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 Polioptilidae: A family of passerine birds commonly known as "Gnatcatchers". All gnatcatchers are native to the New World, being found in both North and South America. Gnatcatchers are close relatives of the wrens and some species are known as "Gnatwrens".

Image: Erikwlyon

 

Brachycybe lecontii

…is a small species of andrognathid millipede that is distributed throughout the southeastern United States. Brachycybe lecontii are typically found in medium/small clusters under bark on decaying logs and stumps. From there the groups will feed on composing vegetation and organic matter.

Phylogeny

Animalia-Arthropoda-Myriapoda-Diplopoda-Platydesmida-Andrognathidae-Brachycybe-B.lecontii

Images: Alan Cressler and David J. Thomas

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