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Scutellaria tuberosa

Scutellaria tuberosa is a species of flowering plant in the mint family known by the common name Dannys skullcap. It is native to western North America from Oregon through California to Baja California, where it is widespread throughout the mount ...

Tagetes microglossa

Tagetes microglossa is a Mesoamerican species of marigolds in the sunflower family. It grows in Central America, Colombia, and Ecuador, as well as in central and southern Mexico, from Jalisco to Chiapas. Tagetes microglossa is a hairless annual h ...

Tephrosia rosea

Tephrosia rosea, commonly known as Flinders River Poison, is a legume species, endemic to northern Australia. It is a shrub with an erect or sprawling habit, growing to between 0.2 and 2 metres high. Pink to purple flowers are produced throughout ...

Terminalia grandiflora

Terminalia grandiflora, commonly known as yalu, plumwood or nutwood, is a tree of the family Combretaceae native to northern Australia. The Nungali and Jaru peoples know the tree as badgari and the Wagiman know it as barnyin. The weeping tree typ ...

Thryptomene denticulata

Thryptomene denticulata is a shrub species in the family Myrtaceae that is endemic to Western Australia. The erect shrub typically grows to a height of 0.4 to 1.5 metres 1 to 5 ft in height. It blooms between May and November producing purple-pin ...

Trichostema oblongum

Trichostema oblongum, known by the common names oblong bluecurls and mountain bluecurls, is a species of flowering plant in the mint family. It is native to California and the Northwestern United States in Oregon, Idaho, and Washington, and north ...

Verbena menthifolia

Verbena menthifolia is a species of verbena known by the common name mint-leaved vervain or mint vervain. It is native to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico, where it occurs in many types of open, dry habitat such as desert scrub. ...

Warionia

Warionia is a genus in the dandelion tribe within the daisy family. The only known species is Warionia saharae, an endemic of Algeria and Morocco, and it is locally known in the Berber language as afessas, abessas or tazart n-ifiss. It is an arom ...

Acacia setulifera

Acacia setulifera is a shrub of the genus Acacia and the subgenus Plurinerves. It is native to an area in the Northern Territory and the Kimberley region of Western Australia. The bushy, dense and resinous shrub typically grows to a height of 0.3 ...

Avemetatarsalia

Avemetatarsalia is a clade name established by British palaeontologist Michael Benton in 1999 for all crown group archosaurs that are closer to birds than to crocodilians. An alternate name is Pan-Aves, or "all birds", in reference to its definit ...

Dinosauromorpha

Dinosauromorpha is a clade of archosaurs that includes the clade Dinosauria, and all animals more closely related to dinosaurs than to pterosaurs. Birds are the only surviving dinosauromorphs.

Eoconfuciusornis

Eoconfuciusornis a genus of extinct bird that lived 131 Ma ago, in the Early Cretaceous of China. The type species of Eoconfuciusornis, Eoconfuciusornis zhengi, was named and described by Zhang Fucheng, Zhou Zhonghe and Michael Benton in 2008. Th ...

Neolipoptena ferrisi

Neolipoptena ferrisi, or the Pacific deer ked, is a species of fly from the family Hippoboscidae. They are blood-feeding parasites of the mule deer - Odocoileus hemionus, the white-tailed deer - Odocoileus virginianus & The Pronghorn - Antilocapr ...

Pseudolynchia

Pseudolynchia are genus of biting flies in the family of louse flies, Hippoboscidae. There are 5 known species. One of the more well known speciec is the pigeon louse fly Pseudolynchia canariensis. All species are Parasites of birds.

Odontophrynus occidentalis

Odontophrynus occidentalis, commonly known as the Cururu lesser escuerzo, is a species of frog in the family Odontophrynidae. It is endemic to western and central Argentina. Its natural habitats are montane forests, montane grasslands, rocky outc ...

Ariidae

The Ariidae or ariid catfish are a family of catfish that mainly live in marine waters with many freshwater and brackish water species. They are found worldwide in tropical to warm temperate zones. The family includes about 143 species.

Botiidae

Botiidae is a family of cypriniform ray-finned fishes from South, Southeast, and East Asia. Until recently they were placed in the true loach family Cobitidae, until Maurice Kottelat revised the loaches and re-elevated this taxon to family rank i ...

