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Hipparchia neomiris

Hipparchia neomiris, the Corsican grayling, is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is an endemic species confined to the islands of Corsica, Sardinia and Elba. The Corsican grayling flies in July. The larvae feed on Poaceae.

Kricogonia lyside

Kricogonia lyside, the lyside sulphur or guayacan sulphur, is a North American, Caribbean, and South American butterfly in the family Pieridae. In seasons with heavy monsoons, this butterfly is seen in massive migrations which are frequent in Tex ...

Libythea myrrha

Libythea myrrha, the club beak, is a butterfly found in India that belongs to the Libytheinae group of the brush-footed butterflies family found in the Indomalayan realm.

Mimoides protodamas

Mimoides protodamas is a species of butterfly in the family Papilionidae. The common name is false polysticto, with reference to the similarity of this species with Battus polystictus.

Papilio aristor

Papilio aristor, the scarce Haitian swallowtail, is a species of butterfly in the family Papilionidae. It is found in the Dominican Republic and Haiti.

Strymon bazochii

Strymon bazochii, the lantana scrub-hairstreak or smaller lantana butterfly, is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. It is found from Paraguay north through Central America, the West Indies and Mexico to southern Texas. It was introduced to Hawa ...

Vanessa vulcania

Vanessa vulcania, the Canary red admiral, is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. It is found on the Canary Islands and Madeira. Previously, it was considered a subspecies of Vanessa indica, but has been raised to species level after research b ...


Aurornis is an extinct genus of anchiornithid theropod dinosaurs from the Jurassic period of China. The genus Aurornis contains a single known species, Aurornis xui. Aurornis xui may be the most basal avialan dinosaur known to date, and it is one ...


Bolong is a genus of iguanodontian dinosaur known from the Early Cretaceous-age Yixian Formation of western Liaoning Province, China. It lived about 125 million years ago in the earliest Aptian.


Charonosaurus is the name of a genus of dinosaur whose fossils were discovered by Godefroit, Zan & Jin in 2000 on the south bank of the Amur River, dividing China from Russia.


Eosinopteryx is an extinct genus of theropod dinosaurs known the late Jurassic period of China. It contains a single species, Eosinopteryx brevipenna.


Kerberosaurus was a genus of saurolophine duckbill dinosaur from the late Maastrichtian-age Upper Cretaceous Tsagayan Formation of Blagoveshchensk, Amur Region, Russia. It is based on bonebed material including skull remains indicating that it wa ...


Kulindadromeus was a herbivorous dinosaur, a basal neornithischian from the Jurassic. The first Kulindadromeus fossil was found in Russia. Its feather-like integument is evidence for protofeathers being basal to Ornithischia and possibly Dinosaur ...


Kundurosaurus is an extinct genus of saurolophine hadrosaurid dinosaur known from the Latest Cretaceous of Amur Region, Far Eastern Russia. It contains a single species, Kundurosaurus nagornyi.


Maubeugia is an extinct genus of traversodontid cynodonts from the Late Triassic of France. Isolated postcanine teeth are known from Saint-Nicolas-de-Port in northeastern France. The type species M. lotharingica was named in 1997. Many other cyno ...


Olorotitan was a genus of lambeosaurine duckbilled dinosaur from the middle or latest Maastrichtian-age Late Cretaceous, whose remains were found in the Udurchukan Formation beds of Kundur, Amur Region, Far Eastern Russia. The type, and only spec ...


Paludititan is a genus of titanosaurian sauropod dinosaur which lived in the area of present Romania during the Late Cretaceous. It existed in the island ecosystem known as Hațeg Island.


Penelopognathus is a genus of dinosaur which lived during the Early Cretaceous. It was an iguanodont ancestral to hadrosaurids. Fossils have been found in the Bayin-Gobi Formation in what is now China. The type species, Penelopognathus weishampel ...


Rosieria is an extinct genus of dwarf cynodonts from the Late Triassic of France. It belongs to the family Traversodontidae, a herbivorous group known mainly from Gondwana. The type species R. delsatei was named in 1997 on the basis of a few isol ...


Sahaliyania is a genus of lambeosaurine hadrosaurid dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous of Heilongjiang, China.

Calycopis pisis

This species was described in 1887 by Frederick DuCane Godman and Osbert Salvin in Biologia Centrali-Americana. They placed it in the genus Thecla. In 1969, William D. Field transferred the species to his newly-circumscribed genus Calystryma. The ...

Colima warbler

The Colima warbler is a New World warbler. It is mainly found in the Sierra Madre Occidental and Oriental of central Mexico, though its range just barely extends into adjacent southwestern Texas in the Chisos Mountains of Big Bend National Park. ...


Episcada is a genus of clearwing butterflies, named by Frederick DuCane Godman and Osbert Salvin in 1879. They are in the brush-footed butterfly family, Nymphalidae.

Red-banded fruiteater

The red-banded fruiteater is a species of bird in the family Cotingidae. Its known range is restricted to the humid highland forests of the tepuis in the southeast of Venezuela and western Guyana. While likely present, it remains unconfirmed in a ...

Graphium browni

Graphium browni is a butterfly found in Oceania - New Britain, Duke of York Islands, New Hanover Island and St Matthias Islands - that belongs to the swallowtail family. The larva feeds on Annona mercuriana.


Hyposcada is a genus of clearwing butterflies, named by Frederick DuCane Godman and Osbert Salvin in 1879. They are in the brush-footed butterfly family, Nymphalidae.

