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Tetramoera schistaceana

Tetramoera schistaceana, the grey borer of sugar cane, is a moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found in Indonesia, China, Taiwan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Mauritius, Hawaii, Madagascar and Reunion. The wingspan is 14-18 mm. The larvae feed o ...

                                               

Utetheisa cruentata

Utetheisa cruentata is a moth of the family Erebidae first described by Arthur Gardiner Butler in 1881. It is found on Mauritius in the Indian Ocean. The larvae feed on Tournefortia silver.

                                               

Mauritius ornate day gecko

Mauritius ornate day gecko is a diurnal species of geckos. It occurs on the island Mauritius and some surrounding islands and typically inhabits different trees and bushes. The Mauritius ornate day gecko feeds on insects and nectar.

                                               

Mauritius upland forest day gecko

Mauritius upland forest day gecko is a diurnal species of geckos. She lives in the mountain forests of Mauritius and typically inhabits large trees. In Mauritius, a tropical forest day Gecko feeds on insects and nectar.

                                               

Baja California slider

The Baja California slider is turtle belonging to the genus Trachemys of the family Emydidae. It is native to Baja California, Sinaloa and Sonora in Mexico.

                                               

Camponotus hyatti

Camponotus hyatti is a species of carpenter ant. The species is native to the northern Pacific coast, from Oregon to the Baja California Peninsula. The species is characterized by its five-toothed mandibles and the smooth, shiny appearance of its ...

                                               

Eucteniza

Eucteniza is a genus of trapdoor spiders in the family Euctenizidae containing at least 14 species occurring in Mexico and the southern United States. Species are distinguished by a softened rear portion of the carapace, and males possess large s ...

                                               

Hellinsia falsus

Hellinsia falsus is a moth of the family Pterophoridae first described by William Barnes and Arthur Ward Lindsey in 1921. It is found in the US states of California and Arizona and in Mexicos Baja California. The wingspan is 22-25.5 mm. Adults ar ...

                                               

Messor pergandei

Messor pergandei is a species of harvester ant native to the Southwestern United States, especially the deserts of southeastern California. It has also been identified in the Baja California peninsula of Mexico. It was first described by Gustav M ...

                                               

Pogonomyrmex californicus

Pogonomyrmex californicus, or California harvester ant, is a species of ant in the subfamily Myrmicinae. It is native to North America, where it occurs in the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. It is best known as the ant that is sen ...

                                               

Red harvester ant

Pogonomyrmex barbatus is a species of harvester ant from the genus Pogonomyrmex. Its common names include red ant and red harvester ant. These large ants prefer arid chaparral habitats and are native to the Southwestern United States. Nests are m ...

                                               

Sebastes atrovirens

Sebastes atrovirens is a species of fish in the rockfish family known by the common name kelp rockfish. It is native to the Pacific Ocean along the coast of California in the United States and Baja California in Mexico.

                                               

List of birds of Yuma County, Arizona

This is a list of birds of Yuma County, Arizona, United States. The following markings are used: * SW - SW breeding species. SW = found in the southwest of Arizona, Yuma County. Sw–06 = observed in 2006. – L ––16 species are found local, in a spe ...

                                               

Aphonopelma chalcodes

Aphonopelma chalcodes, commonly known as the western desert tarantula, Arizona blond tarantula or Mexican blond tarantula is a species of spider belonging to the family Theraphosidae. It has a limited distribution in the deserts of Arizona and ad ...

                                               

Colorado desert sidewinder

                                               

Colorado Desert sidewinder

                                               

Sonoran sidewinder

Crotalus cerastes cercobombus is a venomous pitviper subspecies found in an area that covers much of the eastern part of the Sonoran Desert in the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico. The subspecific epithet means buzzertail. Commo ...

                                               

Colorado Desert sidewinder

Crotalus cerastes laterorepens, with the common name Colorado Desert sidewinder, is a venomous pitviper subspecies found in an area that centers on the Sonoran Colorado Desert in Southern California. It is also native to the Sonoran Desert in the ...

                                               

Desert box turtle

The desert box turtle, also known as the Sonoran box turtle, is a subspecies of box turtle which is endemic to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. They are generally terrestrial but occasionally take to the water and are most know ...

                                               

Lampropeltis getula nigrita

                                               

Lampropeltis knoblochi

Lampropeltis knoblochi, or the Madrean mountain kingsnake, Knoblochs mountain kingsnake, or Chihuahuan mountain kingsnake, is a species of colubrid snake residing in western North America. It is a coral snake mimic, having nearly the same pattern ...

                                               

List of Wildlife Refuges of the Lower Colorado River Valley

This is a list of the Wildlife Refuges of the LCRV, namely the Lower Colorado River Valley, from the vicinity of Yuma, Arizona/San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora to Lake Mead/Hoover Dam, and the environs of Laughlin, Nevada/Las Vegas, Nevada. Havasu N ...

                                               

Litaneutria obscura

Litaneutria obscura, commonly known as the obscure ground mantis, is a species of praying mantis in North America. It grows in Arizona, southern California, Texas and new Mexico.

                                               

Lampropeltis getula nigrita

The Mexican black kingsnake is part of the larger colubrid family of snakes, and a subspecies of the common kingsnake, which is debated by herpetologists to contain as many as 10 unique varieties. This species occupy rocky areas and places lush w ...

                                               

Pogonomyrmex maricopa

Pogonomyrmex maricopa, the Maricopa harvester ant, is one of the most common species of harvester ant found in the U.S. state of Arizona, but it is also known from California, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Texas and Utah, and the Mexican states o ...

