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Onomastus maskeliya

Onomastus maskeliya, is a species of spider of the genus Onomastus. It is endemic to Sri Lanka. Onomastus maskeliya inhabits high altitude cloud forests, as a result, its distribution is limited.

                                               

Onomastus pethiyagodai

Onomastus pethiyagodai, is a species of spider of the genus Onomastus. It is endemic to Sri Lanka. The specific name pethiyagodai is for in honor of Sri Lankas one of leading zoologist Dr. Rohan Pethiyagoda.

                                               

Onomastus rattotensis

Onomastus rattotensis, is a species of spider of the genus Onomastus. It is endemic to Sri Lanka. The species was first discovered from Rattota area of Matale District, hence the specific name.

                                               

Otocryptis nigristigma

The black-spotted kangaroo lizard or black-patched kangaroo lizard, is a small, ground dwelling agamid lizard endemic to Sri Lanka.

                                               

Pahanga diyaluma

Pahanga diyaluma, is a species of spider of the genus Pahanga. It is endemic to Sri Lanka. It was first described from Diyaluma Falls area, hence the specific name.

                                               

Phyaces

Phyaces is a monotypic genus of Sri Lankan jumping spiders containing the single species, Phyaces comosus. It was first described by Eugene Louis Simon in 1902, and is only found in Sri Lanka.

                                               

Polypedates ranwellai

Polypedates ranwellai, also known as the Ranwellas spined tree frog, Ranwellas horned tree frog, or Ranwellas tree frog, is a species of frogs in the family Rhacophoridae. It is endemic to Sri Lanka and only known from its type locality, Gilimale ...

                                               

Pseudophilautus conniffae

The specific name conniffae is due to Karen Lynn Conniff, for her assistance to researchers during field visits and for her efforts on the Odonata of Sri Lanka.

                                               

Pseudophilautus dilmah

Pseudophilautus dilmah, the Dilmah shrub frog, is a species of frogs in the family Rhacophoridae, endemic to Sri Lanka. The species was discovered and documented in 2015 by Sri Lankan prominent wildlife researcher and herpetologist Mendis Wickram ...

                                               

Pseudophilautus hankeni

Pseudophilautus hankeni, the Hankens shrub frog, is a species of frogs in the family Rhacophoridae, endemic to the Knuckles Mountain Range, Sri Lanka. Its natural habitats are the highland mountain forests of Sri Lanka. Threatened by loss of habi ...

                                               

Pseudophilautus samarakoon

Pseudophilautus samarakoon, the Samarakoons shrub frog, is a species of frogs in the family Rhacophoridae, endemic to Sri Lanka. Wickramasinghe et al. suggest that, following the IUCN Red List criteria, it should be considered "critically endange ...

                                               

Rhinophis lineatus

Rhinophis lineatus, or striped earth snake or striped rhinophis, is a recently described fossorial species of snake in the family Uropeltidae. It is endemic to Sri Lanka and only known from its type locality, Harasbedda near Ragala, Central Province.

                                               

Rhinophis phillipsi

Rhinophis phillipsi, commonly known as Phillips earth snake, is a species of nonvenomous snake in the family Uropeltidae. The species is endemic to Sri Lanka.

                                               

Rhion pallidum

Rhion is a monotypic genus of Asian cribellate araneomorph spiders in the Dictynidae family containing the single species, Rhion pallidum. It was first described by O. Pickard-Cambridge in 1871, and has only been found in Sri Lanka.

                                               

Shearella lilawati

Shearella lilawati is a species of spider of the genus Shearella. It is endemic to Sri Lanka. The specific name refers to Queen Lilawati, who reigned intermittently between 1197 and 1212 in Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka.

                                               

Sihala ceylonicus

Even though the generic name was changed to Sihala, most of the local universities and websites still use the name Pholcus ceylonicus in their research papers.

