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Pseudaulacaspis cockerelli

Pseudaulacaspis cockerelli, known generally as false oleander scale, is a species of armored scale insect in the family Diaspididae. Other common names include the fullaway oleander scale, magnolia white scale, mango scale, oleander scale, and oy ...


Pseudoanthidium orientale


Ramphocorixa acuminata

Ramphocorixa acuminata, the acuminate water boatman, is a species of water boatman in the family Corixidae. It is found in Central America and North America.


Scudderia texensis

The length of the species ranges from 40–56 mm. Much of the size variation is dependent on the geography. The female Texas bush katydids can be identified by the right angle between their basal and terminal portions of the ovipositor. In males, t ...


Sphecodes davisii


Sphecodes decorus


Sphecodes heraclei


Sphecodes ranunculi


Stelis interrupta


Stenocranus lautus


Suwallia marginata


Symphoromyia hirta


Tetramorium curvispinosum


Tetyra robusta


Tomosvaryella littoralis


Trachusa larreae


Triepeolus pectoralis


Triepeolus verbesinae


Xanthomelanodes flavipes


Zapada cinctipes


Beetles described in 1897


Butterflies described in 1897


Moths described in 1897


Northern brushtail possum

The northern brushtail possum is a nocturnal marsupial inhabiting northern Australia. The northern brushtail possum is sometimes considered a species, however more often than not is considered a subspecies of the common brushtail possum.


Quagga mussel

The quagga mussel is a species of freshwater mussel, an aquatic bivalve mollusk in the family Dreissenidae. It has an average life span of 3 to 5 years. It is indigenous to the Dnieper River drainage of Ukraine. The species is named after the qua ...


Gastropods described in 1897


Aparallactus niger

Aparallactus niger is completely black dorsally, to which the specific name, niger, refers. Ventrally, the ventral scales are white, edged with black, and the subcaudal scales are black in the middle and on the posterior and outer borders. The ty ...


Atractaspis boulengeri

Atractaspis boulengeri, or the Central African burrowing asp, is a species of venomous snake in the family Atractaspididae.It can be up to 65 cm or 25.5 inches long. The species is endemic to Africa.==.


Island pipe snake

Dorsally, it is pale brown or buff, with small black spots irregularly disposed. The head is yellowish, much spotted with black. Ventrally, it is white, with continuous or broken and alternating black crossbars, which are connected on the sides b ...


Sind krait

Bungarus sindanus, the Sind krait, is a species of krait, a venomous elapid snake found in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Pakistan. Three subspecies are recognized. It can be confused with the common krait and even with the Indian rat snake.


Sphenomorphus annectens

Sphenomorphus annectens is a species of lizard in the genus Sphenomorphus of the family Scincidae, described by George Albert Boulenger in 1897. According to Catalogue of Life Sphenomorphus annectens does not have known subspecies.


Acanthopelma rufescens


Agelena inda

Agelena inda is a species of spider in the family Agelenidae, which contains 1146 species of funnel-web spiders. It has been described by Simon, in 1897. It is primarily found in India.


Agelena limbata

Agelena limbata is a species of spider in the family Agelenidae, which contains 1146 species of funnel-web spiders. It has been described by Thorell in 1897. It is commonly found in China, Korea, Myanmar, and Japan.


Aphonopelma pallidum

Aphonopelma pallidum is a tarantula of the family Theraphosidae found in Mexico. Commonly called the rose-grey, or Mexican rose, it is not available in the pet-trade. During the late 1990s and early 2000s, and undescribed species of Brachypelma w ...


Aphonopelma truncatum



Asadipus is a genus of Australian white tailed spiders that was first described by Eugene Louis Simon in 1897. Originally placed with the Corinnidae, it was moved to the Lamponidae in 2000.


Ascurisoma striatipes


Bonnetina cyaneifemur

Bonnetina cyaneifemur, also known as the Mexican blue femur, is a species of tarantula from the genus Bonnetina. It was first described in 2000 by Fabian Vol. The genus name is in recognition of the French arachnologist, Pierre Bonnet and the spe ...


Brachypelma sabulosum

Tliltocatl sabulosus is a large tarantula, females having a total body length of around 65–70 mm. The fourth leg is the longest at around 75 mm. It is generally black in colour, with scattered red hairs on the abdomen.


Calymmaria emertoni


Calymmaria nana


Ceratogyrus darlingi

Ceratogyrus darlingi is a theraphosid spider from southern Africa, mainly Botswana and Lesotho. They reach a body length of about 5 inches and are ash-gray, mud-brown to black. The peltidium features a black foveal horn.


Ceratogyrus marshalli

Ceratogyrus marshalli, also known as straight horned baboon or great horned baboon, is a species of tarantula from the genus Ceratogyrus. It is found in Zimbabwe and Mozambique.


Cheiracanthium gratum

Cheiracanthium gratum is a spider species found in Germany and Hungary. It is pale yellow, with males growing to 5.6-6.5 mm in length and females 6.7-7 mm.


Dasumia amoena



Friula is a genus of orb-weaver spiders containing the single species, Friula wallacei. It was first described by O. Pickard-Cambridge in 1897, and has been found only on Borneo. Pickard-Cambridge based his description and drawing on a specimen c ...


Histopona luxurians


Hysterocrates crassipes

Hysterocrates crassipes is a species of spiders in the family Theraphosidae found in Cameroon, Africa. It is a burrowing species, often sold by pet stores under the name Hysterocrates gigas. Although these tarantulas both come from Cameroon, Hyst ...


Hysterocrates gigas

Hysterocrates gigas is a member of the tarantula family, Theraphosidae found in Cameroon. It is known as the giant baboon spider, Cameroon red baboon spider, or red baboon tarantula.

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