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Gastrotheca argenteovirens

Gastrotheca argenteovirens is a species of frog in the family Hemiphractidae. It is endemic to Colombia and occurs in the Colombian Massif, Cordillera Central, and Cordillera Occidental in the Quindio, Tolima, Valle del Cauca, Cauca, and Nariño D ...

Gold dust day gecko

The gold dust day gecko is a diurnal species of gecko. It lives in northern Madagascar, and on the island of Comoros; it has also been introduced to Hawaii and other Pacific islands. It typically inhabits various kinds of trees and houses. The go ...

Hemirhagerrhis

The genus Hemirhagerrhis contains four species which are recognized as being valid. Hemirhagerrhis nototaenia Gunther, 1864 Hemirhagerrhis viperina Bocage, 1873 Hemirhagerrhis kelleri Boettger, 1893 Hemirhagerrhis hildebrandtii W. Peters, 1878 No ...

Hyalinobatrachium fleischmanni

Hyalinobatrachium fleischmanni, the Fleischmanns glass frog or northern glass frog, is a species of frog in the family Centrolenidae. It is found in the tropical Americas from southern Mexico to Ecuador. Specifically, these frogs occur in Mexico, ...

Micrelaps

Common names: two-headed snakes. Micrelaps is a genus of venomous rear-fanged atractaspidid snakes found in Africa and the Middle East. Currently, five species are recognized.

Odorrana schmackeri

Odorrana schmackeri is a species of frog in the family Ranidae. It is endemic to China and distributed in southern and south-central China. Reports from Thailand and Vietnam require confirmation. Its natural habitats are streams of different size ...

Oreophryne geislerorum

Oreophryne geislerorum is a species of frog in the family Microhylidae. It is endemic to Papua New Guinea where it is known from the northern coast between the tip of the Huon Peninsula and south and east to Kokoda and Popondetta. The specific na ...

Oreosaurus

The genus Oreosaurus contains 6 species which are recognized as being valid. Oreosaurus shrevei Parker, 1935 - Shreves lightbulb lizard Oreosaurus luctuosus Peters, 1863 - lightbulb lizard Oreosaurus rhodogaster Rivas, Schargel, & Meik, 2005 Oreo ...

Papurana moluccana

Papurana moluccana is a species of true frog. It is endemic to the Maluku Islands of Indonesia; specifically, it is known from Halmahera and Bacan. Common name Moluccas frog has been coined for it.

Pararhadinaea

Pararhadinaea is a monotypic genus of snakes in the subfamily Pseudoxyrhophiinae. The only species is Pararhadinaea melanogaster, sometimes known as the Madagascar burrowing snake. It is endemic to the island of Madagascar.

Phelsuma comorensis

Phelsuma comorensis Boettger, 1913 is a species of geckos that lives on the island Grande Comore and typically dwells on trees. It feeds on insects and nectar.

Phelsuma dubia

Phelsuma dubia, dull day gecko, olive day gecko, or Zanzibar day gecko, or "green day gecko" is a diurnal species of gecko. It is about 15 centimetres in length and lives on the western coast of Madagascar, in the Comoros, and the coast of East A ...

Pristimantis w-nigrum

Pristimantis w-nigrum, also known as the Zurucuchu robber frog or w rainfrog is a species of frog in the Craugastoridae family. It is found on both Pacific and Amazonian slopes of the Andes in Colombia, Ecuador, and northern Peru. The species is ...

Pseuderemias

Species of this genus are distributed from southeastern Egypt Gebel Elba region along coastal regions of the Red Sea in Sudan to Eritrea, eastern Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia and northern Kenya. The center of the diversification of this genus is S ...

Ptychadena trinodis

Ptychadena trinodis is a species of frog in the family Ptychadenidae. Its common name is Dakar grassland frog. It is widely distributed in West and Middle Africa, and following the International Union for Conservation of Nature, occurs in Benin, ...

Quedenfeldtia

Quedenfeldtia is a small genus containing two attractive lizard species, both commonly known as the Atlas day gecko, in the family Sphaerodactylidae. The genus is endemic to the Atlas Mountains of northwestern Africa. Despite their common name, t ...

