orygma

Orygma: true flies, have pair of flight wings on mesothorax, have a pair of halteres on metathorax, has wings, or, had ancestor that had wings, chitin exoskeleton, body has 3 parts (head, thorax, abdomen), compound eyes, one pair of antennae, thorax is consolidated, thorax has three pairs of legs, an…

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colpophyllia amaranthus

Colpophyllia amaranthus: comprise of colonial polyps with 6-fold symmetry or less., have 6 or fewer lines of symmetry in their body structure, only single rows of tentacles, instead of a medusa stage in their development, they release sperm and eggs that form a planula, which stick to substrates and grow,…

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Pickleweed – Salicornia virginica

General Pickleweed is a Perennial Dicot. Common Names Annual Sea Asparagus, Pickleweed, Glasswort, Saltwort, Samphire Family Chenopodiaceae Size 25cm longLeaves undeveloped, scale-like, to 1.5 mm base united into a sheath, margin membranous, apex acute. Inflorescence shortly pedunculate, spicate, 1-5 cm.Flowers axillary, 3 per bract, middle flower larger, located slightly above…

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liparis cyclopus

Liparis cyclopus: aka scleroparei, mail-cheeked fish, has a backward extention of the third circumorbital bone across the cheek to the preoperculum, carnivorous, bony fish, aka ray-finned fishes, fins start with webs of skin supported by bony spines, aquatic, streamline body, have fins for motion and balance, have lateral line, have…

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liparis dennyi

Liparis dennyi: aka scleroparei, mail-cheeked fish, has a backward extention of the third circumorbital bone across the cheek to the preoperculum, carnivorous, bony fish, aka ray-finned fishes, fins start with webs of skin supported by bony spines, aquatic, streamline body, have fins for motion and balance, have lateral line, have…

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