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==Amphibians==
 
==Amphibians==
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! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Photos !! Notes
 
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| [[Wikipedia:American bullfrog|Frog, Bull]] || ''Rana catesbeiana'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:American bullfrog|Frog - Bull]] || ''Rana catesbeiana'' || [[Image:Animal - Amphibian - Frog - Bull - Rana catesbeiana.jpg|32x32px]] ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Northern green frog|Frog, Northern Green]] || ''Rana clamitans melanota'' || Adult and tadpoles
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| [[Wikipedia:Northern green frog|Frog - Green, Northern]] || ''Rana clamitans melanota'' || || Adult and tadpoles
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Pickerel frog|Frog, Pickerel]] || ''Lithobates palustris'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Northern leopard frog|Frog - Leopard, Northern]] || ''Lithobates pipiens'' || || Green morph
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Spotted salamander|Salamander, Spotted]] || ''Ambystoma maculatum'' ||
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| [[Wikipedia:Pickerel frog|Frog - Pickerel]] || ''Lithobates palustris'' || ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Anaxyrus fowleri|Toad, Fowler's]] || ''Anaxyrus fowleri'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Spotted salamander|Salamander - Spotted]] || ''Ambystoma maculatum'' || ||
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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'' || ||
 
|}
 
|}
  
 
==Annelids==
 
==Annelids==
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{| class="wikitable sortable" |
! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Notes
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| [[Wikipedia:Glossiphoniidae|Leech, Freshwater Jawless]] || ''Glossiphoniidae'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Glossiphoniidae|Leech, Freshwater Jawless]] || ''Glossiphoniidae'' || ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Earthworm|Worm, Earth]] || ''Lumbricus terrestris'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Earthworm|Worm, Earth]] || ''Lumbricus terrestris'' || [[Image:Animal - Annelid - Worm, Earth - Lumbricus terrestris.jpg|32x32px]] ||  
 
|}
 
|}
  
 
==Birds==
 
==Birds==
{| class="wikitable" |
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{| class="wikitable sortable" |
! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Notes
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! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Photos !! Notes
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| [[Wikipedia:Red-winged blackbird|Blackbird, Red-winged]] || ''Agelaius phoeniceus'' || || Female, male
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|-
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| [[Wikipedia:Eastern bluebird|Bluebird, Eastern]] || ''Sialia sialis'' || || Female, male
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|-
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| [[Wikipedia:Northern cardinal|Cardinal, Northern]] || ''Cardinalis cardinalis'' || || Female, male
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|-
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| [[Wikipedia:Black-capped chickadee|Chickadee, Black-capped]] || ''Poecile atricapillus'' || [[Image:Animal - Bird - Chickadee, Black-capped - Poecile atricapillus.jpg|32x32px]] ||
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|-
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| [[Wikipedia:Brown-headed cowbird|Cowbird, Brown-headed]] || ''Molothrus ater'' || ||
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| [[Wikipedia:Sandhill crane|Crane, Sandhill]] || ''Grus canadensis'' || [[Image:Animal - Bird - Crane, Sandhill - Grus canadensis.jpg|32x32px]] || Female, male, hatchlings
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|-
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| [[Wikipedia:American crow|Crow, American]] || ''Corvus brachyrhynchos'' || ||
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| [[Wikipedia:Mourning dove|Dove, Mourning]] || ''Zenaida macroura'' || || Adult, hatchlings
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| [[Wikipedia:Rock dove|Dove, Rock]] || ''Columba livia'' || ||
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| [[Wikipedia:Wood duck|Duck, Wood]] || ''Aix sponsa'' || || Female adult, male/female juvenile
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| [[Wikipedia:Bald eagle|Eagle, Bald]] || ''Haliaeetus leucocephalus'' || ||
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|-
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| [[Wikipedia:Great egret|Egret, Great]] || ''Ardea alba'' || ||
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|-
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| [[Wikipedia:American goldfinch|Finch, American Gold]] || ''Carduelis tristis'' || || Female, male
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|-
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| [[Wikipedia:Canada goose|Goose, Canada]] || ''Branta canadensis'' || [[Image:Animal - Bird - Goose, Canada - Branta canadensis.jpg|32x32px]] || Female, male, hatchling, fledgling
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|-
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| [[Wikipedia:Common grackle|Grackle, Common]] || ''Quiscalus quiscula'' || || Female, male
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|-
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| [[Wikipedia:Great-tailed grackle|Grackle, Great-tailed]] || ''Quiscalus mexicanus'' || [[Image:Animal - Bird - Great-Tailed Grackle (Female) - Quiscalus mexicanus.jpg|32x32px]] || Seen in New Mexico and Quintana Roo, Mexico.
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|-
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| [[Wikipedia:American herring gull|Gull, American Herring]] || ''Larus smithsonianus'' || ||
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|-
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| [[Wikipedia:Common gull|Gull, Common]] || ''Larus canus'' || ||
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Red-winged blackbird|Blackbird, Red-winged]] || ''Agelaius phoeniceus'' || Female, male
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| [[Wikipedia:Laughing gull|Gull, Laughing]] || ''Leucophaeus atricilla'' || [[Image:Animal - Bird - Gull - Laughing (Alternate) - Leucophaeus atricilla.jpg|32x32px]] || Alternate plumage. Seen in the Bahamas.
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Eastern bluebird|Bluebird, Eastern]] || ''Sialia sialis'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Broad-winged hawk|Hawk, Broad-winged]] || ''Buteo platypterus'' || ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Northern cardinal|Cardinal, Northern]] || ''Cardinalis cardinalis'' || Female, male
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| [[Wikipedia:Great blue heron|Heron, Great Blue]] || ''Ardea herodias'' || || Dark form
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Black-capped chickadee|Chickadee, Black-capped]] || ''Poecile atricapillus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Hummingbird|Hummingbird]] || ''Trochilidae'' || || Seen several, couldn't identify
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Brown-headed cowbird|Cowbird, Brown-headed]] || ''Molothrus ater'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Blue jay|Jay, Blue]] || ''Cyanocitta cristata'' || || Female, male
 
