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Pauesia grossa

Pauesia grossa is a species of parasitoid wasp in the subfamily Aphidiinae. It is specific to a particular host, the black stem aphid, which feeds on the sap of coniferous trees, particularly firs. Pauesia grossa was first described by the Austri ...

Neocerambyx oenochrous

Neocerambyx oenochrous is a species of beetle in the family Cerambycidae, the longhorn beetles. It is native to Asia, where it occurs in China, Vietnam, Laos, and Taiwan. It is known commonly as the cherry tree longhorned beetle and Wushe blood-s ...

Mammuthus columbi

The Columbian mammoth is an extinct species of mammoth that inhabited North America as far north as the northern United States and as far south as Costa Rica during the Pleistocene epoch. It was one of the last in a line of mammoth species, begin ...

Palaeoloxodon namadicus

Palaeoloxodon namadicus or the Asian straight-tusked elephant, was a species of prehistoric elephant that ranged throughout Pleistocene Asia, from India to Japan. It also lived in Sri Lanka. Some authorities regard it to be a subspecies of Palaeo ...

Stegodon

Stegodon, meaning "roofed tooth" because of the distinctive ridges on the animals molars, is a genus of the extinct subfamily Stegodontinae of the order Proboscidea. It was assigned to the family Elephantidae, but has also been placed in the Steg ...

Heard Island shag

The Heard Island shag, or Heard Island cormorant, is a marine cormorant native to the Australian territory comprising the Heard and McDonald Islands in the Southern Ocean, about 4100 km south-west of Perth, Western Australia.

Pycrofts petrel

The Pycrofts petrel is a species of gadfly petrel genus Pterodroma, and is thought to be closely related to the Stejnegers petrel. The species was named after Arthur Thomas Pycroft, a New Zealand naturalist who discovered the species. The species ...

Capellirallus

The snipe-rail is an extinct flightless rail endemic to the North Island of New Zealand. The species name is derived from the Karamu Cave 21 kilometres from Hamilton where the holotype was discovered in 1954.

Westland petrel

The Westland petrel, also known as the Westland black petrel or tāiko, is a moderately large seabird in the petrel family Procellariidae from New Zealand.

White-capped albatross

The white-capped albatross is a mollymawk that breeds on the islands off of New Zealand. Not all experts agree that this form should be recognized as a separate species from the shy albatross, Thalassarche cauta. It is a medium-sized black, slate ...

Brachyopa bicolor

For terms see Morphology of Diptera External images The wing length is 6 5-9 25 mm. The arista is almost bare, none of the minute hairs nearly as long as arista is thick at base. Antennae with segment 3 large, with a rather small round sensory pi ...

Brachypalpus laphriformis

External images Brachypalpus are medium-sized wing length 8.5-10.75 mm. blackish flies with clouded wings. In Brachypalpus laphriformis the thorax and scutellum are unstriped and aeneous black. The abdominal tergites are shining black with red la ...

Bryocoris pteridis

Bryocoris pteridis is a true bug in the family Miridae. The species is found in Europe from Ireland in the West and including the northern edge of the Mediterranean and the East across the Palearctic to Siberia.In Central Europe, it is widespread ...

Cheilosia grossa

Cheilosia grossa is a widespread European species of hoverfly. Adults can be found in spring on sallow catkins and the larvae tunnel in the stems of various thistle species.

Geocoris

Geocoris is a genus of insects in the family Geocoridae. Commonly known as big-eyed bugs, the species in Geocoris are beneficial predators, but are often confused with the true chinch bug, which is a pest. There are more than 140 described specie ...

Pipiza

Pipiza noctiluca Linnaeus, 1758 Pipiza austriaca Meigen, 1822 Pipiza bimaculata Meigen, 1822 Pipiza atrata Curran, 1922 Pipiza distincta Curran, 1921 Pipiza quadrimaculata Panzer, 1804 Pipiza davidsoni Curran, 1921 Pipiza angulatus Say, 1835 Pipi ...

Portevinia maculata

Portevinia maculata is a European species of hoverfly. The adults can be found around ramsons when the plants are in flower. The larvae tunnel through and overwinter in the bulbs of this plant.

Pyrrhocoris

Pyrrhocoris is a genus of true bugs in the family Pyrrhocoridae, the cotton stainers. There are about six species. The best known by far is Pyrrhocoris apterus, commonly called the firebug, red firebug, linden bug, sap sucking bug, and red soldie ...

Stenodema calcarata

Stenodema calcarata is a species of bug from Miridae family, that can be found in Europe and across the Palearctic to Central Asia, the Russian Far East, Siberia, northern China, Korea and Japan.

Peniculida

The peniculids are an order of ciliate protozoa, including the well-known Paramecium and related genera, such as Frontonia, Stokesia, Urocentrum and Lembadion. Most are relatively large, freshwater forms that feed by sweeping smaller organisms in ...

Procambarus alleni

The blue crayfish, sometimes called the electric blue crayfish, the sapphire crayfish, or the Florida crayfish, is a species of freshwater crayfish endemic to Florida in the United States. Its natural range is the area east of St. Johns River and ...

Cambarellus shufeldtii

Cambarellus shufeldtii is a species of crayfish in the family Cambaridae. It is native to the United States, where it occurs in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, and Texas. It is present in Georgi ...

Pacifastacus fortis

Pacifastacus fortis is an endangered crayfish species endemic to Shasta County, California, where it is found only in isolated spots on the Pit River and Fall River Mills.

