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==Amphibians==
 
==Amphibians==
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{| class="wikitable sortable" |
 
! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Notes
 
! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Notes
 
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| Frog, Bull || ''Rana catesbeiana'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:American bullfrog|Frog, Bull]] || ''Rana catesbeiana'' ||  
 
|-
 
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| Frog, Northern Green || ''Rana clamitans melanota'' || Adult and tadpoles
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| [[Wikipedia:Northern green frog|Frog, Northern Green]] || ''Rana clamitans melanota'' || Adult and tadpoles
 
|-
 
|-
| Frog, Pickerel || ''Lithobates palustris'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Pickerel frog|Frog, Pickerel]] || ''Lithobates palustris'' ||  
 
|-
 
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| Salamander, Spotted || ''Ambystoma maculatum'' ||
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| [[Wikipedia:Spotted salamander|Salamander, Spotted]] || ''Ambystoma maculatum'' ||
 
|-
 
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| Toad, Fowler's || ''Anaxyrus fowleri'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Anaxyrus fowleri|Toad, Fowler's]] || ''Anaxyrus fowleri'' ||
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|}
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==Annelids==
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! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Notes
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| [[Wikipedia:Glossiphoniidae|Leech, Freshwater Jawless]] || ''Glossiphoniidae'' ||
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|-
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| [[Wikipedia:Earthworm|Worm, Earth]] || ''Lumbricus terrestris'' ||  
 
|}
 
|}
  
 
==Birds==
 
==Birds==
{| class="wikitable" |
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{| class="wikitable sortable" |
 
! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Notes
 
! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Notes
 
|-
 
|-
| Blackbird, Red-winged || ''Agelaius phoeniceus'' || Male, female
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| [[Wikipedia:Red-winged blackbird|Blackbird, Red-winged]] || ''Agelaius phoeniceus'' || Female, male
 
|-
 
|-
| Bluebird, Eastern || ''Sialia sialis'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Eastern bluebird|Bluebird, Eastern]] || ''Sialia sialis'' ||  
 
|-
 
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| Cardinal, Northern || ''Cardinalis cardinalis'' || Male, female
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| [[Wikipedia:Northern cardinal|Cardinal, Northern]] || ''Cardinalis cardinalis'' || Female, male
 
|-
 
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| Chickadee, Black-capped || ''Poecile atricapillus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Black-capped chickadee|Chickadee, Black-capped]] || ''Poecile atricapillus'' ||  
 
|-
 
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| Cowbird, Brown-headed || ''Molothrus ater'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Brown-headed cowbird|Cowbird, Brown-headed]] || ''Molothrus ater'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Crane, Sandhill || ''Grus canadensis'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Sandhill crane|Crane, Sandhill]] || ''Grus canadensis'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Crow, Common || ''Corvus brachyrhynchos'' ||
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| [[Wikipedia:American crow|Crow, America]] || ''Corvus brachyrhynchos'' ||
 
|-
 
|-
| Dove, Mourning || ''Zenaida macroura'' || Adult, hatchlings
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| [[Wikipedia:Mourning dove|Dove, Mourning]] || ''Zenaida macroura'' || Adult, hatchlings
 
|-
 
|-
| Dove, Rock || ''Columba livia'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Rock dove|Dove, Rock]] || ''Columba livia'' ||  
 
|-
 
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| Eagle, Bald || ''Haliaeetus leucocephalus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Bald eagle|Eagle, Bald]] || ''Haliaeetus leucocephalus'' ||  
 
|-
 
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| Egret, Great || ''Ardea alba'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Great egret|Egret, Great]] || ''Ardea alba'' ||  
 
|-
 
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| Finch, American Gold || ''Carduelis tristis'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:American goldfinch|Finch, American Gold]] || ''Carduelis tristis'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Goose, Canada || ''Branta canadensis'' || Male, female, hatchlings
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| [[Wikipedia:Canada goose|Goose, Canada]] || ''Branta canadensis'' || Female, male, hatchlings
 
|-
 
|-
| Grackle, Common || ''Quiscalus quiscula'' || Male, female
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| [[Wikipedia:Common grackle|Grackle, Common]] || ''Quiscalus quiscula'' || Female, male
 
|-
 
|-
| Grackle, Great-tailed || ''Quiscalus mexicanus'' || Seen in New Mexico and Quintana Roo, Mexico
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| [[Wikipedia:Great-tailed grackle|Grackle, Great-tailed]] || ''Quiscalus mexicanus'' || Seen in New Mexico and Quintana Roo, Mexico
 
