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Neuraeschna

Neuraeschna has fifteen species: Neuraeschna clavulata Machet, 1990 Neuraeschna calverti Kimmins, 1951 Neuraeschna claviforcipata Martin, 1909 syn. N. ferox Erichson, 1848 Neuraeschna cornuta Belle, 1989 Neuraeschna costalis Burmeister, 1839 Neur ...

Nososticta solida

The orange threadtail or ochre threadtail is an Australian damselfly in the family Platycnemididae. They are medium-sized with a length of around 35mm. Orange threadtails can be found near semi-shaded running water, and usually rest on plants at ...

Orconectes immunis

Faxonius immunis is a species of crayfish in the family Cambaridae. It is native to North America and it is an introduced species in Europe, where it lives along the Upper Rhine. Its common names include calico crayfish and papershell crayfish.

Orthemis

Orthemis is a genus of large Neotropical dragonflies, commonly called Tropical King Skimmers. The males are generally red and the females brown. The genus contains the following species: Orthemis ferruginea Fabricius, 1775 - Roseate Skimmer Orthe ...

Pantala

Pantala is a genus of dragonfly in the family Libellulidae commonly called the rainpool gliders. They are found almost worldwide. Species of Pantala are medium-sized to large, dull orange-yellow dragonflies.

Perithemis

Perithemis is a genus of dragonflies commonly known as Amberwings. They are characterized by their small size and the amber wings of the male. Perithemis includes the following species: Perithemis rubita Dunkle, 1982 - Ruby Amberwing Perithemis d ...

Tachopteryx thoreyi

Tachopteryx thoreyi, commonly known as the gray petaltail and Thoreys grayback, is a species of dragonfly. It is native to the East Coast of the United States as far north as New York, as far south as Florida, and as far west as Texas. This speci ...

Tramea

Tramea is a genus of dragonflies in the family Libellulidae, the skimmers and perchers. Species of Tramea are found in tropical and subtropical regions around the globe. They typically have colored bases to their otherwise translucent hindwings. ...

Zygonyx

Zygonyx is a genus of dragonflies in the family Libellulidae. They are commonly known as cascaders because of their preference for living beside waterfalls and flying through the spray. They lay their eggs into the wet dangling roots of plants.

Callobius claustrarius

Males of the spider species Callobius claustrarius reach 8 mm, females about 11 mm. Head and legs are reddish brown, the abdomen is dark grey with an extended brown surface, dotted with lighter brown specks. Adults can be found from autumn to spr ...

Harlequin cabbage bug

The harlequin cabbage bug, also known as calico bug, fire bug or harlequin bug, is a black stinkbug of the family Pentatomidae, brilliantly marked with red, orange, yellow and white markings. It is a major pest of cabbage and related crops in the ...

Kinglet manakin

The kinglet manakin or eastern striped manakin is a small South American species of passerine bird in the manakin family Pipridae. It is found in the Atlantic Forest of south eastern Brazil. It was formerly considered conspecific with the striola ...

Leptocoris

Leptocoris is the largest genus of the soapberry bug subfamily. The 41 species of this genus are distributed throughout Africa, South Asia, and Oceania and are thought to have originated in Africa, where the greatest diversity of Leptocoris speci ...

Lygus

At one time, nearly 200 species were classified as genus Lygus, but most of those have since been reclassified into new or existing genera. Species within this genus include: The European tarnished plant bug Lygus rugulipennis is distributed thro ...

Menemerus semilimbatus

Menemerus semilimbatus are about 6.5–8.4 millimetres 0.26–0.33 in long, the male being slightly smaller than the female. These fairly big jumping spiders are dorso-ventrally flattened and are covered with short dense, grayish-white hairs, with ha ...

Miridae

The Miridae are a large and diverse insect family at one time known by the taxonomic synonym Capsidae. Species in the family may be referred to as capsid bugs or "mirid bugs". Common names include plant bugs, leaf bugs, and grass bugs. It is the ...

