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| [[Wikipedia:Northern green frog|Frog, Northern Green]] || ''Rana clamitans melanota'' || Adult and tadpoles
 
| [[Wikipedia:Northern green frog|Frog, Northern Green]] || ''Rana clamitans melanota'' || Adult and tadpoles
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| [[Wikipedia:Northern leopard frog|Frog, Northern Leopard]] || ''Lithobates pipiens'' || Green morph
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Pickerel frog|Frog, Pickerel]] || ''Lithobates palustris'' ||  
 
| [[Wikipedia:Pickerel frog|Frog, Pickerel]] || ''Lithobates palustris'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Spotted salamander|Salamander, Spotted]] || ''Ambystoma maculatum'' ||
 
| [[Wikipedia:Spotted salamander|Salamander, Spotted]] || ''Ambystoma maculatum'' ||
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Anaxyrus fowleri|Toad, Fowler's]] || ''Anaxyrus fowleri'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:American toad|Toad, Eastern American]] || ''Anaxyrus americanus'' || Adult (brown and tan morph) and young
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| [[Wikipedia:Anaxyrus fowleri|Toad, Fowler's]] || ''Anaxyrus fowleri'' ||
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Brown-headed cowbird|Cowbird, Brown-headed]] || ''Molothrus ater'' ||  
 
| [[Wikipedia:Brown-headed cowbird|Cowbird, Brown-headed]] || ''Molothrus ater'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Sandhill crane|Crane, Sandhill]] || ''Grus canadensis'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Sandhill crane|Crane, Sandhill]] || ''Grus canadensis'' || Female, male, hatchlings
 
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| [[Wikipedia:American crow|Crow, American]] || ''Corvus brachyrhynchos'' ||
 
| [[Wikipedia:American crow|Crow, American]] || ''Corvus brachyrhynchos'' ||
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| [[Wikipedia:Rock dove|Dove, Rock]] || ''Columba livia'' ||  
 
| [[Wikipedia:Rock dove|Dove, Rock]] || ''Columba livia'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Wood duck|Duck, Wood]] || ''Aix sponsa'' || Female, young
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Bald eagle|Eagle, Bald]] || ''Haliaeetus leucocephalus'' ||  
 
| [[Wikipedia:Bald eagle|Eagle, Bald]] || ''Haliaeetus leucocephalus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Hummingbird|Hummingbird]] || ''Trochilidae'' || Seen several, couldn't identify
 
| [[Wikipedia:Hummingbird|Hummingbird]] || ''Trochilidae'' || Seen several, couldn't identify
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Blue jay|Jay, Blue]] || ''Cyanocitta cristata'' || Male, female
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| [[Wikipedia:Blue jay|Jay, Blue]] || ''Cyanocitta cristata'' || Female, male
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Killdeer|Killdeer]] || ''Charadrius vociferus'' ||  
 
| [[Wikipedia:Killdeer|Killdeer]] || ''Charadrius vociferus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Red-breasted nuthatch|Nuthatch, Red-breasted]] || ''Sitta canadensis'' ||  
 
| [[Wikipedia:Red-breasted nuthatch|Nuthatch, Red-breasted]] || ''Sitta canadensis'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Owl|Owl]] || ''Strigiformes'' || Two different times, couldn't identify either
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| [[Wikipedia:Northern hawk-owl|Owl, Northern Hawk]] || ''Surnia ulula'' || Saw another at night, but I couldn't identify it
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Baltimore oriole|Oriole, Baltimore]] || ''Icterus galbula'' ||  
 
| [[Wikipedia:Baltimore oriole|Oriole, Baltimore]] || ''Icterus galbula'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Mute swan|Swan, Mute]] || ''Cygnus olor'' ||  
 
| [[Wikipedia:Mute swan|Swan, Mute]] || ''Cygnus olor'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Wild turkey|Turkey, Wild]] || ''Meleagris gallopavo'' || Female
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| [[Wikipedia:Wild turkey|Turkey, Wild]] || ''Meleagris gallopavo'' || Female, male
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Turkey vulture|Vulture, Turkey]] || ''Cathartes aura'' ||  
 
