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Grevillea thelemanniana

Grevillea thelemanniana, the spider-net grevillea or hummingbird bush, is a small, spreading shrub endemic to Western Australia. The species occurs in the Perth region in low-lying areas on sandy and sandy-clay soils which are generally wet in th ...

Grevillea vestita

It usually grows to about 3 metres in height and has prickly leaves which are deeply lobed and can be up to 50 mm long and 30 mm wide. The white, cream or occasionally pale-pink flowers are most abundant in the winter or spring but can occur spor ...

Hypocalymma angustifolium

Hypocalymma angustifolium, the white myrtle, is a species of shrub in the myrtle family Myrtaceae, endemic to the south west region of Western Australia. The Noongar peoples know the plant as koodgeed or kudjidi. It grows up to 1.5 metres in heig ...

Hypocalymma robustum

Hypocalymma robustum, the Swan River myrtle, is a species of shrub in the myrtle family Myrtaceae. It is endemic to the south west region of Western Australia. It usually grows up to between 0.4 and 1 metre in height. Pink flowers are produced be ...

Macarthuria

Macarthuria is a genus of dicotyledonous plants belonging to the family Macarthuriaceae, and consists of about 9 species which are endemic to Australia.

Pileanthus peduncularis

Pileanthus peduncularis, commonly known as coppercups, is a plant species of the family Myrtaceae endemic to Western Australia. The low and spreading shrub typically grows to a height of 1.5 metres 4.9 ft. It blooms between August and December pr ...

Thryptomene australis

Thryptomene australis, commonly known as hook-leaf thryptomene, is a shrub species in the family Myrtaceae that is endemic to Western Australia. The shrub has an erect, bushy and spreading habit and typically grows to a height of 0.8 to 3.5 metre ...

Tribonanthes

Tribonanthes a genus of Australian plants endemic to Western Australia in the bloodwort family, Haemodoraceae. It includes the species: Tribonanthes purpurea T.D.Macfarl. & Hopper Tribonanthes violacea Endl. Tribonanthes longipetala Lindl. Tribon ...

Tribonanthes violacea

Tribonanthes violacea belongs to the genus Tribonanthes in the bloodwort family, Haemodoraceae. It was first described by Stephan Endlicher in 1846. It is a perennial herb growing from 0.05 to 0.2 m high, in peat, white, grey or yellow sands, cla ...

Verticordia chrysantha

Verticordia chrysantha, commonly known as yellow featherflower or yellow Morrison, is a flowering plant in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae and is endemic to Western Australia. It is a small, slow-growing, rather bushy shrub with bright yellow flower ...

Verticordia huegelii

Verticordia huegelii, commonly known as variegated featherflower, is a flowering plant in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae and is endemic to the south-west of Western Australia. It is a sometimes an erect shrub, sometimes sprawling to almost prostrat ...

Verticordia pennigera

Verticordia pennigera, commonly known as native tea, is a flowering plant in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae and is endemic to the south-west of Western Australia. It is usually a small erect or prostrate shrub with small leaves and lightly-scented ...

Zehneria baueriana

Zehneria baueriana, commonly known as the native cucumber or giant cucumber, is a species of flowering plant – a vine in the cucumber and gourd family, Cucurbitaceae. It is found on Norfolk Island, an Australian territory in the Tasman Sea, as we ...

Agulla mineralensis

Agulla mineralensis is an extinct species of snakefly in the raphidiid genus Agulla. The species is solely known from the Middle Miocene, late Bartovian stage, Pacific Union Site in the Stewart Valley Group, Mineral County, Nevada.

Agulla protomaculata

Agulla protomaculata is an extinct species of snakefly in the raphidiid genus Agulla. The species is solely known from the Middle Eocene, Lutetian stage, Parachute Member, part of the Green River Formation, in the Piceance Creek Basin and Uinta B ...

Amarantoraphidia

Amarantoraphidia is an extinct genus of snakefly in the family Mesoraphidiidae. The genus is solely known from Early Cretaceous, Albian age, fossil amber found in Spain. Currently the genus comprises only a single species Amarantoraphidia ventolina.

