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Acacia binervia

Acacia binervia, commonly known as the coast myall, is a wattle native to New South Wales and Victoria. It can grow as a shrub or as a tree reaching 16 m in height. This plant is reportedly toxic to livestock as the foliage contain a glucoside wh ...

Buddleja blattaria

Buddleja blattaria is a small shrub endemic to the regions of Piura and Cajamarca in northern Peru. The species was first described and named by J. F. Macbride in 1934.

Lomandra obliqua

Lomandra obliqua, known as fish bones and twisted mat-rush, is a small wiry ground covering plant found in eastern Australia. A widespread plant seen on the coast and tablelands. The foliage superficially resembles a fern, but creamy/yellow flowe ...

Carex abrupta

Carex abrupta is a species of sedge known by the common name abrupt-beaked sedge or abruptbeak sedge. It is native to the western United States from California to Idaho, where it grows in moist mountain habitat such as meadows.

Carex molesta

Carex molesta is a species of sedge known by the common name troublesome sedge. It is native to eastern and central North America, where it grows in varied wet and dry habitats, performs equally well in full sun and partial shade, including distu ...

Carex praeceptorum

Carex praeceptorum is a species of sedge known by the common names early sedge and teachers sedge. It is native to much of western North America, from British Columbia to California to Colorado, where it grows in wet, marshy habitat such as bogs ...

Geocarpon minimum

Geocarpon is a monotypic genus of flowering plants in the family Caryophyllaceae. It contains the single species Geocarpon minimum, which is known by the common names tinytim and earth-fruit. It is a rare plant known from about 34 populations in ...

Kobresia simpliciuscula

Kobresia simpliciuscula is a species of sedge known by the common names false sedge, simple bog sedge and simple kobresia. It has a circumpolar distribution, occurring throughout the northern latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere. This perennial p ...

Sagittaria brevirostra

Sagittaria brevirostra, common name Midwestern arrowhead or shortbeak arrowhead, is an aquatic plant species native to North America. It is common in wet places in an area stretching from Michigan and Ohio south to Alabama and west to North Dakot ...

Solidago tarda

Solidago tarda, commonly known as Atlantic goldenrod, is a rare North American species of goldenrod in the sunflower family. It is found along the Atlantic coastal plain from New Jersey and Alabama, though nowhere very common.

Girella elevata

Girella elevata, the rock blackfish or black drummer is a species of sea chub native to coastal waters, around 25 metres depth, from Australia to New Zealand. This species can reach a length of 62 centimetres 24 in SL and live as long as 45 years ...

Hylophorbus rufescens

Hylophorbus rufescens is a species of frog in the family Microhylidae. It is endemic to New Guinea and some nearby islands, and occurs in both West Papua and Papua New Guinea. Common name red Mawatta frog has been coined for it. Three subspecies ...

Marbled frog

The marbled frog or marbled marsh frog is a species of ground-dwelling frog native to northern and north-eastern Australia, and southern New Guinea in both Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. It is not to be confused with the spotted grass frog Limno ...

Woma python

The woma python, also known commonly as Ramsays python, the sand python, and simply the woma, is a species of snake in the family Pythonidae. The species is endemic to Australia. Once common throughout Western Australia, it has become critically ...

Acrididae

The Acrididae are the predominant family of grasshoppers, comprising some 10.000 of the 11.000 species of the entire suborder Caelifera. The Acrididae are best known because all locusts are of the Acrididae. The subfamily Oedipodinae is sometimes ...

Acridinae

The grasshopper subfamily Acridinae, sometimes called silent slant-faced grasshoppers, belong of the large family Acrididae in the Orthoptera: Caelifera.

Acridoidea

Orthoptera Species File includes the following families: Lathiceridae Dirsh, 1954 Lentulidae Dirsh, 1956 Tristiridae Rehn, 1906 Lithidiidae Dirsh, 1961 Dericorythidae Jacobson & Bianchi, 1905 Pamphagodidae Bolivar, 1884 Ommexechidae Bolivar, 1884 ...