|-
 
|-
| Gull, American Herring || ''Larus smithsonianus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:American herring gull|Gull, American Herring]] || ''Larus smithsonianus'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Gull, Common || ''Larus canus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Common gull|Gull, Common]] || ''Larus canus'' ||  
 
|-
 
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| Hawk, Broad-winged || ''Buteo platypterus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Broad-winged hawk|Hawk, Broad-winged]] || ''Buteo platypterus'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Heron, Great Blue || ''Ardea herodias'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Great blue heron|Heron, Great Blue]] || ''Ardea herodias'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Hummingbird || || Seen several, couldn't identify
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| [[Wikipedia:Hummingbird|Hummingbird]] || ''Trochilidae'' || Seen several, couldn't identify
 
|-
 
|-
| Jay, Blue || ''Cyanocitta cristata'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Blue jay|Jay, Blue]] || ''Cyanocitta cristata'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Killdeer || ''Charadrius vociferus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Killdeer|Killdeer]] || ''Charadrius vociferus'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Kingfisher, Belted || ''Megaceryle alcyon'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Belted kingfisher|Kingfisher, Belted]] || ''Megaceryle alcyon'' || Female
 
|-
 
|-
| Mallard || ''Anas platyrhynchos'' || Male, female, hatchlings
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| [[Wikipedia:Mallard|Mallard]] || ''Anas platyrhynchos'' || Female, male, hatchlings
 
|-
 
|-
| Nuthatch, Red-breasted || ''Sitta canadensis'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Red-breasted nuthatch|Nuthatch, Red-breasted]] || ''Sitta canadensis'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Owl || || Couldn't identify
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| [[Wikipedia:Owl|Owl]] || ''Strigiformes'' || Couldn't identify
 
|-
 
|-
| Oriole, Baltimore || ''Icterus galbula'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Baltimore oriole|Oriole, Baltimore]] || ''Icterus galbula'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Osprey || ''Pandion haliaetus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Osprey|Osprey]] || ''Pandion haliaetus'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Pelican, Brown || ''Pelecanus occidentalis'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Brown pelican|Pelican, Brown]] || ''Pelecanus occidentalis'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Pheasant, Common || ''Phasianus colchicus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Common pheasant|Pheasant, Common]] || ''Phasianus colchicus'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Raven, Common || ''Corvis corax'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Common raven|Raven, Common]] || ''Corvis corax'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Redpoll, Common || ''Acanthis flammea'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Common redpoll|Redpoll, Common]] || ''Acanthis flammea'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Robin, American || ''Turdus migratorius'' || Male, female, nest, eggs
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| [[Wikipedia:American robin|Robin, American]] || ''Turdus migratorius'' || Female, male, nest, eggs
 
|-
 
|-
| Sparrow, Eurasian Tree, || ''Passer montanus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Eurasian tree sparrow|Sparrow, Eurasian Tree]] || ''Passer montanus'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Sparrow, House || ''Passer domesticus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:House sparrow|Sparrow, House]] || ''Passer domesticus'' || Female, male
 
|-
 
|-
| Starling, Common || ''Sturnus vulgaris'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Common starling|Starling, Common]] || ''Sturnus vulgaris'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Swallow, Barn || ''Hirundo rustica'' || Male, female
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| [[Wikipedia:Barn swallow|Swallow, Barn]] || ''Hirundo rustica'' || Female, male
 
|-
 
|-
| Swan, Mute || ''Cygnus olor'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Mute swan|Swan, Mute]] || ''Cygnus olor'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Turkey, Wild || ''Meleagris gallopavo'' || Female
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| [[Wikipedia:Wild turkey|Turkey, Wild]] || ''Meleagris gallopavo'' || Female
 
|-
 
|-
| Vulture, Turkey || ''Cathartes aura'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Turkey vulture|Vulture, Turkey]] || ''Cathartes aura'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Woodpecker, Pileated || ''Dryocuopus pileatus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Pileated woodpecker|Woodpecker, Pileated]] || ''Dryocuopus pileatus'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Woodpecker, Red-bellied || ''Melanerpes carolinus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Red-bellied woodpecker|Woodpecker, Red-bellied]] || ''Melanerpes carolinus'' ||  
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|}
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==Cnidarias==
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{| class="wikitable sortable" |
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! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Notes
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|-
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| [[Wikipedia:Box jellyfish|Jellyfish, box]] || ''Cubozoa'' || Seen in Bahamas
 
|}
 
|}
  
 
==Crustaceans==
 
==Crustaceans==
{| class="wikitable" |
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{| class="wikitable sortable" |
 
! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Notes
 
! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Notes
 
|-
 
|-
| Crayfish, Rusty || ''Orconectes rusticus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Rusty crayfish|Crayfish, Rusty]] || ''Orconectes rusticus'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Pill-bug, Common || ''Armadillidium vulgare'' || AKA Roly-poly
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| [[Wikipedia:Armadillidium vulgare|Pill-bug, Common]] || ''Armadillidium vulgare'' || AKA Roly-poly
 
|-
 
|-
| Sow-bug || || Kind that can't roll up
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| [[Wikipedia:Woodlouse|Sow-bug]] || ''Oniscidea'' || Kind that can't roll up
 
|}
 
|}
  
 
==Fish==
 
==Fish==
{| class="wikitable" |
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{| class="wikitable sortable" |
 
! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Notes
 
! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Notes
 
|-
 
|-
| Bass, Smallmouth || ''Micropterus dolomieu'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Smallmouth bass|Bass, Smallmouth]] || ''Micropterus dolomieu'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Bluegill || ''Lepomis macrochirus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Bluegill|Bluegill]] || ''Lepomis macrochirus'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Catfish, Flathead || ''Pylodictis olivaris'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Flathead catfish|Catfish, Flathead]] || ''Pylodictis olivaris'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Trout, Lake || ''Salvelinus namaycush'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Lake trout|Trout, Lake]] || ''Salvelinus namaycush'' ||  
 
|}
 
|}
  
 
==Insects==
 
==Insects==
{| class="wikitable" |
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{| class="wikitable sortable" |
 
! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Notes
 
! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Notes
 
|-
 
|-
| Ant, Black Carpenter || ''Camponotus pennsylvanicus'' || Adult, larva
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| [[Wikipedia:Black carpenter ant|Ant, Black Carpenter]] || ''Camponotus pennsylvanicus'' || Female, Male, larva, eggs
 +
|-
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| [[Wikipedia:Black garden ant|Ant, Black Garden]] || ''Lasius niger'' ||
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|-
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| [[Wikipedia:Pavement ant|Ant, Pavement]] || ''Tetramorium caespitum'' ||
 
|-
 
|-
| Ant, Black Garden || ''Lasius niger'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Bombus pensylvanicus|Bee, American Bumble]] || ''Bombus pensylvanicus'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Ant, Pavement || ''Tetramorium caespitum'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Western honey bee|Bee, Western Honey]] || ''Apis mellifera'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Bee, American Bumble || ''Bombus pensylvanicus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Alobates pennsylvanica|Beetle, False Mealworm]] || ''Alobates pennsylvanica'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Bee, Western Honey || ''Apis mellifera'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Phyllophaga|Beetle, May]] || ''Phyllophaga'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Beetle, May || ''Phyllophaga'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Boxelder bug|Boxelder Bug]] || ''Boisea trivittata'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Boxelder Bug || ''Boisea trivittata'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Papilio canadensis|Butterfly, Canadian Tiger Swallowtail]] || ''Papilio canadensis'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Butterfly, Canadian Tiger Swallowtail || ''Papilio canadensis'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Colias philodice|Butterfly, Clouded Sulfur]] || ''Colias philodice'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Butterfly, Monarch || ''Danaus plexippus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Monarch butterfly|Butterfly, Monarch]] || ''Danaus plexippus'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Centipede, House || ''Scutigeridae'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Scutigeridae|Centipede, House]] || ''Scutigeridae'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Centipede, Bark || ''Cormocephalus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Cormocephalus|Centipede, Bark]] || ''Cormocephalus'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Cricket, Field || ''Gryllus pennsylvanicus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Field cricket|Cricket, Field]] || ''Gryllus pennsylvanicus'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Damselfly || ''Ischnura'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Damselfly|Damselfly]] || ''Ischnura'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Dragonfly, Blue Dasher || ''Pachydiplax longipennis'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Blue dasher|Dragonfly, Blue Dasher]] || ''Pachydiplax longipennis'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Dragonfly || || Unable to identify
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| [[Wikipedia:Dragonfly|Dragonfly]] || ''Anisoptera'' || Unable to identify species
 
