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Fuegian dog

The Fuegian dog, also known as the Yaghan dog, is an extinct domesticated fox. It was a domesticated form of the culpeo, unlike other domesticated canids – domestic dogs, domesticated from the gray wolf, and the domesticated red fox, from the red ...

Lithodes santolla

Lithodes santolla, also known as the southern king crab, Chilean king crab or centolla, is a species of king crab, found off southern South America, including the offshore Falkland Islands. On the Pacific side, it is found in Chile from Valdivia ...

List of birds of Aruba

This is a list of the bird species recorded in Aruba. The avifauna of Aruba has 220 confirmed species, of which four have been introduced by humans and 92 rare or vagrants. Two have been extirpated. None are endemic. One additional species is hyp ...

List of birds of the Federated States of Micronesia

This is a list of the bird species recorded in Micronesia. The avifauna of the Federated States of Micronesia include a total of 225 species, of which 18 are endemic, 13 have been introduced by humans and 88 rare or accidental. Of those species, ...

List of marine molluscs of Brazil

The list of marine molluscs of Brazil is a partial list of saltwater species that form a part of the molluscan fauna of Brazil. This list does not include the land or freshwater molluscs.

List of non-marine molluscs of Brazil

The non-marine molluscs of Brazil are a part of the molluscan fauna of Brazil. There are at least 1.074 native nominal species of marine molluscs living in Brazil. There are at least 956 nominal species of gastropods, which breaks down to about 2 ...

List of marine molluscs of Croatia

The marine molluscs of Croatia are a part of the molluscan fauna of Croatia. A large number of species of marine molluscs are found in the wild in Croatia. Summary table of number of species

List of marine molluscs of Montenegro

The marine molluscs of Montenegro are a part of the molluscan fauna of Montenegro. A number of species of marine molluscs are found in the wild in Montenegro. Summary table of number of species Was recognized as the 354 species of marine molluscs ...

List of marine molluscs of Slovenia

The marine molluscs of Slovenia are a part of the molluscan fauna of Slovenia. A number of species of marine molluscs are found in the wild in Slovenia. Lipej et al. it was reported 70 species of opisthobranchs from Macao in 2012. Zenetos et al. ...

List of amphibians of Brazil

Rana palmipes Spix, 1824. Rana catesbeiana Shaw, 1802 INTRODUZIDA.

List of mammals of Desengano State Park

These are the mammals known to occur in the Desengano State Park in the state of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. When the exact species present is unknown, only the genus is given.

List of mammals of Tijuca National Park

Genus: Cerdocyon. (Род: Cerdocyon) Crab-eating fox, Cerdocyon thous. Family: Canidae. (Семейство: Псовые) South American coati, Nasua nasua. Genus: Nasua. (Род: Nasua) Family: Procyonidae. (Семья: Procyonidae) Crab-eating raccoon, Procyon cancriv ...

List of mammals of Brazil

Brazil has the largest mammal diversity in the world, with more than 600 described species and, probably, many yet to be discovered. According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature sixty-six of these species are endangered and 40% ...

List of reptiles of Brazil

Total number of species = 976 Nota bene: in the following list, a binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was described in a genus other than the genus to which it is assigned.

Flora of Minas Gerais

Brazil has great forests. Minas Gerais, Brazils central state, larger domain is the tropical forest. Within it there are many types of plants. Separated by families this is a list of these plants:

Admesturius schajovskoyi

Admesturius schajovskoyi is a species of spider classified as a family of the jumping spider. The scientific name of this species was first published in 1988 by Galianol. These spiders are commonly found in Argentina and Chile.

Brachychilus scutellaris

Brachychilus scutellaris is a species of beetle in the family Cerambycidae. It was described by Blanchard in 1851. It is known from Chile and Argentina. It contains the varietas Brachychilus scutellaris var. irroratus.

Brunneria subaptera

Brunneria subaptera, common name small-winged stick mantis, is a species of praying mantis found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, and Venezuela.


Coquena is a genus of small-headed fly. It contains only one species, Coquena stangei, described by Schlinger in 2013. It is found in Argentina. The genus is named after the legend of Coquena North-West Argentina. The species is named in honor of ...


Graphorn is a genus of shield bug found in Argentina. As of 2018, it is monospecific, just consisting its type species G. bicornutus. The genus is named after the graphorn, a magical creature from the Harry Potter series.


Horvathinia is a small genus in the family Belostomatidae, and the only genus in its subfamily. Though it was originally thought to contain eleven species, upon recent reexamination, the number of species was reduced to two. Horvathinia are incre ...

Leptinopterus tibialis

Leptinopterus tibialis can reach a length of about 14–38 millimetres 0.55–1.50 in the males, about 15–18 millimetres 0.59–0.71 in the females. Males have well-developed mandibles, with several teeth of various sizes in the interior edges.

Oiketicus kirbyi

Oiketicus kirbyi is a moth of the family Psychidae. It is found in lowlands from Argentina to Mexico and on the Caribbean islands. There is a strong sexual dimorphism in adults. Females are wingless. The larvae feed on various plants, including M ...


Syndaesia mastix is a species of arachnids in the order Solifugae, and the only member of the genus Syndaesia. It lives in western Argentina, and is one of only two daesiids in South America, the other being Amacata penai from the Atacama Desert, ...


Austrosciapus is a genus of flies in the family Dolichopodidae. It is mainly found in Australia, though some species are also known from New Zealand, French Polynesia, Norfolk Island and the Hawaiian Islands.


Desmoxytoides hasenpuschorum is a species of millipede and the only species in the monotypic genus Desmoxytoides. It lives in Australia. This species is closely related to the dragon millipedes of the genus Desmoxytes, and there is some speculati ...


