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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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Banded tussock moth favorited by Ornithoptera80 Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States 2 hours ago

The moth was dangling down from a tree branch overhead right in the middle of a path used by walkers and bikers. So I moved it over to a tree trunk to get a photo of its spiky hairs.

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Widow underwing favorited by Ornithoptera80 Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States 2 hours ago

A large grey moth with black markings. The wingspan is 70–80 mm. Adults are on wing from August to October. There is one generation per year.

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Widow underwing spotted by Brian38 Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States 3 hours ago

A large grey moth with black markings. The wingspan is 70–80 mm. Adults are on wing from August to October. There is one generation per year.

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Moth commented on by tomk3886 Parshall, Colorado, United States 3 hours ago

I think it is in the Family Tortricidae but I haven't found this one.

Have you ever come across Gil Wizen's website?https://gilwizen.com/ Worth a look.

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Banded tussock moth spotted by Maria dB Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States 7 hours ago

The moth was dangling down from a tree branch overhead right in the middle of a path used by walkers and bikers. So I moved it over to a tree trunk to get a photo of its spiky hairs.

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Brown Rhinoceros Beetle favorited by Francis Floe Palauig, Central Luzon, Philippines 8 hours ago

Scarabaeidae; Dynastinae; Xylotrupes gideon philippinensis (male) Herbst, 1790. "Xylotrupes gideon can reach a length of 3.5–7 centimetres (1.4–2.8 in). As usual with rhinoceros beetles there is a great difference between the genders. Males are larger than females. They have two chitinous bifurcated horns, a thick thoracic horn and a smaller cephalic horn, which they use to eliminate their rivals during the mating period. These beetles are shiny dark red, dark brown, or black in coloration. The eyes are located on each side of the head. When disturbed these beetles make a hissing noise, produced by rubbing the tip of the abdomen against the edge of the elytra." Wikipedia.

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