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Amanita wellsii

Amanita wellsii is a species of agaric fungus in the family Amanitaceae. It was described by American mycologist William Alphonso Murrill in 1920, based on collections made in Springfield, New Hampshire in 1917. The specific epithet honors Profes ...

Amauroderma

Amauroderma is a genus of polypore fungi in the family Ganodermataceae. The genus, widespread in tropical areas, contains about 70 species. Amauroderma fungi are wood-decay fungi that feed and fruit on decayed branches and trunks. The fruit bodie ...

Aurantiporus

Aurantiporus is a genus of poroid fungi in the family Meruliaceae. Circumscribed by American mycologist William Alphonso Murrill in 1905, the genus contains five species found mostly in northern temperate regions. Molecular analysis of several Au ...

Aureoboletus projectellus

Aureoboletus projectellus is a species of bolete fungus in the family Boletaceae. Found in North America, and recently in Europe, it grows in a mycorrhizal association with pine trees.

Coriolopsis

Coriolopsis is a genus of fungi in the family Polyporaceae. It was circumscribed by American mycologist William Alphonso Murrill in 1905. The genus is cosmopolitan, with most species in tropical areas. The generic name combines the name Coriolus ...

Earliella

Earliella is a fungal genus in the family Polyporaceae. It is a monotypic genus, containing the single species Earliella scabrosa. It is found in Hainan.

Flaviporus

Flaviporus was circumscribed by American mycologist William Alphonso Murrill in 1905. He designated the type species as Flaviporus rufoflavus ; this taxon is now considered the same as Flaviporus brownii. The generic name combines the Latin word ...

Ganoderma zonatum

Ganoderma zonatum is a plant pathogen that infects the palm species causing butt rot. It is a fungus that infects the bottom 4–5 feet of the plant also rotting the roots. It has been known to be in both natural and planted environments and in the ...

Globifomes

Globifomes is a fungal genus in the family Polyporaceae. It is a monotypic genus, containing the single North American species Globifomes graveolens, commonly known as sweet knot. This fungus is found fruiting singly or in groups on trunks or log ...

Gymnopilus palmicola

The cap is 2 to 5 centimetres 0.8 to 2.0 in diameter. This species does not stain blue and therefore probably does not contain hallucinogenic compounds.

Lepiota castaneidisca

Lepiota castaneidisca is a species of agaric fungus in the family Agaricaceae. Formally described in 1912, it was for a long time considered the same species as the similar Lepiota cristata until molecular analysis reported in 2001 demonstrated t ...

Microporellus

The genus was circumscribed by American mycologist William Murrill in 1905 with Microporellus dealbatus as the type species. Murrill intended to the genus to contain polypores with stipes. The generic concept was emended in 1985 by David and Rach ...

Nigroporus

Nigroporus is a genus of poroid fungi in the family Steccherinaceae. The genus was circumscribed by American mycologist William Alphonso Murrill in 1905. Nigroporus has a pantropical distribution. The genus name combines the Latin word niger with ...

Omphalotus subilludens

Omphalotus subilludens is a fungus species in the genus Omphalotus. The type collection was found by Murrill on July 26, 1944 in Gainesville, Florida. It has also been recorded from Texas. Atromentin and thelephoric acid are chemical compounds fo ...

Perenniporia

Perenniporia is a cosmopolitan genus of bracket-forming or crust-like polypores in the family Polyporaceae. They are dimitic or trimitic with smooth, thick-walled basidiospores and cause a white rot in affected wood.

Phellinus weirii

Phellinus weirii is a plant pathogen causing laminated root rot in certain conifers, typically Douglas-fir and western redcedar. It is widespread in the Douglas-fir growing regions of British Columbia, Washington and Oregon.

Poronidulus

Poronidulus is a fungal genus in the family Polyporaceae. It is a monotypic genus, and contains the single polypore species Poronidulus conchifer, found in North America. The genus was circumscribed by American mycologist William Alphonso Murrill ...

Trichaptum

Trichaptum is a genus of poroid fungi. The genus was circumscribed by American mycologist William Alphonso Murrill in 1904. Formerly classified in the family Polyporaceae, several molecular studies have shown that the genus belongs to the order H ...

