(J. Thomson, 1858)
Thysbina amata is a species of leaf beetle of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, observed by J. Thomson in 1858.
The French Congo or Middle Congo was a French colony which at one time comprised the present-day area of the Republic of the Congo and parts of Gabon, and the Central African Republic. In 1910, it was made part of the larger French Equatorial Africa.
Ngounié is a province of south-central Gabon covering an area of 3,775 kilometres (2,346 mi). Its capital is Mouila. At the 2013 census it had 100,838 inhabitants. In 2016, its governor was Benjamin Nzigou.
Jean-Baptiste Capronnier was a Belgian stained glass painter. Born in Brussels, Belgium in 1814, he had much to do with the modern revival of glass-painting, and first made his reputation by his study of the old methods of workmanship, and his clever restorations of old examples, and copies made for the Brussels archaeological museum. He carried out windows for various churches in Brussels, Bruges, Amsterdam and elsewhere), and his work was commissioned also for France, Italy and England. At the Paris Exhibition of 1855 he won the only medal given for glasspainting. He died in Schaerbeek in 1891.
The Central African oyan, also called Central African linsang, is a linsang species native to Central Africa.
Batocera is a genus of the family Cerambycidae, subfamily Lamiinae, close to the genus Rosenbergia.
James Thomson was an American entomologist who specialised in Coleoptera.
Colasposoma is a genus of leaf beetles in the subfamily Eumolpinae. It is known from Africa, Asia and Australia.
Myostola is a spider genus in the family Theraphosidae (tarantulas), with the sole species Myostola occidentalis, found in Gabon and Cameroon.
Gnathoenia venerea is a species of beetle in the family Cerambycidae. It was described by Thomson in 1858. It is known from Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Angola, Gabon, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Colasposoma aurichalcicum is a species of leaf beetles. It is distributed in Gabon, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Ethiopia. It was described by the American entomologist James Thomson in 1858.
Colasposoma laticorne is a species of leaf beetle of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, described by J. Thomson in 1858.
Tanybria aurichalcea is a species of leaf beetle of Gabon and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, observed by James Thomson in 1858.
Tanybria timiliatha is a species of leaf beetle of Gabon and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, observed by James Thomson in 1858.
Fortuné Charles de Chavannes, born 19 May 1853 in Lyon and died 7 February 1940 in Antibes, was a French colonial administrator. He accompanied Savorgnan de Brazza on the Mission de l'Ouest africain from 1883 to 1886, and participated in the exploration and establishment of French Congo.
Megaraneus is a genus of African orb-weaver spiders containing the single species, Megaraneus gabonensis. It was first described by R. F. Lawrence in 1968, to contain the single species originally published under the name Epeira gabonensis.
Afroeurydemus is a genus of leaf beetles in the subfamily Eumolpinae, found in Africa. The genus was separated from Eurydemus in 1965 by Brian J. Selman, who moved all African species of Eurydemus he had seen to this genus or related African genera and considered it likely that Eurydemus was restricted to Fiji. Many species were also originally placed in Syagrus.
Plataraea is a genus of rove beetles.
Tanybria is a genus of leaf beetles in the subfamily Eumolpinae. It is distributed in Africa.
Nerissus is a genus of leaf beetles in the subfamily Eumolpinae. It is known from Africa.
Thysbina is a genus of leaf beetles in the subfamily Eumolpinae. It is known from Africa. It was first established by the German entomologist Julius Weise in 1902, for several species from Colasposoma as well as three new species. According to Louis Jules Léon Burgeon in 1941, Thysbina is actually a synonym of Colasposoma, though this proposed synonymy has been ignored in later works.
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