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Giant golden-crowned flying fox

The giant golden-crowned flying fox, also known as the golden-capped fruit bat, is a species of megabat endemic to the Philippines. Since its description in 1831, three subspecies of the giant golden-crowned flying fox have been recognized, one o ...

Hermissenda crassicornis

This nudibranch lives from Kodiak Island, Alaska, to Northern California. It is replaced by Hermissenda opalescens to the south of Northern California.

Chamisso bush lupine

Lupinus chamissonis is a species of lupine known by the common name Chamisso bush lupine. It is endemic to California, where it is known from most of the length of the coastline. It grows in sand dunes and other immediate coastal habitat.

Olive ridley sea turtle

The olive ridley sea turtle, also known commonly as the Pacific ridley sea turtle, is a species of turtle in the family Cheloniidae. The species is the second smallest and most abundant of all sea turtles found in the world. Lepidochelys olivacea ...

Pachliopta kotzebuea

Pachliopta kotzebuea, the pink rose, is a butterfly of the family Papilionidae. It is found in the Philippines. Food plants include birthwort Aristolochia species.

Papilio rumanzovia

Papilio rumanzovia, the scarlet Mormon or red Mormon, is a butterfly of the family Papilionidae. It is found in the Philippines but has been recorded as a vagrant to southern Taiwan. The species was named by Johann Friedrich von Eschscholtz after ...

Philippine sailfin lizard

The Philippine sailfin lizard, crested lizard, sail-fin lizard, sailfin water lizard, soa-soa water lizard or its native name ibid is an oviparous lizard living only in the Philippines.

Poecilonota

Poecilonota is a genus of beetles in the family Buprestidae, containing the following species: Poecilonota cyanipes Say, 1823 Poecilonota montana Chamberlin, 1922 Poecilonota plebeja Fabricius, 1777 Poecilonota variolosa Paykull, 1799 Poecilonota ...

Presbytis

The surilis are a group of Old World monkeys and make up the entirety of the genus Presbytis. They live in the Thai-Malay Peninsula, on Sumatra, Borneo, Java and smaller nearby islands. Besides surili, the common names for the monkeys in the genu ...

Acronicta menyanthidis

Acronicta menyanthidis, the light knot grass, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is distributed through northern, central and eastern Europe, east to Siberia and the Russian Far East. The wingspan is 33–41 mm. Forewing bluish white, dusted and ...

Actinotia radiosa

Actinotia radiosa is a moth in the family Noctuidae. It is found in southern Europe and the southern parts of central Europe, Anotolia, southern Russia, and the Caucasus region. In mountainous areas it is found up to heights of 1.800 m. The wings ...

Agrotis bigramma

Agrotis bigramma, the great dart, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. The species was first described by Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper in 1790. It is found from along the southern shores of the Baltic Sea to China, the Levant and North Africa. M ...

Apamea ophiogramma

Apamea ophiogramma, the double lobed, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in the Palearctic ecozone in North and Central Europe to the Urals, Turkestan, Russian Far East, Siberia. There have been at least two separate introductions int ...

Apamea scolopacina

Apamea scolopacina, the slender brindle, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. The species was first described by Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper in 1788. It is found across the Palearctic ecozone from central Europe to the Kuril Islands northeast o ...

Apamea sublustris

Apamea sublustris, the reddish light arches, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. The species was first described by Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper in 1788. It is found in central and southern Europe, Turkey and the Caucasus.

Apopestes spectrum

Apopestes spectrum has a wingspan of 74–82 mm. The forewings of this large moth are light brown, with dark brown markings. In the postdiscal area near the inner edge there is a dark spot. The hindwings have a pale brown color. The caterpillars ar ...

Auchmis detersa

Auchmis detersa is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found from north-western Africa through southern and central Europe to Anatolia, Iran, Afghanistan and through Siberia to Lake Baikal. The wingspan is 40–51 mm. Adults are on wing from June ...

Autumnal rustic

The autumnal rustic is a moth of the family Noctuidae. The species was first described by Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper in 1788. It was previously placed in the genus Paradiarsia. It is found in northern and western Europe and North Africa. The ...

Baptria

Baptria is a monotypic moth genus in the family Geometridae erected by Jacob Hubner in 1825. Its only species, Baptria tibiale, was first described by Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper in 1791. It is found in central and northern Europe. The wingsp ...

Boudinotiana puella

Boudinotiana puella, the pale orange underwing, is a moth of the family Geometridae. The species was first described by Eugen Johann Christoph Esper in 1787. It is found in isolated populations in central Europe, ranging to southern Russia in the ...

Brachionycha nubeculosa

The Rannoch sprawler is a moth of the family Noctuoidea. It is found across the Palearctic from the British Isles in the west, across central and northern Europe over Russia, Siberia to China. The species is only locally distributed in Central Eu ...

Calophasia platyptera

Calophasia platyptera is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in Europe, the Near East, western Sahara, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia.

Capsula algae

Capsula algae, the rush wainscot, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. The species was first described by Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper in 1789. It is found in central and southern Europe, Turkey, Armenia, northern Caucasus, south-west Siberia.

Capsula sparganii

Capsula sparganii, or Webbs wainscot, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. The species was first described by Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper in 1790. It is found in Europe, Central Asia, from southern Siberia to Manchuria, Korea, Turkey, Syria and ...

Catocala coniuncta

Catocala coniuncta is a circum-Mediterranean species of moth whose range extends across southern Europe, North Africa and extending to the Middle East. Its species name has for a long time been misspelled "conjuncta"; this was only corrected in 2 ...