                                               

Sipalolasma greeni

Sipalolasma greeni is a species of spider of the genus Sipalolasma. It is endemic to Sri Lanka. The carapace and legs are deep brown in color. The abdomen is black. The known length is about 22 mm. The species was first found from Punduloya, Sri ...

                                               

Spotted giant gecko

The largest gecko found in Sri Lanka, inhabiting outcrops of the dry and intermediate regions of the island. Localities includes Nilgala, Okanda, Panamure, and Rambukkana.

                                               

Sri Lankan krait

The Ceylon krait or Sri Lankan krait is a species of venomous elapid snake which is endemic to the island Sri Lanka, locally known as මුදු කරවලා.

                                               

Stigmella polydoxa

Stigmella polydoxa is a moth of the family Nepticulidae. It is indigenous to Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. It is characterized by a small size of 3mm and a silvery patch in tornal cilia.

                                               

Suffasia attidiya

Suffasia attidiya, is a species of spider of the genus Suffasia. It is endemic to Sri Lanka. The species was documented only from female specimens found from Bellanwila-Attidiya marsh, situated on the south-eastern outskirts of Colombo. The first ...

                                               

Tamigalesus

Tamigalesus is a monotypic genus of Sri Lankan jumping spiders containing the single species, Tamigalesus munnaricus. It was first described by Marek Michal Zabka in 1988, and is found only in Sri Lanka.

                                               

Tetrablemma medioculatum

Tetrablemma medioculatum is a species of spider of the genus Tetrablemma. The nominate subspecies is endemic to Sri Lanka. Two other subspecies can be found, both of which are endemic to India.

                                               

Tetragnatha virescens

Tetragnatha virescens is a species of spider of the genus Tetragnatha. It is found in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka to Indonesia, and Philippines. The species is more commonly found during the early vegetative growth stage of the rice plant, where they a ...

                                               

Trimeresurus trigonocephalus

Trimeresurus trigonocephalus, the Sri Lankan pit viper, Ceylon pit viper, Sri Lankan green pitviper or locally, pala polonga, is a venomous pit viper species endemic to Sri Lanka. No subspecies are currently recognized.

                                               

Uroballus octovittatus

Uroballus octovittatus, is a species of spider of the genus Uroballus. It is endemic to Sri Lanka. This species is known from the female and male sample. On the other Uroballus species described prior to 2014 were collected only females.

                                               

Uropeltis melanogaster

Dark brown dorsally and ventrally, with yellow spots more or less confluent into a lateral stripe. Some young are yellow, with a dark brown spot on each scale of the dorsum, chin, and tail. Its total length is from 10 to 27 cm from 4 to 10⅝ inche ...

                                               

Wanniyala

Wanniyala is a genus of cellar spiders native to Sri Lanka, first described by Huber & Benjamin in 2005. They have six eyes and four pair of legs and grow up to 2 mm in length. The abdomen is globular and males have a distinctive distal hinged sc ...

                                               

Wanniyala agrabopath

Wanniyala agrabopath, is a species of spider of the genus Wanniyala. It is endemic to Sri Lanka. The species was described with a male found from Agrabopath Forest, Agrapatana, hence the specific name.

                                               

Wanniyala hakgala

Wanniyala hakgala is a species of spider of the genus Wanniyala. It is endemic to Sri Lanka. The species was described with a male found from Hakgala area, hence the specific name.

                                               

Lithoxus surinamensis

Lithoxus surinamensis is a species of armored catfish endemic to Suriname where it is found in stony rivulets of the Gran Rio basin. This species grows to a length of 4.1 centimetres SL.

                                               

Metaloricaria nijsseni

Metaloricaria nijsseni is a species of armored catfish endemic to Suriname where it occurs in the Suriname, Saramacca, Nickerie and Corantijn River basins. This species grows to a length of 29.5 centimetres SL.

                                               

Microcaecilia grandis

Microcaecilia grandis is a species of caecilian in the family Siphonopidae. It is endemic to Suriname and only known from the Lely Mountains. It measures around 318 mm in total length, and possesses bicuspid vomeropalatine teeth as well as more t ...