Anthophorula persephone

Anthophorula persephone is an extinct species of bee in the subfamily Apinae known from a pair of possibly Miocene fossils found on Hispaniola. A. persephone is the first species of the bee tribe Exomalopsini to have been described from fossils f ...

Archotermopsidae

Archotermopsidae is a family of termites in the order Blattodea, known as dampwood termites, formerly included within the family Termopsidae. They constitute a small and rather primitive family with five extant genera and 13–20 living species. Th ...

Astreptolabis ethirosomatia

Astreptolabis is an extinct genus of earwig in the Dermaptera family Pygidicranidae known from a group of Cretaceous fossils found in Myanmar. The genus contains two described species, Astreptolabis ethirosomatia and Astreptolabis laevis and is t ...

Augochlora leptoloba

The species is known from a single female specimen, the holotype, currently in the private collection owned by Ettore Morone of Turin, Italy, as number "M-2521", and which was first studied by Dr. Michael S. Engel. Dr. Engel published his type de ...

Bombus trophonius

Bombus trophonius is an extinct species of bumble bee known from a Miocene fossil found in Europe. It belongs to the Bombus subgenus Cullumanobombus and is considered most similar to the living species Bombus rufocinctus of North America.

Cananeuretus

Cananeuretus is an extinct genus of ant in the Formicidae subfamily Aneuretinae, and is one of two Cretaceous genera of the subfamily. The genus contains a single described species Cananeuretus occidentalis and is known from one Late Cretaceous f ...

Ceratomyrmex

Ceratomyrmex is an extinct genus of ant in the Formicidae subfamily Haidomyrmecinae, and is one of only five genera placed in the tribe Haidomyrmecini. The genus contains a single described species Ceratomyrmex ellenbergeri and is known from seve ...

Cretoperipatus

Cretoperipatus burmiticus is an extinct species of velvet worm that is known from Cretaceous Burmese amber approximately 100 million years old. It was found in Kachin state, Myanmar. The species can be assigned to one of the modern families, the ...

Electrinocellia

Electrinocellia is an extinct monotypic genus of snakefly in the family Inocelliidae containing the single species Electrinocellia peculiaris and known from Eocene aged Baltic amber.

Florissantoraphidia funerata

Florissantoraphidia funerata is an extinct species of snakefly, originally assigned to the raphidiid genus Raphidia, but subsequently transferred to the genus Florissantoraphidia. The name F. funerata is derived from the Latin funeratus meaning t ...

Haidoterminus

Haidoterminus is an extinct genus of ant in the Formicidae subfamily Haidomyrmecinae, and is one of only five genera placed in the tribe Haidomyrmecini. The genus contains a single described species Haidoterminus cippus and is known from one Late ...

Myanmyrma

Myanmyrma is an extinct genus of ants not placed into any Formicidae subfamily. Fossils of the single known species, Myanmyrma gracilis, are known from the Middle Cretaceous of Asia. The genus is one of several ants described from Middle Cretaceo ...

Nanoraphidia

Nanoraphidia is an extinct genus of snakefly in the family Mesoraphidiidae containing the species Nanoraphidia electroburmica and Nanoraphidia lithographica. The genus name is derived from a combination of the Greek nanos dwarf and the snakefly g ...

Nanotermes

Nanotermes is an extinct genus of termites in the Isoptera family Termitidae known from only one Eocene fossil found in amber of the Cambay Basin. The genus contains a single described species, Nanotermes isaacae placed tentatively in the subfami ...

Necroraphidia

Necroraphidia is an extinct genus of snakefly in the family Mesoraphidiidae. The genus is solely known from Early Cretaceous, Albian age, fossil amber found in Spain. Currently the genus comprises a single species, Necroraphidia arcuata.

Neocorynura electra

Neocorynura electra is an extinct species of sweat bee in the Halictidae genus Neocorynura. N. electra is named from the Latin electrum meaning "amber". The species is known from a single female specimen, the holotype, deposited in the American M ...