White-fronted nunbird

The white-fronted nunbird is a species of near passerine bird in the puffbird family. It is found in the tropical Americas. This glossy black or gray-black bird with a stout, medium red-orange bill is named for the white face markings on the cere ...

Xysticus ulmi

Xysticus ulmi, the swamp crab spider, is a European crab spider of the family Thomisidae which prefers damp habitats. It was first described by the German zoologist Carl Wilhelm Hahn in 1831.

Yellow oriole

The yellow oriole is a passerine bird in the family Icteridae. It should not be confused with the green oriole, sometimes alternatively called the Australasian yellow oriole, Oriolus flavocinctus, which is an Old world oriole. The yellow oriole i ...

Acropora pharaonis

Acropora pharaonis is a species of acroporid coral that was first described by Milne-Edwards and Haime in 1860. Found in marine, tropical, reefs on slopes sheltered from wave action, it occurs at depths of between 5 and 25 m. It is classed as a v ...

Antipatharia

Antipatharians, also known as black corals or thorn corals, are an order of soft deep-water corals. These corals can be recognized by their jet-black or dark brown chitin skeletons, surrounded by the polyps. Antipatharians are a cosmopolitan orde ...

Colpophyllia

Colpophyllia is a genus of stony corals in the family Mussidae. It is monotypic with a single species, Colpophyllia natans, commonly known as boulder brain coral or large-grooved brain coral. It inhabits the slopes and tops of reefs, to a maximum ...

Cycloseris

Cycloseris is a genus of solitary disc corals in the family Fungiidae. They are found in the Indo-Pacific. They inhabit the lower reef slopes, and the areas between reefs with soft sediments. They tolerate turbid waters.

Cyphastrea

The World Register of Marine Species lists the following species: Cyphastrea japonica Yabe & Sugiyama, 1932 Cyphastrea decadia Moll & Best, 1984 Cyphastrea serailia Forsskål, 1775 Cyphastrea salae Baird, Hoogenboom & Huang, 2017 Cyphastrea microp ...

Dichocoenia

Dichocoenia is a monotypic genus of stony coral in the family Meandrinidae. It is represented by a single species, Dichocoenia stokesii, which is commonly known as pineapple coral, elliptical star coral, or pancake star coral. It is found in the ...

Diploria

Diploria is a monotypic genus of massive reef building stony corals in the family Mussidae. It is represented by a single species, Diploria labyrinthiformis, commonly known as grooved brain coral and is found in the western Atlantic Ocean and Car ...

Goniopora stokesi

Goniopora stokesi is a species of colonial stony coral. As with other species in genus Goniopora, it has the common names flowerpot coral and daisy coral. The International Union for Conservation of Nature categorises its status as near threatened.

Heterocyathus aequicostatus

Heterocyathus aequicostatus is a small species of coral in the family Caryophylliidae in the order Scleractinia, the stony corals. It is native to the Indo-Pacific region. It is a large polyp, solitary, free-living coral and is usually found on s ...

Isastrea

Isastrea is an extinct genus of corals that lived during the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. Its fossils have been found in Europe, Africa, North America, Asia and South America.

Leptastrea

Leptastrea is a genus of massive reef building stony corals known primarily from the Indo-Pacific. Although previously assigned to Faviidae, Budd et al. assigned it to Scleractinia incertae sedis based on phylogenetic results demonstrating the po ...

Lophelia

Lophelia pertusa, the only species in the genus Lophelia, is a cold-water coral which grows in the deep waters throughout the North Atlantic ocean, as well as parts of the Caribbean Sea and Alboran Sea. L. pertusa reefs are home to a diverse comm ...

Mycetophyllia

Mycetophyllia is a genus of stony corals in the family Mussidae, commonly known as ridged cactus corals. Members of this genus are native to the Caribbean area. They are zooxanthellate species and are sometimes kept in reef aquaria.

