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Polyura arja

Polyura arja, the pallid nawab, is a butterfly belonging to the rajahs and nawabs group, that is, the Charaxinae subfamily of the brush-footed butterflies family.

Polyura jalysus

Polyura jalysus 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.

Precis milonia

Precis milonia, the broad-banded commodore, is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found in Nigeria, Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. The habitat consists of primary lowland forests.

Prioneris sita

Prioneris sita, the painted sawtooth, is a small butterfly of the family Pieridae, that is, the yellows and whites, which is found in south India and Sri Lanka.

Protogoniomorpha temora

Protogoniomorpha temora, the blue mother-of-pearl or eastern blue beauty, is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found in Nigeria, Cameroon, the Republic of the Congo, Angola, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the ...

Pseudodipsas

Pseudodipsas is a genus of butterflies in the family Lycaenidae with six species, two of which are unnamed. They are found in areas of Australia and New Guinea.

Psychonotis caelius

Psychonotis caelius, the small green banded blue, is a species of butterfly of the family Lycaenidae. It is found in New Guinea and adjacent islands and along the eastern coast of Australia. The wingspan is about 30 mm. Adult males are blue with ...

Stichophthalma

Stichophthalma cambodia Hewitson, 1862 Stichophthalma camadeva Westwood, 1848 – northern jungle queen Stichophthalma uemurai Nishimura, 1998 Vietnam Stichophthalma neumogeni Leech, Stichophthalma fruhstorferi Rober, 1903 northern Vietnam Stichoph ...

Strymon albata

Strymon albata, the white hairstreak, is a butterfly of the family Lycaenidae. It was described by Cajetan Felder and Rudolf Felder in 1865. It is found from southern Texas to Costa Rica, Colombia, Venezuela and Trinidad. The habitat consists of ...

Taenaris macrops

Taenaris macrops, the silky owl, is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. The species was first described by Cajetan Felder and Rudolf Felder in 1860.

Taenaris myops

Taenaris myops praxedes Fruhstorfer, 1904 - Salawati Taenaris myops kirschii Staudinger, 1887 - SE.New Guinea, E.Papua, SE.Papua, Yule I. Taenaris myops maneta Hulstaert, 1923 - S.West Irian Merauke Taenaris myops phrixus Brooks, 1950 - West Iria ...

Tajuria mantra

Tajuria mantra, the Felders royal, is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. It is found in Asia. The larvae feed on Dendrophthoe and Scurrula species.

Taractrocera archias

Taractrocera archias is a butterfly of the family Hesperiidae. It is found in mainland south-eastern Asia, Java and Lesser Sunda Islands.

Troides criton

For terms see External morphology of Lepidoptera. Troides criton is sexually dimorphic. Male: The ground colour of the forewings is black. A large discal golden area has veins are black veins. The underside is very similar. Female: In the female ...

Vanessa abyssinica

Vanessa abyssinica, the Abyssinian admiral, is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The habitat consists of montane forests. The larvae feed on U ...

Zemeros emesoides

Zemeros emesoides - Peninsular Malaya Zemeros emesoides zynias Fruhstorfer, 1914- Sumatra Zemeros emesoides eso Fruhstorfer, 1904 – Borneo Zemeros emesoides bangueyanus Fruhstorfer, 1912 - Banggi

Cyllopsis

Listed alphabetically: Cyllopsis pertepida Dyar, 1912 Cyllopsis argentella Butler & H. Druce, 1872 Cyllopsis pseudopephredo Chermock, 1947 Cyllopsis wellingi Miller, 1978 Cyllopsis caballeroi Beutelspacher, 1982 Cyllopsis whiteorum Miller & Maza, ...

Epiphryne verriculata

Epiphryne verriculata, the cabbage tree moth, is a moth in the family Geometridae. It is found only in New Zealand, and only feeds on the native cabbage tree ; its wings are patterned to camouflage it against dead cabbage tree leaves.