Gonorynchiformes

The Gonorynchiformes are an order of ray-finned fish that includes the important food source, the milkfish, and a number of lesser-known types, both marine and freshwater. The alternate spelling "Gonorhynchiformes", with an "h", is frequently see ...

Lepidosireniformes

Lepidosireniformes are an order of lungfish containing the families Lepidosirenidae and Protopteridae. Both of the two families are monogeneric, and the sole genus of the family Lepidosirenidae is also monospecific.

Rajiformes

Rajiformes is one of the four orders in the superorder Batoidea, flattened cartilaginous fishes related to sharks. Rajiforms are distinguished by the presence of greatly enlarged pectoral fins, which reach as far forward as the sides of the head, ...

Admontia

Admontia offella Reinhard, 1962 i c g Admontia communis Aldrich, 1934 c g Admontia longicornis Yang Longlong & Chao Chienming, 1990 c g Admontia badiceps Reinhard, 1958 i c g Admontia washingtonae Coquillett, 1895 i c g Admontia finisterrae Corte ...

Cryptomeigenia

C. longipes Thompson, 1968 C. theutis Walker, 1849 C. setifacies Brauer & von Bergenstamm, 1891 C. hinei Coquillett, 1902 C. ochreigaster Curran, 1926 C. nigripes Curran, 1926 C. elegans Wulp, 1890 C. crassipalpis Reinhard, 1947 C. brimleyi Reinh ...

Myiopharus

M. ancilla Walker, 1853 M. moestus Wulp, 1890 M. punctilucis Townsend, 1927 M. trifurca Wulp, 1890 M. macellus Reinhard, 1935 M. neilli OHara, 2007 M. dorsalis Coquillett, 1898 M. americanus Bigot, 1889 M. securis Reinhard, 1945 M. secutoris Rein ...

Disa (plant)

Disa is a genus of flowering plants in the family Orchidaceae. It comprises about 182 species. Most of the species are indigenous to tropical and southern Africa, with a few more in the Arabian Peninsula, Madagascar, and Reunion. Disa bracteata i ...

Grubbia

Grubbia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Grubbiaceae. The genus has three species, all endemic to the Cape Floristic Region of South Africa. They are shrubs that grow to 1.5 m tall, with tiny flowers and slender, leathery leaves. The ...

Stilbe (plant)

The plant genus Stilbe was described in 1767, originally as being in the Verbenaceae, but the genus now is placed in the family Stilbaceae. The entire genus is endemic to the Cape Province region of South Africa. All the species are ericoid shrub ...

Arachnocoris trinitatis

Arachnocoris trinitatis is a true bug species found in Trinidad, West Indies. It is often found living in the webs of the pholcid spider Mesabolivar aurantiacus. It seems to prefer empty webs, possibly utilizing them as a ready-made prey-capture ...

Bagauda (bug)

Bagauda is a genus of thread-legged bug in the Emesinae. 18 species are currently known. Many of the species of this genus are associated with caves, some exclusively so. Bagauda is synonymous with the genus Pleias Kirkaldy, 1901, but Bagauda has ...

Pselliopus

Pselliopus is a common genus of assassin bugs, in the subfamily Harpactorinae. The genus is restricted to the New World, with 27 species described. Some species, such as Pselliopus barberi, are conspicuous because of their bright coloring and rel ...

Amanita ananiceps

Amanita ananiceps is a species of agaric fungus in the family Amanitaceae native to Australia. The species was initially described in 1844 by English naturalist Miles Joseph Berkeley as Agaricus Amanita ananaeceps, the specimen having been collec ...

Amanita ceciliae

Amanita ceciliae, commonly called snakeskin grisette and strangulated amanita, is a basidiomycete fungus in the genus Amanita. First described in 1854 by Miles Joseph Berkeley and Christopher Edmund Broome, it was given its current name by Cornel ...

Amanita ravenelii

Amanita ravenelii, commonly known as the pinecone Lepidella, is a species of fungus in the family Amanitaceae. The fruit bodies are medium to large, with caps up to 17 cm wide, and a stem up to 25 cm long and 3 cm thick. The warts on the whitish ...

Amauroderma rude

Amauroderma rude is a tough woody mushroom in the family Ganodermataceae. A polypore fungus, it is found in Eastern Australia, where it grows as a saprophyte on rotting, buried wood.