Antechinus

Antechinus / æntɪˈkaɪnəs / is a genus of small dasyurid marsupial endemic to Australia. They resemble mice with the bristly fur of shrews. They are sometimes also called broad-footed marsupial mice, pouched mice, route rat and/or Antechinus shrew ...

Rutelinae

Rutelinae or shining leaf chafers is a subfamily of the scarab beetles. It is a very diverse group; distributed over most of the world, it contains some 200 genera with over 4.000 described species in 7 tribes. A few recent classifications includ ...

Tirumala hamata

Tirumala hamata, the blue tiger, dark blue tiger, or blue wanderer, is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. It is found in South-East Asia and Australia. In Australia, the butterflies perform mass migrations to the south in some years. The wing ...

Asarkina

A. morokanaensis Meijere, 1908 A. bhima Ghorpade, 1994 A. ayyari Ghorpade, 1994 A. ribbei Bezzi, 1908 A. biroi Bezzi, 1908 A. consequens Walker, 1857 A. porcina Coquillett, 1898 A. salviae Fabricius, 1787 A. hema Ghorpade, 1994 A. pitambara Ghorp ...

Callopistromyia annulipes

The peacock fly is a species of picture-winged flies in the genus Callopistromyia of the family Ulidiidae. They are found in Germany, Italy, North America, Switzerland and from 2016 Slovakia.

Ceroxys

C. laticornis Loew, 1873 C. albitarsis C. flavoscutellata C. urticae Linnaeus, 1758 C. obscuripes C. fraudulosa Loew, 1864 C. latiusculus Loew, 1873 C. amurensis C. similis C. quadrivittata C. confusa Becker, 1912 C. cinifera Loew, 1846 C. baneai ...

Chrysomya rufifacies

Chrysomya rufifacies is a species belonging to the blow fly family, Calliphoridae, and is most significant in the field of forensic entomology due to its use in establishing or altering post mortem intervals. The common name for the species is th ...

Dexiinae

Trixa Meigen, 1824 Prosena Le Peletier & Serville, 1828 Billaea Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830 Estheria Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830 Dinera Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830 Tribe Dexiini Dexia Meigen, 1826 Senostoma Macquart, 1847 Rondania Robineau-Desvoidy, 1850 Fre ...

Lauxaniidae

The Lauxaniidae are a family of acalyptrate flies. They generally are small flies with large compound eyes that often are brightly coloured in life, sometimes with characteristic horizontal stripes, such as in Cestrotus species. Many species have ...

Melangyna viridiceps

Melangyna viridiceps is an Australian hoverfly, known as the common hover fly. It is found widely across Eastern Australia. It is one of the two most common hoverflies in Australia, alongside Simosyrphus grandicornis, with which it has often been ...

Mixogaster

Mixogaster is a genus of hoverflies native to North America and South America, with 21 known species. Mixogaster is distinct by lacking an appendix on vein R4+5, having a reduced and bare metasternum, an unarmed scutellum, and usually an appendix ...

Ocyptamus

Ocyptamus is a large and diverse genus of over 200 species of hoverfly mostly found in the Neotropical region. It is likely that many of these species will be discovered to be synonyms though many others await description. Also there is some evid ...

Sciomyzidae

The family Sciomyzidae belongs to the typical flies of the order Diptera. They are commonly called marsh flies, and in some cases snail-killing flies due to the food of their larvae. Here, the Huttoninidae, Phaeomyiidae and Tetanoceridae are prov ...

Senometopia

S. grossa Baranov, 1934 S. orientalis Shima, 1968 S. quarta Baranov, 1931 S. susurrans Rondani, 1859 S. pilosa Baranov, 1931 S. clara Chao & Liang, 2002 S. separata Rondani, 1859 S. subferrifera Walker, 1856 S. polyvalens Villeneuve, 1929 S. prim ...

Senostoma

Senostoma is a genus of parasitoid tachinid flies in the family Tachinidae. Endemic to Australasia, the flies are medium-sized, bristly, and long-legged.

