Citations with the tag: ANIMAL species
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- Texas has diverse animal kingdom.
Cornyn, John // Clarendon Enterprise (TX); 11/6/2008, Vol. 19 Issue 44, p2
The article offers information on the variety of animal species in Texas.
- Can You spot your species?
Cornyn, John // Scholastic SuperScience; Jan2004, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p10
Provides information on ways to identify sounds of various animals of same species.
- Sneaky Spider.
Cornyn, John // Scholastic News -- Edition 3; 4/26/2010, Vol. 66 Issue 22, p3
The article reports that a new species of spider was recently found in Israel.
- STRANGE BUT TRUE.
Cornyn, John // Scholastic News -- Edition 3; 1/3/2011, Vol. 67 Issue 12, p3
This article offers brief information on a frog species in Indonesia that grows only to the size of a pea.
- All Kinds of Butterflies.
Cornyn, John // Scholastic News -- Edition 2; May/Jun2009, Vol. 65 Issue 8, p1
The article focuses on several species of butterflies.
- A Forest Full of Finds.
Carney, Elizabeth // Scholastic News -- Edition 3; 3/27/2006, Vol. 62 Issue 20, p2
The article focuses on the discovery of rare species in New Guinea island, Indonesia. The honeyeater, with big orange patches around its eyes, is the first new bird species found in New Guinea in more than 60 years. Some experts believe this region, or area, is one of the last places on earth...
- Sea Search.
Carney, Elizabeth // Weekly Reader News - Senior; 12/5/2008, Vol. 87 Issue 12, p4
The article reports on several animal species found by a team scientists who explored the Great Barrier Reef and the Ningaloo Reef in Australia. Some of the animals they found include worms shaped like trees, big-clawed shrimp, and stingless jellyfish. Patricia Hendriks, who participated in the...
- Monkey Business.
Carney, Elizabeth // Weekly Reader News - Edition 4; 10/14/2005, Vol. 87 Issue 6, p2
Reports on the discovery of the unusual-looking creature with spiked hair in the mountains of Tanzania, a country located in East Africa. Classification of the creature as part of mangabeys species; Identification of the creature with brownish-gray fur and has an off-white belly and tail;...
- BOBCATS AND COYOTES.
Carney, Elizabeth // Backpacker; Apr2008, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p43
The article presents information on two animal species including bobcat and coyote.
- A NEW RECORD OF ECTOPARASITOID MELITTOBIA ACASTA (WALKER, 1839) (HYMENOPTERA: EULOPHIDAE) FROM TURKEY.
G�ler, Yasemin; Kodan, M�nevver // Mellifera; 2010, Vol. 10 Issue 19, p34
This article deals with Melittobia acasta (Walker) as a new ectoparasitoid for the Turkish fauna, and it was found in artificial nests of Osmia bicornis (L.) and O. caerulescens (L.) in cherry orchards (Afyonkarahisar, Sultandagi).
- Insects or spiders?
Parker, Steve // Insects; 2003, p6
The article provides information on insects and spiders. Insects are among the most numerous and widespread animals on Earth. They have millions of different species that live almost everywhere in the world. Spiders are not insects. They belong to a different species called arachnids. ...
- ANiMAL oR VEGETABLE?.
Bishop, Gerry // Ranger Rick; Oct2002, Vol. 36 Issue 10, p18
Focuses on three-banded armadillos from South America. Different species of armadillos; Information on the tough, shell-like coat of armor protecting armadillos; Ability of three-banded armadillos to curl into a tight ball.
- Ranger Rick's ADVENTURES.
Kranking, Kathy; Gilbert, Roby; Schmidt, Laura // Ranger Rick; Oct2005, Vol. 39 Issue 10, p8
Reports that scientists have been discovering new species of animals inside caves.
- Pretty POISON.
Lambeth, Ellen // Ranger Rick; Jan2007, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p7
The article presents information related to various species of frogs.
- WHAT'S NEW?