                                               

Pseudacanthicus fordii

Pseudacanthicus fordii is a species of armored catfish endemic to Suriname where it occurs in the coastal river drainages. This species grows to a length of 23 centimetres TL.

                                               

Rishaschia

Rishaschia is a monotypic genus of South American jumping spiders containing the single species, Rishaschia mandibularis. It was first described by D. Makhan in 2006, and is found in Suriname, Ecuador, Guyana, Brazil, and French Guiana.

                                               

Suriname lowland forest cottontail

The Suriname lowland forest cottontail is a South American species of cottontail rabbit described in 2017. It is known from the lowlands of western Suriname, and was described from specimens collected by Dutch scientists in the 1980s. Its size is ...

                                               

Xylophanes meridanus

Xylophanes meridanus is a moth of the family Sphingidae. It is known from Surinam. It is similar to Xylophanes Amadis, but the pale middle band always interrupted black bands along the veins, especially in the rear of the wing. Larvae possibly fe ...

                                               

Anyphops narcissi

Anyphops narcissi is a species of spider in the family Selenopidae. It was first described by Benoit in 1972, and is currently only known from Eswatini.

                                               

Scutelliseta megalogaster

Scutelliseta megalogaster is one of the smaller dung flies. This species was described by Richards in 1968. It is currently only known from Eswatini.

                                               

Scutelliseta swaziana

Scutelliseta swaziana is one of the smaller dung flies. This species was described by Richards in 1968. It is currently only known from Eswatini.

                                               

Tetramorium plumosum

Tetramorium plumosum is a species of ant in the subfamily Myrmicinae. This species was described by Bolton in 1980. It is currently only known from Eswatini.

                                               

Tetramorium sepultum

Tetramorium sepultum is a species of ant in the subfamily Myrmicinae. This species was described by Bolton in 1980. It is currently only known from Eswatini.

                                               

Coleophora peri

Coleophora peri is a moth of the family Coleophoridae. It is found in Sweden. The wingspan is 12-14 mm. Adults are on wing from late June to July. The larvae feed on Potentilla Birch. They first create the hairy, the case leaves spatulate, about ...

                                               

Depressaria nemolella

Depressaria nemolella is a moth of the family Depressariidae. It is found in Sweden, where it is listed as critically endangered. It is only known from its type locality on eastern Gotland, and from three localities along the coast in the Stockho ...

                                               

Elachista elsaella

Elachista elsaella is a moth of the family Elachistidae that is endemic to Sweden. Wingspan 7-9 mm 0.28–0.35 V. the Adults are on the wing from may to August.

                                               

Sommen charr

The Sommen charr is a population or subspecies of Arctic charr found in Lake Sommen. It is one of twenty-two species of fish found in the lake. This population and others in the South of Sweden are considered as relict populations on the southern ...

                                               

Upis ceramboides

Upis ceramboides is a species of beetle, one of many wood-living insects that benefit from forest fires. It often occurs in quantities below the bark on the fire-damaged birches, but can sometimes be seen on other deciduous trees such as willow a ...

                                               

Eupithecia weigti

Eupithecia weigti is a moth in the family Geometridae first described by Vladimir G. Mironov and Ulrich Ratzel in 2012. It is found in Syria. The wingspan is about 16.5 mm to 0.65 V. the Ground color of the fore wings ash-gray with a distinct, na ...

                                               

Acromantis formosana

The female, as in other flower mantises is larger than the male. The nymph is mid to dark brown with flanged and spined extensions to its abdomen, disrupting its outline to provide excellent camouflage on dead leaves. The adult has a long narrow ...

                                               

Asura albidorsalis

Asura albidorsalis is a moth of the subfamily Arctiinae. The species was first described by Alfred Ernest Wileman in 1914. It is endemic to Taiwan. The wingspan of about 35 mm.

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