Nesagapostemon

Nesagapostemon is an extinct monotypic genus of sweat bee in the Halictidae subfamily Halictinae. At present, it contains the single species Nesagapostemon moronei. The genus name Nesagapostemon is derived from a combination of the Greek nesos, m ...

Oculogryphus

Antennae filiform. Large compound eyes are deeply emarginated posteriorly. There are eight abdominal ventrites. No photogenic organs. Females of this genus can fluoresce with a blue-green light whole body. Species rely on photic cues for purposes ...

Odontomachus paleomyagra

O. paleomyagra is known from a single ant found in the Czech Republic. The specimen was described from a compression fossil preserved in lignite deposits of the Most Basin. The site is exposed in workings of the Bilina Mine, an opencast lignite m ...

Oligochlora

Oligochlora is an extinct genus of sweat bee in the Halictidae subfamily Halictinae. The genus currently contains six species, all of which are known from the early Miocene Burdigalian stage Dominican amber deposits on the island of Hispaniola.

Ororaphidia

Doctors Michael S. Engel and Dong Ren first studied and described Ororaphidia and the co-occurring Styporaphidia and in 2008, publishing a formal description in the Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society volume 81. The genus name comes from ...

Prostylotermes

Prostylotermes is an extinct genus of termite in the isopteran family Stylotermitidae known from two Eocene fossils found in India. The genus contains a single described species, Prostylotermes kamboja.

Protohabropoda

Protohabropoda is an extinct genus of bees in the family Apidae known from a fossil found in Europe. The genus currently contains a single described species Protohabropoda pauli.

Strudiella

Strudiella devonica is a possible insect fossil, the first complete Late Devonian insect, probably terrestrial. It was recovered in the Strud environment from the Bois des Mouches Formation, Upper Famennian. It had unspecialized, orthopteroid, mo ...

Styporaphidia

Styporaphidia is a genus of snakefly, belonging to the extinct family Mesoraphidiidae, containing up to two species, the type species Styporaphidia magia and tentatively Styporaphidia? hispanica. The genus was named from the Greek stypos meaning ...

Termitaradus avitinquilinus

Termitaradus avitinquilinus is an extinct species of termite bug in the family Termitaphididae known from several possibly Miocene fossils found in the Dominican Republic. T. avitinquilinus is the first species in the genus Termitaradus to have b ...

Termitaradus mitnicki

Termitaradus mitnicki is an extinct species of true bug in the family Termitaphididae known only from early Miocene Burdigalian stage Dominican amber deposits on the island of Hispaniola. The species is known from the holotype, number "KU-DR-023" ...

Thyreus denolii

Thyreus denolli is an African species of kleptoparisitic bee. It belongs to the tribe Melectini and to the genus Thyreus, the members of which are often referred to as Cuckoo bees, due to their parasitic behaviour.

Toxolabis

Toxolabis is an extinct genus of earwig in the dermapteran family Anisolabididae known from a Cretaceous fossil found in Burma. The genus contains a single described species, Toxolabis zigrasi.

Tytthodiplatys

Tytthodiplatys is an extinct genus of earwig in the family Diplatyidae known from a Cretaceous fossil found in Myanmar. The genus contains a single described species, Tytthodiplatys mecynocercus.

Zigrasolabis

Zigrasolabis is an extinct genus of earwig in the family Labiduridae known from Cretaceous fossils found in Myanmar. The genus contains a single described species, Zigrasolabis speciosa.

Zophotermes

Zophotermes is an extinct genus of termite in the Isoptera family Rhinotermitidae known from two Eocene fossils found in India. The genus contains a single described species, Zophotermes ashoki placed in the subfamily Prorhinotermitinae.

Agave shawii

Agave shawii, with the common names coastal agave or Shaws agave, is a very rare and critically endangered species in the genus Agave native to southwestern California and Baja California. The plant is named for Henry Shaw, the founder of the Mis ...

Ariocarpus fissuratus

Ariocarpus fissuratus is a species of cactus found in small numbers in northern Mexico and Texas in the United States. Common names include living rock cactus, false peyote, chautle, dry whiskey and star cactus.