Commons:Open Access File of the Day
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The featured files
September 18: the beetle Neotermitosocius bolivianus
September 17: the Albania plant Micromeria cristata
September 16: body of the spider Sosippus floridanus
September 15: the lizard Eutropis cumingi
Sept 14: shell of the snail Achatina vassei
September 13: the eel Myrichthys ocellatus
September 12: the sea slug Melibe arianeae
September 11: the moth Dunama jessiebancroftae
September 10: Adélie penguin being weighed in a checkpoint
September 9: the bat Micronycteris microtis
September 8: the spider Caerostris darwini
September 7: love dart of the snail Xerarionta kellettii
September 6: a female orchid bee Eulaema mocsaryi
September 5: larva of the freshwater gar Lepisosteus oculatus
September 4: red tongue and cracked lips as symptoms of Kawasaki disease
September 3: the ground beetle Quammenis spectabilis
September 2: the fish Cephalopholis fulva
September 1: a Spitzenkörper in a fungal hypha
August 31: Melipona interrupta manaosensis workers attacking a male.
August 30: Skull reconstruction of Kosmoceratops richardsoni.
August 29: The crustacean Tesnusocaris goldichi.
August 28: the spider Aptostichus stephencolberti
August 27: stages of biofilm development
August 26: the frog Anodonthyla pollicaris
August 25: the flowering plant Centaurea soskae
August 24: drawings of the spider Anisaedus levii in the family Palpimanidae
August 23: the fish Haplochromis argens
August 22: the extinct earwig Astreptolabis
August 21: the butterfly Raetzer's Ringlet
August 20: the plant bug Chinavia aseada
August 19: larva of firefly Alecton discoidalis eating the snail Oleacina
August 18: marbled water monitor
August 16: Oxelytrum biguttatum in the family Silphidae
August 15: the armored catfish Pareiorhina hyptiorhachis
August 14: call of mudskipper Periophthalmodon septemradiatus
August 13: forest on the Phillipine island of Palawan
August 12: shell from a snail of family Hygromiidae
August 11: The spider Cabello eugeni.
August 10: The butterfly Argynnis elisa.
August 9: The skink Cryptoblepharus leschenault.
August 8: The frog Hoplobatrachus rugulosus.
August 7: The snake Coelognathus erythrurus.
August 6: Larva of the moth Amyna axis from the family Erebidae.
August 5: The insect Ripipteryx mopana of the superfamily Tridactyloidea.
August 4: The lizard Potamites strangulatus.
August 3: Genetic divergence of proboscidean species.
August 2: The freshwater snail Wicker ancylid.
August 1: The fish Squalius squalus.
July 31: modeling of the respiratory system of insects
July 30: Transposition of the great vessels, a heart defect.
July 29: The preying mantis Perlamantis allibertii.
July 28: Migration of Atlantic bluefin tuna.
July 27: The frog Anodonthyla rouxae from the family Microhylidae.
July 26: The moth Acontia cretata from the family Noctuidae.
July 25: The beetle Rhadine lindrothi.
July 24: The sand stargazeer Dactyloscopus tridigitatus.
July 23: A nymph of the leafhopper Pendarus magnus.
July 22: The spider Fecenia cylindrata.
July 21: Haplochromis goldschmidti.
July 20: The ant lion Brachynemurus sackeni.
July 19: The flowering plant Annickia affinis.
July 18: The spider Neoleptoneta anopica.
July 17: Simultaneous video and EEG recordings of a pair of guitarists during improvisation.
July 16: Organ-specific patterns of endopolyploidy in the giant ant Dinoponera australis.
July 15: The jellyfish Haliclystus antarcticus.
July 14: the prehistoric extinct insect Termitaradus mitnicki
July 13: the monitor lizard Varanus bitatawa
July 12: region around Mount Binalud
July 11: larvae of the firefly Alecton discoidalis
July 10: motor neuron pathways
July 9: the tardigrade Richtersius coronifer entering a state of cryptobiosis
July 8: shell of Huttonella bicolor
July 7: the parasitoid wasp Electrostephanus petiolatus Brues of family Stephanidae
July 6: the snake Montivipera wagneri
July 5: medical imaging showing Monckeberg's arteriosclerosis
July 4: Miopontonia yongei, a shrimp from family Palaemonidae
July 3: eye pattern of the insect Masteria petrunkevitchi
July 2: the prehistoric reptile Kaprosuchus
July 1: the spider Acanthoscurria gomesiana
June 31: histopathology slide of chordoma
June 30: activation of brain's reward system
June 29: the beetle Tecnophilus croceicollis
June 28: Laserpitium ochridanum, named after Laserwort from antiquity
June 27: The frog Platymantis pygmaeus.