|-
 
|-
| Earwig, European || ''Forficula auricularia'' || Male, female, young, eggs
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| [[Wikipedia:Forficula auricularia|Earwig, European]] || ''Forficula auricularia'' || Female, male, young, larva, eggs
 
|-
 
|-
| Firefly, Common Eastern || ''Photinus pyralis'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Photinus pyralis|Firefly, Common Eastern]] || ''Photinus pyralis'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Fly, Crane || ''Tipulidae'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Drosophila melanogaster|Fly, Common Fruit]] || ''Drosophila melanogaster'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Fly, Horse || ''Tabanidae'' ||
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| [[Wikipedia:Crane fly|Fly, Crane]] || ''Tipulidae'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Fly, House || ''Musca domestica'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Horse-fly|Fly, Horse]] || ''Tabanidae'' ||
 
|-
 
|-
| Grasshopper, Differential || ''Melanoplus differentialis'' ||
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| [[Wikipedia:Housefly|Fly, House]] || ''Musca domestica'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Grasshopper, Two-striped || ''Melanoplus bivittatus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Gnat|Gnat]] || ''Mycetophilidae'' || Unable to identify species
 
|-
 
|-
| Harvestman, Eastern || ''Leiobunum vittatum'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Differential grasshopper|Grasshopper, Differential]] || ''Melanoplus differentialis'' ||
 
|-
 
|-
| Ladybeetle, Asian || ''Harmonia axyridis'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Melanoplus bivittatus|Grasshopper, Two-striped]] || ''Melanoplus bivittatus'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Lady Bug || ''Coccinellidae'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Leiobunum|Harvestman, Eastern]] || ''Leiobunum vittatum'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Mantis, Chinese || ''Tenodera sinensis'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Harmonia axyridis|Ladybeetle, Asian]] || ''Harmonia axyridis'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Mantis, European || ''Mantis religiosa'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Coccinellidae|Lady Bug]] || ''Coccinellidae'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Mayfly || ''Palaeoptera'' || Seen in Ohio off Lake Erie
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| [[Wikipedia:Chinese mantis|Mantis, Chinese]] || ''Tenodera sinensis'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Millipede || ''Diplopoda'' ||
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| [[Wikipedia:European mantis|Mantis, European]] || ''Mantis religiosa'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Mite, Clover || ''Bryobia praetiosa'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Mayfly|Mayfly]] || ''Palaeoptera'' || Seen in Ohio off Lake Erie
 
|-
 
|-
| Mosquito || ''Culicidae'' ||
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| [[Wikipedia:Millipede|Millipede]] || ''Diplopoda'' || Unable to identify species
 
|-
 
|-
| Moth, Five-spotted Hawk / Tomato Hornworm || ''Manduca quinquemaculata'' || Caterpillar
+
| [[Wikipedia:Bryobia praetiosa|Mite, Clover]] || ''Bryobia praetiosa'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Moth, Hummingbird || ''Hemaris'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Mosquito|Mosquito]] || ''Culicidae'' || Unable to identify species
 
|-
 
|-
| Moth, Isabella Tiger / Caterpillar, Woollybear || ''Pyrrharctia isabella'' || Adult, caterpillar
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| [[Wikipedia:Eastern tent caterpillar|Moth, Eastern Tent Caterpillar]] || ''Malacosoma americanum'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Moth, Winter / Inch Worm || ''Operophtera brumato'' || Adult, caterpillar
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| [[Wikipedia:Manduca quinquemaculata|Moth, Five-spotted Hawk / Tomato Hornworm]] || ''Manduca quinquemaculata'' || Caterpillar
 
|-
 
|-
| Pseudoscorpion || ''Pseudoscorpionida'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Hemaris|Moth, Hummingbird]] || ''Hemaris'' || Unable to identify species
 
|-
 
|-
| Spider, American Yellow Sac || ''Cheiracanthium inclusum'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Pyrrharctia isabella|Moth, Isabella Tiger / Caterpillar, Woollybear]] || ''Pyrrharctia isabella'' || Adult, caterpillar
 
|-
 
|-
| Spider, Longbodied Cellar || ''Pholcus phalangioides'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Winter moth|Moth, Winter / Inch Worm]] || ''Operophtera brumato'' || Adult, caterpillar
 
