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Calydna (butterfly)

Calydna is a genus of butterflies in the family Riodinidae. They are resident in the Neotropics. Species of Calydna feed, as larvae on Olacaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Schoepfia, Ximenia and Conceveiba.

Cirrochroa

Cirrochroa, commonly called yeomen, is a genus of butterflies of the subfamily Heliconiinae in the family Nymphalidae found in southeast Asia. The genus ranges from India to New Guinea.

Dismorphia theucharila

Dismorphia theucharila, the clearwinged mimic white, is a species of butterfly of the family Pieridae. It is found from Mexico to Bolivia and the Guianas. The wingspan is 25–27 mm. It exhibits sexual dimorphism.

Epyaxa rosearia

The eggs of this species are pale yellow and oval with a smooth shell. Alex Purdie describes the caterpillar of this species as: Length, at rest, about three- quarters of an inch. Colour light-green, with indistinct whitish longitudinal lines, an ...

Heliconius telesiphe

Heliconius telesiphe, the telesiphe longwing, is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. It was described by Edward Doubleday in 1847. It is found at mid-elevations in the Andes. Its habitat is cloud forests. The wingspan is 65–80 mm. The species ...

Mesene (butterfly)

Mesene is a genus in the butterfly family Riodinidae present in the Neotropical ecozone. Except the totally scarlet species of this genus the species exhibit many local forms. The males have triangular, pointed, brightly coloured forewings and sm ...

Methone cecilia

M. c. magnarea Seitz, 1913 present in Brazil Amazonas, Peru and Bolivia M. c. cecilia present in Suriname and French Guiana M. c. caduca Stichel, 1919 present in Costa Rica M. c. chrysomela Butler, 1872 present in Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia ...

Panara (butterfly)

Panara is a genus in the butterfly family Riodinidae present in the Neotropical ecozone. The species in this genus closely resemble each other. They are black with an orange oblique band of the forewing.They are rather strongly built and exceptio ...

Parnassius smintheus

Parnassius smintheus, the Rocky Mountain parnassian or Rocky Mountain apollo, is a high-altitude butterfly found in the Rocky Mountains throughout the United States and Canada. It is a member of the snow Apollo genus of the swallowtail family. Th ...

Perisama

Listed alphabetically by group and within groups: The alicia species group: Perisama gisco Godman & Salvin, 1880 Perisama emma Oberthur, 1916 Perisama cabirnia Hewitson, 1874 Perisama tristrigosa Butler, 1873 – Butlers Pericloud Perisama alicia H ...

Pronophila

Pronophila is a genus of butterflies from the subfamily Satyrinae in the family Nymphalidae. The species in the genus Pronophila occur in South America, including Peru, Venezuela, and Ecuador.

Puriri moth

The puriri moth, also commonly called the ghost moth or pepetuna, is a species of moth of the family Hepialidae. This moth is endemic to the North Island of New Zealand. It is New Zealands largest moth, with a wingspan of up to 150 mm. It spends ...

Vila azeca

Vila azeca, the azeca banner, is a species of butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. It is found in the Amazonian region from Colombia to Bolivia. The habitat consists of lowland rainforests at altitudes below 800 meters. Adults have been recorded ...

Agrias

Agrias is a genus of charaxine nymphalid butterflies found in South and Central America. The German lepidopterist Hans Fruhstorfer wrote: "In this magnificent tropical genus, upon which nature seems to have showered all her abundance of most bril ...

Chlosyne nycteis

Chlosyne nycteis, the silvery checkerspot, is a species of Nymphalinae butterfly that occurs in North America. It is listed as a species of special concern and believed extirpated in the US state of Connecticut.

Eupithecia assimilata

The currant pug is a moth of the family Geometridae. The species was first described by Henry Doubleday in 1856. It is found across the Nearctic and Palearctic regions and the Near East. This species is rather similar to the wormwood pug, with wa ...

