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Chrysura simplex

This species is present in part of Europe and in North Africa.

Conostigmus

Conostigmus is a genus of parasiotoid wasps belonging to the superfamily Ceraphronoidea. It is the second-largest genus within the family Megaspilidae. The genus has a worldwide distribution with over 170 extant species. Though it is the second l ...

Cyphononyx

The following species are listed as belonging to this genus: Cyphononyx camerunensis Tullgren, 1904 Cyphononyx fatalis Gerstaecker, 1857 Cyphononyx decipiens Smith, 1855 Cyphononyx umtaliensis Arnold, 1932 Cyphononyx castaneus Klug, 1834 Cyphonon ...

Ectemnius

Ectemnius is a genus of wasps in the family Crabronidae. 188 species are known. The genus is found around the world but Australia has only two species. Ectemnius species excavate nest tunnels in pieces of dead wood such as stumps, fallen tree tru ...

Hedychrum rutilans

Hedychrum rutilans is a species of cuckoo wasps. The species occurs primarily in Austria, Italy, Bulgaria, Greece, France, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and in North Africa. The head and thorax are metallic green with red spots, while the ...

Hemipepsis

Hemipepsis is a genus of large pepsine spider wasps found throughout the tropics. They are commonly known as tarantula hawks. Hemipepsis wasps are morphologically similar to the related genera Pepsis and Entypus, but distinguishable by the patter ...

Hemipepsis ustulata

Hemipepsis ustulata is a species of tarantula hawk native to the Southwestern United States. Tarantula hawks are a large, conspicuous family of long-legged wasps which prey on tarantulas. They use their long legs to grapple with their prey before ...

Holopyga

Species within this genus include: Holopyga cypruscula Linsenmaier, 1959 Holopyga insperata Mocsary, 1889 Holopyga merceti Kimsey, 1991 Holopyga chrysonota Forster, 1853 Holopyga rubra Linsenmaier, 1999 Holopyga guadarrama Linsenmaier, 1987 Holop ...

Nabis limbatus

Nabis limbatus is a species of damsel bug in the family Nabidae. It is found in Northern Europe and the northern part of Western and Central Europe.It occurs in the East in Eastern Europe and across the Palearctic to Siberia to China and Korea.It ...

Nabis lineatus

Nabis lineatus is a species of damsel bug in the family Nabidae. It is found in Europe from the South of the British Isles and Scandinavia to the North of the Mediterranean region and East across the Palearctic to Russia and Kazakhstan and Northe ...

Priocnemis coriacea

Priocnemis coriacea is a large species of pepsid spider wasp characterised by having plentiful erect hair on the face and propodeum. It is a member of the subgenus Umbripennis.

Sphecius

"Cicada killer wasp" redirects here. See also below for other taxa named thus. Cicada killer wasps are large, solitary, ground dwelling, predatory wasps. They are so named because they hunt cicadas and provision their nests with them, after sting ...

Haploporus latisporus

Haploporus latisporus is a species of poroid white rot crust fungus in the family Polyporaceae. It is found in Central China, where it grows on decomposing pine twigs.

Leifiporia

Leifiporia is a genus of two species of poroid white rot crust fungi in the family Polyporaceae. The genus was circumscribed by Chinese mycologists in 2016 to accommodate the type species Leifiporia rhizomorpha.

Perenniporia minor

Perenniporia minor is a poroid fungus in the family Polyporaceae. It was described as a new species in 2008 by mycologists Yu-Cheng Dai and Hong-Xia Xiong. The type specimen was collected in Changbaishan Nature Reserve in Jilin province, where it ...

Postia amylocystis

Postia amylocystis is a species of poroid fungus in the family Fomitopsidaceae. Found In China, the fungus was described as new to science in 1994 by mycologists Yu-Cheng Dai and Pertti Renvall. The original type collections were made in the Chan ...

Skeletocutis fimbriata

Skeletocutis fimbriata is a species of poroid fungus in the family Polyporaceae. Found in China, it was described as new to science in 2008. The holotype collection was made in the Shennongjia nature reserve in northwestern Hubei province, where ...

Skeletocutis substellae

Skeletocutis substellae is a species of poroid crust fungus in the family Polyporaceae. Found in China, it was described as new to science in 2011 by mycologist Yu-Cheng Dai. The holotype specimen was collected in Hainan, was it was found growing ...