|-
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Sandhill crane|Crane, Sandhill]] || ''Grus canadensis'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Dark-eyed_junco|Junco, Dark-eyed]] || ''Junco hyemalis'' || || Male slate-colored
 
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| [[Wikipedia:American crow|Crow, America]] || ''Corvus brachyrhynchos'' ||
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| [[Wikipedia:Killdeer|Killdeer]] || ''Charadrius vociferus'' || [[Image:Animal - Bird - Killdeer - Charadrius vociferus.jpg|32x32px]] ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Mourning dove|Dove, Mourning]] || ''Zenaida macroura'' || Adult, hatchlings
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| [[Wikipedia:Belted kingfisher|Kingfisher, Belted]] || ''Megaceryle alcyon'' || || Female
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Rock dove|Dove, Rock]] || ''Columba livia'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Mallard|Mallard]] || ''Anas platyrhynchos'' || || Female, male, hatchlings
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Bald eagle|Eagle, Bald]] || ''Haliaeetus leucocephalus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Red-breasted nuthatch|Nuthatch, Red-breasted]] || ''Sitta canadensis'' || ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Great egret|Egret, Great]] || ''Ardea alba'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Barred owl|Owl, Barred]] || ''Strix varia'' || [[Image:Animal - Bird - Owl, Barred (Fledgling) - Strix varia.jpg|32x32px]] [[Image:Animal - Bird - Owl, Barred - Strix varia.jpg|32x32px]] || Adult and fledgling. Saw another at night, but I couldn't identify it
 
|-
 
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| [[Wikipedia:American goldfinch|Finch, American Gold]] || ''Carduelis tristis'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Baltimore oriole|Oriole, Baltimore]] || ''Icterus galbula'' || ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Canada goose|Goose, Canada]] || ''Branta canadensis'' || Female, male, hatchlings
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| [[Wikipedia:Osprey|Osprey]] || ''Pandion haliaetus'' || || Adult, nest
 
|-
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Common grackle|Grackle, Common]] || ''Quiscalus quiscula'' || Female, male
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| [[Wikipedia:Brown pelican|Pelican, Brown]] || ''Pelecanus occidentalis'' || ||
 
