Green Darner

Anax junius
Scale 5 Diat: carnivore , Hierachy 3

9 POINTS

Play: Anax junius has a FLIGHT of 2

Fact: Anax junius is one of the largest dragonflies.

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The Green Darner or Common Green Darner[2] (Anax junius), after its resemblance to a darning-needle, is a species ofdragonfly in the family Aeshnidae. One of the most common and abundant species throughout North America and it ranges south to Panama.[3] It is well known for its great migration distance from the northern United States south into Texas andMexico.[4] It also occurs in […] read more

Puriri Moth

Aenetus virescens
Scale 5 Diat: herbivore , Hierachy 2
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5 POINTS

• Aenetus virescens has a FLIGHT of 2

• Aenetus virescens spends 5 or so years of its life as a grub in a tree trunk, with the last 48 hrs of its life as a moth.

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The puriri moth, Aenetus virescens, is a moth of the family Hepialidae, endemic to the North Island of New Zealand. It is New Zealand’s largest moth, with a wingspan of up to 150 mm.[1][2] The moth spends the first five to six years of its life as a grub in a tree trunk (including non-native species such as Eucalyptus), with the last 48 […] read more

Caribbean Spiny lobster

Panulirus argus
Scale 5 Diat: carnivore , Hierachy 3
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7 POINTS

• Panulirus argus has a MOVE of 1, and can only prey on SPECIES with a SCALE of 4 or 5.

• Panulirus argus is a SCAVENGER. If removed due to a consequence of an EVENT card, return to your hand.

 

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Panulirus argus, the Caribbean spiny lobster,[2] is a species of spiny lobster that lives on reefs and in mangrove swamps in the western Atlantic Ocean. P. argus have long, cylindrical bodies covered with spines. Two large spines form forward-pointing “horns” above the eyestalks. They are generally olive greenish or brown, but can be tan to mahogany. There is a […] read more

Zooplankton

Copepoda subclass
Scale 3 Diat: carbon-macromolecules , Hierachy 1
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2 POINTS

Play: Copepoda has a MOVE of 1. Can feed Salmon, Blue Whale SPECIES cards.

Fact: Copepoda are primarily transported by ambient water currents

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Zooplankton /ˌzoʊ.əˈplæŋktən/ are heterotrophic (sometimes detritivorous) plankton. Plankton are organisms drifting in oceans, seas, and bodies of fresh water. The word “zooplankton” is derived from the Greek zoon (ζῴον), meaning “animal”, and planktos (πλαγκτός), meaning “wanderer” or “drifter”.[1] Individual zooplankton are usually too small to be seen with the naked eye, but some, such as […] read more

Dragonfly

Anisoptera infraorder
Scale 4 Diat: carnivore , Hierachy 3
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7 POINTS

Play: Anisoptera has a FLIGHT of 2

Fact: Anisoptera are some of the fastest insects in the world

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Dragonfly Yellow-winged Darter Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Odonata Suborder: Epiprocta Infraorder: Anisoptera Selys, 1854 Families Aeshnidae Austropetaliidae Chlorogomphidae Cordulegastridae Corduliidae Gomphidae Libellulidae Macromiidae Neopetaliidae Petaluridae Synthemistidae A dragonfly is a winged insect belonging to the order Odonata, the suborder Epiprocta or, in the strict sense, the infraorder Anisoptera (from Greek […] read more

European Honey Bee

Apis mellifera
Scale 4 Diat: herbivore , Hierachy 2
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2 POINTS

Play: Apis mellifera has a FLIGHT of 2 and is considered a POLLINATOR.

Fact: Apis mellifera collect nectar and pollen to feed on, pollinating flowers in the process.

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Western honey bee (Apis mellifera) Honey bee foraging on African Oil Palm flowers Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Hymenoptera Family: Apidae Genus: Apis Species: A. mellifera Binomial name Apis mellifera The western honey bee or European honey bee (Apis mellifera) is a species of honey bee. The genus Apis is Latin […] read more