|-
 
|-
| Spider, Tan Jumping || ''Platycryptus undatus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Pseudoscorpion|Pseudoscorpion]] || ''Pseudoscorpionida'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Spider, Zebra Back || ''Salticus scenicus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Cheiracanthium inclusum|Spider, American Yellow Sac]] || ''Cheiracanthium inclusum'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Stink Bug, Brown Marmorated  || ''Halyomorpha halys'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Pholcus phalangioides|Spider, Longbodied Cellar]] || ''Pholcus phalangioides'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Tick, Deer || ''Ixodes scapularis'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Platycryptus undatus|Spider, Tan Jumping]] || ''Platycryptus undatus'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Walking Stick, Common || ''Diapheromera femorata'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Zebra spider|Spider, Zebra Back]] || ''Salticus scenicus'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Wasp, Eastern Yellow Jacket || ''Vespula maculifrons'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Brown marmorated stink bug|Stink Bug, Brown Marmorated]] || ''Halyomorpha halys'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Wasp, European Paper || ''Polistes dominula'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Ixodes scapularis|Tick, Deer]] || ''Ixodes scapularis'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Wasp, Metricus Paper || ''Polistes metricus'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Common walkingstick|Walking Stick, Common]] || ''Diapheromera femorata'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Weevil, Black Vine || ''Otiorhynchus sulcatus'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Eastern yellowjacket|Wasp, Eastern Yellow Jacket]] || ''Vespula maculifrons'' ||
 +
|-
 +
| [[Wikipedia:Polistes dominula|Wasp, European Paper]] || ''Polistes dominula'' ||
 +
|-
 +
| [[Wikipedia:Polistes metricus|Wasp, Metricus Paper]] || ''Polistes metricus'' ||
 +
|-
 +
| [[Wikipedia:Otiorhynchus sulcatus|Weevil, Black Vine]] || ''Otiorhynchus sulcatus'' ||  
 
|}
 
|}
  
 
==Mammals==
 
==Mammals==
{| class="wikitable" |
+
{| class="wikitable sortable" |
 
! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Notes
 
! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Notes
 
|-
 
|-
| Agouti || ''Dasyprocta'' || Seen in Quintana Roo, Mexico
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| [[Wikipedia:Agouti|Agouti]] || ''Dasyprocta'' || Seen in Quintana Roo, Mexico
 +
|-
 +
| [[Wikipedia:Bat|Bat]] || ''Chiroptera'' || Unable to identify
 +
|-
 +
| [[Wikipedia:American black bear|Bear, American Black]] || ''Ursus americanus'' || Seen in Tennessee
 
|-
 
|-
| Bat || || Unable to identify
+
| [[Wikipedia:Eastern chipmunk|Chipmunk, Eastern]] || ''Tamias striatus'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Bear, Black || ''Ursus americanus'' || Seen in Kentucky
+
| [[Wikipedia:Coati|Coati]] || ''Nasua'' || Seen in Quintana Roo, Mexico
 
|-
 
|-
| Chipmunk, Eastern || ''Tamias striatus'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Coyote|Coyote]] || ''Canis latrans'' || Seen in California
 
|-
 
|-
| Coati || ''Nasua'' || Seen in Quintana Roo, Mexico
+
| [[Wikipedia:White-tailed deer|Deer, White-tailed]] || ''Odocoileus virginianus'' || Male, female, fawns
 
|-
 
|-
| Deer, White-tailed || ''Odocoileus virginianus'' || Male, female, fawns
+
| [[Wikipedia:Groundhog|Groundhog]] || ''Marmota monax'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Groundhog || ''Marmota monax'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Snowshoe hare|Hare, Snowshoe]] || ''Lepus americanus'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Hare, Snowshoe || ''Lepus americanus'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:West Indian manatee|Manatee, Florida]] || ''Trichechus manatus latirostris'' || Seen in Florida
 
|-
 
|-
| Mink, American || ''Neovison vison'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:American mink|Mink, American]] || ''Neovison vison'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Mouse, House || ''Mus musculus'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:House mouse|Mouse, House]] || ''Mus musculus'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Muskrat, || ''Ondatra zibethicus'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Muskrat|Muskrat]], || ''Ondatra zibethicus'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Opossum, Virginia || ''Didelphis virginiana'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Virginia opossum|Opossum, Virginia]] || ''Didelphis virginiana'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Rabbit, Eastern Cottontail || ''Sylvilagus floridanus'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Eastern cottontail|Rabbit, Eastern Cottontail]] || ''Sylvilagus floridanus'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Raccoon || ''Procyon lotor'' || Adults and kits
+
| [[Wikipedia:Raccoon|Raccoon]] || ''Procyon lotor'' || Adults and kits
 
