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Agyneta mollis


Amaurobius scopolii


Archaeodictyna ammophila


Argiope magnifica

Argiope magnifica is a species of orb web spider found in tropical areas of north-east Queensland, Australia, eastern Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. It is commonly known as the magnificent St Andrews cross spider. This species is simil ...


Argiope ocyaloides

Argiope ocyaloides is a species of orb-web spider found in Queensland, Australia. It is commonly known as bark-hugging St Andrews cross spider. Argiope ocyaloides can be found in crevices of dark coloured bark on eucalypt, acacia, or similar tree ...


Cheiracanthium oncognathum



Chorizopes is a genus of orb-weaver spiders first described by O. Pickard-Cambridge in 1871. Though it belongs to the orb weaver family, these spiders move through leaf litter preying on other spiders rather than spinning webs. The original name ...



Cicurina, also called the cave meshweaver, is a genus of dwarf sheet spiders that was first described by Anton Menge in 1871. Originally placed with the funnel weavers, it was moved to the Dictynidae in 1967, then to the Hahniidae in 2017. The na ...


Cteniza brevidens


Euophrys terrestris



Hexathele is a genus of funnel-web spiders endemic to New Zealand that was first described by Anton Ausserer in 1871, though most others have been described by Raymond Robert Forster. Originally placed with the curtain web spiders, it was moved t ...


Latrodectus katipo


Microlinyphia impigra

Microlinyphia impigra is a species of sheetweb spider in the family Linyphiidae. It is found in North America, Europe, Caucasus, a range from Russia, and China.


Neon levis

Neon levis is a jumping spider with palearctic distribution, occurring in Southern and Western Europe, northern Africa and Xinjiang. Females reach a size of up to 3 mm, males up to 2.5 mm. They are of a light yellowish-brown color, the legs havin ...


Phlogiellus inermis

Phlogiellus inermis is a small, semi-arboreal species of tarantula from south-east Asia. It is known as the Singapore tarantula. These small, primarily brown spiders have a leg-span of up to 1.75 inches.


Phonognatha melanopyga

Artifex melanopyga, synonym Phonognatha melanopyga, referred to as a leaf curling spider, is a common Australian spider found in moist coastal areas of New South Wales and Queensland. A small member of the family Araneidae, the orb-weavers, it wa ...


Pseudeuophrys lanigera

Males reach a body length of three to four millimeters, with females up to five mm. This species is very similar to Pseudeuophrys erratica, which is rarer and found below the bark of trees on forest fringes. As P. lanigera is mostly found inside ...


Saloca diceros


Scotophaeus blackwalli

Scotophaeus blackwalli, also known as the mouse spider, is a species of spider belonging to the family Gnaphosidae. This species is widespread in Britain and northern Europe. They are commonly found in Britain around and inside houses, usually in ...


Stenochilus hobsoni


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Bascanichthys filaria

Bascanichthys filaria is an eel in the family Ophichthidae. It was described by Albert Gunther in 1872. It is a tropical, marine eel which is known from Irian Jaya, Indonesia, in the western central Pacific Ocean.


Diptychus sewerzowi


Echidna nocturna

Echidna nocturna is a moray eel found in the eastern Pacific Ocean, in the Gulf of California and around Peru and the Galapagos Islands. It was first named by Cope in 1872, and is commonly known as the freckled moray or the palenose moray. It was ...


Khanka gudgeon

The Khanka gudgeon is a species of cyprinid, an East Asian freshwater fish that occurs from the Amur basin in Russia, through China, Mongolia and Japan, to Vietnam. It reaches up to 13.6 cm in total length.


Latridopsis forsteri

Latridopsis forsteri, the bastard trumpeter or copper moki, is a species of trumpeter native to the eastern Indian Ocean and southwestern Pacific Ocean around Australia and New Zealand. This species is found at depths of from 20 to 160 metres ove ...


Merluccius australis

Merluccius australis, the Southern hake, is a species of fish from the family Merlucciidae, the true hakes. It is found in the southern Pacific and Atlantic Oceans with two disjunct populations, one around southern South America and the other in ...


Misol snake eel

The Misol snake eel is an eel in the family Ophichthidae. It was described by Albert Gunther in 1872, originally under the genus Ophichthys. It is a marine, tropical eel which is known from the western central Pacific Ocean.


New Zealand blueback sprat

The New Zealand blueback sprat is a herring-like, forage fish of the family Clupeidae found in the waters around New Zealand, between latitudes 37° S and 48° S, and longitude 166° E and 180° E, to depths of up to 50 m. It belongs to a genus Sprat ...


Pacific redfin

The Pacific redfin is a species of fish in the family Cyprinidae. It is found from the Siberian Pacific Coast through coastal Japan.


Paracanthocobitis aurea

Acanthocobitis aurea also known as the barred zipper loach is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus, or subgenus, Paracanthocobitis. This species is known only from the type locality, the Narmada River at Jabalpur, state of Madhya Pradesh, India.


Parapercis alboguttata

Parapercis alboguttata, the bluenose grubfish, known also as the bluenose sandperch and whitespot sandsmelt, is a species of marine bony fish in the family Pinguipedidae, native to the western Indo-Pacific Ocean. It was first described by the Ger ...


Paristiopterus labiosus

Paristiopterus labiosus, the giant boarfish, is a species of armorhead native to the coastal waters of southern Australia, and New Zealand. It occurs over the continental shelf at depths from 20 to 200 m. This species can reach a length of 100 cm ...


Punjab razorbelly minnow


Red moki

The New Zealand red moki or Australian banded morwong, Cheilodactylus spectabilis, is a morwong, a species of fish found off southern Australia and the North Island of New Zealand from depths to 50 m. Although traditionally included in the genus ...


Russian bitterling

The Russian bitterling, or spiny bitterling, is a temperate freshwater fish belonging to the Acheilognathinae sub-family of the family Cyprinidae. It originates in the Amur River basin in Asia, and is found in China and Russia. It was originally ...


Sarcocheilichthys lacustris


Scaly gurnard

The scaly gurnard, Lepidotrigla brachyoptera, is a searobin of the family Triglidae, found around New Zealand including the Kermadec Islands, at depths of between 35 and 300 m. Its length is up to 15 cm.


Schizothorax eurystomus


Syr-Darya dace


Turkestan sculpin

The Turkestan sculpin is a species of fish in the family Cottidae. It is found in the basin of the upper Syr Darya River. It reaches a maximum length of 10.3 cm


Acanthocephala thomasi

Acanthocephala thomasi, the giant agave bug, is a species of leaf-footed bug in the family Coreidae. It is found in Central America and North America.


Acholla ampliata


Aeoloplides turnbulli

Aeoloplides turnbulli, known generally as thistle grasshopper, is a species of spur-throated grasshopper in the family Acrididae. Other common names include the Russian thistle grasshopper and saltbush grasshopper. It is found in North America.


Agromyza sulfuriceps


Andrena imitatrix


Andrena melliventris

Andrena melliventris, the honey-bellied andrena, is a species of mining bee in the family Andrenidae. It is found in Central America and North America.


Andrena miserabilis


Archimantis sobrina


Atta robusta

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