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Spiranthes romanzoffiana

Spiranthes romanzoffiana, commonly known as hooded ladys tresses or Irish ladys-tresses, is a species of orchid. Collected by Chamisso during the Romanzov expedition it was described by him in 1828 and named for Count Nikolay Rumyantsev who finan ...

Batess paradise flycatcher

Batess paradise flycatcher is a passerine bird belonging to the monarch-flycatcher family, Monarchidae. The sexes are similar in appearance with the upper parts being rufous and the head and underparts being bluish-grey. It is native to central A ...

Black-lored waxbill

The black-lored waxbill is a species of estrildid finch found around the Lualaba River and Lake Upemba in the southern part of The Democratic Republic of the Congo. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of less than 2.600 km 2.

Broad-tailed paradise whydah

The broad-tailed paradise whydah is a species of bird in the family Viduidae. It is found woodland and acacia savanna habitat in Sub-Saharan Africa from Angola to Uganda, Tanzania and Mozambique. A brood parasite, it has a wide range and the Inte ...

Congo peafowl

The Congo peafowl, known as the African peafowl or mbulu by the Bakongo, is a species of peafowl native to the Congo Basin. It is one of three extant species of peafowl, the other two being the Indian peafowl and the green peafowl.

Fire-maned bowerbird

The fire-maned bowerbird is a medium-sized, approximately 27 cm long, bowerbird that inhabits and endemic to the forests of Adelbert Mountains in Papua New Guinea. The striking male is black with fiery orange crown and upperback, elongated neck p ...

Ituri batis

The Ituri batis or Chapins batis is a species of bird in the wattle-eye family, Platysteiridae which is found in the humid forests of eastern central Africa.

São Tome ibis

The São Tome ibis, also known as the dwarf olive ibis, is a critically endangered bird that is endemic to São Tome off the western coast of Central Africa. Once thought to be a subspecies of the larger olive ibis, it is now classified as a distin ...

Florida mouse

The Florida mouse is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is the only species in the genus Podomys, which is the only mammal genus endemic to Florida. The Florida mouse is found only in a limited area in central peninsular Florida and ...

Edusella

The genus Edusa was originally named by Louis Alexandre Auguste Chevrolat in 1836, in Dejeans Catalogue of Coleoptera. However, the name Edusa is usually attributed to Felicien Chapuis, who described the genus in 1874 and divided it into three su ...

Macetes

Macetes is a genus of leaf beetles in the subfamily Eumolpinae. It is distributed in Southeast Africa, from Lake Tanganyika to the Eastern Cape province in South Africa.

Mecistes

Mecistes is a genus of leaf beetles in the subfamily Eumolpinae. It is distributed in central and eastern Africa, from the Uele region and Kenya to Namibia, Botswana and the Eastern provinces of the Republic of South Africa, and in Saudi Arabia. ...

Nerissus

Nerissus tuberculatus Jacoby, 1901 Nerissus globulatus Kuntzen, 1912 Nerissus lefevrei Jacoby, 1895 Nerissus rugosus Bryant, 1956 Nerissus tuberculatus Jacoby, 1901 Nerissus gabonensis Jacoby, 1893 Nerissus leucocyclus Kuntzen, 1912 Nerissus stri ...

Spilopyrinae

The Spilopyrinae are a small subfamily of the leaf beetles, or Chrysomelidae. They occur in Australia, New Guinea, New Caledonia and Chile. They were formerly considered a tribe of the subfamily Eumolpinae. The group was elevated to subfamily ran ...

Syagrus (beetle)

Syagrus is a genus of leaf beetles in the subfamily Eumolpinae. They are known from the mainland of Africa as well as Madagascar. They are often attracted by plants in the family Malvaceae; Syagrus rugifrons and Syagrus calcaratus are pests of co ...

Trichostola

Trichostola is a genus of leaf beetles in the subfamily Eumolpinae. It is distributed on the Mascarene Islands. Some species placed in the genus have also been described from mainland Africa and Madagascar, but according to Jan Bechyne these actu ...

Tymnes

Tymnes is a genus of leaf beetles in the subfamily Eumolpinae. It is known from North America and Central America. There are at least nine described species in Tymnes.

