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Esox

Esox is a genus of freshwater fish, the only living genus in the family Esocidae - the esocids which were endemic to North America and Eurasia during the Paleogene through present. The species of this genus are known as pike and pickerel. The typ ...

Eucera longicornis

The head, thorax and abdomen of this species are black, the thorax being clad in pale brown, downy hairs on its upper surface, graduating to yellowish down on the sides and pale grey down underneath. In the male, the clypeus and labrum are yellow ...

Euchroma gigantea

Euchroma gigantea, the Metallic Wood Boring Beetle or Giant Metallic Ceiba Borer, is a species of beetle in the family Buprestidae, the only species in the genus Euchroma.

Eudendrium ramosum

Eudendrium ramosum, sometimes known as the tree hydroid, is a marine species of cnidaria, a hydroid in the family Eudendriidae of the order Anthoathecata.

Eudocima materna

Eudocima materna, the dot-underwing moth, is a moth of the family Erebidae found in widespread parts of the world, mainly in tropical Asia extending to New Guinea and Australia as well as in Africa. Reports from the United States, Canada and the ...

Eudocima phalonia

Eudocima phalonia, the common fruit-piercing moth, is a fruit piercing moth of the family Erebidae. The species was first described by Carl Linnaeus in his 1763 Centuria Insectorum. It is found in large parts of the tropics, mainly in Asia, Afric ...

Eufriesea surinamensis

Eufriesea surinamensis belongs to the tribe of euglossine bees and as such is a species of orchid bee. This should not be mistaken with the species group surinamensis, which includes Ef. surinamensis among other Eufriesea species. These bees have ...

Eugaster spinulosa

Eugaster spinulosa is a species of bush-cricket from Morocco. It is known as the whistle cricket, because herdsmen would dry it and pull off its legs, in order to use the cricket as a whistle. After mating, the male of the species cannot mate aga ...

Eugenia

Eugenia is a genus of flowering plants in the myrtle family Myrtaceae. It has a worldwide, although highly uneven, distribution in tropical and subtropical regions. The bulk of the approximately 1.100 species occur in the New World tropics, espec ...

Eugenia uniflora

Eugenia uniflora, with common names pitanga, Suriname cherry, Brazilian cherry, Cayenne cherry, or Cerisier Carre is a plant in the family Myrtaceae, native to tropical South America’s east coast, ranging from Suriname, French Guiana to southern ...

Euglossa cordata

Euglossa cordata is a primitively eusocial orchid bee of the American tropics. The species is known for its green body color and ability to fly distances of over 50 km. Males mostly disperse and leave their home nests, while females have been obs ...

Eugnorisma depuncta

Eugnorisma depuncta, the plain clay, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. The species was first described by Carl Linnaeus in 1761. It is found in most of Europe, west to England, north to Scotland and Fennoscandia, south to southern France, Italy, ...

Euleia heraclei

Euleia heraclei, known as the celery fly or the hogweed picture-wing fly is a species of tephritid or fruit flies in the genus Euleia of the family Tephritidae.

Eulithis prunata

The moth has a wingspan from about 28 to 37 mm. The ground colour of the forewing is dark brown. The midfield is bordered by grey-white or brown-white cross bands on both sides and shows a strong point-shaped bulge outward. On the distal white wa ...

Eulithis testata

Eulithis testata, the chevron, is a moth of the family Geometridae. The species was first described by Carl Linnaeus in 1761. It is found in both the Palearctic and the Nearctic realms. In Eurasia it ranges from Great Britain and Scandinavia, sou ...

Eumorpha vitis

It lives from Argentina north through Central America, the West Indies, and Mexico to southern Arizona, Texas, Mississippi, and Florida. Strays north to Nebraska.

Eupatorium cannabinum

Eupatorium cannabinum, commonly known as hemp-agrimony, or holy rope, is a herbaceous plant of the daisy family. It is a robust perennial native to many areas of Europe. It is cultivated as an ornamental and occasionally found as a garden escape ...

Euphaedra medon

Euphaedra medon, the widespread forester, is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found in Senegal, the Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, th ...

Euphorbia antiquorum

Euphorbia antiquorum, known as antique spurge and "Euphorbia of the Ancients", is a species of succulent plant in the family Euphorbiaceae. It is widespread throughout peninsular India, but its wild origin is obscure. Escaped or naturalized and w ...

Euphorbia peplis

Euphorbia peplis, the purple spurge, is a species of Euphorbia, native to southern and western Europe, northern Africa, and southwestern Asia, where it typically grows on coastal sand and shingle. It is a small, prostrate annual plant, the stems ...

Castor fiber

The Eurasian beaver or European beaver is a beaver species that was once widespread in Eurasia, but was hunted to near-extinction for both its fur and castoreum. At the turn of the 20th century, only about 1.200 beavers survived in eight relict p ...

Eurasian blackcap

The Eurasian blackcap usually known simply as the blackcap, is a common and widespread typical warbler. It has mainly olive-grey upperparts and pale grey underparts, and differences between the five subspecies are small. Both sexes have a neat co ...

Eurasian blue tit

The Eurasian blue tit is a small passerine bird in the tit family, Paridae. It is easily recognisable by its blue and yellow plumage and small size. Eurasian blue tits, usually resident and non-migratory birds, are widespread and a common residen ...

Eurasian bullfinch

The Eurasian bullfinch, common bullfinch or bullfinch is a small passerine bird in the finch family, Fringillidae. In Anglophone Europe it is known simply as bullfinch, as it is the original bird to bear the name bullfinch.

Eurasian curlew

The Eurasian curlew or common curlew is a wader in the large family Scolopacidae. It is one of the most widespread of the curlews, breeding across temperate Europe and Asia. In Europe, this species is often referred to just as the "curlew", and i ...