Naskrecki, Piotr // Ranger Rick; Jan2008, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p9
The article offers information on the discovery of several new plan and animal species by various scientists.
- Reader Riddles.
Naskrecki, Piotr // Ranger Rick; Apr2008, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p4
A puzzle related to animal species, oceans and bananas as a feed for monkeys, is presented.
- ASK RICK.
Naskrecki, Piotr // Ranger Rick; Apr2008, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p7
The article presents questions and answers related to various animal species including one on daddy longlegs, another on porcupine, and yet another on turtles.
- STUNNING SPECIES.
Adams, Jacqueline // Science World; 5/9/2011, Vol. 67 Issue 14, p10
The article reveals new animal species in less-known areas of the world including 2 million plant and animal species discovered and classified by taxonomists all over the world.
- Getting Personal With Wolves.
Montgomery, Paul // Saturday Evening Post; 1/3/1931, Vol. 203 Issue 27, p31
Presents information on wolves in the U.S. and Canada. Problems caused by wolves; Species of wolves; Reason for the increase in the population of wolves; Method of trapping wolves.
- Anatomy of a Penguin: Testing the Resilience of an Antarctic Hero.
Goldman, Caroline // World & I; Sep2006, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p3
The article offers information on the penguins at Saint Andrews Bay in South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands. Antarctica offers some of the harshest environments on Earth, and the indelible plants and animals that survive such conditions are models for a hardiness of which humans can only...
- Going Batty.
Goldman, Caroline // Scholastic News -- Edition 4; 10/29/2007, Vol. 70 Issue 7, p3
The article illustrates and describes a new bat species discovered by scientists in the Philippines, a nation in Southeast Asia. The scientists discovered an orange bat with a white-striped face. It was a type of fruit bat also known as a flying fox. There are 26 bat species unique to the...
- A Ribbit-ing Display.
Smith, Steph // Scholastic News -- Senior Edition; 9/13/2004, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p4
Presents information on different species of frogs. INSET: Fascinating Frogs.
- GUESS WHO.
Smith, Steph // WILD; Aug2003, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p7
Describes an Australian desert lizard.
- Nature's Undertakers.
Grant, Sydney // WILD; May2004, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p34
Provides information on several species of vultures.
- See the World in a Tree Trunk.
Grant, Sydney // Odyssey; Apr2007, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p9
The article presents information on an activity to observe various animal species living on a tree trunk, such as birds, mammals, reptiles, and insects.
- Last One.
Crafford, A. Elizabeth Jones // National Geographic; May2009, Vol. 215 Issue 5, p8
No abstract available.
- Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Niue, Polynesia.
Wetterer, James K. // Pacific Science; Jul2006, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p413
Niue is a single isolated island in Polynesia. Based on reexamination of specimens from an earlier study and unpublished specimen data, I removed three erroneous records from the list of known ants from Niue (Paratrechina flavipes, Pheidole mus, and Tetramorium bicarinatum), corrected one name...
- First Record of Brachiopods from the Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia, South Central Pacific.
Bitner, Maria Aleksandra // Pacific Science; Jul2006, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p417
Two species of Recent brachiopods, Eucalathis cf. murrayi and Frenulina sanguinolenta, have been identified in the collection from the Musorstom 9 Expedition to the Marquesas Islands in 1997. They represent the first record of brachiopods from the Marquesas Islands. Both species previously have...
- Endemic Land Snail Fauna (Mollusca) on a Remote Peninsula in the Ogasawara Archipelago, Northwestern Pacific.
Chiba, Satoshi; Davison, Angus; Mori, Hideaki // Pacific Science; Apr2007, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p257
Historically, the Ogasawara Archipelago harbored more than 90 native land snail species, 90% of which were endemic. Unfortunately, about 40% of the species have already gone extinct across the entire archipelago. On Hahajima, the second-largest island and the one on which the greatest number of...
- Index of Natural Objects.
Chiba, Satoshi; Davison, Angus; Mori, Hideaki // Chemistry of Natural Compounds; Jul2008, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p548
An index of plant and animal species is presented.