Pseudoparentia canalicula Bickel, 2013. Pseudoparentia tricosa Bickel, 1994. Pseudoparentia niharae Bickel, 2013. Pseudoparentia nullaborensis Bickel, 1994. Pseudoparentia advena Bickel, 1994. Pseudoparentia centralis Bickel, 1994. Pseudoparentia ...


As of May 2019 it contains twelve species and three subspecies: Galeosoma c. sphaeroideum Hewitt, 1919 – South Africa. Galeosoma coronatum Hewitt, 1915 – South Africa. Galeosoma mossambicum Hewitt, 1919 – Mozambique. Galeosoma crinitum Hewitt, 19 ...

Moina belli

Moina belli is a species of crustaceans within the family Moinidae, described by Robert Gurney in 1904. This species lives in waters containing high salinity and other impurities, such as the Makgadikgadi Pans region of Botswana, where the salini ...

Anthonomus morticinus

Anthonomus morticinus is a weevil native to Brazil. Its host plant is Solanum mauritianum Scopoli and it is being considered as a potential biocontrol agent for this plant in South Africa


Bahiaxenos relictus is the sole member of the family Bahiaxenidae, a type of winged insect. It was only discovered and described in 2009 from relictual sand dunes associated with the Rio São Francisco in Bahia, Brazil. It is considered to be the ...

Chartergellus jeannei

Chartergellus jeannei is a new wasp species described by specimens found at the Ducke Reserve in Manaus Brazil. The species in named in honor of Professor Robert L. Jeanne an animal behaviorist and expert in social wasps.

Megasoma anubis

Megasoma anubis can reach a length of about 90 millimetres 3.5 in including horn. These large and heavy beetles are black but they have a soft, velvety surface, as they are densely covered with a yellowish-grey dust. Males are much larger than fe ...


Neotrogla are about the size of fleas. The genus can be distinguished from other genera of Speleketorinae by the presence of articulated spines on the anterior side of their legs, and by their unique genitalia. Both sexes have hairs on their tars ...

Ophiomyia lantanae

Ophiomyia lantanae is a fly native to the Americas, from the southern US to Brazil but had been introduced also to Australia as biological control agent of Lantana camara in 1914.

Argiope aurantia

The spider species Argiope aurantia is commonly known as the yellow garden spider, black and yellow garden spider, golden garden spider, writing spider, zigzag spider, hay spider, corn spider, or McKinley spider. It is common to the contiguous Un ...

Hololena curta

Hololena curta, commonly known as corner funnel weaver or funnel web spider is a species of venomous spiders belonging to a family of Agelenidae. It is native to North America, including Canada and the United States. It and related species produc ...

Pellenes peninsularis

The spider is small and dark, although some from the west are light brown, rust or tan coloured. The female has light paps and light chevrons on its abdomen, while the male has a line down the centre.

Phidippus princeps

Phidippus princeps is a species of jumping spider found in Canada and the eastern United States. These jumping spiders vision exceeds by a factor of ten than that of a dragonflys, which have the best vision among insects.


Koinothrix is a monotypic genus of West African dwarf spiders containing the single species, Koinothrix pequenops. It was first described by R. Jocque in 1981, and has only been found in Cabo Verde.

Pellenes marionis

Pellenes marionis is a species of jumping spiders. They are found in the island of Sal, Cape Verde. The species was first described by Joachim Schmidt and Otto Krause in 1994 as Bianor marionis. It was transferred to the genus Pellenes by D. V. L ...


Dorymolpus is a genus of leaf beetles in the subfamily Spilopyrinae. It contains only one species, Dorymolpus elizabethae. It is found only in Chile, in the Valdivian temperate rain forest of the Valdivia and Chiloe provinces. The generic name is ...


Glyptosceloides is a genus of leaf beetles in the subfamily Eumolpinae, found in the Coquimbo Region of Chile. It contains only one species, Glyptosceloides dentatus. The generic name comes from the genus Glyptoscelis, referring to how Glyptoscel ...


Mepraia parapatrica Frias, 2010. Mepraia gajardoi Frias, Henry & Gonzalez, 1998. Mepraia spinolai Porter, 1934. Mepraia eratyrusiformis Del Ponte, 1929.

Thestral (bug)

Thestral is a genus of shield bug found in central Chile. As of 2018, it is monospecific, just consisting its type species T. incognitus. The genus is named in honor of pestreli, fictional horse-like creature from J. K. Rawlings series "Harry Pot ...


Camptibia is a genus of assassin bugs in the subfamily Harpactorinae. It is reported from China. The lone species is Camptibia obscura.


Dexiomimops fuscata Shima & Chao, 1992. Dexiomimops rufipes Baranov, 1935. Dexiomimops crassipes Shima, 1987. Dexiomimops curtipes Shima, 1987. Dexiomimops brevipes Shima, 1987. Dexiomimops flavipes Shima, 1987.

Alcaeorrhynchus grandis

The Alcaeorrhynchus grandis is a genus species of the family Pentatomidae. Also known as Giant Strong-nosed Stink Bug, the Alcaeorrhynchus grandis can be found through Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, and the southern United States.

Atrypanius conspersus

Atrypanius conspersus is a species of longhorn beetle of the subfamily Lamiinae. It was described by Ernst Friedrich Germar in 1824 and is known from Mexico to Panama, as well as southern Amer and Bolivia. It also inhabits woodlands of Upper Amaz ...

Atrypanius implexus

Atrypanius implexus is a species of longhorn beetles of the subfamily Lamiinae. It was described by Wilhelm Ferdinand Erichson in 1847, and is known from Mexico to Panama, Ecuador, Brazil, French Guiana, and Bolivia.