Skeletocutis subvulgaris

Skeletocutis subvulgaris is a species of poroid, white rot fungus in the family Polyporaceae. Found in China, it was described as a new species in 1998 by mycologist Yu-Chen Dai. It was named for its resemblance to Skeletocutis vulgaris. The type ...

Taiwanofungus

Taiwanofungus is a fungal genus of unknown familial placement in the order Polyporales. The genus contains two species: the type, Taiwanofungus camphoratus, and T. salmoneus. Taiwanofungus was circumscribed by Chinese mycologists in 2004. T. camp ...

Wolfiporia curvispora

Wolfiporia curvispora is a species of fungus in the order Polyporales. It is found in Jilin, China, where it grows on the rotting wood of Pinus koraiensis. The fungus was described as new to science in 1998 by mycologist Yu-Cheng Dai. The fruitbo ...

Cryptolepas rhachianecti

Cryptolepas rhachianecti is a species of whale barnacle that lives as a passenger on the skin of gray whales and certain other species of whale in the northern Pacific Ocean.

Duplicaria (gastropod)

Duplicaria sinae Prelle, 2011: synonym of Oxymeris senegalensis Lamarck, 1822 Duplicaria propelevis Ponder, 1868: synonym of Euterebra tristis Deshayes, 1859 Duplicaria nadinae Aubry, 2008: synonym of Terebra nadinae Aubry, 2008 Duplicaria bernar ...

Glycymerididae

Glycymerididae, often misspelled as Glycymeridae, common names dog cockles or bittersweets, is a worldwide family of salt water clams, marine bivalve mollusks in the order Arcida. They are related to the ark clams. This family contains 45 extant ...

Periplomatidae

Halistrepta Dall, 1904 Halistrepta sulcata Dall, 1904 – sulcate spoonclam Offadesma Dall, 1904 Offadesma angasi Crosse & Fischer, 1864 Periploma aleuticum Krause, 1885 – Aleutian spoonclam Periploma Schumacher, 1817 Periploma praetenue Pulteney, ...

Thyasiridae

Adontorhina similis Barry & McCormack, 2007 Adontorhina keegani Barry & McCormack, 2007 Adontorhina cyclia S. S. Berry, 1947 Adontorhina sphaericosa Scott, 1986 Adontorhina zelayai Valentich-Scott, 2012 Adontorhina S. S. Berry, 1947 Adontorhina p ...

Xanthocryptus novozealandicus

Xanthocryptus novozealandicus, the lemon tree borer parasite, is a wasp in the family Ichneumonidae. It is a native insect of New Zealand. It is also found in Australia and New Guinea. Females hunt for larvae of wood-boring beetles around March, ...

Aglais

Aglais is a Holarctic genus of brush-footed butterflies, containing the tortoiseshells. This genus is sometimes indicated as a subgenus of Nymphalis or simply being an unnecessary division from the nymphalis genus, which also includes tortoiseshe ...

Chionea

Chionea is a genus of wingless limoniid crane flies. It consists of two subgenera, the holarctic Chionea and palaearctic Sphaeconophilus. About 40 species are currently recognized in the northern hemisphere, but there are probably several undescr ...

Erebia

Erebia is a Holarctic genus of brush-footed butterflies, family Nymphalidae. Most of the about 90–100 species are dark brown or black in color, with reddish-brown to orange or more rarely yellowish wing blotches or bands. These usually bear black ...

Eusphecia melanocephala

Eusphecia melanocephala is a moth of the family Sesiidae. It is found in central, eastern and northern Europe and parts of western Europe as well as Asia. The range extends from the Pyrenees, through southern France and central Europe into Asia. ...

Hemaris

Hemaris is a genus of sphinx moths in the subfamily Macroglossinae, which is native to the Holarctic. Their main host plants are herbs and shrubs of the teasel and honeysuckle families. Moths in genus Hemaris are known collectively as clearwing m ...

Pteromalidae

The Pteromalidae are a very large family of mostly parasitoid wasps, with some 3.450 described species in about 640 genera. The subfamily-level divisions of the family are highly contentious and unstable, and the family unquestionably is complete ...