| [[Wikipedia:Turkey vulture|Vulture, Turkey]] || ''Cathartes aura'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Cedar waxwing|Waxwing, Cedar]] || ''Bombycilla cedrorum'' ||
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| [[Wikipedia:Northern flicker|Woodpecker, Northern Flicker]] || ''Colaptes auratus'' || Female
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Pileated woodpecker|Woodpecker, Pileated]] || ''Dryocuopus pileatus'' ||  
 
| [[Wikipedia:Pileated woodpecker|Woodpecker, Pileated]] || ''Dryocuopus pileatus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Red-bellied woodpecker|Woodpecker, Red-bellied]] || ''Melanerpes carolinus'' ||  
 
| [[Wikipedia:Red-bellied woodpecker|Woodpecker, Red-bellied]] || ''Melanerpes carolinus'' ||  
 
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==Butterflies, Moths, Caterpillars==
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{| class="wikitable sortable" |
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| [[Wikipedia:Pieris rapae|Cabbage White]] || ''Pieris rapae'' || Adult
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| [[Wikipedia:Colias philodice|Clouded Sulfur]] || ''Colias philodice'' || Adult
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| [[Wikipedia:Manduca quinquemaculata|Hawk, Five-spotted (Tomato Hornworm)]] || ''Manduca quinquemaculata'' || Caterpillar
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| [[Wikipedia:Hemaris|Hummingbird Moth]] || ''Hemaris'' || Unable to identify species
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| [[Wikipedia:Pyrrharctia isabella|Isabella Tiger (Caterpillar, Woollybear)]] || ''Pyrrharctia isabella'' || Adult, caterpillar
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| [[Wikipedia:Monarch butterfly|Monarch]] || ''Danaus plexippus'' || Adult
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| [[Wikipedia:Papilio canadensis|Swallowtail, Canadian Tiger]] || ''Papilio canadensis'' || Adult
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| [[Wikipedia:Papilio cresphontes|Swallowtail, Giant]] || ''Papilio cresphontes'' || Adult
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| [[Wikipedia:Eastern tent caterpillar|Tent Caterpillar, Eastern]] || ''Malacosoma americanum'' || Adult, caterpillar
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| [[Wikipedia:Lophocampa caryae|Tussock, Hickory Tiger]] || ''Lophocampa caryae'' || Caterpillar, adult
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| [[Wikipedia:Lophocampa maculata|Tussock, Spotted]] || ''Lophocampa maculata'' || Caterpillar
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| [[Wikipedia:Winter moth|Winter Moth (Inch Worm)]] || ''Operophtera brumato'' || Adult, caterpillar
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* [https://www.insectidentification.org/insects-by-type-and-region.asp?thisState=michigan&thisType=Butterfly%20or%20Moth insectidentification.org/insects-by-type-and-region.asp?thisState=michigan&thisType=Butterfly%20or%20Moth] - Database.
  
 
==Cnidarias==
 
==Cnidarias==
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! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Notes
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Black carpenter ant|Ant, Black Carpenter]] || ''Camponotus pennsylvanicus'' || Female, Male, larva, eggs
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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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| [[Wikipedia:Black garden ant|Ant, Black Garden]] || ''Lasius niger'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Pavement ant|Ant - Pavement]] || ''Tetramorium caespitum'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Pavement ant|Ant, Pavement]] || ''Tetramorium caespitum'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Bombus pensylvanicus|Bee - Bumble, American]] || ''Bombus pensylvanicus'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Bombus pensylvanicus|Bee, American Bumble]] || ''Bombus pensylvanicus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Western honey bee|Bee - Honey, Western]] || ''Apis mellifera'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Western honey bee|Bee, Western Honey]] || ''Apis mellifera'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Alobates pennsylvanica|Beetle - False Mealworm]] || ''Alobates pennsylvanica'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Alobates pennsylvanica|Beetle, False Mealworm]] || ''Alobates pennsylvanica'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Japanese beetle|Beetle - Japanese]] || ''Popillia japonica'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Phyllophaga|Beetle, May]] || ''Phyllophaga'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Phyllophaga|Beetle - May]] || ''Phyllophaga'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Boxelder bug|Boxelder Bug]] || ''Boisea trivittata'' ||  
 