Sphaeroceridae

"Lesser dung fly" redirects here. This can also refer to the distantly related fly species Sepsis fulgens. Sphaeroceridae are a family of true flies in the order Diptera, often called small dung flies, lesser dung flies or lesser corpse flies due ...

Stylogaster

The conopid genus Stylogaster is a group of unusual flies. It is the only genus in the subfamily Stylogastrinae, which some authorities have historically treated as a separate family Stylogastridae.

Toxomerus

Toxomerus is a very large genus of hoverflies. They are found in many parts of North and South America. Most larvae are predators on soft bodied insects, though a few species have been shown to feed on pollen. Adults feed on the pollen of a wide ...

Ulidiidae

The Ulidiidae or picture-winged flies are a large and diverse cosmopolitan family of flies, and as in related families, most species are herbivorous or detritivore. They are often known as picture-winged flies, along with members of other familie ...

Brachyhypopomus

Brachyhypopomus is a genus of fish in the family Hypopomidae native primarily to tropical and subtropical South America, although a single species, B. occidentalis, also occurs in Panama and Costa Rica. They are found in a wide range of static or ...

Exallodontus

Exallodontus aguanai is a catfish species of the monotypic genus Exallodontus of the family Pimelodidae. This genus and species was described in 1991. This species reaches 20 centimetres SL. This species is native to the Amazon and Orinoco River ...

Hypopomidae

The Hypopomidae are a family of fishes in the order Gymnotiformes known as the bluntnose knifefish. They may also be called grass or leaf knifefishes. These electric fish are not often eaten, of little commercial importance, rarely kept as aquari ...

Megadontognathus

Megadontognathus is a genus of ghost knifefishes found in river rapids in tropical South America. They are brown with a stubby snout and reach about 20–25 cm in total length.

Pseudopimelodidae

The Pseudopimelodidae are a small family of catfishes known as the bumblebee catfishes or dwarf marbled catfishes. Some of these fish are popular aquarium fish.

Acacia granitica

Acacia granitica commonly known as the granite wattle is a shrub in the family Fabaceae. Endemic to Australia, it occurs on the New England Tableland of New South Wales and southern Queensland. It is species tolerant of poor drainage, frost and snow.

Eucalyptus longicornis

Eucalyptus longicornis, commonly known as red morrel, morryl, poot or pu, is species of large tree that is endemic to the south-west of Western Australia. It has rough, fibrous, fissured bark on the trunk, smooth greyish bark above, flower buds i ...

Acacia alleniana

The shrub or tree has a spindly open habit and typically grows to a height of around 5 metres 16 ft. It has pendulous branches and red-brown coloured slender branchlets. The filiform, terete to quadrangular, phyllodes have a length of 12 to 24 cm ...

Acacia bakeri

"Marblewood" redirects here. This term is also used for the ebony Diospyros marmorata. Acacia bakeri, known as the marblewood, white marblewood, Bakers wattle or scrub wattle, is one of the largest of all acacias, growing to 40 m tall. It is a lo ...

Acacia bancroftiorum

Acacia bancroftiorum, commonly known as Bancrofts Wattle, is a shrub belonging to the genus Acacia and the subgenus Phyllodineae that is native to parts of eastern Australia.

Acacia basedowii

Acacia basedowii, commonly known as Basedows wattle, is a shrub belonging to the genus Acacia and the subgenus Phyllodineae endemic to arid parts of central Australia.

Acacia burrowii

Acacia burrowii, commonly known as Burrows wattle, is a tree belonging to the genus Acacia and the subgenus Juliflorae that is native to eastern Australia.

Acacia cana

Acacia cana, or commonly named as boree or the cabbage-tree wattle or broad-leaved nealie, is part of the family Fabaceae and sub-family Mimosoideae. It is a dense shrub- tree that can grow to 6 metres high and is a perennial plant meaning it has ...

Acacia chalkeri

Acacia chalkeri, also known as Chalkers wattle, is a shrub belonging to the genus Acacia and the subgenus Phyllodineae that is native to parts of eastern Australia.