Rhombophryne

Rhombophryne is a genus of microhylid frogs endemic to Madagascar. It is currently estimated to include more than 23 species, but only 19 of these are currently described. The common name diamond frog has been proposed and used for members of thi ...

Stumpffia

Stumpffia is a genus of microhylid frogs that are endemic to Madagascar. They are mostly brown frogs that typically live among leaf litter. S. contumelia has a snout–vent length of about 8–9 mm, making it one of the worlds smallest frogs, and sev ...

Tobago least gecko

The Tobago least gecko is a species of lizard in the family Sphaerodactylidae. The species is endemic to the Caribbean and northern South America.

Uroplatus sikorae

Uroplatus sikorae is a species of gecko commonly referred to as the mossy leaf-tailed gecko or southern flat-tail gecko. It is a CITES II protected animal due to habitat loss.

Voeltzkowia

Three species are recognized as being valid. Voeltzkowia mobydick Miralles et al., 2012 Voeltzkowia yamagishii Sakata & Hikida, 2003 Voeltzkowia mira Boettger, 1893 Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was ori ...

Psittrichasiidae

Psittrichasiidae is a family of birds belonging to the superfamily of the true parrots. It is a very small family, the smallest of the three families of the true parrots. It is divided into two subfamilies: Psittrichasinae and Coracopsinae, that ...

Bothriechis rowleyi

Common names: Mexican palm-pitviper. Bothriechis rowleyi is a species of pit viper, a venomous snake in the subfamily Crotalinae of the family Viperidae. The species is endemic to Mexico. There are no subspecies that are recognized as being valid.

Exiliboa

Common names: Oaxacan dwarf boa. Exiliboa is a monotypic genus created for the non-venomous dwarf boa species, Exiliboa placata, which is endemic to southern Mexico. No subspecies are currently recognized.

Naja nigricincta

Naja nigricincta is a species of spitting cobra in the genus Naja belonging to the family Elapidae, which is native to the deserts and drier regions of southern Africa. The species is largely nocturnal, and is often found while crossing roads at ...

Pseudoeurycea anitae

Pseudoeurycea anitae, commonly known as Anitas false brook salamander or Anitas salamander, is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae. It is endemic to Mexico and only known from its type locality near San Vicente Lachixio, Oaxaca, ...

Pseudoeurycea mystax

Pseudoeurycea mystax is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae. It is endemic to Mexico and only known from the area of its type locality near Ayutla, Oaxaca. Its common name is mustache false brook salamander or mustached false bro ...

Chiayusaurus

Chiayusaurus was a genus of sauropod dinosaur known from teeth found in Asia. Two species have been named for this obscure genus. It was originally named as Chiayusaurus, but the ICZN does not permit special characters, so it has become Chiayusau ...

Sauroplites

Sauroplites is a genus of herbivorous ankylosaurian dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous of China. In 1930, the Swedish paleontologist Anders Birger Bohlin during the Swedish-Chinese expeditions of Sven Hedin discovered an ankylosaurian fossil near ...

Acanthemblemaria maria

The secretary blenny is a species of chaenopsid blenny found in shallow seas in the western central Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. It can reach a maximum length of 5 cm TL.

Corydoras osteocarus

Corydoras osteocarus is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the Corydoradinae sub-family of the family Callichthyidae. It originates in South America, and is found in the Orinoco River basin in Venezuela and coastal rivers in Suriname. In the ...

Gorgasia preclara

The splendid garden eel is a medium-sized fish, up to 40 cm maximum length. Its body has a circular shape with a diameter of about 10 mm. Its body color is yellow to orange with characteristic white bands.

Elacatinus evelynae

Elacatinus evelynae, the sharknose goby, Caribbean cleaner goby, Caribbean cleaning goby, is a species of goby native to the Western Atlantic Ocean from the Bahamas and the Lesser Antilles to the northern coast of South America, as well as the An ...