June 26: the moth Exelastis caroli
June 25: Spatial relationship between Müller cells and microglia
June 26: edmontosaur skulls
June 23: the blenny Haptoclinus dropi
June 22: a prehistoric snakefly, Styporaphidia hispanica
June 21: shell of the land snail Streptostele musaecola
June 20: The fish Praealticus labrovittatus jumping.
June 19: the bee Epicharis umbraculata
June 18: the beetle Scybalocanthon korasakiae
June 17: the frog Fejervarya moodiei
June 16: male of moth Dunama jessiehillae
June 15: brain with DiGeorge syndrome
June 14: ants, Camponotus leonardi
June 13: guard cells in plant stoma
June 11: the sea snail Micromelo undata
June 10: The forget-me-not Alkanna noneiformis.
June 9: skeletal reconstruction of the dinosaur Sanjuansaurus gordilloi
June 8: the beetle Plectromerus roncaevi
June 7: an eye affected by Wolfram syndrome
June 6: shell of the freshwater snail Pomacea haustrum
June 5: The snake Cyclocorus lineatus.
June 4: the bellflower Edraianthus horvatii
June 3: the common bleak Alburnus alburnus
June 2: skull of Lepidochelys kempii, a sea turtle
June 1: nurse cells develop the oocyte
May 31: Workers of the bee Melipona interrupta killing a queen.
May 30: A Manta alfredi while foraging.
May 29: The beetle Diacheila arctica.
May 28: the bee Bombus transversalis
May 27: Hand positions during wheel-throwing pottery.
May 26: eye pattern of the spider Acanthoctenus
May 25: The lizard Bronchocela marmorata.
May 24: Original position of fossil remains of the dinosaur Seitaad ruessi.
May 23: The freshwater snail Mexipyrgus churinceanus.
May 22: the grouper Epinephelus flavolimbatus
May 21: the moth Acontia ruffinellii
May 20: Song of the sparrow Spizella passerina.
May 19: Dendrelaphis caudolineatus
May 18: appearance of posterior polymorphous corneal dystrophy
May 17: the extinct sweat bee Oligochlora
May 16: the plant Phoebe hunanensis
May 15: shell of Diplopoma species
May 14: the starfish Squamophis albozosteres
May 13: reproductive Structures of the Phytophthora, which are water molds
May 12: the skink Lamprolepis smaragdina
May 11: the beetle Giesbertiolus linnaei
May 10: a visualization of enzyme catalysis
May 9: a tropical plant of genus Monodora
May 8: skull of Nigersaurus
May 7: acoustic monitoring of an iceberg
May 6: the very long worm Lineus longissimus
May 5: The firefly Phosphaenus hemipterus.
May 4: the frog Dendrobates sylvaticus
May 3: Coryphopterus dicrus.
May 2: profile of patient with Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease
May 1: Amphitomeus attemsi.
April 30: Pelusios seychellensis.
April 29: Trachypachus gibbsii.
April 28: flower in Malpighiaceae family
April 27: an automobile crash simulation
April 26: pupa of the fly Japanagromyza inferna
April 25: stain showing signs of Glomerulonephritis
April 24: the moth Acontia albifusa
April 23: the prehistoric termite Nanotermes isaacae
April 22: pancreatic stellate cell activation
April 21: the knotweed Persicaria attenuata
April 20: The snake Calamaria bitorques.
April 19: the threefin blenny Helcogramma trigloides
April 18: Trochulus villosus.
April 17: types of anglerfish
April 16: the fly Japanagromyza inferna
April 15: the dinosaur Anatosuchus minor
April 14: a dog displaying the movement disorder ataxia
April 13: shell of snail Pleurocera prasinatum
April 12: The millipede Leptogoniulus sorornus.
April 11: the snail Helicina platychila
April 10: the lizard Varanus bitatawa
April 9: a beetle of family Lycidae
April 8: the site of the ancient Happisburgh footprints
April 7: nest of the wasp Synoeca septentrionalis
April 6: Solitary pulmonary nodule as seen by positron emission tomography
April 5: The squid Euprymna scolopes.
April 4: Platymantis cagayanensis.
April 3: the flowering plant Pauridiantha floribunda
April 2: young squid Idiosepius pygmaeus
April 1: illustration of the genome
March 31: Cupiennius salei.
March 30: the scorpionfly Caurinus tlagu
March 29: the tree Amphimas pterocarpoides
March 28: an arachnid of family Opiliones, Acuclavella quattuor
March 27: a chalcone-related molecule induces cell death
March 26: the moth Dunama janecoxae
March 25: thermographic camera monitoring a baby
March 24: the morning glory flower Calystegia felix
March 23: spider eyes of Masteria lewisi
March 22: The wasp Acrodactyla quadrisculpta.
