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Melo miltonis

This species is found amongst shallow seagrass beds, on sand, and around reefs - at depths up to 20 m. The range extends from the Houtman Abrolhos, off the Western Australian coast, to South Australia.

Quercus baloot

Quercus baloot, the holm oak or holly oak is a rare species of oak that was described by Griffith in 1848. It is native to the Himalayas from 1.000–3.000 metres.

Sauger

The sauger is a freshwater perciform fish of the family Percidae which resembles its close relative the walleye. They are members of the largest vertebrate order, Perciformes. They are the most migratory percid species in North America. Saugers o ...

Scalloped hammerhead

The scalloped hammerhead is a species of hammerhead shark, and part of the family Sphyrnidae. Originally known as Zygaena lewini, its genus name was later changed to its current name. The Greek word sphyrna translates into "hammer" in English, re ...

Livistona jenkinsiana

It is a palm with large fan-shaped leaves on spiny petioles. Livistona jenkinsiana is native from Bhutan to Thailand. It is very like L.speciosa in its leaves and the downward curving spines on the petioles of its leaves, but it is distinguished ...

Macrotritopus

Macrotritopus is a poorly known genus of octopuses in the family Octopodidae. As it stands, Macrotritopus contains one valid described species, Macrotritopus defilippi. Two poorly described, unresolved taxa which are known only from planktonic ha ...

Mastigopsis

Mastigopsis is a genus of whip-lash squid containing one single species, Mastigopsis hjorti. Some teuthologists consider Idioteuthis synonymous with this taxon; however, genetic results indicate that this genus is not closely related with Idioteu ...

Sepiola pfefferi

Sepiola pfefferi is a species of bobtail squid native to the northeastern Atlantic Ocean. Specifically, it occurs on the continental shelf off the Faroe Islands and from southern Norway to Brittany in France. The depth range of this species is un ...

Humboldt marten

The Humboldt marten is an endangered, genetically distinct subspecies of the Pacific marten known only from the old-growth coastal redwood forests of the U.S. states of California and Oregon. Less than 300 of them survive in both states combined, ...

Sonoma chipmunk

The Sonoma chipmunk is a species of rodent in the squirrel family Sciuridae. It is endemic to northwestern California in the United States. Members of Neotamias are characterized by having 2 premolars. N. sonomae has 2 subspecies: N. s. alleni an ...

Deuterostome

Deuterostomes constitute a superphylum of animals. It is a sister clade of Protostomia, with which it forms the Nephrozoa clade. Deuterostomia is a subtaxon of the Bilateria branch of the subkingdom Eumetazoa, within Animalia, and are distinguish ...

Eumalacostraca

Eumalacostraca is a subclass of crustaceans, containing almost all living malacostracans, or about 40.000 described species. The remaining subclasses are the Phyllocarida and possibly the Hoplocarida. Eumalacostracans have 19 segments. This arran ...

Protostome

Protostomia is a clade of animals containing phyla including the arthropods, annelids, and molluscs. Together with the deuterostomes and xenacoelomorpha, its members make up the Bilateria, mostly comprising animals with bilateral symmetry and thr ...

Acraea disjuncta

Acraea disjuncta is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya and Uganda. The larvae feed on Urera hypselodendron.

Appias lasti

Appias lasti, the Lasts albatross or Lasts albatross white, is a butterfly in the family Pieridae. It is found in Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique. The habitat consists of coastal forests and heavy woodland. Adults have a weak flight and keep to fo ...

Atrophaneura sycorax

Atrophaneura sycorax is a species of butterfly from the family Papilionidae that is found from southern Burma to Peninsular Malaysia, and in Sumatra and western Java. The wingspan is 130–140 mm. The wings are black. There is a wide dull-white mar ...

Axiocerses bambana

Axiocerses bambana is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. It is found in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania and Zambia. The habitat consists of moist woodland. Adults have been recorded in November, December and March.

Charaxes lasti

Charaxes lasti, the silver-striped charaxes, is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found in Kenya and Tanzania. The habitat consists of coastal and sub-coastal forests and heavy woodland. The larvae feed on Afzelia quanzensis, Paramacro ...

Charaxes nichetes

Charaxes nichetes, the Manx charaxes or water charaxes, is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Benin, Chad, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic R ...

Charaxes porthos

Charaxes porthos, the Porthos untailed charaxes, is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Gabon, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic ...

Charaxes violetta

Charaxes violetta, the violet-spotted emperor or violet-spotted charaxes, is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. It is found in southern Africa. The wingspan is 65–70 mm for males and 75–85 mm for females. Species is double brooded from August ...

Cymothoe coranus

Cymothoe coranus, the blonde glider or coast glider, is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. It is found from South Africa to Zimbabwe, Kenya, Malawi and Tanzania. The wingspan is 50–60 mm for males and 60–68 mm for females. Adults are on wing ...

Cymothoe herminia

Cymothoe herminia, the Herminia glider, is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, the Republic of the Congo, the Central African Republic, the Democra ...

Deudorix dinochares

Deudorix dinochares, the apricot playboy, is a butterfly of the family Lycaenidae. It is found in South Africa, Madagascar, Zimbabwe, eastern Africa and south-west Arabia. In South Africa it is found from northern KwaZulu-Natal to Swaziland, Mpum ...

Deudorix dinomenes

Deudorix dinomenes, the orange playboy, is a butterfly of the family Lycaenidae. It is found in Senegal, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ugand ...

Euxanthe tiberius

Euxanthe tiberius is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found in Kenya and Tanzania. The habitat consists of lowland evergreen forests, including coastal forests. Both sexes are attracted to fermenting bananas. The larvae feed on Deinbo ...

