Hi, I'm Andrew and I’m just a simple 19 year old guy and zoology student that posts random factoids about obscure animals and general animal science/zoology/biology stuff so if you like animals this is the place for you, if you only like cute animals this is not the place for you… Also I can ID any animals you might need identified (just submit them to me).

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Family Callidulidae: An unusual family of moths known as "Old World Butterfly-moths. Callidulids are a family of butterfly like moths which are distributed throughout southeast Asia and Oceania. Callidulids can exhibit both day and night flying behavior and typically hold their wings over thier backs like butterflies. Thier closest relatives are know truly known but they are thought to be close to hook-tip and geometer moths.

Image: L. Shyamal

 

Elegant Golden Jumper (Chrysilla lauta)

…a species of jumping spider that ranges from Burma to China and Vietnam. This species is noted for its long abdomen, long first pair of legs and unique coloration. Although this species was discovered in 1887 much is still not known about it and only male specimens have ever been described,

Phylogeny

Animalia-Arthropoda-Arachnida-Araneae-Araneomorphae-Salticidae-Heliophaninae-Chrysilla-C.lauta

Images: Jeevan Jose and Hirzi Hussain

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