Questions tagged [species-identification]

Questions looking to find the name of a specific organism. Please include as much information as possible on location/habitat, size/characteristics and behavior. Ideally, you should provide images.

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Frog species identification

A friend of mine came across this frog today. I'm not too familiar with frogs, can someone ID this? Please forgive my friend's abysmal use of English.. Location: Central Kentucky, USA.
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Which kind of bird is in the picture?

I am wondering what kind of bird this is. Can you help me?
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Beetle Identification / able to retract its head

I can't find any identification of this beetle online. The closest guess I got to it is "Hister beetle" but the rough surfaces on its shell make me think otherwise. The most common behavior ...
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Do they have scales? [closed]

Do Channa striatus and Channa punctatus have scales? They are both snake headed species of the genus Channa. I'm trying to figure out the distinguishing characters.
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What is the species of this strange insect?

I first saw this photo long time ago, and I still can't identify the species of this insect:
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Bit by unidentifiable spider [closed]

Live in South Florida and was outside cleaning and believe I got bit by this spider. It is painful and need help identifying.
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What type of insect is this found near Mountain View California? [closed]

This was taken in a hotel room in the Mountain View area of California. Size wise, it was pretty small, perhaps somewhere around an inch from left to right (not including antennae). My first instinct ...
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Can the word "Strain" be used to describe plants or is it used only for microorganisms?

I am trying to determine if I can use the word strain correctly as it is presented in the dictionary as "a variety of plant occurring naturally or developed by breeding" or should strain be used only ...
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Are these termites

Found a large number of these trapped between my window and the window frame. Are they termites? Location: Eastern Massachusetts, USA
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Bug identifying [duplicate]

Can anyone help me identify this insect found in my office today?
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Can you identify the species?

Sighted today. Its feathery tail was moving.
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What kind of spider is this please?

What type of spider is this PLEASE. My friend found it in her home. She has 3 boys under 10yrs old and people are telling her its a wolf spider i really dont think it is. Please help
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What is this tiny bug [duplicate]

I have seen these on my floor several times now that spring has arrived and temps have started to go up. It is silvery in color, appears to have a hard and segmented shell, it kind of reminds me of a ...
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Does anybody know what kind of tree is this?

I saw this tree yesterday and I liked it. It is around 1.5 m. I did some search on internet and thought it might be Holly, but I'm not an expert on trees. So I wanted to ask you, does anyone know what ...
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What's this parasite?

Any microbiologists or parasitologists recognize this? It's from my pet bearded dragon in the eastern US and the vet's never seen it before.
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What subspecies of Iberian Ibex and what subspecies Golden Eagle are in this video?

In the nature documentary El Hombre y la Tierra, there is a scene featuring golden eagles and apparently some kind of Iberian ibex. The scene should be in some part of Iberia. This is the video which ...
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Can you identify this species name?

I found this animal in Thanjavur.. It is millipede.. But I don't find out this species name..
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Which insect is this? They crawl like caterpillars and get metamorphed into orange moths

They are like larvae which gets metamorphed into moth (orange colour with black spots) .They are multiplying rapidly and have spread all over our building.
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Need help with these invasive vines damaging trees causing tree limbs to break

I need some help identifying various vines growing and girdling trees:
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What type of bug/insect is this?

I found this bug on the bedsheet and can’t figure out what it is. Can anyone help?
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Please help me identify this plant

I got a plant from friend but neither he nor I know what it is. Could anyone help me identify this? Google reverse image search could only find aloe vera and other green plants that are obviously not ...
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Is this a bedbug? Found in my bathtub [duplicate]

I found this bug crawling in my bathtub
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Help identifying 3mm bug that looks like a bed bug

I found this bug, size approx 3-5mm crawling on the floor. I've searched for bed bug images but I'm not certain if this is one. This seems to have a separate / longer torso than the ones in the bed ...
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Species Identification and Care

We've had this plant for a while as one of two. And both have grown incredibly over the last year. We actually know very little about these beyond watering when they look a little sad and would like ...
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What is this hard shelled insect in my house?

I moved to a new city in west India last year and I've since, on several occasions, seen this insect on walls and it's usually climbing using its head. It has a greyish long shell and moves in a very ...
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What type of insect or bee is this?

First time with Mason Bees here in Tacoma WA. We had three come out of their cocoons today. One female is working in a tube. But we had one insect who flew up to near the bee house, shook off their ...
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What organism is this?

This is something I found growing under my kitchen’s sink. It looks like a growing potato and it’s really hard (tried to pull it down using a hard cardboard but in vain). I think a knife may work but ...
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Identifying a mysterious bird in the writings of Hebrew prophet Jeremiah

In Jeremiah 17:11, the verse states: קֹרֵ֤א דָגַר֙ וְלֹ֣א יָלָ֔ד עֹ֥שֶׂה עֹ֖שֶׁר וְלֹ֣א בְמִשְׁפָּ֑ט בַּחֲצִ֤י ימו [יָמָיו֙] יַעַזְבֶ֔נּוּ וּבְאַחֲרִית֖וֹ יִהְיֶ֥ה נָבָֽל׃ Like a 'korei' ...
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Identify the bird

Please identify the birds and tell about its details
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What is this tiny translucent worm I found on my desk?

I found this tiny critter crawling vertically up my speakers. It seems to crawl like a caterpillar, but strangely, every now and then, it stops, rears-up and look/ feel around. It looks sort of grey/...
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bird identification by its singing

What bird is singing on background in this video? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckFIDeanJgg
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Please identify this plant

I don't know anything about plants
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What are those berry-like plants in this photo?

I found this photo on a Flickr gallery and I have no idea what this plant is. Is it supposedly a type of berry or something?
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What kind of insect or bug is this?

These insects all over my floor, on my bed, and on the top of my cupboard. They are in the shape of a seed but are really tiny. The exterior is hard and they can fly and also they spider like legs but ...
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What's the name of this bird species?

What's the name of this bird's species, please?
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What species of snake in India "drinks breaths" according to local customs?

In Rajasthan in India, locals know a snake called peevna in the local language. Many of my relatives live there in villages in open deserts. They see many kinds of snakes every day. The word peevna ...

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