Abisara

Abisara neophron Abisara talantus Abisara tantalus Abisara cameroonensis Abisara gerontes Abisara abnormis Abisara echerius Abisara geza Abisara delicata Abisara saturata Abisara dewitzi Abisara chelina Abisara miyazakii Abisara savitri Abisara r ...

Adelpha justina

Adelpha justina has a wingspan reaching about 42 millimetres 1.7 in. The uppersides of the wings are generally brown, with an orange band crossing the forewings and a large white spot or band in the hindwings. The undersides are quite similar to ...

Agriades podarce

Agriades podarce, the arrowhead Arctic blue, gray blue or Sierra Nevada blue, is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. It is found in North America from southern Oregon to central California in the Klamath Range and the Sierra Nevada. The habitat ...

Allotinus unicolor

Allotinus unicolor, the lesser darkie, is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. It was described by Cajetan and Rudolf Felder in 1865. It is found in Asia.

Anthene lycaenina

Anthene lycaenina, the pointed ciliate blue, is a small butterfly found in India that belongs to the lycaenids or blues family found in Indomalayan realm. The species was first described by Cajetan Felder in 1868.

Anthene lycaenoides

Anthene lycaenoides, the pale ciliate blue, is a butterfly of the family Lycaenidae. It is found from Malaya to New Guinea. The wingspan is about 25 millimetres 1 in. The larvae feed on Bridelia tomentosa, Rhyssopterys timorensis, Flagellaria ind ...

Anthocharis cethura

Anthocharis cethura, the desert orangetip or Felders orangetip, is a species of butterfly in the subfamily Pierinae. It is native to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico, where it lives on hills and ridges in rocky desert habitat. T ...

Apodemia mormo

Apodemia mormo is a principally Nearctic butterfly in the family Riodinidae. It is a particularly fascinating species for ecological and evolutionary research, as evidenced by its shifting taxonomic classifications. Conflicting observations of ho ...

Appias sabina

Appias sabina, the Sabine albatross or albatross white, is a butterfly of the family Pieridae. It is found in Africa. The habitat consists of forests. The wingspan is 44–55 millimetres 1.7–2.2 in for males and 44–53 mm 1.7–2.1 in for females. Adu ...

Arhopala amphimuta

Arhopala amphimuta is a species of butterfly belonging to the lycaenid family described by Cajetan Felder and Rudolf Felder in 1860. It is found in Southeast Asia - Peninsular Malaya, Sumatra, Borneo, Bangka, the Philippines, Thailand, Mergui, Bu ...

Arhopala cleander

Arhopala cleander is a species of butterfly belonging to the lycaenid family. It was described by Cajetan Felder in 1860. It is found in Southeast Asia.

Astictopterus jama

Astictopterus jama, the forest hopper or the coon, is a butterfly in the family Hesperiidae. It is found in Southeast Asia. The larvae feed on Miscanthus sinensis.

Atrophaneura semperi

Atrophaneura semperi is a species of butterfly from the family Papilionidae that is found in Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines. It is the type species for the genus. The wingspan is 12–15 cm. The wings are black. The body has red hairs. Th ...

Bebearia mandinga

Bebearia mandinga, the Mandinga forester, is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, the Republic of the Congo, the Central African Republic, the Dem ...

Belenois subeida

Belenois subeida, the northern caper white, is a butterfly in the family Pieridae. It is found in Guinea, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Central African Republic, Ethiopia, Ke ...

Bematistes vestalis

Bematistes vestalis, the smoky bematistes, is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found in Senegal, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, the Republic of the Congo, the Democrati ...

Caligo oileus

Caligo oileus, the Oileus giant owl, is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. The species can be found from Mexico to northern South America. The larvae feed on Heliconia and Musa species.

Caprona ransonnetii

Caprona ransonnetii, commonly known as the golden angle, is a butterfly belonging to the family Hesperiidae. It was first described by Baron Cajetan von Felder in 1868.

Cethosia myrina

Cethosia myrina, the violet lacewing or brown accented butterfly, is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. It is found on the Indonesian islands of Sulawesi and Butung. The wingspan is about 75 mm.

Cethosia nietneri

Cethosia nietneri, the Tamil lacewing, is a species of nymphalid butterfly found in Sri Lanka and south India. The species name is after John Nietner who obtained specimens of the butterfly from Ceylon from which it was described.

Charaxes achaemenes

Charaxes achaemenes, the bushveld emperor or bush charaxes, is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae found across Africa. The wingspan is 55–60 mm in males and 60–70 mm in females. Flight period is year-round. Larvae feed on Pterocarpus rotundifo ...

Charaxes amycus

Charaxes amycus is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It was described by Cajetan Felder and Rudolf Felder in 1861. It is endemic to the Philippines in the Indomalayan realm.

Charaxes aristogiton

Charaxes aristogiton, the scarce tawny rajah, is a butterfly species found in India and Indochina that belongs to the rajahs and nawabs group, that is, the Charaxinae group of the brush-footed butterflies family.

Charaxes hansali

Charaxes hansali, the cream-banded charaxes, is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found in Tanzania, Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and Oman. The habitat consists of arid savanna. The larvae feed o ...

Charaxes harmodius

Charaxes harmodius is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It was described by Cajetan Felder and Rudolf Felder in 1867. It is found in the Indomalayan realm.

Choaspes subcaudata

Choaspes subcaudata is a species of butterfly belonging to the family Hesperiidae. It is found in Asia, Malaysia and Borneo. The species was first described by Baron Cajetan von Felder and Rudolf Felder in 1867.

Curetis sperthis

Curetis sperthis is a species of butterfly belonging to the lycaenid family. It is found in Southeast Asia.