Gramma melacara

Gramma melacara, the blackcap basslet or blackcap gramma, is a species of fish inhabiting reefs in the tropical western Atlantic Ocean. This species prefers vertical surfaces with crevices in which it can hide. It can be found at depths of from 1 ...

Lipogramma

There are currently 10 recognized species in this genus: Lipogramma evides C. R. Robins & P. L. Colin, 1979 Banded basslet Lipogramma levinsoni C. C. Baldwin, Nonaka & D. R. Robertson, 2016 Hourglass basslet Lipogramma robinsi Gilmore, 1997 Yello ...

Ahaetulla prasina

Ahaetulla prasina is a species of snake in the family Colubridae native to southern Asia. Its common names include Asian vine snake, Boies whip snake, Gunthers whip snake, Oriental whip snake.

Ouroborus cataphractus

The armadillo girdled lizard, also commonly known as the armadillo lizard, the Golden-armadillo lizard, or the armadillo spiny-tailed lizard, is a species of lizard in the family Cordylidae. The species is endemic to desert areas along the wester ...

Atractus flammigerus

Atractus flammigerus, is a species of colubrid snake. It is endemic to the eastern part of the Guiana Shield. It is also known as the flaming ground snake.

Black noddy

The black noddy or white-capped noddy is a seabird from the family Laridae. It is a medium-sized species of tern with black plumage and a white cap. It closely resembles the lesser noddy with which it was at one time considered conspecific. The b ...

Boiga cynodon

It is a large snake, reaching more than 2 m 6 1 ⁄ 2 ft in total length. The front teeth of the upper jaw and the lower jaw are strongly enlarged. The body is slender and laterally compressed. Dorsally it is tannish with reddish-brown or dark brow ...

Boiga dendrophila

Boiga dendrophila, commonly called the mangrove snake or the gold-ringed cat snake, is a species of rear-fanged snake in the family Colubridae. The species is endemic to southeast Asia. It is one of the biggest cat snake species, averaging 6–8 fe ...

Boiga multomaculata

Boiga multomaculata, also called the many-spotted cat snake, large-spotted cat snake and marbled cat-eyed snake, is a species of rear-fanged colubrid snakes of the genus Boiga.

Calamaria

Species in the genus Calamaria share the following characteristics. The eight to 11 maxillary teeth are subequal; the anterior mandibular teeth are somewhat longer than the posterior ones. The head is not distinct from neck; the eye is small, wit ...

Cissa (genus)

Cissa is a genus of relatively short-tailed magpies, though sometimes known as hunting cissas, that reside in the forests of tropical and subtropical southeast Asia and adjacent regions. The four species are quite similar with bright red bills, a ...

Cyanocorax

Cyanocorax is a genus of New World jays, passerine birds in the crow family, Corvidae. The generic name is derived from the Greek words κυανος, meaning "dark blue," and κοραξ, meaning "raven". It contains several closely related species that prim ...

Elapidae

Elapidae is a family of venomous snakes endemic to tropical and subtropical regions around the world, with terrestrial forms in Asia, Australia, Africa, and the Americas alongside marine forms in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. Members of this fam ...

Pygmy owl

Pygmy owls are members of the genus Glaucidium. They belong to the typical owl family, Strigidae. The genus consists of about 31 to 35 species distributed worldwide. The exact number of species is somewhat disputed. These are mostly small owls, a ...

Tropidolaemus wagleri

Common names: Waglers pit viper, temple viper, temple pit viper, more. Tropidolaemus wagleri is a species of venomous snake, a pitviper in the subfamily Crotalinae of the family Viperidae. The species is endemic to Southeast Asia. There are no su ...

Chen (genus)

The white geese are a small group of waterfowl which are united in the genus or subgenus Chen, in the true geese and swan subfamily Anserinae. They breed on subarctic areas of North America and around the Bering Strait, migrating south in winter. ...

Chrysopelea

Chrysopelea, more commonly known as the flying snake or gliding snake, is a genus that belongs to the family Colubridae. Flying snakes are mildly venomous, though the venom is dangerous only to their small prey. Their range is in Southeast Asia, ...