|-
 
|-
| Seal, Harbor || ''Phoca vitulina'' || Seen in Seattle
+
| [[Wikipedia:Northern fur seal|Seal, Northern Fur]] || ''Callorhinus ursinus'' || Seen in Seattle
 
|-
 
|-
| Squirrel, American Red || ''Tamiasciurus hudsonicus'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:American red squirrel|Squirrel, American Red]] || ''Tamiasciurus hudsonicus'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Squirrel, Fox || ''Sciurus niger'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Black squirrel|Squirrel, Black]] || ''Sciurus carolinensis'' || Variant of the gray squirrel
 
|-
 
|-
| Squirrel, Eastern Grey || ''Sciurus carolinensis'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Fox squirrel|Squirrel, Fox]] || ''Sciurus niger'' ||  
 
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| Skunk, Striped || ''Mephitis mephitis'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Eastern gray squirrel|Squirrel, Eastern Gray]] || ''Sciurus carolinensis'' ||  
 
|-
 
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| Vole, Meadow || ''Microtus pennsylvanicus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Striped skunk|Skunk, Striped]] || ''Mephitis mephitis'' ||
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| [[Wikipedia:Meadow vole|Vole, Meadow]] || ''Microtus pennsylvanicus'' ||  
 
|}
 
|}
  
 
==Mollusks==
 
==Mollusks==
{| class="wikitable" |
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{| class="wikitable sortable" |
 
! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Notes
 
! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Notes
 
|-
 
|-
| Clam, Freshwater || || Many kinds, unable to identify
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| [[Wikipedia:Unionoida|Clam, Freshwater]] || ''Unionoida'' || Many kinds, unable to identify
 
|-
 
|-
| Mussel, Zebra|| ''Dreissena polymorpha'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Zebra mussel|Mussel, Zebra]] || ''Dreissena polymorpha'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Slug, Grey Garden || ''Deroceras reticulatum'' ||
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| [[Wikipedia:Octopus|Octopus]] || ''Octopoda'' || Seen in Quintana Roo, Mexico; unable to identify species
 
|-
 
|-
| Slug, Pacific Banana || ''Ariolimax columbianus'' || Seen in Seattle
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| [[Wikipedia:Deroceras reticulatum|Slug, Grey Garden]] || ''Deroceras reticulatum'' ||
 
|-
 
|-
| Snail, Garden || ''Cornu aspersum'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Banana slug|Slug, Pacific Banana]] || ''Ariolimax columbianus'' || Seen in Seattle
 +
|-
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| [[Wikipedia:Bithynia tentaculata|Snail, Faucet]] || ''Bithynia tentaculata'' ||
 +
|-
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| [[Wikipedia:Cornu aspersum|Snail, Garden]] || ''Cornu aspersum'' ||  
 
|}
 
|}
  
 
==Reptiles==
 
==Reptiles==
{| class="wikitable" |
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{| class="wikitable sortable" |
 
! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Notes
 
! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Notes
 
|-
 
|-
| Iguana || || Seen in Quintana Roo, Mexico
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| [[Wikipedia:Ctenosaura similis|Iguana, Black Spiny-tailed]] || ''Ctenosaura similis'' || Seen in Quintana Roo, Mexico
|-
 
| Snake, Black King || Lampropeltis nigra || Seen in Kentucky
 
 
|-
 
|-
| Snake, Blue Racer || ''Coluber constrictor foxii'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Lampropeltis nigra|Snake, Black King]] || ''Lampropeltis nigra'' || Seen in Kentucky
 
|-
 
|-
| Snake, Butler's Garter || ''Thamnophis butleri'' ||
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| [[Wikipedia:Butler's garter snake|Snake, Butler's Garter]] || ''Thamnophis butleri'' ||
 
|-
 
|-
| Snake, Eastern Garter || ''Thamnophis sirtalis'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Common garter snake|Snake, Eastern Garter]] || ''Thamnophis sirtalis'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Snake, Smooth Green || ''Liochlorophis vernalis'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Smooth green snake|Snake, Smooth Green]] || ''Liochlorophis vernalis'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Turtle, Common Snapping || ''Chelydra serpentina'' || Adult, hatchlings
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| [[Wikipedia:Common snapping turtle|Turtle, Common Snapping]] || ''Chelydra serpentina'' || Adult, hatchlings
 
|-
 
|-
| Turtle, Western Painted || ''Chrysemys picta'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Painted turtle|Turtle, Western Painted]] || ''Chrysemys picta'' ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Turtle, Spiny Soft-shell || ''Apalone spinifera spinifera'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Spiny softshell turtle|Turtle, Spiny Soft-shell]] || ''Apalone spinifera spinifera'' ||  
 
|}
 
|}

Latest revision as of 13:31, 7 November 2017

This is a list of animals I have personally seen alive in their natural habitat and was able to identify (to some extant). Unless otherwise mentioned, I first saw the animal in Michigan.