March 21: the frog Limnonectes timorensis
March 20: Short Message Service (SMS) used to assist smoking cessation
March 19: a flowering plant in the mustard family, Hesperis theophrasti
March 18: the fish Alburnoides manyasensis
March 17: holotype of dinosaur Microraptor gui
March 16: Demonstration of peripheral drift illusion
March 15: the brain tumor Gliomatosis cerebri
March 14: the snake Helicops angulatus
March 13: shell of the snail Leptacme cuongi
March 12: the legume Astragalus mayeri
March 11: the moth Hyposmochoma inversella
March 10: the chameleon Brookesia confidens
March 9: reactions of peroxynitrite leading to cell death
March: 8: flight of wandering albatross
March 7: the beetle Elaphrus fuliginosus
March 6: A male of the solitary bee Colletes cunicularius pseudocopulating on the flower labellum of the orchid Ophrys lupercalis.
March 5: bones of the dinosaur Utahceratops
March 4: leg of the spider trogloraptor
March 3: the eye disease retinitis pigmentosa
March 2: song of the bird Psaltriparus minimus
March 1: Greenwayodendron suaveolens
February 28: the snail Helicinida rhodostoma
February 27: gall on the leaf of a plant
February 26: microscopic view of osteochondrosis in the joint of a sow
February 25: electroencephalography while playing guitar
February 24: skeleton and range map of the dinosaur Seitaad
February 23: the beetle Lyctoxylon dentatum
February 22: Limnonectes macrocephalus
February 21: the butterfly Phengaris arion
February 20: Photoactivated localization microscopy of a neuron
February 19: thistle-like plant Centaurea rupestris
February 18: the spider Pachistopelma rufonigrum
February 17: symptoms of gas gangrene
February 16: the gecko Gekko kikuchii
February 15: song of the bird Grallaria rufula
February 14: love dart of the snail Cepaea nemoralis
February 13: shell of the snail Leptoxis compacta
February 12: Darwinilus sedarisi.
February 11: the aquatic plant Nymphoides aurantiaca
February 10: microscopic marine animal Spinoloricus nov. sp.
February 9: NMR of larva of the fly Eurosta solidaginis
February 8: Platymantis taylori
February 7: bones of the mosasaur Platecarpus
February 6: Pelusios seychellensis
February 5: the aquatic plant Nymphoides hydrophylla
February 4: Dendrelaphis luzonensis, a snake from Colubridae family
February 3: the stalked jellyfish Haliclystus antarcticus
February 2: Meesmann corneal dystrophy
February 1: the moth Antispila voraginella
January 31: Slow-wave sleep and rapid eye movement sleep in ostriches.
January 30: a nudibranch slug, Armina neapolitana
January 29: Festuca galicicae.
January 28: orangutan in Sabangau National Park
January 27: A Manta alfredi at a cleaning station.
January 26: A Paludiscala caramba shell.
January 25: the sole specimen of the extinct snakefly Cantabroraphidia marcanoi
January 24: A Pterostichus punctatissimus beetle.
January 23: 2002-2008 incidence rates of dengue fever in Cambodia
January 22: the skink Eutropis multifasciata
January 21: the flower Centaurea galicicae
January 20: Agujaceratops skeleton
January 19: the fish Alticus arnoldorum climbing a wall
January 18: The beetle Psydrus piceus.
January 17: the mantis Apteromantis aptera
January 16: fat embolism
January 15: A female Eulaema meriana bee attending to a Bertholletia excelsa flower.
January 14: giant water bug Lethocerus attacks Stone moroko fish
January 13: Fossil remains of Crocodylus anthropophagus.
January 12: the mushroom Cortinarius bovarius in class Agaricales
January 11: Sphodromantis viridis.
January 10: the mosquito Culex quinquefasciatus on a Lantana sp. flower
January 9: the lizard Anolis podocarpus
January 8: neuroimaging of a penetrating head injury
January 7: Microscopic slide, made in 1953, of the holotype of the flatworm Lethacotyle fijiensis
January 6: chalcid wasp of family Mymaridae
January 5: Trills by the bird Malurus coronatus.
January 4: the weed Helichrysum luteoalbum
January 3: The moth Synynthedon myopaeformis.
January 2: shell of the freshwater snail Leptoxis ampla
January 1: 3D animation of suction feeding in the fossil turtle Ocepechelon bouyai.
See Commons:Open Access File of the Day/2013.
See Commons:Open Access File of the Day/2012.
See Commons:Open Access File of the Day/2011.
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