|-
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Great-tailed grackle|Grackle, Great-tailed]] || ''Quiscalus mexicanus'' || Seen in New Mexico and Quintana Roo, Mexico
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| [[Wikipedia:Common pheasant|Pheasant, Common]] || ''Phasianus colchicus'' || ||
 
|-
 
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| [[Wikipedia:American herring gull|Gull, American Herring]] || ''Larus smithsonianus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Common raven|Raven, Common]] || ''Corvis corax'' || ||  
 
|-
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Common gull|Gull, Common]] || ''Larus canus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Common redpoll|Redpoll, Common]] || ''Acanthis flammea'' || ||  
 
|-
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Broad-winged hawk|Hawk, Broad-winged]] || ''Buteo platypterus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:American robin|Robin, American]] || ''Turdus migratorius'' || [[Image:Animal - Bird - Robin, American (Hatchlings) - Turdus migratorius.jpg|32x32px]] || Female, male, hatchlings, nest, eggs
 
|-
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Great blue heron|Heron, Great Blue]] || ''Ardea herodias'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Eurasian tree sparrow|Sparrow, Eurasian Tree]] || ''Passer montanus'' || ||  
 
|-
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Hummingbird|Hummingbird]] || || Seen several, couldn't identify
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| [[Wikipedia:House sparrow|Sparrow, House]] || ''Passer domesticus'' || || Female, male
 
|-
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Blue jay|Jay, Blue]] || ''Cyanocitta cristata'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Common starling|Starling, Common]] || ''Sturnus vulgaris'' || ||  
 
|-
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Killdeer|Killdeer]] || ''Charadrius vociferus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Barn swallow|Swallow, Barn]] || ''Hirundo rustica'' || || Female, male
 
|-
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Belted kingfisher|Kingfisher, Belted]] || ''Megaceryle alcyon'' || Female
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| [[Wikipedia:Mute swan|Swan, Mute]] || ''Cygnus olor'' || ||
 
|-
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Mallard|Mallard]] || ''Anas platyrhynchos'' || Female, male, hatchlings
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| [[Wikipedia:Wild turkey|Turkey, Wild]] || ''Meleagris gallopavo'' || || Female, male
 
|-
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Red-breasted nuthatch|Nuthatch, Red-breasted]] || ''Sitta canadensis'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Turkey vulture|Vulture, Turkey]] || ''Cathartes aura'' || ||  
 
|-
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Owl|Owl]] || || Couldn't identify
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| [[Wikipedia:Cedar waxwing|Waxwing, Cedar]] || ''Bombycilla cedrorum'' || || Female, male
 
|-
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Baltimore oriole|Oriole, Baltimore]] || ''Icterus galbula'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Northern flicker|Woodpecker - Flicker, Northern]] || ''Colaptes auratus'' || [[Image:Animal - Bird - Woodpecker - Flicker, Northern (Egg) - Colaptes auratus.jpg|32x32px]] || Male, female, egg
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|-
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| [[Wikipedia:Pileated woodpecker|Woodpecker - Pileated]] || ''Dryocuopus pileatus'' || ||
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|-
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| [[Wikipedia:Red-bellied woodpecker|Woodpecker - Red-bellied]] || ''Melanerpes carolinus'' || ||
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|}
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==Butterflies, Moths, Caterpillars==
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{| class="wikitable sortable" |
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! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Photos !! Notes
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Osprey|Osprey]] || ''Pandion haliaetus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Pieris rapae|Butterfly - Cabbage White]] || ''Pieris rapae'' || [[Image:Animal - Moth - Cabbage White - Pieris rapae.jpg|32x32px]] || Adult
 
|-
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Brown pelican|Pelican, Brown]] || ''Pelecanus occidentalis'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Colias philodice|Butterfly - Clouded Sulfur]] || ''Colias philodice'' || || Adult
 
|-
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Common pheasant|Pheasant, Common]] || ''Phasianus colchicus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Monarch butterfly|Butterfly - Monarch]] || ''Danaus plexippus'' || || Adult
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Common raven|Raven, Common]] || ''Corvis corax'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Vanessa cardui|Butterfly - Painted Lady]] || ''Vanessa cardui'' || [[Image:Animal - Butterfly - Painted Lady - Vanessa cardui.jpg|32x32px]] ||  
 
|-
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Common redpoll|Redpoll, Common]] || ''Acanthis flammea'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Papilio canadensis|Butterfly - Swallowtail, Canadian Tiger]] || ''Papilio canadensis'' || || Adult
 