Tylopilus rhoadsiae

The species was described in 1940 as Gyroporus badiceps by William Alphonso Murrill, and later transferred to the genus Tylopilus by Murrill in 1944. In 1942, Wally Snell moved the species to Leucogyroporus, a genus he created to contain several ...

Volvopluteus earlei

Volvopluteus earlei is a species of mushroom in the family Pluteaceae. It was originally described in 1911 by American mycologist William Alphonso Murrill as Volvariopsis earlei, based on collections made in a Cuban banana field. The fungus was l ...

Baiomyini

Baiomyini is a tribe of rodents in the subfamily Neotominae occurring from the southern United States to Panama. It includes the genera Baiomys and Scotinomys, with a total of four living species.

Daovantien’s limestone rat

Daovantien’s limestone rat is a genus of Muridae rodent native to northeastern Vietnam. It was first discovered in a forested talus habitat in the Huu Lien Nature Reserve, Lang Son Province. It is the only known species in the genus Tonkinomys.

Euryoryzomys emmonsae

Euryoryzomys emmonsae, also known as Emmons rice rat or Emmons oryzomys, is a rodent from the Amazon rainforest of Brazil in the genus Euryoryzomys of the family Cricetidae. Initially misidentified as E. macconnelli or E. nitidus, it was formally ...

Habromys

Habromys is a genus of rodent in the family Cricetidae, found in Mexico and Central America. It contains these species, all but one of which are threatened or endangered, five of them critically so. H. lophurus is near threatened. Species: Jico d ...

Margaretamys

Margaretamys is a genus of rodent in the family Muridae endemic to the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia. Up until 1973 it was known from only few examples of one species. Then Guy G. Musser collected more examples of this species during his stay i ...

Oecomys sydandersoni

Oecomys sydandersoni is an arboreal species of rodent in the genus Oecomys. It lives in forest patches in a small area in eastern Bolivia. It is a medium-sized species, weighing about 45 g, with mostly grayish and brownish fur and short and broad ...

Saxatilomys

Saxatilomys paulinae is a species of murid rodent native to central Laos and Vietnam, separated to a monotypic genus Saxatilomys. It was first discovered in the Khammouan Limestone National Biodiversity Conservation Area in Khammouan Province, La ...

Aphyosemion

There are currently 100 recognized species in this genus: Aphyosemion schluppi Radda & Huber, 1978 Aphyosemion campomaanense Agnese, Brummett, Caminade, Catalan & Kornobis, 2009 Aphyosemion fulgens Radda, 1975 Aphyosemion lamberti Radda & Huber, ...

Belontia

Belontia, sometimes referred to combtail gouramies, is a genus of gouramis, the only genus within the subfamily Belontiinae, native to freshwater habitats in Southeast Asia and Sri Lanka. These are medium sized to large gouramies that are seldom ...

Ceratoglanis

There are currently two recognized species in this genus: Ceratoglanis scleronema Bleeker, 1862 Ceratoglanis pachynema Ng, 1999 Club-barbel sheatfish

Fundulopanchax

Fundulopanchax is a genus of killifish living in near-coastal fresh water streams and lakes in Western Africa. All species were previously biologically classified as members of the genus Aphyosemion, with the exception of Fundulopanchax avichang, ...

Glanapteryginae

The Glanapteryginae are a subfamily of catfishes of the family Trichomycteridae. It includes four genera, Glanapteryx, Listrura, Pygidianops, and Typhlobelus.

Glanapteryx

Glanapteryx is a monophyletic genus. Glanapteryx has been proposed as the sister group to a clade composed of Pygidianops and Typhlobelus, with Listrura the sister group to those three.

Hispaniola pupfish

George S. Myers wrote its species description in 1935. Its holotype was deposited at the National Museum of Natural History. The type locality of this fish is Etang Saumatre, Haiti. Myers named this species after R. M. Bond, who collected the spe ...

Hoplomyzon

Hoplomyzon is a genus of banjo catfishes that are native to tropical South America. Hoplomyzon species are small, armoured aspredinids, growing up to 32 millimetres 1.3 in SL in H. sexpapilostoma. Members of this genus are distinguished from all ...

