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Zambian mole-rat

Zambian mole-rat is a species of rodent in the family Bathyergidae. He is in Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Previously considered a subspecies of Cryptomys hottentotus.

Hippurites atheniensis

Hippurites atheniensis-is an extinct species of fossil clams, marine bivalve molluscs in the family Hippuritidae. These fossils are found in late Cretaceous deposits of Greece, Serbia, Dalmatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Bulgaria and Italy.

Limatula hodgsoni

Limatula hodgsoni grow to a length of 27 mm 1.1 In, height 35 mm 1.4 inches and a diameter of 20 mm 0.8 V. Shell white, oblong, thin, narrow, above and somewhat convex, the back is less curved than the front. Umbones are in a Central region of th ...

Magnapinna talismani

Magnapinna talismani-species of bigfin squid known only from a single damaged specimen. It is characterized by small white nodules present on the ventral surface of its fins. The holotype of M. talismani is a specimen of 61 mm mantle length ml co ...

Atractaspis duerdeni

Atractaspis duerdeni, commonly known as beak burrowing ASP or Duerdens burrowing ASP is a species of venomous snake in the family Atractaspididae.

Chilorhinophis butleri

Chilorhinophis Butleri, or butlers two-headed snake is a species of venomous snake in the family Atractaspididae. The species is endemic to East Africa.

Ceratogyrus meridionalis

The genus ceratogyrus Meridionalis, commonly known as Zimbabwe grey baboon tarantula or gray mustard baboon, is a species of tarantula. It is found in Malawi and Mozambique.


Diaphractus is a genus of African terrestrial spiders that was first described by William Frederick Purcell in 1907. As of may 2019 contains only three species: D. assimilis, D. leipoldti, D. muticus.


Formiphantes is a monotypic genus of dwarf spiders, containing a single species, Formiphantes lephthyphantiformis. It was first described by Michael I. Saaristo & A.V. Tanasevitch in 1996.


Maileus is a monotypic genus of jumping spiders, containing a single species, Maileus fuscus. It was first described by G. Peckham and Elizabeth Peckham in 1907, and is found only in Borneo. It is closely related to the family of Microhasarius. M ...

Pholcus fragillimus

Pholcus fragillimus, is a species of spiders of the genus Pholcus. It is distributed from Sri Lanka, India to Japan. The type material of Pholcus fragillimus was probably destroyed in Stuttgart during the Second World War, and only one woman avai ...

Phoneyusa rutilata

Phoneyusa rutilata was originally described in Guinea-Bissau, Bolama. The spider is also common in the savannas of West Africa, including Senegal, Gambia, Guinea and southwestern Mali.


As at June 2019 contains seven species found only in Africa: Ochreatus Scelidocteus Simon, 1907 – Guinea-Bissau. Scelidocteus vuattouxi Jezequel, 1964 – côte divoire. Baccatus Scelidocteus Simon, 1907 – Sao Tome and Principe. Pachypus Scelidocteu ...

Selenogyrus brunneus

C. button-brown with grayish-olive-green hair and 50mm long. Foveal GROOVE procurved. Embrik strand gave no details in his description of the species other than the location of the eyes and spination.


Taivala is a monotypic genus of jumping spiders, containing a single species, Taivala invisitata. It was first described by G. Peckham and Elizabeth Peckham in 1907 and is located in Sarawak, Borneo. Was discovered only females, but it is thought ...


Tibitanus is a genus of African spiders is running on crab, which was first described by eugène Louis Simon in 1907. As of June 2019 it contains only two species, found only in Africa and Namibia: T. NoMAS and T. sexlineatus.


As of may 2019 contains forty-one species and one subspecies: Xerophaeus aridus Purcell, 1907 – Namibia, South Africa. Xerophaeus S. kibonotensis Tullgren, 1910 – East, South Africa. Biplagiatus Xerophaeus Tullgren, 1910 – East Africa. Xerophaeus ...