Amphibians

Common Name Nomenclature Notes
Frog, Bull Rana catesbeiana
Frog, Northern Green Rana clamitans melanota Adult and tadpoles
Frog, Pickerel Lithobates palustris
Salamander, Spotted Ambystoma maculatum
Toad, Fowler's Anaxyrus fowleri

Annelids

Common Name Nomenclature Notes
Leech, Freshwater Jawless Glossiphoniidae
Worm, Earth Lumbricus terrestris

Birds

Common Name Nomenclature Notes
Blackbird, Red-winged Agelaius phoeniceus Female, male
Bluebird, Eastern Sialia sialis
Cardinal, Northern Cardinalis cardinalis Female, male
Chickadee, Black-capped Poecile atricapillus
Cowbird, Brown-headed Molothrus ater
Crane, Sandhill Grus canadensis
Crow, America Corvus brachyrhynchos
Dove, Mourning Zenaida macroura Adult, hatchlings
Dove, Rock Columba livia
Eagle, Bald Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Egret, Great Ardea alba
Finch, American Gold Carduelis tristis
Goose, Canada Branta canadensis Female, male, hatchlings
Grackle, Common Quiscalus quiscula Female, male
Grackle, Great-tailed Quiscalus mexicanus Seen in New Mexico and Quintana Roo, Mexico
Gull, American Herring Larus smithsonianus
Gull, Common Larus canus
Hawk, Broad-winged Buteo platypterus
Heron, Great Blue Ardea herodias
Hummingbird Trochilidae Seen several, couldn't identify
Jay, Blue Cyanocitta cristata
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
Kingfisher, Belted Megaceryle alcyon Female
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Female, male, hatchlings
Nuthatch, Red-breasted Sitta canadensis
Owl Strigiformes Couldn't identify
Oriole, Baltimore Icterus galbula
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
Pelican, Brown Pelecanus occidentalis
Pheasant, Common Phasianus colchicus
Raven, Common Corvis corax
Redpoll, Common Acanthis flammea
Robin, American Turdus migratorius Female, male, nest, eggs
Sparrow, Eurasian Tree Passer montanus
Sparrow, House Passer domesticus Female, male
Starling, Common Sturnus vulgaris
Swallow, Barn Hirundo rustica Female, male
Swan, Mute Cygnus olor
Turkey, Wild Meleagris gallopavo Female
Vulture, Turkey Cathartes aura
Woodpecker, Pileated Dryocuopus pileatus
Woodpecker, Red-bellied Melanerpes carolinus

Cnidarias

Common Name Nomenclature Notes
Jellyfish, box Cubozoa Seen in Bahamas

Crustaceans

Common Name Nomenclature Notes
Crayfish, Rusty Orconectes rusticus
Pill-bug, Common Armadillidium vulgare AKA Roly-poly
Sow-bug Oniscidea Kind that can't roll up

Fish

Common Name Nomenclature Notes
Bass, Smallmouth Micropterus dolomieu
Bluegill Lepomis macrochirus
Catfish, Flathead Pylodictis olivaris
Trout, Lake Salvelinus namaycush

