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Though the Mauritius islands are well-known yielding plants with abnormal pollination methods, Roussea simplex is so far removed that it has ...

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3 Phelsuma cepediana geckos foraging at flowers and fruits of Roussea simplex . A

The only known pollinator of Roussea simplex is a reptile: the rare, endemic Mauritian blue-tailed day gecko. This colourful reptile climbs the pla…

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Male Jackson's feeding : male Jackson's chameleons always have Horns & another Jackson's fact is they give birth to live young no eggs witch is Rare for ...

Figure 2. Immature Phelsuma borbonica feeding on nectar in flowers of Angraecum bracteosum . A

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The only known pollinator of Roussea simplex is a reptile: the rare, endemic Mauritian blue-tailed day gecko. This colourful reptile climbs the pla…

The only known pollinator of Roussea simplex is a reptile: the rare, endemic Mauritian blue-tailed day gecko. This colourful reptile climbs the pla…

Mauritius Island, where the Roussea simplex is found. Photo: Chuckas_McFly (Flickr)

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2 Flowering and fruiting phenology of Roussea simplex . A , Bud, ready

The only known pollinator of Roussea simplex is a reptile: the rare, endemic Mauritian blue-tailed day gecko. This colourful reptile climbs the pla…

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Blue-tailed day gecko

Beetles: There are more types of pollinating beetles than any other pollinator species. When these insects pick out a flower, they aren't just after the ...

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Figure 1 : à Pétrin, le Bulbul de Maurice se nourrissant de miettes de gâteau

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FIGURE 2. a. adult plant in its forest understorey habitat; B. abaxial

-One of the tallest species

-Lacking most of the horizontal striping common to the original species, as well as the yellow vertical trim striping.

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Figure 1 : Gongylomorphus fontenayi sur le sol (Photo de Prishnee Bissessur) L'

Prishnee Bissessur | BSc (Hons) Biology | University of Mauritius, Moka | UoM | Department of Biosciences | ResearchGate

((Welcome to a new segment in the Today's Gecko Blog series! This is the first article I will be writing for the new "Anatomical Features" segment.

The day gecko Phelsuma borbonica and Angraecum cadetii . A: an adult

Guzmania lingulata

Terrarium Basics - The Bromeliads

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The ability to cling to surfaces is essential for Phelsuma well-being and thus one of the most important anatomical features of these amazing animals.

Nocturnal moths feeding on C. waireoensis honeydew. (a–c) Mythimna separata

... make sure to disinfect everything you introduce accordingly. This can generally be achieved by boiling, baking or in the case of live plants ...

... Pandanus fruit: from Round Island, north of Mauritius. Heaven on Earth, that island is. Home to many of the surviving endemic reptiles of Mauritius.

Figure 1-Cumulative number of herbaria records for Roussea simplex in Mauritius per 50 years

Positive Indirect Interactions between Neighboring Plant Species via a Lizard Pollinator

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This will be one of the key species I will be focusing my attention on in the near future, and thus felt it a great first candidate for Today's Gecko " ...

Disclosing the double mutualist role of birds on Galápagos | Scientific Reports

Robert Merten's Day Gecko (Phelsuma robertmertensi) is a diurnal species of day gecko currently listed on the endangered list. This species is listed as ...

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Sansevieria (the Snakeplant) is the genus of an evergreen perennial plant that commonly forms stiff, upright leaves ranging from 2-4 feet tall.

Satyrium pumilum and its sarcophagid fly pollinators. (A) The

Native plant–animal mutualisms on oceanic islands often include generalised interactions; for example, the generalist hover fly Eristalinus flaveolus ...

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Phelsuma laticauda angularis

Black and White ruffed lemur: This lemur is the largest pollinator in the world, and it is critically endangered. They are the primary pollinator of the ...

Options for restoring native pollination and seed dispersal interactions are manifold. They include weeding or eradicating alien invasive species, ...

Fig. 4 Visitation rates ( A , B ) and duration of visits ( C

This network consists of a plant-insect pollination network (blue frame) and a plant-bird mutualism network (grey frame), and the latter is further composed ...

C. wairoensis juveniles (a) preferentially settle along the tips of kānuka branches in

Prishnee Bissessur | BSc (Hons) Biology | University of Mauritius, Moka | UoM | Department of Biosciences | ResearchGate

Although less familiar than insect pollinators, some species with backbones, among them birds, ...

Hierarchical threat assessment of a Mauritius endemic

A solid arrow indicates a plant-bird interaction, and a dashed arrow indicates a within-species positive effect in the subsequent season.

Roussea - Drawing from Iconographia generum plantarum, F. Beck, 1838

Dewberry - Rubus caesius pollination by red-tailed bumblebee

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Phelsuma dubia

Invasive ants are destroying the symbiotic relationship between a colorful gecko and a critically endangered flower on the island of Mauritius , reports New ...

Yellow-headed day gecko

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A large male yellow-spotted monitor (Varanus panoptes), also known as a goanna, curls his tail in the grass. Photo courtesy of Georgia Ward-Fear.

A Black-headed python (Aspidites melanocephalus) with a goanna in its belly. Photo courtesy of Georgia Ward-Fear.

'Almost Mythical Plant' Rediscovered After 150 Years

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Buddleja davidii - Image: Monarch Butterfly Flower

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ALOE Mauritius

Catopsilia pyranthe - Female at Kolkata, India

Blue-Tailed Day Lizard

Mauritian friar - Figure 3

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Karghoo Marie Anaïs Allysson | BSc (Hons) Biology (year 3) | University of Mauritius, Moka | UoM | Department of Biosciences | ResearchGate

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English Elm (Ulmus procera)

A lizard leaping from one stone wall to another in the sunshine. The sky is

Libythea cinyras