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Biology of Diptera

Diptera is an order of winged insects commonly known as flies. Diptera, which are one of the most successful groups of organisms on Earth, are very diverse biologically. None are truly marine but they occupy virtually every terrestrial niche. Man ...



Glowworm or glow-worm is the common name for various groups of insect larvae and adult larviform females that glow through bioluminescence. They include members of the families Elateridae, Lampyridae, Phengodidae, and Rhagophthalmidae among beetl ...


Fly ecology


Beak (bivalve)

The beak is part of the shell of a bivalve mollusk, i.e. part of the shell of a saltwater or freshwater clam. The beak is the basal projection of the oldest part of the valve of the adult animal. The beak usually, but not always, coincides with t ...


Echinoderm taxonomy


Arthropod taxonomy


Mollusc taxonomy


Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society


Journal of Arachnology


Acarology journals


Bulletin de la Societe Zoologique de France


Journals associated with the New York Entomological Society

The New York Entomological Society and other entomological societies in New York have produced a number of scientific journals since the mid-19th century, some of which have moved between a set of similar societies.


Nota lepidopterologica


Caroline Rosenberg

Caroline Friderike Rosenberg was a Danish botanist. She became well known during her time for her published research in Norwegian algae. The standard author abbreviation C.Rosenb. is used to indicate this person as the author when citing a botani ...


List of Indian algologists


Citrus black spot

Citrus black spot is a fungal disease caused by Guignardia citricarpa. This Ascomycete fungus affects citrus plants throughout subtropical climates, causing a reduction in both fruit quantity and quality. Symptoms include both fruit and leaf lesi ...


Fusarium circinatum

Fusarium circinatum is a fungal plant pathogen that causes the serious disease pitch canker on pine trees and Douglas fir. The most common hosts of the pathogen include slash pine, loblolly pine, Monterey pine, Mexican weeping pine, and Douglas f ...


Phomopsis blight of juniper

Phomopsis blight of juniper is a foliar disease discovered in 1917 caused by the fungal pathogen Phomopsis juniperovora. The fungus infects new growth of juniper trees or shrubs, i.e. the seedlings or young shoots of mature trees. Infection begin ...


Grapevine trunk disease

Grapevine trunk diseases are the most destructive diseases of vineyards worldwide. Fungicides with the potential to control GTD have been banned in Europe and there are no highly effective treatments available. Action to develop new strategies to ...


Esca (grape disease)

Esca is a grape disease of mature grapevines. It is a type of grapevine trunk disease. The fungi Phaeoacremonium aleophilum, Phaeomoniella chlamydospora and Fomitiporia mediterranea are associated with the disease.



Cells are elongated and motile, sliding along each other, in stacked colonies. Cells are rectangular in girdle view when in colonies, and lanceolate in valve view. Raphe system is slightly keeled and runs from pole to pole. Two large plate-like c ...


Fragilariopsis kerguelensis

Fragilariopsis kerguelensis, is a pennate diatom native to the Southern Ocean. It has been characterized as "the most abundant diatom in the Antarctic Seas".



Pseudo-nitzschia is a marine planktonic diatom genus containing some species capable of producing the neurotoxin domoic acid, which is responsible for the neurological disorder known as amnesic shellfish poisoning. Currently, 54 species are known ...


Pseudo-nitzschia australis

Pseudo-nitzschia australis is a pennate diatom found in temperate and sub-tropic marine waters, such as off the coast of California and Argentina. This diatom is a Harmful Micro Algae that produces toxic effects on a variety of organisms through ...



Cymbella abbottii Cymbella aculeata Cymbella acuta Cymbella acuta Cymbella acutea Cymbella adnata Cymbella advena Cymbella aequaloides Cymbella affiniformis Cymbella affinis Cymbella alaskana Cymbella algida Cymbella alpestris Cymbella alpinoides ...


Didymosphenia geminata

Didymosphenia geminata, commonly known as didymo or rock snot, is a species of diatom that produces nuisance growths in freshwater rivers and streams with consistently cold water temperatures and low nutrient levels. It is native to the northern ...









The genus Attheya consist of small single celled diatoms. Some of these species were earlier regarded to belong to Chaetoceros, or to Gonioceros, the taxonomic status of some of these species are still debated.



Bacteriastrum is a genus of diatoms in family Chaetocerotaceae. There are more than 30 described species in genus Bacteriastrum, but many of these are not currently accepted, and new species are still added to the genus. The type species for the ...



Chaetoceros is probably the largest genus of marine planktonic diatoms with approximately 400 species described, although a large number of these descriptions are no longer valid. It is often very difficult to distinguish between different Chaeto ...



Coscinodiscus actinocycloides - Coscinodiscus actinocycloides - Coscinodiscus actinocyclus - Coscinodiscus actinoptychus - Coscinodiscus actinosus - Coscinodiscus aeginensis - Coscinodiscus aethes - Coscinodiscus agapetos - Coscinodiscus alborani ...


Craspedodiscus (diatom)








Apostasia nuda



Cypripedium is a genus of 58 species and nothospecies of hardy orchids; it is one of five genera that together compose the subfamily of ladys slipper orchids. They are widespread across much of the Northern Hemisphere, including most of Europe, R ...



Paphiopedilum, often called the Venus slipper, is a genus of the lady slipper orchid subfamily Cypripedioideae of the flowering plant family Orchidaceae. The genus comprises some 80 accepted taxa including several natural hybrids. The genus is na ...


Paphiopedilum appletonianum

Cypripedium appletonianum Gower is the basionym. Other synonyms include: Paphiopedilum appletonianum f. immaculatum Braem Paphiopedilum appletonianum f. album Asher ex O.Gruss Paphiopedilum tridentatum S.C.Chen & Z.J.Liu Paphiopedilum cerveranum ...


Paphiopedilum bellatulum

Paphiopedilum bellatulum, commonly known as the egg-in-a-nest orchid, is a species of orchid found from southeastern Yunnan, Guizhou and southern Guangxi of China to Indochina. It is also found in Myanmar and Thailand at an altitude of 1.000 to 1 ...


Paphiopedilum delenatii

Paphiopedilum delenatii, described in 1924, is named after Delanat, a French orchid enthusiast of the 1900s. It was first discovered in 1913 when it was brought to France by returning soldiers, and was believed to be extinct and was not rediscove ...


Paphiopedilum druryi

Paphiopedilum druryi is a species of orchid endemic to the Agastyamalai Hills of southern India. It is the only southern Indian orchid species in the genus. Rediscovered in 1972 after its original description in 1870, wild populations were decima ...


Paphiopedilum fairrieanum


Paphiopedilum henryanum

Paphiopedilum henryanum is a species of orchid ranging from southeastern Yunnan and Guangxi to northern Vietnam. It is named for orchid hunter Henry Azadehdel.


Paphiopedilum hirsutissimum


Paphiopedilum hookerae


Paphiopedilum insigne

Paphiopedilum insigne is a species of orchid endemic to the Indian states of Assam and Meghalaya and the Myanmar states of Kachin, Shan and Kayar. It is known as in Myanmar. It is the type species of the genus Paphiopedilum.


Paphiopedilum liemianum

Paphiopedilum liemianum is a species of orchid endemic to northern Sumatra. These plants were first collected in Gunong Sinabung in Sumatra by Liem Khe Wie, at 600–1.000 meters. The flowers are 8–9 cm across and sit on top of a 15–20 cm long infl ...

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