Characteristics Name: Clothes moth Latin name: Tineola bisselliella Class: Insects Size: 0,5 - 1cm Weight:? Age: as a butterfly a maximum of two weeks Appearance: yellowish-brownish Sex dimorphism: No Food: Hair, Wool Distribution: worldwide Original source: unknown Sleep-wake cycle: nocturnal and nocturnal Habitat: actually nests of birds and mammals natural enemies: parasitic wasp-sex : with the development to the moth Mating time: at appropriate temperatures all year Egg deposit: 50 - 250 eggs From extinction threatened: No Further profiles of animals can be found in the Encyclopaedia.
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Characteristics Name: Acacia Latin name: Acacia Number of species: ca. 1300 Distribution: subtropical areas in South America, Asia, Africa and Australia Fruits: small legumes Flowering period: April - May Height: 5-15 m Age: 50 - 200 years Bark: brown, cracked, rich in tannins Characteristics of the wood:?
Characteristics Name: Stalkworm Latin name: Anguis fragilis Class: reptiles Size: 35 - 55cm Weight: 500 - 1500g Age: 10 - 50 years Appearance: different color variations possible Sexual dimorphism: yes Type of nutrition: insectivore (insectivorous) Food: caterpillar, earthworm, spider, Snail Origin: Europe, North Africa, Southwest Asia Original Origin: Sleep-Awake-Rhythm: active in the daytime Habitat: forest Natural enemies: owl, fox, raven, stork, toad, snake Sexuality: about the age of three Mating time: May - June gestation period: 11 - 14 weeks Number of offspring: 8 - 12 juveniles Social behavior: lone wolf Endangered: no You can find other breeds of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Characteristics Name: Fly Latin name: Brachycera Class: Insects Size: 5 - 10mm Weight:? Age: 10 - 40 days Appearance: gray-black Sex Dimorphism: No Food: Omnivores Distribution: worldwide Sleep-wake cycle: diurnal Habitat: non-specific Natural enemies: frogs, spiders, birds Sexual maturity: 3 - 5 days after hatching Mating season: all year round Social Behavior: Loner Endangered: No You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Character Name: Trout Latin Name: Salmo trutta Class: Fish Size: 40 - 100cm Weight: up to 15kg Age: 6 - 17 years Appearance: Species Sex Diminor: Yes Type of Diet: Insectivore / Fish-eater (piscivor) Food: Insects, smaller Fish, crustaceans Distribution: worldwide Original Origin: Central Europe Sleep / wake-up rhythm: twilight and diurnal Habitat: Sea, ocean Natural enemies: predatory fish Sexual maturity: at the age of three Mating time: dependent on species Number of potential offspring: 1.
Frequently, more often, most often ... In order to define the most common animals, one has to look at species in terms of their distribution areas, on the one hand, and their stock numbers on the other hand. There are already some species that can be found either on all continents or because of their small body size occur in such large numbers that they can be confidently considered the most frequent representatives of their genera or orders.
Toxic, more toxic, most toxic ... Some species of animals, such as spiders, snakes or scorpions, cause primordial or even phobias in many people, as they are inevitably linked to toxicity and danger. In fact, some of the world's most toxic animals belong to these groups.
Overview From the gene to the characteristic ... In addition to the transfer of genes, the biological part of genetics naturally also deals with the characteristics of characteristics. Gregor Mendel especially excelled in the mid-19th century with his hereditary teachings. Mendel initially experimented with peas, which he crossed and statistically analyzed in innumerable experiments.
Characteristics Name: Hasel Latin name: Corylus Number of species: approx. 20 Habitat: worldwide north of the equator Fruits: small hazelnuts (not edible) Flowering period: February - March Height: 2 - 12m Age: 50 - 100 years Properties of the bark: helbraun , smooth Properties of the wood: white-brown Locations of the tree: sunny, nutrient-rich soil Leaf: 5 - 10cm long, interesting about the hazel The hazelnut describes its own genus within the birch family and are considered large shrubs or deciduous trees throughout the northern hemisphere common.
Characteristics Name: Giraffe More names: Steppe giraffe Latin name: Giraffa camelopardalis Class: Mammals Size: 2 - 6m Weight: 800 - 1500kg Age: 10 - 25 years Maximum speed: 50 - 60 km / h Appearance: yellow-brown Gender demimorphism: Yes Nutrition type: Herbivore (herbivor) Food: Plants, Leaves Distribution: Africa Original Origin: presumably Morocco / Algeria Sleep / Wake-Rhythm: diurnal Habitat: Savannah Natural enemies: Lion, Hyena, Sexual maturity: 4 - 5 years Mating season: throughout the year Tragzeit: 14 - 15 Months Litter Size: 1 young Social Behavior: Herd Animal Critically Endangered: Yes You can find more profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Characteristics Name: King Python Other names: Ball Python Latin name: Python regius Class: Reptiles Size: up to 2m Weight: 2 - 3kg Age: ca. 10 - 20 years Appearance: light brown pattern, white belly Sex Dimorphism: Yes Diet type: Carnivore ( carnivor) Food: Rodents, Young Birds Distribution: Africa Origin: Central Africa Sleep / wake cycle: nocturnal Habitat: Savanna, Forest Natural enemies: / Sexual maturity:?
