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Birds of the World

There are over 10,000 living species of birds on the planet. They can be found in ecosystems across ...

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Butterflies & Moths of the World

Butterflies and Moths are insects of the order Lepidoptera. Their brilliant colors have inspired ...

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WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity

Millions of city-dwellers walk their local streets every day, but many overlook the multitude of ...

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Mission WILD

The WILD Foundation works to protect & interconnect at least half of the planet’s land & water to ...

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Moths of the World

Moths? Yes: a world of sphinxes, hawks, owls, tigers, and scary eyes, all waiting for you outside ...

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Flowers of North America

We want you to help us build a photo collection of flowers from around the world. Show us what ...

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Mushroom Mapping

Mushroom ecology is a pivotal orientation point for exploring urban systems. Help us gather ...

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International Spider Survey

Spiders are air-breathing arthropods that have eight legs. The International Society of Arachnology ...

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Biodiversidad en España/Spain

Habitat: Indicar el sitio donde se encontró (campo, montaña, lago, mar, río...) Habitat: Enter the ...

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The Color Red

The color red is a bold color that represents passion. We would like to create a collection of ...

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Global Flight

To create a magnificent collection of images of your favourite fliers. Not just birds, but bats, ...

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Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

Dragonflies and damselflies are agile insects of the order Odonata. With a worldwide distribution ...

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Nature in Yellow

It would be so interesting to see all the yellow flowers, fruits, insects, animals of the world.

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Flowers of Europe

We want you to help us build a photo collection of flowers from around the world. Show us what ...

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Captive Animals

While we are all so focused on animals in nature, we ignore the fact theres wildlife in our own ...

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Sailor favorited by Rithmini Dinhara Laguna, Philippines 38 seconds ago

Lassipa is a genus of Asian butterflies distributed from India to Sulawesi. They resemble Neptis but are smaller. They are also called Sailer or Sailor butterflies.

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Blue Pansy ♀ favorited by Rithmini Dinhara Biñan, Laguna, Philippines 50 seconds ago

Junonia orithya (Linnaeus, 1758), the Blue Pansy, is a nymphalid butterfly with many subspecies occurring from Africa, through southern and south-eastern Asia, and in Australia. In southern Africa, it is known as the Eyed Pansy, and in Australia, it is known as the Blue Argus. Recorded hostplants: Asystasia gangetica (Zamboangenita), other Asystasia species, Hygrophila, Justicia procumbens, Lepidogothis incurva, Pseuderanthemum variabile, Thunbergia alata (all Acanthaceae), Antirrhinum majus (Snapdragon), Angelonia salicariifolia, Buchnera linearis, Striga lutea (all Scrophulariaceae)

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Common Leopard favorited by Rithmini Dinhara Biñan, Laguna, Philippines a minute ago

The Common Leopard or Spotted Rustic (Phalanta phalantha) is a sun-loving medium-sized Nymphalid butterfly with a wingspan of 50–55 mm with a tawny colour and marked with black spots. The underside of the butterfly is more glossy than the upper and both the male and female are similar looking. (Wikipedia) Recorded hostplants: Flacourtia sp., Scolopia chinensis (Flacourtiaceae), Salix babylonica, S. tetrasperma (Salicaceae)

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Pale Four-Lineblue favorited by Rithmini Dinhara Laguna, Philippines a minute ago

The upperside of the male is dark purplish brown. The fore and hindwings have a black ante-ciliary lines. The hindwing has two black spots that are nearly equal. The spots have a silvery white edge on the outerside. The tail is black tipped with white. The underside is hoary brown. On the underside of the fore wing there are transverse bands of the ground-colour. The female has the upperside dull leaden blue. The fore and hind wings have ante-ciliary black lines as in the male. Female underside has ground-colour paler than the markings, more obscure but identical with those of the male. Antennae, head, thorax and abdomen as in the male but all paler in colour.

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Grey Pansy favorited by Rithmini Dinhara Biñan, Laguna, Philippines a minute ago

Its previous attendance in the garden was on September 29, 2014.

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Malayan Eggfly Larvae favorited by Rithmini Dinhara Laguna, Philippines a minute ago

Late 6th instar of the Malayan Eggfly (Hypolimnas anomala anomala Wallace, 1869) on Dalunot (Pipturus arborescens; Urticaceae) host plant. Thanks to bayucca/Dominik and Keith Wolfe for the correct ID.

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