Baryonyx

Baryonyx is a genus of theropod dinosaur which lived in the Barremian stage of the Early Cretaceous Period, about 130–125 million years ago. The first skeleton was discovered in 1983 in the Weald Clay Formation of Surrey, England, and became the ...

Heterodontosaurus

Heterodontosaurus is a genus of heterodontosaurid dinosaur that lived during the Early Jurassic, 200–190 million years ago. Its only known member species, Heterodontosaurus tucki, was named in 1962 based on a skull discovered in South Africa. The ...

Coenagrion hastulatum

Coenagrion hastulatum, the northern damselfly or spearhead bluet, is a damselfly in the family Coenagrionidae. The species is widespread and common in northern Eurasia but is restricted to elevated or bog-like sites towards the west and south. In ...

Common darter

The common darter is a dragonfly of the family Libellulidae native to Eurasia. It is one of the most common dragonflies in Europe, occurring in a wide variety of water bodies, though with a preference for breeding in still water such as ponds and ...

Dactylotum bicolor

Dactylotum bicolor, also known as the rainbow grasshopper, painted grasshopper, or the barber pole grasshopper, is a species of grasshopper in the family Acrididae. It is native to the United States, Canada and northern Mexico and exhibits aposem ...

Enallagma cyathigerum

Enallagma cyathigerum is a species found mainly between latitudes 40°N and 72°N. The species can reach a length of 32 to 35 mm. It is common in many different countries including Russia, Europe and South Korea. Damselflies are an important link b ...

Eupholidoptera chabrieri

Eupholidoptera chabrieri galvagnii Adamovic, 1972 Eupholidoptera chabrieri usi Adamovic, 1972 Eupholidoptera chabrieri brunneri Targioni-Tozzetti, 1881 Eupholidoptera chabrieri Charpentier, 1825 Eupholidoptera chabrieri schmidti Fieber, 1861 Euph ...

Eurasian baskettail

The Eurasian baskettail is a species of dragonfly. It was described by Toussaint de Charpentier in 1825 and initially placed in the genus Libellula. It is the type species of the genus Epitheca.

Eyprepocnemis plorans

Eyprepocnemis plorans, the lamenting grasshopper, is a species of insect in the family Acrididae. It is the type species of the genus Eyprepocnemis, and is found in Africa, parts of the Middle East, and southern Europe. It typically inhabits wetl ...

Gomphus flavipes

The river clubtail or yellow-legged dragonfly is a species of dragonfly in the family Gomphidae. It is found in Europe. Its natural habitat are rivers and large streams. The dragonfly flies from June to September depending on the location.

Ischnura

Ischnura is a genus of damselflies known as forktails in the family Coenagrionidae. Forktails are distributed worldwide, including various oceanic islands. The males have a forked projection at the tip of the abdomen which gives the group their c ...

Onychogomphus uncatus

The adults of Onychogomphus uncatus grow up to 65 millimetres 2.6 in long. The eyes are widely separated and bright-blue or gray-blue eyes, never green. The front black line on the side of the thorax does not touch the midline. The yellow collar ...

Hoogerwerfs pheasant

Hoogerwerfs pheasant, also known as the Aceh pheasant or Sumatran pheasant, is a medium-sized, up to 55 centimetres long, bird of the family Phasianidae. The male is a crestless bluish black pheasant with bare red facial skin, short tail and grey ...

Alwalkeria

This dinosaur was originally named Walkeria maleriensis by Sankar Chatterjee in 1987, in honor of British paleontologist Alick Walker. However, since the original generic name was found to be preoccupied by a bryozoan, the name Alwalkeria was cre ...

Nambalia

Nambalia is a genus of basal sauropodomorph dinosaur. It lived during the Late Triassic period in what is now Andhra Pradesh, central India. It is known from the holotype ISI R273, parts 1-3, partially articulated postcranial material and from th ...

Postosuchus

Postosuchus, meaning "Crocodile from Post", is an extinct genus of rauisuchid reptiles comprising two species, P. kirkpatricki and P. alisonae, that lived in what is now North America during the Late Triassic. Postosuchus is a member of the clade ...