Characteristics Name: Basketsassel Other names: Assel Latin name: Porcellio scaber Class: Higher crayfish Size: 0,5 - 2cm Weight:? Age: 6 - 24 months Appearance: dark gray to silver dumbbell Sex dimorphism: No Nutrition type: Omnivore or saprophag Food: Deadwood, carrion Origin: worldwide Origin: unknown Sleep / wake cycle: nocturnal Habitat: unspecific, but dark and moist natural enemies: toad, spider, birds Sexual maturity:?
Characteristics Name: Corn snake Other names: corn snake, corn snake Latin name: Pantherophis guttatus class: reptile size: 100 - 160cm weight: 200 - 700g age: 5 - 20 years looks: orange-red, lighter belly sex dimorphism: yes diet type: carnivore (carnivor ) Food: Rodents, Birds, Bird Eggs Distribution: North America Original Origin: North America Sleep Awake: Damping and nocturnal Habitats: Semidesert, Wetlands, open grasslands Natural enemies: Birds of prey Sexual maturity: Occurs between the second and fourth year of mating - April Size of eggs: 10 - 20 years Social Behavior: Loner Endangered: No You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Characteristics Name: Impala Other names: Black Heel Antelope Latin Name: Aepyceros melampus Class Size: Mammals Size: up to 1.5m Body Length Weight: 40 - 60kg Age: 5 - 15 years Appearance: yellowish-red-brown coat Sex Dimorphism: Yes Diet Type: Herbivore ( herbivor) food: grass, leaves distribution: East Africa native origin: Africa sleep-wake-rhythm: twilight-active habitat: dry savanna natural enemies: hyena, lion, crocodile sexual maturity: from about the age of three mating season: may gestation period: 180 - 200 days litter size: 1 juvenile Social Behavior: Herd Animal Critically Endangered: No You can find more profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Characteristics Name: Linde Latin name: Tilia Number of species: approx. 40 species Distribution: Central Europe, Central Asia Fruits: small nuts Flowering period: May-July Height: 10-30m Age: up to 800 years Properties of the bark: gray, elongated furrows of the wood: red-yellowish, dense, prone to tree fungi locations of the tree: calcareous, sandy and loamy soils leaf: ca.
Characteristics Name: Lark Other names: Lions tiger Latin name: Alaudidae Class: birds Size: 14 - 19cm Weight:? Age: 4 - 10 years Appearance: dependent on species Sex dimorphism: yes Nutrition type: insectivore (insectivore) / granivor Food: beetles, worms, spiders, seeds Distribution: Europe, Asia and Africa Primary Origin: presumably Africa Sleep / wake cycle: active in the daytime habitat: preferably open landscapes natural enemies: fox, crow, hawk, sparrow sexual maturity: about the age of two mating season: April - June breeding season: 10 - 14 days litter size: 2 - 6 eggs social behavior: family group threatened with extinction: no further profiles You can find animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
What is an oasis? Definition: Oases are usually small, vegetation-rich places in the desert. The term "oasis" is derived from the Greek language and means something like "residence" or "accommodation". The cause of oases is, on the one hand, natural sources of water, as well as well-targeted water supply systems.
Characteristics Name: Persian Cat Latin name: Felis silvestris catus Class: Mammals Size:? Weight: 4 - 9kg Age: 10 - 15 years Looks: u.a. black, white, red, cream Sex dimorphism: Yes Diet type: Carnivore Food: Meat Distribution: as a breeding cat worldwide Original origin: Persia Sleep / wake cycle: nocturnal and diurnal Habitat: Near human natural enemies: in human Obsession no sexual maturity: already in the first year of life mating season: all year Tragzeit: ca.
Characteristics Name: Dust mite Latin name: Dermatophagoides Class: arthropod Size: 0.1 - 0.4mm Weight: approx. 3μg (micrograms) Age: 30 - 60 days Appearance: eight legs Sex dimorphism: yes Food: human body shed Distribution: worldwide Sleep -Watch rhythm: day and night active Habitat: pillows, coverlet Natural enemies: book scorpion, silverfish Sexual maturity:?
Characteristics Name: Grass Snake Other Names: Water Snake Latin Name: Natrix natrix Class: Reptiles Size: 60 - 100cm Weight:? Age: 5 - 15 years Appearance: light yellow rings on the back of the head Sex Dimorphism: Yes Nutrition Type: Carnivor Food: Fish, Frogs, Toads, Small Mammals Distribution: Asia, Africa, Europe Primary Origin: Europe Sleep / wake cycle: active in the daytime Habitat : Shores, Waters, Wetlands Natural enemies: Fox, Birds of Prey Sexual maturity: around the age of three Mating time: May - June Size of eggs: 10 - 30 Eggs Social behavior: Lonely Endangered species: Yes You will find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
Characteristics Name: Mussel Latin name: Mytilus edulis Class: Shells Size: 5 - 8cm Weight: 20 - 50g Age: 10 - 100 years Appearance: black-blue-white peel Sex dimorphism: No Diet type: plankton filter (planktivor) Food: plankton Distribution: world-wide origin: unknown sleep-wake-rhythm: diurnal habitat: oceans and oceans natural enemies: oystercatcher, fish, seagull, starfish sexual maturity:?