ⓘ Free online encyclopedia. Did you know? page 345

Coleophora alcyonipennella

The clover case-bearer or small clover case-bearer is a moth of the family Coleophoridae. It is native to Asia, Europe and North Africa, and has been introduced to Australia and New Zealand.

Coleophora binderella

Coleophora binderella is a moth of the family Coleophoridae. It is found from Scandinavia and Finland to the Iberian Peninsula and Italy, and from Ireland to the Baltic States and Romania. The wingspan is 8–12 millimetres 0.31–0.47 in. Head deep ...

Kallima horsfieldii

Kallima horsfieldii, the blue oakleaf, southern blue oakleaf or Sahyadri blue oakleaf, is a nymphalid butterfly found in India. The underside appears like a leaf complete with midrib while the upperside is brilliantly coloured.

Lasiommata schakra

Shows slight sexual dimorphism. Male upperside ground colour silky brown; cilia of both wings whitish. Forewing has a transverse row of four large orange spots, the apical one the largest, bearing a black, white-centred eyespot; beyond the row of ...

Mangina argus

Mangina argus, the crotalaria podborer, is a moth of the family Erebidae. The species was first described by Vincenz Kollar in 1847. It is found in south-east Asia, including Zhejiang, Fujian, Jiangxi, Guangxi, Guangdong, Yunnan, Taiwan, Hunan, f ...

Melitaea persea

Melitaea persea is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. It is found from Iran and Asia Minor to Afghanistan and the western parts of the Tian Shan mountains.

Pereute leucodrosime

Subspecies include: Pereute leucodrosime beryllina Ecuador Pereute leucodrosime caesarea Ecuador Pereute leucodrosime bellatrix Peru Pereute leucodrosime Colombia, Venezuela

Spilarctia leopardina

Spilarctia leopardina is a moth in the family Erebidae. It was described by Vincenz Kollar in 1844. It is found in Tibet, Nepal, the north-western Himalayas and Kashmir.

Spilosoma erythrozona

Spilosoma erythrozona is a moth in the family Erebidae. It was described by Vincenz Kollar in 1844. It is found in China, eastern Afghanistan and Himalayas.

Stigmella hemargyrella

Stigmella hemargyrella is a moth of the family Nepticulidae. It is found in most of Europe, except Iceland, Norway, Finland, Portugal and most of the Baltic region. The moths imago are bivoltine flying from April to May and again from July to Aug ...

Troglocaris anophthalmus

Troglocaris anophthalmus is a species of freshwater shrimp in the family Atyidae. It lives in karstic caves in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Italy and Slovenia. Although morphologically similar across its 500-kilometre range, molecular phyloge ...

Mosor rock lizard

The Mosor rock lizard is a species of lizard in the family Lacertidae. It is found in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, and Montenegro. Its natural habitats are boreal forests, temperate forests, temperate shrubland, and rocky areas. It is ...

Mola (fish)

A sunfish is any fish in the Mola genus. The fish develop their truncated, bullet-like shape because the back fin, with which they are born, never grows. Instead, it folds into itself as the creature matures, creating a rounded rudder called a cl ...

Aulonocara aquilonium

Aulonocara aquilonium is a species of fish in the family Cichlidae. It is endemic to Malawi. Its natural habitat is freshwater lakes where it occurs in areas of sandy substrate where mature males defend a small territory of sand against other mat ...

Aulonocara gertrudae

Aulonocara gertrudae is a species of haplochromine cichlid which is endemic to Lake Malawi, being found in Malawi, Mozambique, and Tanzania. The habitat varies between populations, those south of the Ruhuhu River are sand dwellers which exploit t ...

Copadichromis geertsi

Copadichromis geertsi is a small to medium-sized cichlid, growing to a standard length of 12.8 centimetres 5.0 in, which shows two, occasionally just one, clear spots on the sides. The males are dark in colour with the upper body varying from lig ...

Copadichromis verduyni

Copadichromis verduyni is a species of haplochromine cichlid which is endemic to Lake Malawi where it is found on the eastern shore and in the south eastern arm of the lake. It occurs in Malawi and Mozambique. This species inhabits the interface ...