Macrosoma bahiata

Macrosoma bahiata is a moth-like butterfly species described by Rudolf Felder and Alois Friedrich Rogenhofer in 1875. It belongs to the family Hedylidae. Originally it belonged to the genus Phellinodes. Malcolm J. Scoble combined it with Macrosom ...

Nyceryx hyposticta

Nyceryx hyposticta is a moth of the family Sphingidae. It is known from Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia. It is the largest species in the genus Nyceryx and can be distinguished by the semitransparent spots in the distal half of the ...

Phaedyma

Phaedyma is a genus of Asian butterflies distributed from India to New Guinea and the Bismarck Archipelago. They resemble Neptis species but are larger.

Pseudocoremia fenerata

Pseudocoremia fenerata is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is endemic to New Zealand. The wingspan is 27–34 mm. Recorded food plants of the larvae include Agathis australis, Dacrydium bidwillii, Dacrydium biforme, Dacrydium cupressinum, Phyll ...

Pseudopontia paradoxa

Pseudopontia paradoxa is a species of butterfly found only in wet forests of tropical Africa. It was traditionally thought to be the only species in the genus Pseudopontia and the subfamily Pseudopontiinae. However, a recent study showed there ar ...

Udara singalensis

Race singalensis, Felder. Male upperside: purplish blue with in certain lights a refulgent resplendent silvery iridescence, most conspicuous along the costa of the forewing, forewings and hindwings: a very narrow black edging to the terminal marg ...

Alethinophidia

Common names: advanced snakes. The Alethinophidia are an infraorder of snakes that includes all snakes other than blind snakes and thread snakes. Snakes have long been grouped into families within Alethinophidia based on their morphology, especia ...

Kallokibotion

Kallokibotion is an extinct genus of stem-turtle from the Upper Cretaceous, known from fossils found in Romania. One species is known, Kallokibotion bajazidi, which was named by Franz Nopcsa after his lover Bajazid Doda. It literally means beauti ...

Leptoceratopsidae

Leptoceratopsidae is an extinct family of neoceratopsian dinosaurs from Asia and North America. They resembled, and were closely related to, other neoceratopsians, such as the families Protoceratopsidae and Ceratopsidae, but they are more primiti ...

Neosaurus

Neosaurus is an extinct genus of pelycosaur-grade synapsids from the Early Permian of the Jura region of France. It is known only from a partial maxilla or upper jaw bone and an associated impression of the bone. The teardrop shape of the teeth i ...

Paranthodon

Paranthodon is a genus of stegosaurian dinosaur that lived in what is now South Africa during the Early Cretaceous, between 139 and 131 million years ago. Discovered in 1845, it was one of the first stegosaurians found. Its only remains, a partia ...

Poposauroidea

Poposauroidea is a clade of advanced pseudosuchians. It includes poposaurids, shuvosaurids, ctenosauriscids, and other unusual pseudosuchians such as Qianosuchus and Lotosaurus. However, it excludes most large predatory quadrupedal "rauisuchians" ...

Scolosaurus

Scolosaurus is an extinct genus of ankylosaurid dinosaurs within the subfamily Ankylosaurinae. It is known from either the lower levels of the Dinosaur Park Formation or upper levels of the Oldman Formation in the Late Cretaceous of Alberta, Cana ...

Telmatosaurus

Telmatosaurus is a genus of basal hadrosaurid dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous. It was a relatively small hadrosaur, approximately five meters long, found in what is now Romania.

Culiseta

Culiseta is a genus of mosquitoes. Most Culiseta species are cold-adapted, and only occur in warmer climates during the colder parts of the year or at higher elevations where temperatures are lower. Species found in Southern California are larger ...

Rabdophaga rosacea

Rabdophaga rosacea is a species of gall midge that creates rosette galls on roses found in the central plains of North America. The species was first described in 1908 by Ephraim Porter Felt from a collection made in Aweme, Manitoba, Canada. The ...