                                               

Smerinthus saliceti

Smerinthus saliceti, the Salicet sphinx, is a moth of the family Sphingidae. The species was first described by Jean Baptiste Boisduval in 1875. It is found in valleys and along streamsides from Mexico City north to western Texas, southern Arizon ...

                                               

Sonoran collared lizard

The Sonoran collared lizard, Crotaphytus nebrius, is a species of lizard in the family Crotaphytidae. The species is endemic to the U.S. state of Arizona and the Mexican state of Sonora.

                                               

Sonoran sidewinder

                                               

Trans-Pecos Striped Whiptail

The Trans-Pecos striped whiptail is a subspecies of the little striped whiptail lizard. It is found in the semiarid, sandy habitats of the Chihuahuan Desert, in the United States from West Texas across southern New Mexico to Arizona, as well as n ...

                                               

Urosaurus graciosus

The long-tailed brush lizard, Urosaurus graciosus, occurs in the Mojave and northwestern Sonoran Deserts in the states of California, Arizona, Nevada, Sonora, and Baja California. This species received its common name due to its tail, which is mo ...

                                               

Western pygmy blue

The western pygmy blue is one of the smallest butterflies in the world and the smallest in North America. It has reached Hawaii, as well as the Persian Gulf, including eastern Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates. The upperside is c ...

                                               

Trans-Pecos Striped Whiptail

                                               

Arizona elegans arenicola

Arizona elegans arenicola, commonly known as the Texas glossy snake, is a subspecies of glossy snake, a nonvenomous colubrid snake endemic to North America.

                                               

San Esteban chuckwalla

The San Esteban chuckwalla, also known as the piebald chuckwalla or pinto chuckwalla, is a species of chuckwalla belonging to the family Iguanidae endemic to San Esteban Island in the Gulf of California. It is the largest of the five species of c ...

                                               

Argonauta pacifica

Argonauta pacifica, also known as the Pacific argonaut, is a species of pelagic octopus. The female of the species, like all argonauts, creates a paper-thin eggcase that coils around the octopus much like the way a nautilus lives in its shell. Th ...

                                               

Hermissenda opalescens

Hermissenda opalescens is a species of brightly coloured sea slug or nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Facelinidae. This species is widely known as the "opalescent sea slug".

                                               

Limacia cockerelli

This species is found from the West coast of North America, ranging from Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada to San Diego. It was also reported in the Gulf of California at Bahia de los Angeles but those records are now known to be the sim ...

                                               

Amazona tresmariae

The Tres Marias amazon is a parrot in the family Psittacidae. Many authorities consider it a subspecies of the yellow-headed amazon, including the AOU, but is afforded full species status by the International Ornithological Congress It is endemic ...

                                               

Amazona tresmariae

                                               

Acteocina infrequens

Acteocina infrequens, common name the Magdalena barrel bubble, is a species of small sea snail, a marine opisthobranch gastropod mollusk in the family Acteocinidae, the barrel bubble snails.

                                               

Agathotoma aculea

The length of the shell attains 6 mm, its diameter 2 mm. Original description small shell purple-brown, covered with white or multicolored. In the protoconch consists of 1½ loosely coiled, smooth curls. In the teleoconch contains four subsequent ...

                                               

Euglandina texasiana

Euglandina texasiana is a species of large predatory air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Spiraxidae. It is commonly known as the glossy wolfsnail.

                                               

Odostomia taravali

The semitransparent, bluish white shell has an elongate-conic shape. Its length measures 3.8 mm. There are at least two whorls in the protoconch. These are 2, well rounded. They form a planorboid spire, the axis of which is almost at right angles ...

                                               

Turbonilla almejasensis

The milk-white shell is slender and has an elongate conic shape. Its length measures 8 mm. The 2½ whorls of the protoconch are well rounded, forming a moderately elevated spire, the axis of which is at right angles to that of the succeeding turns ...

                                               

Turbonilla cabrilloi

The pale yellow horn-colored shell has a broadly elongate conic shape. Its length measures 5.5 mm. The 2½ whorls of the protoconch are well rounded. They form a decidedly depressed helicoid spire having its axis at right angles to that of the suc ...

                                               

Turbonilla juani

The bluish-white shell has a broadly elongate conic shape. Its length measures 4.2 mm. There are at least two whorls in the protoconch. These are planorboid and have their axis almost at right angles to that of the succeeding turns, in the first ...

                                               

Villalobosius

Villalobosius is a genus of crabs in the family Pseudothelphusidae, containing a single species, Villalobosius lopezformenti. It lives in the northern part of the state of Oaxaca, Mexico, on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, and is adapted to a troglob ...

                                               

Anolis lividus

Anolis lividus, the Plymouth anole, is a species of anole lizard that is endemic to the island of Montserrat in the Caribbean Lesser Antilles. It is widespread and abundant in many areas. Individuals vary in appearance. Males can be grass-green o ...

                                               

List of amphibians and reptiles of Saba

Including marine turtles and introduced species, there are 11 reptile species reported on Saba. One species, the Saban Anole Anolis sabanus, is endemic to Saba.

                                               

Marionfyfea carnleyi

Marionfyfea carnleyi measures about 1 to 2 cm in length. The dorsum is cream and has two broad dark brown lateral stripes, while the venter is uniformly cream. The eyes are arranged in a single row around the body margin, being more concentrated ...

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