Eurasian jay

The Eurasian jay is a species of bird occurring over a vast region from Western Europe and north-west Africa to the Indian Subcontinent and further to the eastern seaboard of Asia and down into south-east Asia. Across its vast range, several very ...

Lynx lynx

The Eurasian lynx is a medium-sized wild cat occurring from Northern, Central and Eastern Europe to Central Asia and Siberia, the Tibetan Plateau and the Himalayas. It inhabits temperate and boreal forests up to an altitude of 5.500 m. Because of ...

Eurasian otter

The Eurasian otter, also known as the European otter, Eurasian river otter, common otter, and Old World otter, is a semiaquatic mammal native to Eurasia. The most widely distributed member of the otter subfamily of the weasel family, it is found ...

Eurasian oystercatcher

The Eurasian oystercatcher also known as the common pied oystercatcher, or palaearctic oystercatcher, or just oystercatcher, is a wader in the oystercatcher bird family Haematopodidae. It is the most widespread of the oystercatchers, with three r ...

Eurasian penduline tit

The Eurasian penduline tit or European penduline tit is a passerine bird of the genus Remiz. The genus name is the Polish word for the Eurasian penduline tit, and pendulinus is Latin for "hanging down”, which refers to its nest. It is relatively ...

Eurasian pygmy shrew

The Eurasian pygmy shrew, often known simply as the pygmy shrew, is a widespread shrew of northern Eurasia. It is the only shrew native to Ireland. Active throughout the day and night, the Eurasian pygmy shrew lives in undergrowth and leaf litter ...

Eurasian siskin

The Eurasian siskin is a small passerine bird in the finch family Fringillidae. It is also called the European siskin, common siskin or just siskin. Other names include black-headed goldfinch, barley bird and aberdevine. It is very common through ...

Eurasian skylark

The Eurasian skylark is a passerine bird in the lark family Alaudidae. It is a widespread species found across Europe and the Palearctic with introduced populations in New Zealand, Australia and on the Hawaiian Islands. It is a bird of open farml ...

Eurasian teal

The Eurasian teal, common teal, or Eurasian green-winged teal is a common and widespread duck which breeds in temperate Eurosiberia and migrates south in winter. The Eurasian teal is often called simply the teal due to being the only one of these ...

Eurasian wren

The Eurasian wren is a very small bird, and the only member of the wren family Troglodytidae found in Eurasia and Africa. In Anglophone Europe, it is commonly known simply as the wren. It was once lumped with Troglodytes hiemalis of eastern North ...

Eurois occulta

Eurois occulta, the great brocade or great gray dart, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in northern and central Europe, North Asia and central Asia to the Pacific Ocean and Japan. Also the northern parts of North America. In addition ...

Engraulis encrasicolus

The European anchovy is a forage fish somewhat related to the herring. It is a type of anchovy; anchovies are placed in the family Engraulidae. It lives off the coasts of Europe and Africa, including in the Mediterranean Sea, the Black Sea, and t ...

European bison

The European bison, also known as wisent, zubr, or the European wood bison, is a Eurasian species of bison. It is one of two extant species of bison, alongside the American bison. Three subspecies existed in the recent past, but only one, the nom ...

European conger

The European conger is a species of conger of the family Congridae. It is the largest eel in the world and native to the northeast Atlantic, including the Mediterranean Sea.

European flounder

The European flounder is a flatfish of European coastal waters from the White Sea in the north to the Mediterranean and the Black Sea in the south. It has been introduced into the United States and Canada accidentally through transport in ballast ...

European goldfinch

The European goldfinch or simply goldfinch, is a small passerine bird in the finch family that is native to Europe, North Africa and western Asia. It has been introduced to other areas including Australia, New Zealand and Uruguay. The breeding ma ...

European green woodpecker

The European green woodpecker is a member of the woodpecker family Picidae. There are four subspecies and it occurs in most parts of Europe and in the western Palearctic. All have green upperparts, paler yellowish underparts, a red crown and mous ...

European hamster

The European hamster, also known as the Eurasian hamster, black-bellied hamster or common hamster, is the only species of the genus Cricetus. It is native to a large range in Eurasia, extending from Belgium to the Altai mountains and Yenisey Rive ...

Mantis religiosa

The European mantis is a large hemimetabolic insect in the family of the Mantidae, which is the largest family of the order Mantodea. Their common name praying mantis is derived from the distinctive posture of the first pair of legs that can be o ...

European mink

The European mink, also known as the Russian mink and Eurasian mink, is a semiaquatic species of mustelid native to Europe. It is similar in colour to the American mink, but is slightly smaller and has a less specialized skull. Despite having a s ...

European mole

The European mole is a mammal of the order Eulipotyphla. It is also known as the common mole and the northern mole. This mole lives in a tunnel system, which it constantly extends. It uses these tunnels to hunt its prey. Under normal conditions t ...

European nightjar

The European nightjar, common goatsucker, Eurasian nightjar or just nightjar, is a crepuscular and nocturnal bird in the nightjar family that breeds across most of Europe and the Palearctic to Mongolia and Northwestern China. The Latin generic na ...

European polecat

The European polecat – also known as the common ferret, black or forest polecat, foumart, or fitch – is a species of mustelid native to western Eurasia and north Morocco. It is of a generally dark brown colour, with a pale underbelly and a dark m ...

European pond turtle

The European pond turtle, also called commonly the European pond terrapin and the European pond tortoise, is a species of long-living freshwater turtle in the family Emydidae. The species is endemic to the Western Palearctic.

European rabbit

The European rabbit or coney is a species of rabbit native to southwestern Europe and to northwest Africa. It has been widely introduced elsewhere, often with devastating effects on local biodiversity. However, its decline in its native range, ha ...