Wildlife of Cape Verde
The wildlife of Cape Verde is spread over its archipelago of ten islands and three islets, which all have parks under their jurisdiction by decree promulgated by the Cape Verde government. Located off...
Wildlife of Cape Verde - Wikipedia
Eccopsis praecedens
Eccopsis praecedens is a moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in western, central, eastern and southern Africa, including the islands of São Tomé, Cape Verde, Madagascar and Réunion.Larvae of t...
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Mecyna atlanticum
Mecyna atlanticum is a species of moth in the Crambidae family. It is found on the Canary Islands and Madeira.The wingspan is about 33 mm. The forewings are pale ochreous grey with two small dark...
Dysgonia torrida
Dysgonia torrida, the Jigsaw, is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found from the tropical and subtropical areas of Africa to Spain, southern Italy, Greece, Syria, Israel, Iran and Uzbekistan.Ther...
Dysgonia torrida - Wikipedia
Exelastis atomosa
Exelastis atomosa is a moth of the Pterophoridae family. It is known from Cape Verde, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, India, Nepal and Iran.Adult are small with yellowi...
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Blepharopsis mendica
Blepharopsis mendica is a species of praying mantis found in North Africa and on the Canary Islands. Devil's Flower Mantis, Egyptian Flower Mantis, Thistle Mantis, and Arab Mantis are among its common...
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Cabbage looper
The cabbage looper (Trichoplusia ni) is a member of the moth family Noctuidae. It is found throughout the southern Palaearctic ecozone, all of North America, parts of Africa and most of the Oriental, ...
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Hypena laceratalis
The Lantana Defoliator (Hypena laceratalis) is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is native to Africa (where it is known from Kenya, Socotra, Madagascar, Mascarenes) to Yemen and India, but was delibe...
Hypena laceratalis - Wikipedia
Spirorbula obtecta
Spirorbula obtecta is a species of air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Hygromiidae, the hairy snails and their allies. This species is endemic to Portugal...
Acantholipes trimeni
Trimen's Knob (Acantholipes trimeni) is a species of moth in the Erebidae family. The species is found in various countries of subtropical Africa.
Acantholipes trimeni - Wikipedia
Condica capensis
Condica capensis is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found across Africa, India, Pakistan and South-East Asia. In Europe, it is only common in Southern Spain, but can be found north of this.The w...
Sao Miguel Goldcrest
The Sao Miguel goldcrest (Regulus regulus azoricus ), Estrelinha-de-poupa in Portuguese, is a very small passerine bird in the kinglet family. One of several goldcrest insular subspecies in the North...
Lesser Noctule
The lesser noctule or Leisler's bat (Nyctalus leisleri) is a species of bat belonging to the vesper bat family, Vespertilionidae.
It is a medium-sized bat, slightly smaller than the common noctule...
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Idiomela subplicata
Idiomela subplicata is a species of medium-sized air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropods in the family Helicidae, the typical snails. This species is endemic to the Porto Santo Is...
Agrius cingulata
The Pink-spotted Hawkmoth or Sweetpotato Hornworm (Agrius cingulata syn. A. cingulatus) is a species of moth in the Sphingidae family.The imago has a wingspan of 3⁄4 - 4⁄4 inches (9.5 – 12...
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Marine life of the Canary Islands
The marine life found in the Canary Islands is interesting, being a combination of North Atlantic, Mediterranean, and endemic species. In recent years, the increasing popularity of both scuba diving a...
Marine life of the Canary Islands - Wikipedia
Polydesma umbricola
Polydesma umbricola (Monkeypod Moth) is a species of moth in the Erebidae family. The species is found in Southern Europe, Africa, minor Asia to Southern Asia, including many Indian Ocean islands, lik...
Polydesma umbricola - Wikipedia
Chrysodeixis acuta
The Tunbridge Wells Gem (Chrysodeixis acuta) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in North Africa as well as the on Canary Islands eastwards to Australasia.The wingspan is 35–45 mm.The ...
Serrodes partita
The Catapult moth (Serrodes partita) is a moth of the Erebidae family. It is found in western, eastern, central and southern Africa, Australia, India, Indonesia (Borneo, Java) and Sri Lanka.They feed...
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Ochthephila spirulina
Ochthephila spirulina is a species of gastropod in the Hygromiidae family. It is endemic to Portugal. Its natural habitat is temperate grassland. It is threatened by habitat loss.