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Chlamydoselachidae

Chlamydoselachus is a genus of sharks and the sole extant member of the family Chlamydoselachidae, in the order Hexanchiformes. It contains two extant and several extinct species. The most widely known species still surviving is the frilled shark ...

Cnesterodon

There are currently 10 recognized species in this genus: Cnesterodon holopteros Lucinda, Litz & Recuero, 2006 Cnesterodon brevirostratus R. de S. Rosa & W. J. E. M. Costa, 1993 Cnesterodon omorgmatos Lucinda & Garavello, 2001 Cnesterodon septentr ...

Dominican ground lizard

The Dominican ground lizard or Dominican ameiva is a species of lizard. It is endemic to the Caribbean island of Dominica, an island noted for its intact and abundant reptile population, where it is most commonly found in dry coastal woodland. Ad ...

Natator depressus

The Australian flatback sea turtle is a species of sea turtle in the family Cheloniidae. The species is endemic to the sandy beaches and shallow coastal waters of the Australian continental shelf. This turtle gets its common name from the fact th ...

Haploblepharus

Haploblepharus is a genus of catshark, and part of the family Scyliorhinidae, containing four species of shysharks. Their common name comes from a distinctive defensive behavior in which the shark curls into a circle and covers its eyes with its ...

Holcomycteronus

Holcomycteronus is a genus of cusk-eels. It includes Holcomycteronus profundissimus, long thought to be the deepest-living fish in the worlds oceans.

Hydrophis semperi

Hydrophis semperi, commonly known as the Lake Taal snake, Garmans sea snake, or the Philippine freshwater sea snake, is a rare species of venomous sea snake found only in a single lake on the island of Luzon in the Philippines. It is noted for be ...

Lampropeltis mexicana

Lampropeltis mexicana, the Mexican kingsnake, is a colubrid snake that is endemic to Mexico. In addition to the nominate subspecies Lampropeltis mexicana mexicana, two subspecies are recognized: Lampropeltis mexicana thayeri and Lampropeltis mexi ...

Mannophryne trinitatis

The yellow-throated frog, Trinidadian stream frog, Trinidad stream frog, or Trinidad poison frog is a species of frog in the Aromobatidae family that is endemic to the island of Trinidad in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Mannophryne venezue ...

Montserrat ameiva

The Montserrat ameiva is a lizard species in the genus Pholidoscelis. It is found on the Caribbean island of Montserrat in the Lesser Antilles.

Nothobranchiidae

Nothobranchiidae are a family of bony fishes containing roughly 300 species, also known as African rivulines. They are small killifish, usually measuring about 5 centimetres. They are limited to Africa, living in fresh water but being also somewh ...

Panray

The panrays are a genus, Zanobatus, of rays found in coastal parts of the warm East Atlantic Ocean, ranging from Morocco to Angola. It is the only genus in the family Zanobatidae, which traditionally has been included in the Myliobatiformes order ...

Parmaturus

Parmaturus is a genus of catshark in the family Scyliorhinidae. Four species were described in 2007 with more species likely to be described in the near future.

Pholidoscelis maynardi

Pholidoscelis maynardi, commonly known as the Great Inagua ameiva, Inagua ameiva, or Inagua blue-tailed lizard, is species of lizard, a member of the family Teiidae. The species is endemic to the Bahamas. Three subspecies have been described.

Potamotrygon

Potamotrygon is a genus of freshwater stingrays in the family Potamotrygonidae native to the rivers of South America, and sometimes seen in the aquarium trade. Like other stingrays, the fishes of this genus have venomous barbs at the base of thei ...

Potamotrygonidae

River stingrays or freshwater stingrays are Neotropical freshwater fishes of the family Potamotrygonidae in the order Myliobatiformes, one of the four orders of batoids, cartilaginous fishes related to sharks. They are found in rivers in tropical ...