Acartia tonsa

Acartia tonsa is a calanoid copepod species that can be found in a large portion of the worlds estuaries and areas of upwelling where food concentrations are high. Like many plankton common to estuarine ecosystems, they can live in a wide range o ...

Acropora aculeus

Acropora aculeus is a species of acroporid corals found throughout the Indian Ocean, the central Indo-Pacific, Australia, southeast Asia, Japan and the East China Sea. It is also present in the western Pacific Ocean. It is an uncommon species and ...

Acropora cerealis

Acropora cerealis is a species of acroporid coral found throughout the Indian and Pacific oceans, from the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden to the Hawaiian Islands and the Johnston Atoll. It can be found on upper reef slopes in shallow tropical reefs ...

Acropora echinata

Acropora echinata is a species of acroporid coral that was first described by Dana in 1846. Found in shallow, tropical, sheltered reefs in marine environments, it is found at depths of 8 to 25 m in clear water. The species is listed as vulnerable ...

Acropora horrida

Acropora horrida is a species of acroporid coral that was first described by James Dwight Dana in 1846. Found in tropical, shallow reefs in marine environments, it occurs near fringing reefs around turbid water, at depths of 5 to 20 m. It is list ...

Euphausia superba

Antarctic krill is a species of krill found in the Antarctic waters of the Southern Ocean. It is a small, swimming crustacean that lives in large schools, called swarms, sometimes reaching densities of 10.000–30.000 individual animals per cubic m ...

Caryophylliidae

Coenosmilia Pourtales, 1874 Sympodangia Zibrowius & Cairns, 1997 Nomlandia Durham & Barnard, 1952 Paraconotrochus Cairns & Parker, 1992 Labyrinthocyathus Cairns, 1979 Hoplangia Gosse, 1860 Phacelocyathus Cairns, 1979 Premocyathus Yabe & Eguchi, 1 ...

Dipsastraea pallida

Dipsastraea pallida is a species of colonial stony coral in the family Merulinidae. It is found in tropical waters of the Indian and Pacific Oceans. This is a common species of coral with a widespread distribution, and the main threat it faces is ...

Dipsastraea speciosa

Dipsastraea speciosa is a species of colonial stony coral in the family Merulinidae. It is found in tropical waters of the Indian and Pacific oceans.

Euphyllia

Euphyllia is a genus of large-polyped stony coral. Several species are commonly found in marine aquariums. The genus includes the following species: Euphyllia yaeyamaensis Shirai, 1980 Euphyllia paraancora Veron, 1990 – branching hammer coral Eup ...

Fungiidae

The Fungiidae are a family of Cnidaria, often known as mushroom corals. The family contains thirteen extant genera. They range from solitary corals to colonial species. Some genera such as Cycloseris and Fungia are solitary organisms, Polyphyllia ...

Lithophyllon repanda

Lithophyllon repanda is a species of mushroom or disc coral in the family Fungiidae.This species is able to move to another location on occasion. The International Union for the Conservation of Nature rated it as a least-concern species and it wa ...

Metacarcinus gracilis

The graceful rock crab or slender crab, Metacarcinus gracilis or Cancer gracilis, is one of only two members of the genus Metacarcinus, recognized by WoRMS, whose chelae are white tipped, the other crab being M. magister. Both of these eastern Pa ...

Naxia tumida

Naxia tumida, the little seaweed crab, dresser crab, or decorator crab, is a small crab of the family Majidae that is common in rocky intertidal and subtidal areas on the temperate coasts of Australia, including parts of Victoria, New South Wales ...

Oregonia gracilis

Oregonia gracilis, commonly known as the graceful decorator crab, is a species of crab belonging to the family Oregoniidae. Like other decorator crabs it habitually attaches other organisms to its back. The sessile organisms are attached to hooke ...

Pocillopora grandis

Pocillopora grandis, is a colonial species of stony coral in the family Pocilloporidae. It is known commonly as antler coral, and is found in the Indo-West Pacific to the Eastern Tropical Pacific.

Pocillopora meandrina

Pocillopora meandrina, commonly known as cauliflower coral, is a species of coral occurring in the Indo-Pacific and Pacific oceans. This coral lives in shallow reef environments.