Papilio ptolychus

From Rothschild, 1895, Novit. Zool. 2 3: 301 Male. Differs from P. laarchus Godm. & Salv. especially in the forewings having four white spots posteriorly close to the outer margin, besides the subapical white band, and in the band of the hindwing ...


Pseudoscada is a genus of clearwing butterflies, named by Frederick DuCane Godman and Osbert Salvin in. They are in the brush-footed butterfly family, Nymphalidae.

Staphylus (butterfly)

Staphylus is a genus of skippers in the family Hesperiidae found mainly in South America with some species in the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America, and southern United States.

Strymon alea

Strymon alea, the Alea hairstreak or Laceys scrub-hairstreak, is a butterfly of the family Lycaenidae. It was described by Frederick DuCane Godman and Osbert Salvin in 1887. It is found from north-western Costa Rica through Mexico to central and ...

Tirumala formosa

Tirumala formosa has a wingspan reaching about 75–85 millimetres 3.0–3.3 in. The uppersides of the forewings are black with several white spots and a reddish-brown basal area. The uppersides of the hindwings are black, with a series of small whit ...

Zopyrion (skipper)

Zopyrion is a genus of butterflies in the Hesperiidae family and the Pyrgini tribe. The type species, Zopyrion sandace, was described in 1896 by Frederick DuCane Godman and Osbert Salvin in their Biologia Centrali-Americana.


Euryzygomatomys is a genus of South American rodents, commonly called guiaras, in the family Echimyidae. It contains two extant and one fossil species, found in Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. They are as follows: † Euryzygomatomys hoffstetteri G ...

Mission golden-eyed tree frog

The Mission golden-eyed tree frog or Amazon milk frog is a large species of arboreal frog native to the Amazon Rainforest in South America. It is sometimes referred to as the blue milk frog. It was first discovered along the Maracanã River in Bra ...


For quite some time Phreatobius cisternarum was the only species in the genus. However, two new species were described relatively recently in 2007, Phreatobius dracunculus and Phreatobius sanguijuela. Phreatobius has been classified with a number ...

Root-knot nematode

Root-knot nematodes are plant-parasitic nematodes from the genus Meloidogyne. They exist in soil in areas with hot climates or short winters. About 2000 plants worldwide are susceptible to infection by root-knot nematodes and they cause approxima ...

Acanthops falcataria

Acanthops falcataria, common name South American dead leaf mantis, is a species of praying mantis in the subfamily Acanthopinae of the family Acanthopidae and not to be confused with Acanthops falcata, a different species in the same genus that i ...

Depressaria radiella

The parsnip moth or parsnip webworm is a moth of the family Depressariidae. It is found in most of Europe, except Portugal and most of the Balkan Peninsula. The wingspan is 19–27 mm. Adults are on wing from August to after overwintering in a shel ...

Epermenia chaerophyllella

Epermenia chaerophyllella is a moth of the family Epermeniidae. It is found in all of Europe and Asia Minor. The wingspan is 12–14 mm. Adults are variable in colour, but consisting of a mixture of blackish, chestnut and white. There are two to th ...

Gonocerus acuteangulatus

Gonocerus acuteangulatus is a herbivorous species of true bug in the family Coreidae. It is commonly known as the box bug in the UK as it once only occurred in Box Hill in Surrey where it fed on box trees.

Hippodamia variegata

Hippodamia variegata, the Adonis ladybird, also known as the variegated ladybug and spotted amber ladybeetle, is a species of ladybeetle belonging to the family Coccinellidae, subfamily Coccinellinae.

Hoplodrina octogenaria

Hoplodrina octogenaria, the uncertain, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in the Palearctic ecozone.

Idaea fuscovenosa

The species is widespread in Central and southern Europe. In the North the range extends up to England and Ireland, Denmark, South Sweden and the southern Baltic Sea region. It is found in the West of the Iberian Peninsula. East it extends to Asi ...

Papestra biren

Papestra biren, the glaucous shears, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. The species was first described by Johann August Ephraim Goeze in 1781. It is found in most of Europe, but not in the southern parts of the Iberian Peninsula, Italy and Greec ...

Scopula marginepunctata

Scopula marginepunctata, the mullein wave, is a moth of the family Geometridae. It was described by Johann August Ephraim Goeze in 1781. It is found throughout Europe.

Simyra albovenosa

Simyra albovenosa, the reed dagger, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in most of Europe, then Turkey, Iran, Transcaucasus and into the east Palearctic. The wingspan is 32–40 mm.Forewings whitish-ochreous, sometimes sprinkled with dar ...

Stigmella anomalella

The rose leaf miner is a moth of the family Nepticulidae. It is found in all of Europe, east to the eastern part of the Palearctic ecozone. The moths have shining greenish-bronzy forewings, lighter posteriorly and with the apical fourth purple. T ...

Zabrus tenebrioides

Zabrus tenebrioides is a species of black coloured ground beetle in the Pterostichinae subfamily that can be found everywhere in Europe and the Near East. Distributed in the steppe and forest-steppe to the southern border of Polissya. By its abun ...


Archegosaurus is a genus of temnospondyl amphibian which lived during the Asselian to Wuchiapingian stages of the Permian, around 299-253 million years ago. The remains of this animal, consisting of at least 90 partial skeletons, have been found ...


The Cervinae or the Old World deer, are a subfamily of deer. Alternatively, they are known as the plesiometacarpal deer, due to their ankle structure being different from the telemetacarpal deer of the Capreolinae.