61 relations: Agromyzidae, Alydidae, Ant, Aposematism, Arthropod, Atheris desaixi, Beetle, Bird, Black imported fire ant, Buprestidae, Cerastes (genus), Club-winged manakin, Corixidae, Cricket (insect), Curculionidae, Echis, Elytron, Fish, Genus, Geotrupidae, Glaresis, Goliath birdeater, Grasshopper, Hemiptera, Hydrophilidae, Insect, Ivan Regen, Larva, Longhorn beetle, Lowland streaked tenrec, LP record, Mesothorax, Micronecta scholtzi, Miridae, Mole cricket, Mutillidae, Onomatopoeia, Panoploscelis, Passalidae, Pedipalp, Phasmatodea, Pheidole pallidula, Phonograph, Pill millipede, Prothorax, Pterinoxylus spinulosus, Reduviidae, Scarabaeidae, Snake, Sound, ..., Species, Spider, Stag beetle, Tarantula, Tegmen, Tergum, Territory (animal), Tettigoniidae, Tiger beetle, Venomous snake, Wolf spider. Expand index (11 more) » « Shrink index
The Agromyzidae are a family commonly referred to as the leaf-miner flies, for the feeding habits of their larvae, most of which are leaf miners on various plants.
Alydidae, commonly known as broad-headed bugs, is a family of true bugs very similar to the closely related Coreidae (leaf-footed bugs and relatives).
Ants are eusocial insects of the family Formicidae and, along with the related wasps and bees, belong to the order Hymenoptera.
Aposematism (from Greek ἀπό apo away, σῆμα sema sign) is a term coined by Edward Bagnall PoultonPoulton, 1890.
An arthropod (from Greek ἄρθρον arthron, "joint" and πούς pous, "foot") is an invertebrate animal having an exoskeleton (external skeleton), a segmented body, and paired jointed appendages.
Atheris desaixi is a venomous viper species endemic to Kenya, where only two isolated populations are known.
Beetles are a group of insects that form the order Coleoptera, in the superorder Endopterygota.
Birds, also known as Aves, are a group of endothermic vertebrates, characterised by feathers, toothless beaked jaws, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a four-chambered heart, and a strong yet lightweight skeleton.
The black imported fire ant (Solenopsis richteri), or simply BIFA, is a species of ant in the genus Solenopsis (fire ants).
Buprestidae is a family of beetles known as jewel beetles or metallic wood-boring beetles because of their glossy iridescent colors.
Cerastes is a genus of small, venomous vipers found in the deserts and semi-deserts of northern North Africa eastward through Arabia and Iran.
The club-winged manakin (Machaeropterus deliciosus) is a small passerine bird which is a resident breeding species in the cloud forest on the western slopes of the Andes Mountains of Colombia and northwestern Ecuador.
Corixidae is a family of aquatic insects in the order Hemiptera.
Crickets (also known as "true crickets"), of the family Gryllidae, are insects related to bush crickets, and, more distantly, to grasshoppers.
The Curculionidae are the family of the "true" weevils (or "snout beetles").
Echis (common names: saw-scaled vipers, carpet vipersSpawls S, Branch B. 1995. The Dangerous Snakes of Africa. Dubai: Ralph Curtis Books. Oriental Press. 192 pp..) is a genus of venomous vipers found in the dry regions of Africa, the Middle East, Pakistan, India, and Sri Lanka.
An elytron (from Greek ἔλυτρον "sheath, cover"; plural: elytra) is a modified, hardened forewing of certain insect orders, notably beetles (Coleoptera) and a few of the true bugs (Hemiptera); in most true bugs, the forewings are instead called hemelytra (sometimes misspelled as "hemielytra"), as only the basal half is thickened while the apex is membranous.
Fish are gill-bearing aquatic craniate animals that lack limbs with digits.
A genus (genera) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, as well as viruses, in biology.
Geotrupidae (from Greek geos, earth, and trypetes, borer) is a family of beetles in the order Coleoptera.
Glaresis is a genus of beetles, sometimes called "enigmatic scarab beetles", in its own family, the Glaresidae.
The Goliath birdeater (Theraphosa blondi) belongs to the tarantula family Theraphosidae.
Grasshoppers are insects of the suborder Caelifera within the order Orthoptera, which includes crickets and their allies in the other suborder Ensifera.
The Hemiptera or true bugs are an order of insects comprising some 50,000 to 80,000 species of groups such as the cicadas, aphids, planthoppers, leafhoppers, and shield bugs.
Hydrophilidae, also called water scavenger beetles, is a family of chiefly aquatic beetles.
Insects or Insecta (from Latin insectum) are hexapod invertebrates and the largest group within the arthropod phylum.