| [[Wikipedia:Boxelder bug|Boxelder Bug]] || ''Boisea trivittata'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Papilio canadensis|Butterfly, Canadian Tiger Swallowtail]] || ''Papilio canadensis'' ||
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| [[Wikipedia:Scutigeridae|Centipede - House]] || ''Scutigeridae'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Colias philodice|Butterfly, Clouded Sulfur]] || ''Colias philodice'' ||
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Monarch butterfly|Butterfly, Monarch]] || ''Danaus plexippus'' ||  
 
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Scutigeridae|Centipede, House]] || ''Scutigeridae'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Cormocephalus|Centipede - Bark]] || ''Cormocephalus'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Cormocephalus|Centipede, Bark]] || ''Cormocephalus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Cicada|Cicada]] || || Unable to identify genus
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Field cricket|Cricket, Field]] || ''Gryllus pennsylvanicus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Field cricket|Cricket - Field]] || ''Gryllus pennsylvanicus'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Damselfly|Damselfly]] || ''Ischnura'' ||  
 
| [[Wikipedia:Damselfly|Damselfly]] || ''Ischnura'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Blue dasher|Dragonfly, Blue Dasher]] || ''Pachydiplax longipennis'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Blue dasher|Dragonfly - Blue Dasher]] || ''Pachydiplax longipennis'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Dragonfly|Dragonfly]] || ''Anisoptera'' || Unable to identify species
 
| [[Wikipedia:Dragonfly|Dragonfly]] || ''Anisoptera'' || Unable to identify species
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Forficula auricularia|Earwig, European]] || ''Forficula auricularia'' || Female, male, young, larva, eggs
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| [[Wikipedia:Forficula auricularia|Earwig - European]] || ''Forficula auricularia'' || Female, male, young, larva, eggs
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Photinus pyralis|Firefly, Common Eastern]] || ''Photinus pyralis'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Photinus pyralis|Firefly - Common Eastern]] || ''Photinus pyralis'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Drosophila melanogaster|Fly, Common Fruit]] || ''Drosophila melanogaster'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Drosophila melanogaster|Fly - Common Fruit]] || ''Drosophila melanogaster'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Crane fly|Fly, Crane]] || ''Tipulidae'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Crane fly|Fly - Crane]] || ''Tipulidae'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Horse-fly|Fly, Horse]] || ''Tabanidae'' ||
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| [[Wikipedia:Horse-fly|Fly - Horse]] || ''Tabanidae'' ||
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Housefly|Fly, House]] || ''Musca domestica'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Housefly|Fly - House]] || ''Musca domestica'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Gnat|Gnat]] || ''Mycetophilidae'' || Unable to identify species
 
| [[Wikipedia:Gnat|Gnat]] || ''Mycetophilidae'' || Unable to identify species
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Differential grasshopper|Grasshopper, Differential]] || ''Melanoplus differentialis'' ||
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| [[Wikipedia:Differential grasshopper|Grasshopper - Differential]] || ''Melanoplus differentialis'' ||
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| [[Wikipedia:Melanoplus bivittatus|Grasshopper - Two-striped]] || ''Melanoplus bivittatus'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Melanoplus bivittatus|Grasshopper, Two-striped]] || ''Melanoplus bivittatus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Leiobunum|Harvestman - Eastern]] || ''Leiobunum vittatum'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Leiobunum|Harvestman, Eastern]] || ''Leiobunum vittatum'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Scudderia furcata|Katydid - Fork-tailed Bush]] || ''Scudderia furcata'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Harmonia axyridis|Ladybeetle, Asian]] || ''Harmonia axyridis'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Harmonia axyridis|Ladybeetle - Asian]] || ''Harmonia axyridis'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Coccinellidae|Lady Bug]] || ''Coccinellidae'' ||  
 