Maylandia estherae

Maylandia estherae is a haplochromine cichlid. It is a rock dwelling fish or mbuna from Lake Malawi. This fish, like most cichlids from Lake Malawi, is a mouthbrooder - females hold their fertilized eggs then fry in their mouths until they are re ...

Maylandia flavifemina

Maylandia flavifemina has 17–19 spines in its dorsal fin which also have 17–19 soft rays, there are 8-10 spines and 6–9 soft rays. Juveniles and femalesvary in colour from a pale bluish-beige to completely yellow and they have a bright yellow ana ...

Argidae

Argidae is a large family of sawflies, containing some 800 species worldwide, primarily in tropical regions. The larvae are phytophagous, and commonly can be found feeding in groups, though very few attain pest status. Notable infestation of this ...

Euura arcticornis

Euura arcticornis is a species of sawfly belonging to the family Tenthredinidae. The larva feed within galls on the leaves of willows. It was first described by Friedrich Wilhelm Konow in 1904.

Profenusa thomsoni

Profenusa thomsoni, the amber-marked birch leaf miner, is a species of sawfly in the family Tenthredinidae. It is native to the Palearctic realm but has spread to North America. The larvae feed on the foliage of birch trees.

Rhogogaster

Rhogogaster nishijimai Togashi, 2001 Rhogogaster convergens Malaise, 1931 Rhogogaster picta Klug, 1814 Rhogogaster shinoharai Togashi, 2001 Rhogogaster rishiriana Togashi, 2001 Rhogogaster kudiana Rohwer, 1925 Rhogogaster genistae Benson, 1949 Rh ...

Euura auritae

Euura auritae is a species of sawfly belonging to the family Tenthredinidae. The larvae forms galls on willows. It was first described by Jens-Peter Kopelke in 2000. E. auritae is one of a number of closely related species which is known as the E ...

Euura myrtilloides

Euura myrtilloides is a species of sawfly belonging to the family Tenthredinidae and the larvae forms galls on swamp willow. It was first described by Jens-Peter Kopelke in 1996. E. myrtilloides is one of a number of closely related species which ...

Euura nigricantis

Euura nigricantis is a species of sawfly belonging to the family Tenthredinidae. The larvae feed within galls on the leaves of dark-leaved willow. It was first described by Jens-Peter Kopelke in 1986.

Euura salicispurpureae

Euura salicispurpureae is a species of sawfly belonging to the family Tenthredinidae. It was first described by Jens-Peter Kopelke in 2014. The larvae feed within galls on willows. E. salicispurpureae is one of a number of closely related species ...

Achondrostoma oligolepis

Achondrostoma oligolepis is a species of cyprinid fish. It is endemic to central and northern Portugal and known from between Limia and Tornada drainages, south of Douro. It occurs in the lower stretches of rivers and streams. It can grow to 25 c ...

Auriglobus

Auriglobus is a genus of freshwater pufferfishes native to Southeast Asia. They generally resemble Chonerhinos, but are considerably smaller, only reaching up to 13 cm in length, and are more strongly associated with freshwater. The different Aur ...

Caelatoglanis

Caelatoglanis zonatus is a species of catfish of the family Erethistidae. It is the only member of the monotypic genus Caelatoglanis. This species originates from the Ataran River drainage in Myanmar. This genus and species is distinguished by it ...

Hyalobagrus

There are currently three recognized species in this genus: Hyalobagrus leiacanthus H. H. Ng & Kottelat, 1998 Hyalobagrus flavus H. H. Ng & Kottelat, 1998 Hyalobagrus ornatus Duncker, 1904

Kryptopterus vitreolus

Kryptopterus vitreolus, known in the aquarium trade traditionally as the glass catfish and also as the ghost catfish or phantom catfish, is a small species of Asian glass catfish. It is commonly seen in the freshwater aquarium trade, but its taxo ...