Lacustricola

There are currently 20 recognized species in this genus: Lacustricola omoculatus Wildekamp, 1977 Ruaha lampeye Lacustricola myaposae Boulenger, 1908 Natal topminnow Lacustricola centralis Seegers, 1996 Cental East African lampeye Lacustricola kas ...

Leptolebias

Leptolebias is a ray-finned fish genus of the killifish family Rivulidae. Like many of their relatives, they are rather ambiguously known as "pearlfish". They are endemic to the coastal areas of Brazil, where they inhabit ephemeral pools in tropi ...

Limia melanonotata

John Treadwell Nichols and George S. Myers wrote their species description for L. melanonotata in 1923. The holotype and 22 paratypes were collected by Gladwyn Kingsley Noble in Las Lagas, Hispaniola. Nichols and Myers also identified a specimen ...

Micropanchax

There are currently 13 recognized species in this genus: Micropanchax rudolfianus Worthington, 1932 Lake Rudolf lampeye Micropanchax fuelleborni Ahl, 1924 Lake Rukwa lampeye Micropanchax kingii Boulenger, 1913 Micropanchax scheeli Roman, 1971 Sch ...

Neofundulus

Neofundulus is a genus of fish in the family Rivulidae. These annual killifish are endemic to the Paraguay, Guapore, Mamore and São Francisco basins in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil and Paraguay. They inhabit temporary waters, such as swamps or pond ...

Otothyris

There are currently four recognized species in this genus: Otothyris lophophanes Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889 Otothyris juquiae Garavello, Britski & Schaefer, 1998 Otothyris rostrata Garavello, Britski & Schaefer, 1998 Otothyris travassosi Garavel ...

Pachypanchax

The currently recognized species in this genus are: Pachypanchax omalonotus A. H. A. Dumeril, 1861 powder-blue panchax Pachypanchax arnoulti Loiselle, 2006 Pachypanchax varatraza Loiselle, 2006 Pachypanchax sparksorum Loiselle, 2006 Pachypanchax ...

Pterolebias zonatus

Pterolebias zonatus is a species of fish in the family Aplocheilidae endemic to the Orinoco River basin in Venezuela where it is found in open waters exposed to sunlight. This species grows to a length of 10 cm. It is found in the aquarium trade. ...

Pygidianops

There are currently four recognized species in this genus: Pygidianops magoi Schaefer, Provenzano, de Pinna & Baskin, 2005 Pygidianops eigenmanni Myers, 1944 Pygidianops amphioxus de Pinna & Kirovsky, 2011 Pygidianops cuao Schaefer, Provenzano, d ...

Rachovia

Rachovia is a genus of killifish from the family Rivulidae the species of which are endemic to the Orinoco, Maracaibo and Magdalena basins in Colombia and Venezuela, where they live in small temporary waters like ponds. They are small annual kill ...

Rivulidae

The Rivulidae are a family of killifishes in the order Cyprinodontiformes. They are commonly known as rivulids, South American killifish or New World killifish. The latter names are slightly misleading, however, as they are neither restricted to ...

Sarcoglanidinae

The Sarcoglanidinae are a subfamily of catfishes of the family Trichomycteridae. It includes six genera, Ammoglanis, Malacoglanis, Microcambeva, Sarcoglanis, Stauroglanis, and Stenolicmus.

Trigonectes

Trigonectes is a genus of fish in the family Rivulidae. These annual killifish are endemic to the Paraguay, upper Madeira and Tocantins basins in far northern Argentina, Bolivia, central Brazil and western Paraguay. They inhabit seasonal swamp, p ...

Typhlobelus

There are currently five recognized species in this genus: Typhlobelus macromycterus Costa & Bockmann, 1994 Typhlobelus auriculatus de Pinna & Zuanon, 2013 Typhlobelus guacamaya Schaefer, Provenzano, de Pinna & Baskin, 2005 Typhlobelus ternetzi M ...

Valencia (fish)

Valencia is the only genus in the family Valenciidae. Valencia is a genus of ray-finned fishes. It is sometimes grouped into the family Cyprinodontidae. Members of this genus are restricted to southern Europe.