Antrodiella citrea

Antrodiella citrea is a bracket fungus native to Australia, and New Zealand. It was originally described as Polyporus citreus by English botanist Miles Joseph Berkeley in 1872, and has undergone several name changes before being placed in the gen ...

Banksiamyces toomansis

Banksiamyces toomansis is a species of fungus in the family Helotiaceae. It was first described as Tympanis toomansis by Miles Joseph Berkeley and Christopher Edmund Broome in 1886, and transferred to the genus Encoelia in 1957 by R.W.G. Dennis. ...

Boletellus emodensis

Boletellus emodensis, commonly known as the shaggy cap, is a species of fungus in the family Boletaceae. It was described by English mycologist Miles Joseph Berkeley in 1851 as Boletus emodensis, and transferred to Boletellus by Rolf Singer in 19 ...

Callistosporium luteo-olivaceum

Callistosporium luteo-olivaceum is a species of agaric fungus in the family Tricholomataceae. It was originally described in 1859 as Agaricus luteo-olivaceus by Miles Joseph Berkeley and Moses Ashley Curtis in 1859. Rolf Singer transferred it to ...

Cerocorticium molle

The fungus was first described by Miles Berkeley and Moses Ashley Curtis in 1868 as Corticium molle. They described the fruit body of the type specimen as resembling "a thin coating of wax poured over the surface". It was transferred to genus Cer ...

Cerrena zonata

The fungus was first described scientifically by Miles Joseph Berkeley in 1854 as Irpex zonatus. In 1992, Leif Ryvarden moved it to Antrodia, a wastebasket taxon containing morphologically similar species. It was transferred to the genus Cerrena ...

Clathrus archeri

Clathrus archeri, commonly known as octopus stinkhorn, or devils fingers, is a fungus which has a global distribution. The young fungus erupts from a suberumpent egg by forming into four to seven elongated slender arms initially erect and attache ...

Colus pusillus

Colus pusillus is a species of fungus in the family Phallaceae. It is found in Australia. It is sometimes known as the craypot stinkhorn or basket stinkhorn, a reference to the unique appearance of the fruiting bodies which consist of vivid red, ...

Cortinarius archeri

Cortinarius archeri is a species of mushroom in the genus Cortinarius native to Australia. The distinctive mushrooms have bright purple caps that glisten with slime, and appear in autumn in eucalypt forests.

Cortinarius erythraeus

Cortinarius erythraeus is a basidiomycete fungus of the genus Cortinarius native to Australia. English botanist Miles Joseph Berkeley described this species as a "blood red" mushroom, "clothed with a thick gelatinous coat" in 1845, from the writi ...

Cyptotrama asprata

Cyptotrama asprata, commonly known as the golden-scruffy collybia, is a saprobic species of mushroom in the family Physalacriaceae. Widely distributed in tropical regions of the world, it is characterized by the bright orange to yellow cap that i ...

Cystolepiota bucknallii

Cystolepiota bucknallii is a species of basidiomycete fungus of the genus Cystolepiota. Found throughout Europe, it is a rare fungus occurring in deciduous forests. The small fruit bodies bear a distinctive smell of coal gas and appear in autumn ...

Discinella terrestris

Discinella terrestris is a species of fungus in the family Helotiaceae. It was first described as Helotium terrestre by Miles Joseph Berkeley and Christopher Edmund Broome in 1882, from collections made in Brisbane. R.W.G. Dennis transferred it t ...

Entoloma murrayi

Entoloma murrayi, commonly known as the yellow unicorn Entoloma or the unicorn pinkgill, is a species of fungus in the Entolomataceae family. First described from New England in 1859, the species is found in eastern North America, Central and Sou ...

Fomes hemitephrus

Fomes hemitephrus is a bracket fungus in the family Fomitopsidaceae. First named Polyporus hemitephrus by English naturalist Miles Joseph Berkeley in 1855, it was given its current name by the English mycologist Mordecai Cubitt Cooke in 1885. The ...

Fomitopsis palustris

Fomitopsis palustris is a species of polypore fungus in the family Fomitopsidaceae. It causes brown rot, a disease of wood that results from the enzymatic breakdown of the wood component cellulose, but not lignin. Several enzymes involved in the ...

Ganoderma curtisii

Ganoderma curtisii is a wood-decaying polypore whose distribution is primarily in the Southeastern United States. Craig and Levetin claim to have observed it in Oklahoma.