Fauna of Ireland
The fauna of Ireland comprises all the animal species inhabiting Ireland and its surrounding waters.
Only 26 land mammal species are native to Ireland, because it has been isolated from the Euro...
Fauna of Ireland - Wikipedia
Flora of Ireland
Ireland is in the Atlantic European Province of the Circumboreal Region a floristic region within the Holarctic.
Ireland has a small flora for a European country because of its small size and lack...
Flora of Ireland - Wikipedia
Ptilidium ciliare
Ptilidium ciliare is a liverwort with the common names Northern Naugehyde Liverwort and Ciliated Fringewort. It is widespread in Canada, Alaska, the northeastern United States, Greenland, Iceland, a...
Ptilidium ciliare - Wikipedia
Parietaria judaica
Parietaria judaica, with common names Spreading Pellitory or Pellitory of the wall, is a species of herbaceous perennial plant in the family Urticaceae, commonly nicknamed sticky-weed. The plant's pol...
Parietaria judaica - Wikipedia
Polypodium vulgare
Polypodium vulgare, the common polypody, is a fern of the Polypodiaceae family.Polypody has traditional uses in cooking for its aroma and sweet taste, and in herbal medicine as a purgative and vermifu...
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Carduus nutans
Carduus nutans, with the common names musk thistle, nodding thistle, and nodding plumeless thistle, is a biennial herb in the Asteraceae—sunflower family. It is native to regions of Europe and Asia.<...
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Neoraja caerulea
Neoraja caerulea, also known as the blue ray or blue pygmy skate, is a species of fish in the Rajidae family. This small ray reaches a total length of approximately 30 centimetres (12 in) and is ...
Neoraja caerulea - Wikipedia
Wolves in Ireland
Wolves were once an integral part of the Irish countryside and culture. The last wild wolf in Ireland is said to have been killed in 1786, three hundred years after they were believed to have been wip...
Wolves in Ireland - Wikipedia
List of endemic species of the British Isles
The British Isles have few endemic species due to past frequent glaciations and because of the proximity to Continental Europe and former land bridges which enabled species to re-colonise the islands ...
List of endemic species of the British Isles - Wikipedia
Minke whale
Minke whale /ˈmɪnki/, or lesser rorqual, is a name given to two species of marine mammal belonging to a clade within the suborder of baleen whales. The minke whale was given its official designation b...
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Common Frog
The common frog (Rana temporaria), also known as the European common frog, European common brown frog, or European grass frog, is a semi-aquatic amphibian of the family Ranidae, found throughout much...
Common Frog - Wikipedia
List of birds of Ireland
This is a list of the bird species recorded in Ireland. The avifauna of Ireland include a total of 466 species, of which two have been introduced by humans, 255 are rare or accidental and one occurs a...
List of birds of Ireland - Wikipedia
Vaccinium vitis-idaea
Vaccinium vitis-idaea (lingonberry or cowberry) is a short evergreen shrub in the heath family that bears edible fruit, native to boreal forest and Arctic tundra throughout the Northern Hemisphere fro...
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Viviparous lizard
The viviparous lizard or common lizard, Zootoca vivipara (formerly Lacerta vivipara), is a Eurasian lizard. It lives farther north than any other reptile species, and most populations are viviparous (...
Viviparous lizard - Wikipedia
List of Odonata species of Ireland
The following is a list of Odonata species recorded in Ireland. Common names are those given in the standard literature; where a different name has been given in The Natural History of Ireland's Drago...
List of Odonata species of Ireland - Wikipedia
Campanula rotundifolia
Campanula rotundifolia (harebell) is a rhizomatous perennial flowering plant in the bellflower family native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere.In Scotland, it is often known as the blueb...
Campanula rotundifolia - Wikipedia
List of mammals of Ireland
This is a list of the mammal species recorded in Ireland. There are 59 mammal species in Ireland. A new Red List of Irish terrestrial mammals was published in 2009 and all 26 terrestrial species nativ...
List of mammals of Ireland - Wikipedia
Carduus crispus
Carduus crispus, the Welted thistle or Curly plumeless thistle, is a biennial herb in the Asteraceae—daisy family. It is native to Europe and Asia.The plant is found from Southwestern Europe, throug...
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Dollaghan
Dollaghan are a variety of brown trout (Salmo trutta) native to Lough Neagh, Northern Ireland, and many of its tributaries. They are a potamodromous migratory trout spending much of the year in the lo...
Kerry slug
The Kerry slug or Kerry spotted slug, scientific name Geomalacus maculosus, is a rare species of medium-sized to large air-breathing land slug. It is a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusc in the f...
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Asplenium adiantum-nigrum
Asplenium adiantum-nigrum is a common species of fern known by the common name black spleenwort. It is found mostly in Africa, Europe, and Eurasia, but is also native to a few locales in Mexico and th...
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Natterjack Toad
The natterjack toad (Epidalea calamita, formerly Bufo calamita) is a toad native to sandy and heathland areas of Europe. Adults are 60–70 mm in length and are distinguished from common toads by a...
Natterjack Toad - Wikipedia
List of amphibians of Ireland
There are three species of amphibians native to Ireland.
List of amphibians of Ireland - Wikipedia
Deer of Ireland
There are four species of deer living wild in Ireland today, namely Red Deer, Fallow Deer, Sika Deer and the recently introduced Reeve's Muntjac which is becoming established. The Red Deer, once thou...
Deer of Ireland - Wikipedia
Ophioglossum azoricum
Ophioglossum azoricum, the small adder's-tongue fern, is a small fern of the family Ophioglossaceae.
Ophioglossum azoricum is native to islands in the northern Atlantic Ocean and adjacent westernm...
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