Pseudis fusca

Pseudis fusca is a species of frog in the family Hylidae. It is endemic to Minas Gerais, Brazil, and only known few localities. Although it is currently considered a valid species, it has also been treated as a subspecies of Pseudis paradoxa.

Pterolebias

Pterolebias is a genus of killifish from the family Rivulidae which are native to temporary swamps and ponds in South America. It includes two groups, which sometimes are regarded as separate genera: Pterolebias from the southern Amazon and Parag ...

Rhinochimaeridae

The Rhinochimaeridae, commonly known as long-nosed chimaeras, are a family of cartilaginous fish. They are similar in form and habits to other chimaeras, but have an exceptionally long conical or paddle-shaped snout. The snout has numerous sensor ...

Saban anole

Anolis sabanus, or the Saban anole, is a species of anole lizard that is endemic to the island of Saba, a Dutch municipality in the Caribbean Lesser Antilles. Males measure from 29–72 millimetres 1.1–2.8 in snout-to-vent, and females measure from ...

Sistrurus

Common names: ground rattlesnakes, pygmy rattlesnakes, massasaugas. Sistrurus is a genus of venomous pit vipers in the subfamily Crotalinae of the family Viperidae. The genus is endemic to Canada, the United States, and Mexico. The generic name i ...

Sphaerodactylus corticola

Sphaerodactylus corticola, also known commonly as the central Bahamas sphaero or the Rum Cay least gecko, is a species of lizard in the family Sphaerodactylidae. The species is endemic to the Bahamas.

Striped mud turtle

The striped mud turtle is a species of turtle in the family Kinosternidae. The species is endemic to the southeastern United States & India.

Urobatis

Urobatis is a genus of the family Urotrygonidae. These rays live in Costa Rica, Mexico, the Bahamas, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Colombia, Venezuela, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Grenada, Saint Vincent and the Grenadine ...

Black butcherbird

The black butcherbird is a species of butcherbird in the family Artamidae. It is found in Australia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forest, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, and s ...

Blackish cinclodes

The blackish cinclodes is a passerine bird of the genus Cinclodes belonging to the ovenbird family Furnariidae. It is native to the southern tip of South America including the Falkland Islands where it is known as the tussac-bird or tussock-bird. ...

Dark-faced ground tyrant

The dark-faced ground tyrant is a small passerine bird belonging to the tyrant flycatcher family. It is a ground-dwelling bird that breeds in the southern Andes region and the Falkland Islands. It feeds on small invertebrates such as flies and moths.

Frilled monarch

The frilled monarch is a species of bird in the family Monarchidae. As currently defined, its range is restricted to forest on New Guinea and nearby smaller islands, but historically it has included some or all of the remaining members of the gen ...

Golden monarch

The golden monarch is a species of passerine bird in the family Monarchidae found in New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest. The golden monarch displays ...

Silvery grebe

The silvery grebe is a species of grebe in the family Podicipedidae. It is found in the western and southern part of South America at altitudes of up to 4.000 metres. Its natural habitat is freshwater lakes but it also feeds in saline lakes.

Grey crow

The grey crow, formerly known as the bare-faced crow, is about the same size as the Eurasian carrion crow but has somewhat different proportions and quite atypical feather pigmentation during the juvenile phase for a member of this genus. The tai ...

Magellanic oystercatcher

The Magellanic oystercatcher is a species of wader in the family Haematopodidae. It is found in Argentina, Chile and the Falkland Islands in freshwater lake and sandy shore habitats.

Maupiti monarch

The Maupiti monarch was a species of bird in the family Monarchidae. It was endemic to the island of Maupiti in the Society Islands. The Maupiti monarch became extinct shortly after the type specimen was collected in 1823 by the French Navy offic ...

North Island robin

The North Island robin is a species of Australasian robin endemic to the North Island of New Zealand. It and the South Island robin of the South Island and Stewart Island were once considered conspecific, but mitochondrial DNA sequences have show ...

Northern variable pitohui

The northern variable pitohui is a species of pitohui in the family Oriolidae. It is found on New Guinea and a number of neighbouring islands. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is also one of the few known p ...