- GIANT GUINEA PIG FOUND.
Chiba, Satoshi; Davison, Angus; Mori, Hideaki // Current Science; 1/2/2004, Vol. 89 Issue 10, p15
Focuses on the discovery of a new prehistoric species of guinea pig, Phoberomys pattersoni.
- Look Who's Hatching!
Chiba, Satoshi; Davison, Angus; Mori, Hideaki // Let's Find Out; Apr2009, Vol. 43 Issue 7, p1
A quiz concerning various animals that hatch from eggs is presented.
- Butterflies (Lepidoptera, Diurna) in boreal forests of southeastern Russia: 1. Light coniferous forests.
Martynenko, A. B. // Biology Bulletin; Mar2009, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p184
Species groups formed in light coniferous forests prevailing in southeastern Russia are considered using the example of butterflies. Problems concerning the formation of species composition and its originality in some insects groups are discussed. A classification analysis of species checklists...
- Two New Species of Gnathothlibus Wallengren from Fiji and Samoa and a New Species of Theretra H�bner from New Guinea (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae).
LACHLAN, ROBERT B. // Records of the Australian Museum; 5/27/2009, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p73
Two new species of hawk moths from Fiji and Samoa, respectively Gnathothlibus fijiensis n.sp., and G. samoaensis n.sp., are described and figured, and distinguished from G. vanuatuensis Lachlan & Moulds, G. saccoi Lachlan & Moulds and G. eras (Boisduval). A new species of Theretra, T....
- Uncovering Local Endemism in the Kimberley, Western Australia: Description of New Species of the Genus Amplirhagada Iredale, 1933 (Pulmonata: Camaenidae).
K�HLER, FRANK // Records of the Australian Museum; 11/24/2010, Vol. 62 Issue 2/3, p217
In this work twenty-six species of the camaenid land snail Amplirhagada, which is endemic to the Kimberley region in Western Australia, are newly described. In addition, the anatomy of two further species, A. katerana and A. combeana, is described and a further, yet undescribed species is...
- THE TRAVELING FISHERMAN.
K�HLER, FRANK // Salt Water Sportsman; Oct2005, Vol. 66 Issue 10, p120
Presents information on several species of fish.
K�HLER, FRANK // Insects (9781590361139); 2004, p30
A quiz concerning the type of insects is presented.
- No Oxygen, No Problem.
J. P. // Popular Mechanics; Jul2010, Vol. 187 Issue 7, p16
The article offers information on the multicellular organism, species of Loricifera that has been discovered at the L'Atalante basin in the Mediterranean Sea, which has organelles that uses hydrogen instead of oxygen to survive.
- Biases in estimating population size from an aerial census: a case study in the Kruger National Park, South Africa.
Redfern, J.V.; Viljoen, P.C.; Kruger, J.M.; Getz, W.M. // South African Journal of Science; Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 98 Issue 9/10, p455
In the Kruger National Park (KNP), South Africa, aerial census data for approximately 15 herbivore species were collected from 1981 to 1993 using a total area count, strip transect method. No estimates of bias or precision error were obtained for the census data. Visibility bias, however, has...
Moss, Meg // Ask; Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p14
The article provides information on bioblitz, a method used by scientists to count as many animal species as possible in a particular area in 24 hours.
Moss, Meg // Ask; Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 5 Issue 6, preceding p1
The article offers step-by-step instructions on how to conduct a bioblitz for animal species.
- Which U.S. Zoos Have the LARGEST NUMBERS of Species.
Moss, Meg // World Almanac for Kids; 1997, p27
Provides information on different zoos around the United States and how many different species they have. San Diego Zoo; Cleveland Metroparks Zoo; Cincinnati Zoo, and others.
- New species and records of valviferan isopods (Crustacea: Isopoda: Valvifera) from the Indian Ocean.