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| [[Wikipedia:American robin|Robin, American]] || ''Turdus migratorius'' || Female, male, nest, eggs
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| [[Wikipedia:Papilio cresphontes|Butterfly - Swallowtail, Giant]] || ''Papilio cresphontes'' || [[Image:Animal - Butterfly - Swallowtail, Giant - Papilio cresphontes.jpg|32x32px]] || Adult
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Eurasian tree sparrow|Sparrow, Eurasian Tree]] || ''Passer montanus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Manduca quinquemaculata|Moth - Hawk, Five-spotted (Tomato Hornworm)]] || ''Manduca quinquemaculata'' || || Caterpillar
 
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| [[Wikipedia:House sparrow|Sparrow, House]] || ''Passer domesticus'' || Female, male
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| [[Wikipedia:Hemaris|Moth - Hummingbird]] || ''Hemaris'' || || Unable to identify species
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Common starling|Starling, Common]] || ''Sturnus vulgaris'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Pyrrharctia isabella|Moth - Isabella Tiger (Wolly Bear)]] || ''Pyrrharctia isabella'' || [[Image:Animal - Moth - Isabella Tiger (Wolly Bear) - Pyrrharctia isabella.jpg|32x32px]] || Adult, Caterpillar
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Barn swallow|Swallow, Barn]] || ''Hirundo rustica'' || Female, male
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| [[Wikipedia:Eastern tent caterpillar|Moth - Tent Caterpillar, Eastern]] || ''Malacosoma americanum'' || || Adult, caterpillar
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Mute swan|Swan, Mute]] || ''Cygnus olor'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Syntomeida epilais|Moth - Oleander]] || ''Syntomeida epilais'' || [[Image:Animal - Moth - Oleander Caterpillar - Syntomeida epilais.jpg|32x32px]] || Caterpillar (seen in Quintana Roo, Mexico)
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Wild turkey|Turkey, Wild]] || ''Meleagris gallopavo'' || Female
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| [[Wikipedia:Lophocampa caryae|Moth - Tussock, Hickory Tiger]] || ''Lophocampa caryae'' || [[Image:Animal - Moth - Tussock, Hicory Tiger (Caterpillar) - Lophocampa caryae.jpg|32x32px]] [[Image:Animal - Moth - Tussock, Hicory Tiger (Moth) - Lophocampa caryae.jpg|32x32px]] || Caterpillar, adult
 
|-
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Turkey vulture|Vulture, Turkey]] || ''Cathartes aura'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Lophocampa maculata|Moth - Tussock, Spotted]] || ''Lophocampa maculata'' || || Caterpillar
 
|-
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Pileated woodpecker|Woodpecker, Pileated]] || ''Dryocuopus pileatus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Winter moth|Moth - Winter (Inch Worm)]] || ''Operophtera brumato'' || || Adult, caterpillar
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|}
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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.
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==Cnidarias==
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{| class="wikitable sortable" |
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| [[Wikipedia:Red-bellied woodpecker|Woodpecker, Red-bellied]] || ''Melanerpes carolinus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Box jellyfish|Jellyfish, box]] || ''Cubozoa'' || || Seen in Bahamas. Also stung by one, in Gulf of Mexico, but couldn't identify.
 
