallia pectoralis

The Alaska blackfish is a species of freshwater fish in the esocid family of order Esociformes. It inhabits Arctic regions of Alaska as well as Siberia and the Bering Sea islands.

Barathronus

Barathronus is a genus of deep-sea fish that are placed in the family Aphyonidae or family Bythitidae, depending on the source.

Benthodesmus

Benthodesmus is a genus of fish in the family Trichiuridae. There are at least eleven species in this genus, which are known as frostfish. These are not to be confused with Microgadus tomcod and Lepidopus caudatus also known as frostfish.

Cyclothone

Cyclothone is a genus of bioluminescent bristlemouths which typically grow to around 3 inches. They are most commonly found at depths exceeding 1000 feet. The genus is believed to be more abundant than any other vertebrate genus on Earth, numberi ...

Dallia

Dallia is a genus of mudminnows native to Russia and Alaska. Molecular data indicates the genus is more closely related to Esox and Novumbra than Umbra. Dallia diverged from Novumbra + Esox approximately 66 million years ago.

Deepwater catshark

The deepwater catshark is a catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae, found in the western Atlantic from Delaware Bay to Suriname, and in the eastern Atlantic from Morocco to northwest Africa. An important key factor to understanding these creatures ...

Electrona

There are currently five recognized species in this genus: Electrona paucirastra Bolin, 1962 Belted lanternfish Electrona risso Cocco, 1829 Electric lanternfish Electrona carlsbergi Tåning, 1932 Electron subantarctic lanternfish Electrona subaspe ...

Jordanella

The flagfish, also known as the American flagfish or Florida flagfish, is a pupfish from the family Cyprinodontidae which is endemic to Florida. It is found in the aquarium trade. Its common name derives from the dominant males body pattern, whic ...

Harriotta

Harriotta is a genus of cartilaginous fish in the family Rhinochimaeridae. Some common names for species in the genus include bentnose rabbitfish, bigspine spookfish, longnose chimaera, long-nosed chimaera, longnosed chimaera, and narrownose chim ...

Helicolenus

There are 10 recognized species: Helicolenus alporti Castelnau, 1873 Helicolenus fedorovi Barsukov, 1973 Helicolenus dactylopterus Delaroche, 1809 blackbelly rosefish Helicolenus barathri Hector, 1875 bigeye sea perch Helicolenus hilgendorfii Dod ...

Laemonema barbatulum

The short beard codling is a species of marine bony fish in the family Moridae. Native to the western Atlantic Ocean, it is found on the continental slope at depths between 50 and 1.620 m.

Lampadena

There are currently nine recognized species in this genus: Lampadena pontifex G. Krefft, 1970 Lampadena urophaos atlantica Maul, 1969 Lampadena speculigera Goode & T. H. Bean, 1896 Mirror lanternfish Lampadena chavesi Collett, 1905 Chaves lantern ...

Lampadena speculigera

Lampadena speculigera is a species of lanternfish in the subfamily Lampanyctinae. It is a mesopelagic fish that is found in the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Its vernacular name is mirror lanternfish.

Lophiodes

There are currently 18 recognized species in this genus: Lophiodes maculatus H. C. Ho, Seret & K. T. Shao, 2011 Spotted angler Lophiodes bruchius J. H. Caruso, 1981 Lophiodes triradiatus Lloyd, 1909 Shortspine goosefish Lophiodes iwamotoi H. C. H ...

Yellow Irish lord

The mature animal is 34–38 cm 13–15 in length. Dorsal coloration consists of alternating black and yellow stripes with small white spots laterally. The ventral surface is cream-colored. The fish has 11–12 dorsal spines, 18–23 dorsal soft rays and ...

Margined snake eel

The margined snake eel is a snake eel in the genus Ophichthus. It is found in the coastal waters of the western North Atlantic. It inhabits offshore waters at depths of about 106–154 m.

Sebastolobus alascanus

The shortspine thornyhead is a species of fish in the family Sebastidae. It is sometimes referred to as the "idiot fish" or "idiot cod" due to its large oversize head/eyes. It is found in Canada, Russia, and the United States. Adult S. alascanus ...

Talismania (fish)

There are currently 11 recognized species in this genus: Talismania antillarum Goode & T. H. Bean, 1896 Antillean smooth-head Talismania homoptera Vaillant, 1888 Hairfin smooth-head Talismania longifilis A. B. Brauer, 1902 Longtail slickhead Tali ...

Agkistrodon

Agkistrodon is a genus of venomous pit vipers found in North America from the United States south to northern Costa Rica. Six species are currently recognized, all of them polytypic and closely related. Common names include: cottonmouths, copperh ...

Anthaenantia

Anthaenantia is a New World genus of plants in the grass family, native to North and South America including the West Indies. The genus name is sometimes spelled Anthenanthia or Anthenantia.

Arrhenatherum

Wild forms can resemble wild oat Avena or fescue Festuca. Oatgrasses are very common perennials with yellowish roots. The shining stems grow to a height of 1.5 meters, but die off in winter. The leaves are hairless with blunt ligules. The inflore ...