Kensley, Brian; Schotte, Marilyn; Poore, Gary C. B. // Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington; 2007, Vol. 120 Issue 4, p429
Four new species of valviferans are described: Arcturinoides angulata, Astacilla mccaini and Astacilla spinicutis (family Arcturidae), and Neoarcturus obesopleon (family Holidoteidae). Amesopous richardsonae (Arcturidae) is redescribed and reported from widely separate localities throughout the...
- NEW INVASIVE SPECIES IN SOUTHERN FLORIDA: GAMBIAN RAT (CRICETOMYS GAMBIANUS).
Perry, Neil D.; Hanson, Britta; Hobgood, Winston; Lopez, Roel L.; Okraska, Craig R.; Karem, Kevin; Damon, Inger K.; Carroll, Darin S. // Journal of Mammalogy; Apr2006, Vol. 87 Issue 2, p262
On 17 August 2004, 5 Gambian rats (Cricetomys gambianus; 2 males and 3 females) were collected on Grassy Key, Florida. Evidence obtained from this collection confirms the existence of the 1st North American established and reproducing Cricetomys population. This invasive rodent population could...
- RECORDER'S EIGHTH REPORT OF THE ACULEATE HYMENOPTERA IN WATSONIAN YORKSHIRE.
Archer, Michael E. // Naturalist (00280771); Apr-Jun2004, Vol. 129 Issue 1049, p75
Reports on additional aculeate hymenoptera species found in Watsonian Yorkshire, England as of April 2004. Tiphia minuta; Pseudomalus violaceus; Chrysura radians.
- Wild Kingdom.
Archer, Michael E. // Weekly Reader News Edition 4-6; 11/19/2010, Vol. 89 Issue 10, p4
This article features plant and animal species that have been discovered in Papua New Guinea as of November 2010.
- TWO NEW SPECIES OF ANTEON (HYMENOPTERA: DRYINIDAE) FROM CHINA.
Zaifu Xu; Olmi, Massimo; Junhua He // Florida Entomologist; 2010, Vol. 93 Issue 3, p403
Two new species, Anteon liui sp. nov. and Anteon zhangae sp. nov. , are described from China. The first species was collected in Henan Province, Mt. Baiyunshan, and Zhejiang Province, Mt. Fenyangshan; the second species was collected in Guizhou Province, Mt. Leigongshan. Anteon liui can be...
- A NEW SPECIES OF SCINCID LIZARD (GENUS SPHENOMORPHUS) FROM PALAWAN ISLAND, PHILIPPINES.
LINKEM, CHARLES W.; DIESMOS, ARVIN C.; BROWN, RAFE M. // Herpetologica; Mar2010, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p67
A new species of medium-sized Sphenomorphus is described from the biogeographically enigmatic island of Palawan in the western Philippines. This species represents only the third skink in the genus Sphenomorphus found on Palawan Island. The new species is compared with other Sphenomorphus found...
- A NEW SPECIES OF LIOTYPHLOPS (SERPENTES: ANOMALEPIDIDAE) FROM THE ATLANTIC COASTAL FOREST IN SOUTHEASTERN BRAZIL.
CENTENO, FERNANDA C.; SAWAYA, RICARDO J.; GERMANO, VALDIR J. // Herpetologica; Mar2010, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p86
We describe a new species of Liotyphlops (Serpentes: Anomalepididae) from Ilha de S�o Sebasti�o, municipality of Ilhabela, S�o Paulo state, southeastern Brazil. The new species represents the first record of the genus throughout most of the Atlantic Coastal Forest in S�o Paulo state....
- Redescription and Reevaluation of the Generic Status of Leptodactylus dantasi (Amphibia, Anura, Leptodactylidae) and Description of Its Unusual Advertisement Call.
de Souza, Mois�s B.; Haddad, C�lio F.B. // Journal of Herpetology; Sep2003, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p490
Leptodactylus dantasi Bokermann is redescribed from adult specimens collected in Parque Nacional da Serra do Divisor, State of Acre, Brazil, near the border between the Brazilian state of Acre and Peru. We propose the inclusion of this species in the genus Hydrolaetare. A new diagnostic...