Rhabdophyllia

This genus is known in the fossil record from the Jurassic to the Miocene from about 189.6 to 15.9 million years ago. Fossils of species within this genus have been found in Indonesia, Iran, Europe, Pakistan, Japan and Morocco.

Schizoculina fissipara

Schizoculina fissipara is a species of colonial stony coral in the family Oculinidae found in the eastern Atlantic Ocean on the western coast of Africa.

Stylaraea

Stylaraea is a genus of marine stony corals in the family Poritidae. It is a monotypic genus and the only species is Stylaraea punctata. This coral is native to shallow tidal pools in tropical parts of the Indian and Pacific Oceans.

Turbinoliidae

Peponocyathus Gravier, 1915 Australocyathus Cairns & Parker, 1992 Holcotrochus Dennant, 1902 Lissotrochus Cairns, 2004 Dunocyathus Tenison-Woods, 1878 Deltocyathoides Yabe & Eguchi, 1932 Sphenotrochus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 Notocyathus Tenis ...

Aphelinus mali

Aphelinus mali is a parasitoid wasp that exploits the woolly apple aphid, a pest of apple trees. It is native to the northeastern United States but has been introduced to other parts of the world as a biological pest control agent.

Ataxia (genus)

Ataxia is primarily widespread in South America, but several endemic species are present in Central America and in the Antilles. Only few species reach the South-western United States. The genus includes 38 species: Ataxia nivisparsa Bates, 1885 ...

Cerithideopsis californica

Cerithideopsis californica, common name the California hornsnail or the California horn snail, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Potamididae. This series was previously known as Cerithidea californica.

Lithasia

Lithasia is a genus of medium-sized freshwater snails, aquatic gilled gastropod mollusks in the family Pleuroceridae. This genus is endemic to rivers in the mid-southern United States.

Mormon cricket

The Mormon cricket is a large insect that can grow to almost 8 cm in length. It lives throughout western North America in rangelands dominated by sagebrush and forbs. Despite its name, the Mormon cricket is actually a shieldbacked katydid, not a ...

Percina

Percina is a genus of small bony fishes of the family Percidae from North America. Like similar Etheostomatinae, they are called "darters". More specifically, the genus as a whole is known as roughbelly darters, while certain species of Percina w ...

Chesapeake logperch

The Chesapeake logperch is a small freshwater fish located in North America. It is found in the Chesapeake Bay drainages. It prefers gravel runs and riffles of small to medium-sized rivers.

Phrynotettix tshivavensis

Phrynotettix tshivavensis, known generally as the Chihuahua lubber or Chihuahua toad hopper, is a species of lubber grasshopper in the family Romaleidae. It is found in North America.

Physella

Physella is a genus of small, left-handed or sinistral, air-breathing freshwater snails, aquatic pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Physidae. These snails eat algae, diatoms and other detritus.

Planorbella

Planorbella is a genus of freshwater air-breathing snails, aquatic pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Planorbidae, the rams horn snails, or planorbids, which all have sinistral, or left-coiling, shells.

Tulotoma

Tulotoma magnifica, common name the Alabama live-bearing snail or tulotoma, is a species of large freshwater snail, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Viviparidae. Tulotoma is a monotypic genus, in other words, this is the only species in ...

Xanthippus corallipes

Xanthippus corallipes, the red-shanked grasshopper, is a species of band-winged grasshopper in the family Acrididae. It is found in Central America and North America.

Ceraphronidae

The Ceraphronidae are a small hymenopteran family with 14 genera and some 360 known species, though a great many species are still undescribed. It is a poorly known group as a whole, though most are believed to be parasitoids, and a few hyperpara ...

Ceraphronoidea

The Ceraphronoidea are a small hymenopteran superfamily that includes only two families, and a total of some 800 species, though a great many species are still undescribed. It is a poorly known group as a whole, and most are believed to be parasi ...