Ivan (Janez) Regen (known also as Johann Regen) (December 9, 1868 – July 27, 1947) was a Slovenian biologist, best known for his studies in the field of bioacoustics.
A larva (plural: larvae) is a distinct juvenile form many animals undergo before metamorphosis into adults.
The longhorn beetles (Cerambycidae; also known as long-horned or longhorn beetles or longicorns) are a cosmopolitan family of beetles, typically characterized by extremely long antennae, which are often as long as or longer than the beetle's body.
The lowland streaked tenrec (Hemicentetes semispinosus) is a small tenrec found in Madagascar.
The LP (from "long playing" or "long play") is an analog sound storage medium, a vinyl record format characterized by a speed of rpm, a 12- or 10-inch (30 or 25 cm) diameter, and use of the "microgroove" groove specification.
The mesothorax is the middle of the three segments in the thorax of an insect, and bears the second pair of legs.
Micronecta scholtzi is a species of lesser water boatman in the family Micronectidae in the order Hemiptera.
The Miridae are a large and diverse insect family at one time known by the taxonomic synonym Capsidae.
Mole crickets are members of the insect family Gryllotalpidae, in the order Orthoptera (grasshoppers, locusts, and crickets).
The Mutillidae are a family of more than 3,000 species of wasps whose wingless females resemble large, hairy ants.
An onomatopoeia (from the Greek ὀνοματοποιία; ὄνομα for "name" and ποιέω for "I make", adjectival form: "onomatopoeic" or "onomatopoetic") is a word that phonetically imitates, resembles or suggests the sound that it describes.
Panoploscelis (commonly referred to as spiny lobster katydids or giant lobster crickets) is a genus of very large insects belonging to the true katydid tribe Eucocconotini, which is a subfamily of the katydids.
Passalidae is a family of beetles known variously as "bessbugs", "bess beetles", "betsy beetles" or "horned passalus beetles".
Pedipalps (commonly shortened to palps or palpi) are the second pair of appendages of chelicerates – a group of arthropods including spiders, scorpions, horseshoe crabs, and sea spiders.
The Phasmatodea (also known as Phasmida or Phasmatoptera) are an order of insects, whose members are variously known as stick insects in Europe and Australasia; stick-bugs, walking sticks or bug sticks in the United States and Canada; or as phasmids, ghost insects or leaf insects (generally the family Phylliidae).
Pheidole pallidula is a species of ants in the genus Pheidole.
The phonograph is a device for the mechanical recording and reproduction of sound.
Pill millipedes are any members of two living (and one extinct) orders of millipedes, often grouped together into a single superorder, Oniscomorpha.
The prothorax is the foremost of the three segments in the thorax of an insect, and bears the first pair of legs.
Pterinoxylus spinulosus is a species of stick insect found in the Neotropics.
The Reduviidae are a large cosmopolitan family of the order Hemiptera (true bugs).
The family Scarabaeidae as currently defined consists of over 30,000 species of beetles worldwide, often called scarabs or scarab beetles.
Snakes are elongated, legless, carnivorous reptiles of the suborder Serpentes.
In physics, sound is a vibration that typically propagates as an audible wave of pressure, through a transmission medium such as a gas, liquid or solid.
In biology, a species is the basic unit of classification and a taxonomic rank, as well as a unit of biodiversity, but it has proven difficult to find a satisfactory definition.
Spiders (order Araneae) are air-breathing arthropods that have eight legs and chelicerae with fangs that inject venom.
Stag beetles are a group of about 1,200 species of beetles in the family Lucanidae, presently classified in four subfamilies.
Tarantulas comprise a group of large and often hairy arachnids belonging to the Theraphosidae family of spiders, of which about 900 species have been identified.
A tegmen (plural: tegmina) designates the modified leathery front wing on an insect particularly in the orders Dermaptera (earwigs), Orthoptera (grasshoppers, crickets and similar families), Mantodea (praying mantis), Phasmatodea (stick and leaf insects) and Blattodea (cockroaches).
A tergum (Latin for "the back"; plural terga, associated adjective tergal) is the dorsal ('upper') portion of an arthropod segment other than the head.
In ethology, territory is the sociographical area that an animal of a particular species consistently defends against conspecifics (or, occasionally, animals of other species).
Insects in the family Tettigoniidae are commonly called bush crickets (in the UK), katydids (in the USA), or long-horned grasshoppers (mostly obsolete).
Tiger beetles are a large group of beetles, from the Cicindelinae subfamily, known for their aggressive predatory habits and running speed.
Venomous snakes are species of the suborder Serpentes that are capable of producing venom, which is used primarily for immobilizing prey and defense mostly via mechanical injection by fangs.
Wolf spiders are members of the family Lycosidae, from the Ancient Greek word "λύκος" meaning "wolf".