Pao (fish)

Pao is a genus of mostly freshwater pufferfish with one species also occurring in brackish water. They are found in Southeast Asia. Until 2013, its species were generally placed in Tetraodon.

Telmatherina sarasinorum

Telmatherina sarasinorum is a species of fish in the subfamily Telmatherininae part of the family Melanotaeniidae, the rainbowfishes. It is endemic to Indonesia, where it occurs only in Lake Matano on the island of Sulawesi. This species was desc ...

Telmatherina wahjui

Telmatherina wahjui is a species of fish in the subfamily Telmatherininae part of the family Melanotaeniidae, the rainbowfishes. It is endemic to Indonesia, where it occurs only in Lake Matano on the island of Sulawesi. It can reach a maximum len ...

Blue-throated hillstar

The blue-throated hillstar, also sometimes called the blue-throated star, is a highly endangered species of hummingbird found only in a very small portion of the southwestern Andes in Ecuador. Discovered in 2018, it can be clearly distinguished f ...

El Oro tapaculo

The Ecuadorian tapaculo or El Oro tapaculo is a small passerine bird belonging to the genus Scytalopus, a genus of tapaculos. It is restricted to a small area in south-western Ecuador and was not described until 1997. It is a small tapaculo, 11 c ...

Jocotoco antpitta

The jocotoco antpitta is an endangered antpitta, a bird from Ecuador and Peru. It was discovered in 1997, and scientifically described in 1999.

Magdalena tapaculo

The Magdalena tapaculo, also known as the Upper Magdalena tapaculo, is a member of the tapaculos, a group of Neotropical birds. It was described as new to science in 2005. It is a restricted-range endemic presently known only from two localities ...

Stiless tapaculo

Stiless tapaculo is a member of the tapaculos, a group of Neotropical birds. It was described as new to science in 2005. It has been found at 21 sites in montane forest between 1.420 and 2.130 m altitude in the northern Cordillera Central of the ...

Biomphalaria pfeifferi

Biomphalaria pfeifferi is a species of air-breathing freshwater snail, an aquatic pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Planorbidae, the rams horn snails. This snail is a medically important pest, because of transferring the disease schistoso ...

Greater long-nosed armadillo

The greater long-nosed armadillo is a South American species of armadillo found in Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil. It is a solitary, nocturnal, terrestrial animal that feeds on arthropods a ...

Gyraulus costulatus

Gyraulus costulatus is a species of air-breathing freshwater snail, aquatic pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Planorbidae, the rams horn snails.

Liotella cancellata

Original description by Ferdinand Krauss The umbilicate shell has an orbicular shape. It is convex, solid, gray-whitish with dirty red stripes. The transverse ribs are blunt. The irregular, longitudinal striae are slender. The curve of the penult ...

Patella variabilis

Patella variabilis is a species of sea snail, a true limpet, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Patellidae, one of the families of true limpets.

Radix natalensis

Radix natalensis is a species of freshwater snail, an aquatic gastropod mollusc in the family Lymnaeidae. This species occurs widely in Africa. It is a major intermediate host for Fasciola gigantica in Africa. Placement of this species in the gen ...

Scutellastra argenvillei

Scutellastra argenvillei or Argenvilles limpet, is a species of sea snail, a true limpet, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Patellidae, one of the families of true limpets. It is endemic to the south and west coasts of Namibia and South Af ...

Chorthopodisma cobellii

Chorthopodisma cobellii is similar to Pseudoprumna baldensis. Wings do not exist. The hearing organ is reduced to small remains. The body is light green colored. This species has in contrast to other wingless mountain locusts a strong shortened d ...

Pseudoprumna baldensis

Pseudoprumna baldensis is a stockily built, light green grasshopper. A dark band runs from the eye over the tympanal organ to the end of the abdomen. The band is often reduced to a number of spots. Legs and hearing organ are mainly murky reddish ...

Tettigonioidea

Insects in the family Tettigoniidae are commonly called katydids, or bush crickets. They have previously been known as long-horned grasshoppers. More than 6.400 species are known. Part of the suborder Ensifera, the Tettigoniidae are the only exta ...