Zerogone is monotypic Russian sheet weavers, containing a single species, Zerogone submissella. It was first described by K. Y. Eskov & Marusik Yu. M., in 1994, and only in Russia.

Neumanns starling

Neumanns Starling, or Neumanns red-winged Starling is a bird native to Africa. This Sparrow breeds on rocky cliffs, outcrops and gorges, mainly in the Sahel from Mauritania and Equatorial Guinea in Western Sudan. His English and binomial names co ...

Usambara eagle-owl

The usambara eagle-owl, also called the East African eagle-owl or nduk eagle-owl Vosseiers, is a taxon of owl in the Strigidae family. Now considered a subspecies of the Frasers eagle owl. It is endemic to Tanzania.

Evermanns snake eel

In Evermanns snake eel in the family Ophichthidae. It was described by David Starr Jordan and Robert Earl Richardson in 1908. It is a marine, tropical eel which is known from the Western Pacific ocean. Inhabits coastal soft bottoms.

Lamnostoma mindora

Mindora Lamnostoma is an eel in the family Ophichthidae. It was described by David Starr Jordan and Robert Earl Richardson in 1908. It is a tropical, freshwater eel which is known from Asia and Oceania, including the Philippines and New Guinea. M ...

Neoscorpis lithophilus

Neoscorpis lithophilus stone-bream, sea Chub native to the Indian ocean coast of Africa, where it can be found along the rocky coast from Mozambique to South Africa. This species grows up to 50 centimetres in length, although the majority of SL d ...

Plain snake-eel

Ordinary snake-eel, the eel in the family Ophichthidae. He was described by Charles Tate Regan in 1908. Is a Maritime, sub-tropical eel which is known from the Bay of Algoa in South Africa, in the South-Eastern part of the Atlantic ocean. Males c ...

Praealticus margaritarius

Praealticus margaritarius is a species of combtooth blenny found in the Northwest Pacific ocean around Japan. This species grows to a length of 10 cm TL.


Protosalanx-a small genus of icefishes that are native to China, Korea and Vietnam, where they primarily inhabit the coastal waters and nearby freshwater. They are industrial fisheries and used for aquaculture in China, where it also presents som ...

Torquigener perlevis

Torquigener perlevis, commonly known as spineless toadfish, is a species of fish in the family. It is found in coastal waters of Northern and Eastern Australia from the Gulf of Carpentaria to the Georges river and botany Bay in Sydney, New South ...

Spiny blaasop

Tylerius spinosissimus, spiny blaasop, is one of the species of puffers. Originally hails from the Indian ocean, southwest Pacific ocean and the Atlantic ocean along the coast of South Africa, it will recover the Mediterranean sea as Lessepsian m ...

Thompsons snake eel

The Thompsons snake eel in the family Ophichthidae. It was described by David Starr Jordan and Robert Earl Richardson in 1908. It is a marine, tropical eel which is known from the Western Pacific, including Vietnam, Australia and the Philippines.

Aedes alboscutellatus

Mosquito alboscutellatus species zoophilic mosquito belonging to the genus Aedes. It is included in Aedes niveus subgroup. Found in Sri Lanka, Korea. This is one of the most common indoor human biting mosquitoes in the world with peak biting 20:0 ...

Aedes ostentatio

Mosquito ostentatio is one of the types of complex zoophilic mosquito belonging to the genus Aedes. Found in Sri Lanka, Malaysia, India, Indochina, Indonesia, Philippines, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia.

Anasigerpes heydeni

Anasigerpes heydeni is a species of praying mantis in the genus Antistia in the order Mantodea. It is found in côte divoire, Gabun, Cameroon, Kenya, Congo and the Central African Republic, and kind to kind.

Anopheles peditaeniatus

Anopheles peditaeniatus is a type of complex mosquito belonging to genus Anopheles, Hyrcanus group from. It is found in India and Sri Lanka, Iran and Bangladesh. It is a potential natural vector of bancroftian filariasis in Sri Lanka.

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