Catocala nymphaea

Catocala nymphaea is a species of moth of the family Erebidae. It was described by Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper in 1787. It is found in southern France, Austria, Albania, Portugal, Italy, Greece, Corsica, Sicily, Crete, North Africa, Anatolia, ...

Catocala nymphagoga

Catocala nymphagoga, the oak yellow underwing, is a moth of the family Erebidae. It is found in Southern Europe, from Bulgaria up to the Iberian Peninsula and sometimes further north as a migrant. It is also found in North Africa and Asia Minor.

Chrysodeixis chalcites

The Tomato Looper or golden twin-spot moth is a moth of the family Noctuidae, subfamily Plusiinae. It is found from southern Europe, the Levant and tropical Africa, but can be found in great parts of Europe because it is a migratory species. It h ...

Colias myrmidone

Colias myrmidone, the Danube clouded yellow, is a butterfly in the family Pieridae. It is found from Western Asia, through Southern Russia, Ukraine, Romania, Hungary up to Austria and the Jura Mountains near Regensburg in Germany. The wingspan is ...

Conistra ligula

Conistra ligula, the dark chestnut, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. The species was first described by Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper in 1791 and it is found in the Palearctic.

Cymbalophora pudica

Cymbalophora pudica, the discrete chaperon, is a moth of the family Erebidae. The species was first described by Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper in 1784.

Enargia paleacea

Enargia paleacea, the angle-striped sallow, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in the Palearctic ecozone from Ireland to Siberia East to Japan.

Euchloe belemia

Euchloe belemia, the green-striped white, is a butterfly in the family Pieridae. Its range is northern Africa, Arabia and occasionally the southern Iberian peninsula, especially Spain and Portugal. The wingspan is 36–44 mm 1.4–1.7 in. Adults are ...

Flame brocade

The flame brocade is a moth of the family Noctuidae. The nominate subspecies T. f. flammea is found in Europe, mostly in the Mediterranean area up to Normandy. It is also found on the Channel Islands and it has spread to Southern England and Irel ...

Glacies coracina

Glacies coracina, the black mountain moth, is a moth of the family Geometridae. The species was first described by Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper in 1805. It is found in northern Europe and in mountainous areas from Norway, Sweden, Finland, Pola ...

Gluphisia crenata

Gluphisia crenata, the dusky marbled brown, is a moth of the family Notodontidae. The species was first described by Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper in 1785. It is found in Europe, east over parts of Russia and China up to Japan. It is also found ...

Gynaephora selenitica

Gynaephora selenitica is a moth in the family Erebidae first described by Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper in 1789. It is found from central Europe through eastern Europe to the Urals. It is not found in western and southern Europe and Scandinavia ...

Hemaris croatica

Hemaris croatica is a moth of the family Sphingidae. It was described by Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper in 1800. It is found in Balkans, Anatolia and the Caucasus to Iran. Along the Mediterranean coast it is found up to northern Israel. There ar ...

Hemistola chrysoprasaria

Hemistola chrysoprasaria, the small emerald, is a moth of the family Geometridae. The species can be found in all Europe including the Iberian Peninsula and Russia East to the Ural Mountains, North Africa, Asia Minor, Transcaucasia and the mounta ...

Hydraecia micacea

Hydraecia micacea, the rosy rustic, is a moth of the family Noctuoidea. It is found across the Palearctic ecozone from Ireland to Siberia. It reaches Japan and is introduced to eastern USA, Quebec and Ottawa.

Hyles hippophaes

Hyles hippophaes, the seathorn hawk-moth, is a species of moth in the family Sphingidae. The species was first described by Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper in 1789.

Hyles livornica

Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper described the striped hawk-moth in 1780 using a specimen found in Italy at Livorno hence the Latin name livornica. In 1819 Jacob Hubner allocated this species in his newly erected genus Hyles. Until the 20th centur ...

Hyles vespertilio

It is found in central Europe and the Balkan Peninsula, as well as from Anatolia to the Caucasus. It has been recorded from southern and eastern France, southern Germany, Switzerland, Austria, northern and central Italy, Czech Republic, Slovakia, ...

Hyppa rectilinea

Hyppa rectilinea, the Saxon, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in Europe, but mostly in northern and central Europe. In the south, it is found in scattered populations, mainly in mountainous areas. To the east, its range stretches th ...

Katha depressa

Katha depressa, the buff footman, is a moth of the family Erebidae. It is found from western Europe east through the Palearctic to Korea and Japan.

Kirinia climene

Kirinia climene, the Iranian Argus, is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. It was described by Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper in 1783. It is distributed in Bulgaria, Romania, Yugoslavia, Macedonia, Turkey, Caucasus, Transcaucasia, Syria, Iraq ...

Lycaena thersamon

Lycaena thersamon, the lesser fiery copper, is a butterfly of the family Lycaenidae. It is found from Eastern Europe, Italy and South-East Europe to Mongolia and North-Western China. The wingspan is 14–16 mm. The butterfly flies from April to Oct ...

Lycophotia molothina

Lycophotia molothina is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is distributed throughout southwest- and central Europe. It is found wherever its food plants grow. It is traditionally thought of as a species of heathland. This species shows a wingspan ...

Melitaea didyma

Melitaea didyma is a medium-sized butterfly with a wingspan reaching 35–50 millimetres 1.4–2.0 in. The overside of the wings is a bright orange-brown with dark brown markings arranged in rows, which are quite variable in quantity and size. Someti ...

Mniotype adusta

Mniotype adusta, the dark brocade, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It was described by Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper in 1790. It is found throughout much of the Palearctic from Europe to Japan, China and Mongolia. It is also found in North A ...