| [[Wikipedia:Coccinellidae|Lady Bug]] || ''Coccinellidae'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Chinese mantis|Mantis, Chinese]] || ''Tenodera sinensis'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Chinese mantis|Mantis - Chinese]] || ''Tenodera sinensis'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:European mantis|Mantis, European]] || ''Mantis religiosa'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:European mantis|Mantis - European]] || ''Mantis religiosa'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Mayfly|Mayfly]] || ''Palaeoptera'' || Seen in Ohio off Lake Erie
 
| [[Wikipedia:Mayfly|Mayfly]] || ''Palaeoptera'' || Seen in Ohio off Lake Erie
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| [[Wikipedia:Millipede|Millipede]] || ''Diplopoda'' || Unable to identify species
 
| [[Wikipedia:Millipede|Millipede]] || ''Diplopoda'' || Unable to identify species
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Bryobia praetiosa|Mite, Clover]] || ''Bryobia praetiosa'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Bryobia praetiosa|Mite - Clover]] || ''Bryobia praetiosa'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Mosquito|Mosquito]] || ''Culicidae'' || Unable to identify species
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| [[Wikipedia:Mosquito|Mosquito]] || ''Culicidae'' || Female, larva. Unable to identify species
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Eastern tent caterpillar|Moth, Eastern Tent Caterpillar]] || ''Malacosoma americanum'' || Adult, caterpillar
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| [[Wikipedia:Pseudoscorpion|Pseudoscorpion]] || ''Pseudoscorpionida'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Manduca quinquemaculata|Moth, Five-spotted Hawk / Tomato Hornworm]] || ''Manduca quinquemaculata'' || Caterpillar
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Hemaris|Moth, Hummingbird]] || ''Hemaris'' || Unable to identify species
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Pyrrharctia isabella|Moth, Isabella Tiger / Caterpillar, Woollybear]] || ''Pyrrharctia isabella'' || Adult, caterpillar
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Lophocampa maculata|Moth, Spotted Tussock]] || ''Lophocampa maculata'' || Caterpillar
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Winter moth|Moth, Winter / Inch Worm]] || ''Operophtera brumato'' || Adult, caterpillar
 
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Pseudoscorpion|Pseudoscorpion]] || ''Pseudoscorpionida'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Cheiracanthium inclusum|Spider - American Yellow Sac]] || ''Cheiracanthium inclusum'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Cheiracanthium inclusum|Spider, American Yellow Sac]] || ''Cheiracanthium inclusum'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Pholcus phalangioides|Spider - Longbodied Cellar]] || ''Pholcus phalangioides'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Pholcus phalangioides|Spider, Longbodied Cellar]] || ''Pholcus phalangioides'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Pisaurina mira|Spider - Nursery Web]] || ''Pisaurina mira'' || Male
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Platycryptus undatus|Spider, Tan Jumping]] || ''Platycryptus undatus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Platycryptus undatus|Spider - Tan Jumping]] || ''Platycryptus undatus'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Zebra spider|Spider, Zebra Back]] || ''Salticus scenicus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Zebra spider|Spider - Zebra Back]] || ''Salticus scenicus'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Brown marmorated stink bug|Stink Bug, Brown Marmorated]] || ''Halyomorpha halys'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Brown marmorated stink bug|Stink Bug - Brown Marmorated]] || ''Halyomorpha halys'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Ixodes scapularis|Tick, Deer]] || ''Ixodes scapularis'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Rhipicephalus sanguineus|Tick - Brown Dog]] || ''Rhipicephalus sanguineus'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Common walkingstick|Walking Stick, Common]] || ''Diapheromera femorata'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Common walkingstick|Walking Stick - Common]] || ''Diapheromera femorata'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Eastern yellowjacket|Wasp, Eastern Yellow Jacket]] || ''Vespula maculifrons'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Eastern yellowjacket|Wasp - Eastern Yellow Jacket]] || ''Vespula maculifrons'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Polistes dominula|Wasp, European Paper]] || ''Polistes dominula'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Polistes dominula|Wasp - European Paper]] || ''Polistes dominula'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Polistes metricus|Wasp, Metricus Paper]] || ''Polistes metricus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Polistes metricus|Wasp - Metricus Paper]] || ''Polistes metricus'' ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Otiorhynchus sulcatus|Weevil, Black Vine]] || ''Otiorhynchus sulcatus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Otiorhynchus sulcatus|Weevil - Black Vine]] || ''Otiorhynchus sulcatus'' ||  
 