Peruvian sheartail

The Peruvian sheartail is a hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. The species was first described by Rene Lesson and Prosper Garnot in 1827.

Red-legged cormorant

The red-legged cormorant also known as the red-legged shag, red-footed cormorant, red-footed shag, Gaimards cormorant and grey cormorant, is a resident of the coastline of South America. It is non-colonial unlike most seabirds. The red-legged cor ...

Phonygammus

The trumpet manucode is species of bird in the family Paradisaeidae. The trumpet manucode is named after its powerful and loud trumpeting calls. The scientific name commemorates the French Navy physician Pierre François Keraudren 1769-1858. The t ...

White-headed petrel

The white-headed petrel, also known as the white-headed fulmar is a species of seabird in the petrel family, or Procellariidae. Its length is about 400 mm. White-headed petrels breed alone or in colonies in burrows dug among tussocks and herbfiel ...

Coturnix

Coturnix is a genus of six extant species and five known extinct species of Old World quail. The genus name is the Latin for the common quail. The quails are related to the francolins, jungle bush quail, snowcocks and rock partridges, which toget ...

Cygnus (genus)

Swans are birds of the family Anatidae within the genus Cygnus. The swans closest relatives include the geese and ducks. Swans are grouped with the closely related geese in the subfamily Anserinae where they form the tribe Cygnini. Sometimes, the ...

Cacibupteryx

Cacibupteryx is a genus of rhamphorhynchid "rhamphorhynchoid" pterosaur from the middle-late Oxfordian-age Upper Jurassic Jagua Formation of Pinar del Rio, Cuba. The genus was named in 2004 by Zulma Gasparini, Marta Fernandez and Marcelo de la Fu ...

Gallardosaurus

Gallardosaurus is a genus of pliosaurid plesiosaur from the Caribbean seaway. It contains the single species Gallardosaurus iturraldei. Gallardosaurus was found in middle-late Oxfordian-age rocks of the Jagua Formation of western Cuba. Gallardosa ...

Leivanectes

Leivanectes is a genus of plesiosaurs of the family Elasmosauridae known from Late Aptian marine deposits in central Colombia. It contains a single species, L. bernadoi, which was described in 2019.

Notosuchia

Notosuchia is a suborder of primarily Gondwanan mesoeucrocodylian crocodylomorphs that lived during the Jurassic and Cretaceous. Some phylogenies recover Sebecosuchia as a clade within Notosuchia, others as a sister group ; if Sebecosuchia is inc ...

Sulcusuchus

The type species Sulcusuchus erraini was named in 1990 by Zulma Brandoni de Gasparini and Luis Spalletti. It was at first considered to have been a dyrosaurid crocodile, hence its generic name: "trough crocodile". Its holotype, MPEF 650, was at J ...

Vinialesaurus

Vinialesaurus is a genus of plesiosaur from the Late Jurassic Jagua Formation of Pinar del Rio, Cuba. The type species is Vinialesaurus caroli, first described as Cryptocleidus caroli by De la Torre and Rojas in 1949, and redescribed by Gasparini ...

Marsdenia mackeeorum

Marsdenia mackeeorum is a slender twining vine growing to 3 m. It has white latex. The smooth leaves are differently coloured on their upper and lower surfaces discolorous, on petioles stems which are 5–10 mm 0.20–0.39 in long. They are linear to ...

Dendrobium mirbelianum

Dendrobium mirbelianum, commonly known as the dark-stemmed antler orchid or mangrove orchid, is an epiphytic or lithophytic orchid in the family Orchidaceae. It has cylindrical, dark-coloured pseudobulbs with leathery, dark green leaves and up to ...

Gesnouinia

Gesnouinia is a small genus of flowering plants in the family Urticaceae. Two species are accepted by The Plant List as of October 2014: Gesnouinia filamentosa Wedd. Gesnouinia arborea L.f. Gaudich.