Pradhania

Pradhania is a genus of massospondylid sauropodomorph dinosaur from the Sinemurian-age Upper Dharmaram Formation of India. It was first named by T. S. Kutty, Sankar Chatterjee, Peter M. Galton and Paul Upchurch in 2007 and the type species is Pra ...

Rahiolisaurus

Rahiolisaurus is a genus of abelisaurid theropod dinosaur which existed in India during the Late Cretaceous period. It was described in 2010, based on fossils recovered from the Lameta Formation in the Indian state of Gujarat. These fossils inclu ...

Technosaurus

Technosaurus is an extinct genus of Late Triassic dinosauriform, from the Late Triassic Bull Canyon Formation of Texas, United States. For about 20 years after its description, it was thought to be a basal ornithischian dinosaur, but better remai ...

Boronia rigens

Boronia rigens, commonly known as the stiff boronia, is a plant in the citrus family Rutaceae and is endemic to south-eastern New South Wales in Australia. It is a low, compact shrub with mostly trifoliate, glandular leaves and white to pale pink ...

Boronia ruppii

Boronia ruppii, commonly known as Rupps boronia, is a species of plant in the citrus family Rutaceae and is endemic to a small area in New South Wales. It is a shrub with hairy branches, simple and trifoliate leaves and pink, four-petalled flower ...

Boronia safrolifera

Boronia safrolifera, commonly known as safrole boronia, is a species of flowering plant that is endemic to eastern Australia. It is an erect, woody shrub with pinnate leaves that have up to nineteen leaflets, and white to pink, four-petalled flowers.

Boronia subulifolia

Boronia subulifolia is a plant in the citrus family Rutaceae and is endemic to a small area in south-eastern New South Wales in Australia. It is an erect, woody shrub with pinnate leaves with mostly linear leaflets, and light to deep pink, four-p ...

Darwinia biflora

Darwinia biflora is a plant in the myrtle family Myrtaceae and is endemic to New South Wales. It is an erect, often straggly shrub with flattened, glabrous leaves, and flowers which are arranged in pairs. The flowers are greenish in colour but ea ...

Melaleuca capitata

Melaleuca capitata is a shrub in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae and is endemic to New South Wales. It has scaly bark, a densely foliaged habit and attractive heads of creamy-yellow flowers on the ends of its branches in summer.

Melaleuca chisholmii

Melaleuca chisholmii commonly known as Burra bottlebrush is a plant in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae and is endemic to Queensland in Australia. It is a shrub with rough bark, an open habit and spiky foliage but in winter has bright red flower spik ...

Melaleuca comboynensis

Melaleuca comboynensis, commonly known as cliff bottlebrush, is a plant in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae and is endemic to New South Wales and Queensland in Australia. It is usually a shrub, similar to Melaleuca citrina with its hard leaves, spike ...

Melaleuca flavovirens

Melaleuca flavovirens, commonly known as green bottlebrush is a plant in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae and is endemic to a small area near the New South Wales–Queensland border in Australia. It is a stiff shrub, distinguished by its silvery new gr ...

Melaleuca groveana

Melaleuca groveana, commonly known as Groves paperbark is a plant in the myrtle family Myrtaceae and is endemic to New South Wales and Queensland in Australia. It is an uncommon species with relatively large heads of white flowers in spring, the ...

Melaleuca howeana

Melaleuca howeana, commonly known as tea tree, is a plant in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae and is endemic to the Lord Howe Island group, 600 km off the east coast of Australia. It is common in exposed areas, on cliffs and ridges, occasionally form ...

Melaleuca pachyphylla

Melaleuca pachyphylla, commonly known as wallum bottlebrush, is a plant in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae and is endemic to near-coastal regions of New South Wales and Queensland in Australia. It is a medium-sized shrub with a straggling habit and ...

Melaleuca subulata

Melaleuca subulata is a plant in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae and is endemic to south eastern Australia. It is a small, spreading shrub with hard bark, dense foliage, cylindrical leaves and spikes of dark crimson flowers in summer.

Coralliophilinae

Coralliophilinae is a taxonomic group, a subfamily of about 200–250 sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks commonly known as the coral snails or coral shells. This is a subfamily within the very large family Muricidae, the murex or rock snails. Ac ...