Eumaeini

The Eumaeini are a tribe of gossamer-winged butterflies. They are typically placed in the subfamily Theclinae, but sometimes considered a separate subfamily Eumaeinae. Over 1.000 species are found in the Neotropical realm

Eupithecia expallidata

Eupithecia expallidata, the bleached pug, is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found in North-West and Central Russia, South-East Scandinavia to the North Mediterranean and West Europe including the British Isles. The wingspan is 20–24 mm. ...

Eupithecia virgaureata

The goldenrod pug is a moth of the family Geometridae. The species was first described by Henry Doubleday in 1861. It is found throughout the Palearctic region and parts of the Near East. In the British Isles it is widespread but rather locally d ...

Hydraecia petasitis

H. petasitis Dbl. 46 d. Forewing dull purplish grey, shaded with olive brown; the median shade, the outer half of median area, the terminal area except at apex, and a costal patch before submarginal line, all of this latter colour; lines as in mi ...

Hypenodes humidalis

Hypenodes humidalis, the marsh oblique-barred, is a moth in the family Erebidae. The species was first described by Henry Doubleday in 1850. It is found in most of Europe and across the Palearctic to Siberia. The wingspan is 14–15 mm. The forewin ...

Manulea pygmaeola

Manulea pygmaeola, the pigmy footman, is a moth of the family Erebidae. It is found in the western half of the Palearctic ecozone, east to Altai. The wingspan is 24–28 mm. There is one generation per year with adults on wing from June to August. ...

Mecyna

Mecyna fuscimaculalis Grote, 1878 Mecyna sefidalis Amsel, 1950 Mecyna mauretanica Slamka, 2013 Mecyna albalis Amsel, 1961 Mecyna luscitialis Barnes & McDunnough, 1914 Mecyna quinquigera Moore, 1888 Mecyna salangalis Amsel, 1970 Mecyna indistincta ...

Narope

Narope is a genus of Neotropical butterflies in family Nymphalidae, and includes species that present inconspicuously marking patterns on the wings. The genus includes 16 species.

Crenadactylus occidentalis

Crenadactylus occidentalis was first described in a taxonomic revision in 2016 of rare and poorly known geckos of the genus Crenadactylus, assembling evidence of greatly under-estimated speciation previously only recognised as subspecies of monot ...

Crenadactylus pilbarensis

Crenadactylus pilbarensis is a species of gecko found in the Pilbara region of Australia. They resemble other species of the genus Crenadactylus, tiny clawless Australian geckos found across a large area of the continent, but has persisted as an ...

Diplodactylus calcicolus

D. calcicolus is a gecko with a medium size that usually has a very broken and spotted pattern along the length of the body that has considerable variation among the population. It is a longer tailed member of the Diplodactylus vittatus complex. ...

Diplodactylus lateroides

Diplodactylus lateroides, sometimes called the speckled stone gecko, is a species of geckos endemic to Australia. This species is found in Western Australia, specifically the Darling Range, a series of low rugged ranges that extend from near Pert ...

Agonopterix rotundella

Agonopterix rotundella is a moth of the family Depressariidae and is found in most of Europe. It was first described from moths found in Surrey, England by the entomologist John Douglas in 1846.

Caryocolum blandella

Caryocolum blandella is a moth of the family Gelechiidae. It is found from central and northern Europe to the Ural Mountains and southern Siberia. The wingspan is 9.5-14.5 mm. The forewings are whitish with scattered orange-brown scales. The fore ...

Caryocolum junctella

Caryocolum junctella is a moth of the family Gelechiidae. It is found from most of Europe east to China and Japan. The length of the forewings is 4.5–5 mm. The forewings are whitish mottled with greyish brown, particularly at the base, across the ...

Caryocolum vicinella

The wingspan is about 12 mm. The forewings are dark brown. There is a light dorsal margin between one- and three-fifths and two white wedge-shaped spots extend from the fold towards the costa at one-fifth. Adults are on wing from July to Septembe ...

Phyllonorycter scabiosella

Phyllonorycter scabiosella is a moth of the family Gracillariidae. It is found from Great Britain through Germany, Poland and Ukraine to southern Russia and from the Netherlands to Spain and Italy. The larvae feed on small scabious Scabiosa colum ...