Blue ground dove

The blue ground dove is a small New World tropical dove. It is a resident breeder from southeastern Mexico to northwestern Peru and northern Argentina, and on Trinidad. The blue ground dove is relatively common in open woodland, forest edges, cle ...

Calyptrocalyx amoenus

Calyptrocalyx amoenus is a palm species in the family Arecaceae, and is native to Papua New Guinea and to the Indonesian part of New Guinea, Western New Guinea.

Bullina

Species within the genus Bullina include: Bullina callizona Sakurai & Habe, 1961 Description: white ovate shell with four narrow pink spiraling bands. Distribution: Philippines Description: found at depths of 90 to 110 m Distribution: Indian Ocea ...

Aiolopus

Aiolopus is a genus of grasshopper belonging to the family Acrididae, subfamily Oedipodinae and tribe Epacromiini. Species can be found in Africa, Europe and Asia - through to New Caledonia.

Anisolabis

Anisolabis is a genus of earwigs in the subfamily Anisolabidinae. It was cited by Srivastava in Part 2 of Fauna of India. The name Anisolabis stems from the asymmetry of the male cerci; the right cercus being more acute than the left.

Gomphocerini

The Orthoptera Species File lists the following: Gomphocerippus Roberts, 1941 Pezohippus Bei-Bienko, 1948 Pseudochorthippus Defaut, 2012 Schmidtiacris Storozhenko, 2002 Dasyhippus Uvarov, 1930 Stauroderus Bolivar, 1897 Bruneria McNeill, 1897 Mesa ...

Tytthus

Tytthus is a genus of insects in family Miridae, the plant bugs. They are carnivorous, feeding upon the eggs of various planthoppers in the family Delphacidae, and thus are important in the biological control of pests. The genus is distributed th ...

Campbell shag

The Campbell shag, also known as the Campbell Island shag, is a species of bird in the family Phalacrocoracidae. It is endemic to Campbell Island. Its natural habitats are open seas and rocky shores. It is a medium-sized bird, around 63 cm in len ...

New Zealand pea crab

The New Zealand pea crab, Nepinnotheres novaezelandiae, is a small, parasitic crab that lives most commonly inside New Zealand green-lipped mussels. Adult females are about the size and shape of a pea, while adult males are smaller and flatter. A ...

Petrolisthes novaezelandiae

The carapace is flattened and covered in short fine hairs, length up to 12mm, width up to 12.5mm. Males appear dull reddish to tan brown, while females are greyish brown, often with small red spots. Chelae more slender than in P. elongatus, gener ...

Plesiorycteropus

Plesiorycteropus, also known as the bibymalagasy or Malagasy aardvark, is a recently extinct eutherian mammalian genus from Madagascar. Upon its description in 1895, it was classified with the aardvark, but more recent molecular evidence instead ...

Porcellanopagurus

Porcellanopagurus is a genus of hermit crabs, containing the following species: Porcellanopagurus edwardsi Filhol, 1885 Porcellanopagurus chiltoni de Saint Laurent & McLaughlin, 2000 Porcellanopagurus platei Lenz, 1902 Porcellanopagurus adelocerc ...

Porcellanopagurus edwardsi

Porcellanopagurus edwardsi is found around the Auckland Islands, Campbell Islands, Snares Islands, Stewart Island and along the coast of New Zealands South Island. The closely related species P. filholi has a more northerly distribution, overlapp ...

Proailurus

Proailurus is an extinct felid genus that lived in Europe and Asia approximately 25 million years ago in the Late Oligocene and Miocene. Fossils have been found in Mongolia, Germany, and Spain.

Blue bird-of-paradise

The blue bird-of-paradise is a beautiful, relatively large species of bird-of-paradise. It is the only species in the genus Paradisornis, but was previously included in the genus Paradisaea. It is most definitely one of the most fabulous and extr ...

Brown sicklebill

The brown sicklebill, also known as Bees sicklebill, is a species of bird-of-paradise. It is distributed to mountain forests of New Guinea, Its appearance resembles the closely related and larger black sicklebill. In areas where these two large s ...