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Latest revision as of 13:03, 27 September 2019

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, Northern Leopard Lithobates pipiens Green morph
Frog, Pickerel Lithobates palustris
Salamander, Spotted Ambystoma maculatum
Toad, Eastern American Anaxyrus americanus Adult (brown and tan morph) and young
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 Female, male
Cardinal, Northern Cardinalis cardinalis Female, male
Chickadee, Black-capped Poecile atricapillus
Cowbird, Brown-headed Molothrus ater
Crane, Sandhill Grus canadensis Female, male, hatchlings
Crow, American Corvus brachyrhynchos
Dove, Mourning Zenaida macroura Adult, hatchlings
Dove, Rock Columba livia
Duck, Wood Aix sponsa Female, young
Eagle, Bald Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Egret, Great Ardea alba
Finch, American Gold Carduelis tristis Female, male
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 Female, male
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
Kingfisher, Belted Megaceryle alcyon Female
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Female, male, hatchlings
Nuthatch, Red-breasted Sitta canadensis
Owl, Northern Hawk Surnia ulula Saw another at night, but I couldn't identify it
Oriole, Baltimore Icterus galbula
Osprey Pandion haliaetus Adult, nest
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, male
Vulture, Turkey Cathartes aura
Waxwing, Cedar Bombycilla cedrorum
Woodpecker, Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus Female
Woodpecker, Pileated Dryocuopus pileatus
Woodpecker, Red-bellied Melanerpes carolinus

Butterflies, Moths, Caterpillars

Common Name Nomenclature Notes
Cabbage White Pieris rapae Adult
Clouded Sulfur Colias philodice Adult
Hawk, Five-spotted (Tomato Hornworm) Manduca quinquemaculata Caterpillar
Hummingbird Moth Hemaris Unable to identify species
Isabella Tiger (Caterpillar, Woollybear) Pyrrharctia isabella Adult, caterpillar
Monarch Danaus plexippus Adult
Swallowtail, Canadian Tiger Papilio canadensis Adult
Swallowtail, Giant Papilio cresphontes Adult
Tent Caterpillar, Eastern Malacosoma americanum Adult, caterpillar
Tussock, Hickory Tiger Lophocampa caryae Caterpillar, adult
Tussock, Spotted Lophocampa maculata Caterpillar
Winter Moth (Inch Worm) Operophtera brumato Adult, caterpillar

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 - Bumble, American Bombus pensylvanicus
Bee - Honey, Western Apis mellifera
Beetle - False Mealworm Alobates pennsylvanica
Beetle - Japanese Popillia japonica
Beetle - May Phyllophaga
Boxelder Bug Boisea trivittata
Centipede - House Scutigeridae
Centipede - Bark Cormocephalus
Cicada Unable to identify genus
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
Katydid - Fork-tailed Bush Scudderia furcata
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 Female, larva. Unable to identify species
Pseudoscorpion Pseudoscorpionida
Spider - American Yellow Sac Cheiracanthium inclusum
Spider - Longbodied Cellar Pholcus phalangioides
Spider - Nursery Web Pisaurina mira Male
Spider - Tan Jumping Platycryptus undatus
Spider - Zebra Back Salticus scenicus
Stink Bug - Brown Marmorated Halyomorpha halys
Tick - Brown Dog Rhipicephalus sanguineus
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 Adult, hatchlings
Turtle, Spiny Soft-shell Apalone spinifera spinifera