Doumergues fringe-fingered lizard

Doumergues fringe-fingered lizard, also known commonly as Doumergues fringe-toed lizard, is a species of lizard in the family Lacertidae.

Archontophoenix maxima

Archontophoenix maxima, the Walsh River palm, is the largest species of the genus Archontophoenix. It is endemic to Queensland, Australia. This robust palm grows in rainforest in altitudes of between 800 and 1200 metres on the Walsh River and the ...

Calyptrocalyx hollrungii

Calyptrocalyx hollrungii is a palm species in the family Arecaceae, and is native to Papua New Guinea and to the Indonesian part of New Guinea, Western New Guinea.

Muellerina flexialabastra

Muellerina flexialabastra, common name Hoop pine mistletoe, is a hemiparasitic arial shrub in the family Loranthaceae. The species is endemic to Queensland.

Kallima inachus

Kallima inachus, the orange oakleaf, Indian oakleaf or dead leaf, is a nymphalid butterfly found in Tropical Asia from India to Japan. With wings closed, it closely resembles a dry leaf with dark veins and is a spectacular and commonly cited exam ...

Cryosophileae

Cryosophileae is a tribe of palms in the subfamily Coryphoideae. The tribe ranges from southern South America, through Central America, into Mexico and the Caribbean. It includes New World genera formerly included in the tribe Thrinacinae, which ...

Iophanus

Iophanus is a monotypic butterfly genus in the family Lycaenidae described by Max Wilhelm Karl Draudt in 1920. The single species of this genus, Iophanus pyrrhias, the Guatemalan copper, was described by Frederick DuCane Godman and Osbert Salvin ...

Itylos (butterfly)

Itylos is a butterfly genus in the family Lycaenidae. There has been confusion regarding the correct name; the present genus was discussed in 1945 by the famous lepidopterologist and author Vladimir Nabokov as Parachilades but had been described ...

Asterolasia hexapetala

Asterolasia hexapetala is a shrub in the family Rutaceae. The species is endemic to the Warrumbungles in New South Wales in Australia. The Asterolasia grows to about 1.5 meters in height, mainly along water and Sclerophyll forest/woodlands in low ...

Baeckea imbricata

Baeckea imbricata, commonly known as heath myrtle, is a heathland shrub found in coastal areas and nearby ranges in New South Wales and Queensland in Australia. It grows to 1 metre high and has small ovate leaves that are 3–6 mm long and 2.5 to 5 ...

Eremaea pauciflora

Eremaea pauciflora is a plant in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae and is endemic to the south-west of Western Australia. It is a shrub with small leaves and orange flowers at the ends of its branches. It has the most widespread distribution of the er ...

Eremophila serrulata

Eremophila serrulata, commonly known as serrate-leaved eremophila, is a flowering plant in the figwort family, Scrophulariaceae and is endemic to Australia. It is an erect or spreading shrub whose leaves are sticky and have small serrations, and ...

Gazania linearis

Gazania linearis is a species of flowering plant in the daisy family known by the common name treasure flower. It is native to southern Africa, particularly South Africa, but it can be found in other parts of the world with similar climates where ...

Kunzea ambigua

Kunzea ambigua, commonly known as white kunzea, poverty bush or tick bush, is a plant in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae and is found mainly on sandstone soils in eastern Australia. Growing up to 5 m high and wide, it bears small white flowers in sp ...

Leucospermum hypophyllocarpodendron

Leucospermum hypophyllocarpodendron is a creeping, mat-forming shrub with heads of yellow flowers and leathery, upright narrow leaves with some red-tipped teeth at their tips, from the family Proteaceae. It has long thin branches that originate f ...

Lysiosepalum involucratum

Lysiosepalum involucratum is a small shrub species in the family Malvaceae. It is endemic to the south-west of Western Australia. Plants grow to between 0.3 and 1.5 metres high, and produce mauve flowers between August and November in the species ...

Myoporum cordifolium

Myoporum cordifolium, commonly known as Jerramungup myoporum, is a plant in the figwort family, Scrophulariaceae. It is a shrub with thin, stiff branches and tiny, heart-shaped leaves, both covered with wart-like tubercles. Single white flowers w ...