Insects

Common Name Nomenclature Notes
Ant, Black Carpenter Camponotus pennsylvanicus Female, Male, larva, eggs
Ant, Black Garden Lasius niger
Ant, Pavement Tetramorium caespitum
Bee, American Bumble Bombus pensylvanicus
Bee, Western Honey Apis mellifera
Beetle, False Mealworm Alobates pennsylvanica
Beetle, May Phyllophaga
Boxelder Bug Boisea trivittata
Butterfly, Canadian Tiger Swallowtail Papilio canadensis
Butterfly, Clouded Sulfur Colias philodice
Butterfly, Monarch Danaus plexippus
Centipede, House Scutigeridae
Centipede, Bark Cormocephalus
Cricket, Field Gryllus pennsylvanicus
Damselfly Ischnura
Dragonfly, Blue Dasher Pachydiplax longipennis
Dragonfly Anisoptera Unable to identify species
Earwig, European Forficula auricularia Female, male, young, larva, eggs
Firefly, Common Eastern Photinus pyralis
Fly, Common Fruit Drosophila melanogaster
Fly, Crane Tipulidae
Fly, Horse Tabanidae
Fly, House Musca domestica
Gnat Mycetophilidae Unable to identify species
Grasshopper, Differential Melanoplus differentialis
Grasshopper, Two-striped Melanoplus bivittatus
Harvestman, Eastern Leiobunum vittatum
Ladybeetle, Asian Harmonia axyridis
Lady Bug Coccinellidae
Mantis, Chinese Tenodera sinensis
Mantis, European Mantis religiosa
Mayfly Palaeoptera Seen in Ohio off Lake Erie
Millipede Diplopoda Unable to identify species
Mite, Clover Bryobia praetiosa
Mosquito Culicidae Unable to identify species
Moth, Eastern Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma americanum
Moth, Five-spotted Hawk / Tomato Hornworm Manduca quinquemaculata Caterpillar
Moth, Hummingbird Hemaris Unable to identify species
Moth, Isabella Tiger / Caterpillar, Woollybear Pyrrharctia isabella Adult, caterpillar
Moth, Winter / Inch Worm Operophtera brumato Adult, caterpillar
Pseudoscorpion Pseudoscorpionida
Spider, American Yellow Sac Cheiracanthium inclusum
Spider, Longbodied Cellar Pholcus phalangioides
Spider, Tan Jumping Platycryptus undatus
Spider, Zebra Back Salticus scenicus
Stink Bug, Brown Marmorated Halyomorpha halys
Tick, Deer Ixodes scapularis
Walking Stick, Common Diapheromera femorata
Wasp, Eastern Yellow Jacket Vespula maculifrons
Wasp, European Paper Polistes dominula
Wasp, Metricus Paper Polistes metricus
Weevil, Black Vine Otiorhynchus sulcatus

Mammals

Common Name Nomenclature Notes
Agouti Dasyprocta Seen in Quintana Roo, Mexico
Bat Chiroptera Unable to identify
Bear, American Black Ursus americanus Seen in Tennessee
Chipmunk, Eastern Tamias striatus
Coati Nasua Seen in Quintana Roo, Mexico
Coyote Canis latrans Seen in California
Deer, White-tailed Odocoileus virginianus Male, female, fawns
Groundhog Marmota monax
Hare, Snowshoe Lepus americanus
Manatee, Florida Trichechus manatus latirostris Seen in Florida
Mink, American Neovison vison
Mouse, House Mus musculus
Muskrat, Ondatra zibethicus
Opossum, Virginia Didelphis virginiana
Rabbit, Eastern Cottontail Sylvilagus floridanus
Raccoon Procyon lotor Adults and kits
Seal, Northern Fur Callorhinus ursinus Seen in Seattle
Squirrel, American Red Tamiasciurus hudsonicus
Squirrel, Black Sciurus carolinensis Variant of the gray squirrel
Squirrel, Fox Sciurus niger
Squirrel, Eastern Gray Sciurus carolinensis
Skunk, Striped Mephitis mephitis
Vole, Meadow Microtus pennsylvanicus

Mollusks

Common Name Nomenclature Notes
Clam, Freshwater Unionoida Many kinds, unable to identify
Mussel, Zebra Dreissena polymorpha
Octopus Octopoda Seen in Quintana Roo, Mexico; unable to identify species
Slug, Grey Garden Deroceras reticulatum
Slug, Pacific Banana Ariolimax columbianus Seen in Seattle
Snail, Faucet Bithynia tentaculata
Snail, Garden Cornu aspersum

Reptiles

Common Name Nomenclature Notes
Iguana, Black Spiny-tailed Ctenosaura similis Seen in Quintana Roo, Mexico
Snake, Black King Lampropeltis nigra Seen in Kentucky
Snake, Butler's Garter Thamnophis butleri
Snake, Eastern Garter Thamnophis sirtalis
Snake, Smooth Green Liochlorophis vernalis
Turtle, Common Snapping Chelydra serpentina Adult, hatchlings
Turtle, Western Painted Chrysemys picta
Turtle, Spiny Soft-shell Apalone spinifera spinifera