Graphium fulleri

Graphium fulleri is a butterfly in the family Papilionidae. It is found in Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, the Republic of the Congo, Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Chad.

Iolaus silanus

Iolaus silanus, the three-tailed sapphire, is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. It is found in Kenya, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The habitat consists of forests. The larvae feed on Agelanthus subulatus and Agelanthus s ...

Mylothris flaviana

Mylothris flaviana, the yellow dotted border, is a butterfly in the family Pieridae. It is found in Nigeria, Cameroon, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Tanzania. The habitat consists of submontane forests.

Mylothris sagala

Mylothris sagala, the dusky dotted border or lemon dotted border, is a butterfly in the family Pieridae. It is found in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The habitat consists of ...

Papilio diophantus

Upperside. Dark brown. Anterior wing broader and not so curved on the costal margin as in Papilio helenus, which it resembles on the upperside. Posterior wing with a tail more spatulate than in P. Helenus, and tipped with cream colour,marked from ...

Pentila hewitsoni

Pentila hewitsoni, the Hewitsons cream pentila, is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. It is found in Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The habitat consists of deep forests. ...

Philiris fulgens

Philiris fulgens, the purple moonbeam, is a species of butterfly of the family Lycaenidae. It is found in Indonesia, New Guinea and Australia. The wingspan is about 25 mm. Males have metallic purplish-blue forewings with black wingtips and metall ...

Philiris ziska

Philiris ziska is a species of butterfly of the family Lycaenidae. It is found in New Guinea and Queensland, Australia. The wingspan is about 25 mm. Adult males are blue with black edges, while the females are black with a large white patch on th ...

Precis rauana

Precis rauana, the montane commodore, is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found in Nigeria, from Cameroon to the Democratic Republic of the Congo and in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia. The habitat consists of forests. Both sexes a ...

Baileya australis

Baileya australis, the small baileya moth, is a species of moth of the family Nolidae. It is found in North America, where it has been recorded from Quebec and New York to Florida, west to Texas, north to North Dakota and Ontario. The wingspan is ...

Calephelis

Calephelis is a genus of butterflies in the family Riodinidae. They are resident in the Americas. There are 43 species in the Neotropical realm and 11 species in the Nearctic.

Calephelis borealis

Calephelis borealis, commonly known as the northern metalmark, is a butterfly of the family Riodinidae. It ranges through western Connecticut south through west-central Pennsylvania; central Appalachians and Ohio River Valley. Isolated population ...

Callophrys henrici

Callophrys henrici, the Henrys elfin or woodland elfin, is a North American butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. In Canada it is found from southern Manitoba to southern Nova Scotia. It has two main groups of populations in the United States; the ...

Chrysendeton

Chrysendeton melatornalis Hampson, 1906 Chrysendeton anicitalis Schaus, 1924 Chrysendeton bronachalis Schaus, 1924 Chrysendeton bromachalis Schaus, 1940 Chrysendeton claudialis Walker, 1859 Chrysendeton tessellalis Hampson, 1897 Chrysendeton mang ...

Euphyes bimacula

Euphyes bimacula, the two-spotted skipper, is a butterfly of the family Hesperiidae. It is found in North America, from northeast Colorado and western Nebraska; eastern Nebraska east to southern Quebec; southern Maine south to central Virginia; c ...

Feniseca

Feniseca tarquinius, the harvester, is a butterfly of the family Lycaenidae, and the only member of the monotypic genus Feniseca. It is found in eastern North America. This butterfly is the only carnivorous i.e., insectivorous butterfly in North ...

Gnophaela vermiculata

Gnophaela vermiculata, the police-car moth or green lattice, is a moth of the family Erebidae. The species was first described by Augustus Radcliffe Grote in 1864. It is found in the western parts of North America, from British Columbia to Califo ...

Polygonia gracilis

The hoary comma is a species of butterfly, common in boreal North America from Alaska, across southern Canada to New England and the Maritime Provinces and south to New Mexico from the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean. The wings have a distin ...

Nemoria arizonaria

Nemoria arizonaria is a species of moth belonging to the family Geometridae. It was first described by Augustus Radcliffe Grote in 1883. It is indigenous to Arizona, New Mexico and the Davis Mountains in Texas.

Plusia putnami

Plusia putnami is a species of moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in the Palearctic ecozone, from Japan and eastern Siberia to Fennoscandia, Great Britain and France. In North America, it ranges from Newfoundland and Labrador to central Al ...

Pyrgus communis

Pyrgus communis, the common checkered-skipper, is a species of butterfly in the family Hesperiidae. It is known as the frequently seen Pyrginae species in the northern United States by collectors and watchers alike.

Riodinidae

Riodinidae is the family of metalmark butterflies. The common name "metalmarks" refers to the small, metallic-looking spots commonly found on their wings. The 1532 species are placed in 146 genera. Although mostly Neotropical in distribution, the ...

Smerinthini

Genus Xenosphingia Jordan, 1920 Genus Neopolyptychus Carcasson, 1968 Genus Microclanis Carcasson, 1968 Genus Pseudopolyptychus Carcasson, 1968 Genus Polyptychus Hubner, 1819 Genus Clanis Hubner, 1819 Genus Poliodes Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Genus ...

Udea vacunalis

Udea vacunalis is a moth in the family Crambidae. It was described by Augustus Radcliffe Grote in 1881. It is found in North America, where it has been recorded from California. The wingspan is about 24 mm. The forewings are pale yellowish white ...