|}
 
|}
  
 
==Crustaceans==
 
==Crustaceans==
{| class="wikitable" |
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{| class="wikitable sortable" |
! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Notes
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! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Photos !! Notes
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Rusty crayfish|Crayfish, Rusty]] || ''Orconectes rusticus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Rusty crayfish|Crayfish, Rusty]] || ''Orconectes rusticus'' || ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Armadillidium vulgare|Pill-bug, Common]] || ''Armadillidium vulgare'' || AKA Roly-poly
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| [[Wikipedia:Armadillidium vulgare|Pill-bug, Common]] || ''Armadillidium vulgare'' || || AKA Roly-poly
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Woodlouse|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
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! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Photos !! Notes
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Smallmouth bass|Bass, Smallmouth]] || ''Micropterus dolomieu'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Smallmouth bass|Bass, Smallmouth]] || ''Micropterus dolomieu'' || ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Bluegill|Bluegill]] || ''Lepomis macrochirus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Bluegill|Bluegill]] || ''Lepomis macrochirus'' || ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Flathead catfish|Catfish, Flathead]] || ''Pylodictis olivaris'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Flathead catfish|Catfish, Flathead]] || ''Pylodictis olivaris'' || ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Lake trout|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
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! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Photos !! 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, American Bumble]] || ''Bombus pensylvanicus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Bombus pensylvanicus|Bee - Bumble, American]] || ''Bombus pensylvanicus'' || [[Image:Animal - Insect - Bee - Bumble, American - Bombus pensylvanicus.jpg|32x32px]] ||  
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Western honey bee|Bee, Western Honey]] || ''Apis mellifera'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Lasioglossum pectorale|Bee - Sweat, Dark]] || ''Lasioglossum pectorale'' || [[Image:Animal - Insect - Bee - Sweat, Dark - Lasioglossum pectorale.jpg|32x32px]] ||  
 
|-
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Alobates pennsylvanica|Beetle, False Mealworm]] || ''Alobates pennsylvanica'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Western honey bee|Bee - Honey, Western]] || ''Apis mellifera'' || [[Image:Animal - Insect - Bee - Honey, Western - Apis mellifera.jpg|32x32px]] ||  
 
|-
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Phyllophaga|Beetle, May]] || ''Phyllophaga'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Alobates pennsylvanica|Beetle - False Mealworm]] || ''Alobates pennsylvanica'' || ||  
 
|-
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Boxelder bug|Boxelder Bug]] || ''Boisea trivittata'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Japanese beetle|Beetle - Japanese]] || ''Popillia japonica'' || [[Image:Animal - Insect - Beetle - Japanese - Popillia japonica.jpg|32x32px]] ||  
 
|-
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Papilio canadensis|Butterfly, Canadian Tiger Swallowtail]] || ''Papilio canadensis'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Phyllophaga|Beetle - May]] || ''Phyllophaga'' || ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Colias philodice|Butterfly, Clouded Sulfur]] || ''Colias philodice'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Plagiodera versicolora|Beetle - Willow Leaf]] || ''Plagiodera versicolora'' || [[Image:Animal - Insect - Beetle - Willow Leaf - Plagiodera versicolora.jpg|32x32px]] ||  
 
|-
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Monarch butterfly|Butterfly, Monarch]] || ''Danaus plexippus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Boxelder bug|Boxelder Bug]] || ''Boisea trivittata'' || ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Scutigeridae|Centipede, House]] || ''Scutigeridae'' ||  
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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:Field cricket|Cricket, Field]] || ''Gryllus pennsylvanicus'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Cicada|Cicada]] || || || Unable to identify genus
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Damselfly|Damselfly]] || ''Ischnura'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Field cricket|Cricket - Field]] || ''Gryllus pennsylvanicus'' || ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Blue dasher|Dragonfly, Blue Dasher]] || ''Pachydiplax longipennis'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Ebony jewelwing|Damselfly - Ebony jewelwing]] || ''Calopteryx maculata'' || [[Image:Animal - Insect - Damselfly - Ebony Jewelwing - Calopteryx maculata.jpg|32x32px]] || Male
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Dragonfly|Dragonfly]] || || Unable to identify species
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| [[Wikipedia:Damselfly|Damselfly]] || ''Ischnura'' || ||  
 
|-
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Forficula auricularia|Earwig, European]] || ''Forficula auricularia'' || Female, male, young, larva, eggs
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| [[Wikipedia:Blue dasher|Dragonfly - Blue Dasher]] || ''Pachydiplax longipennis'' || ||
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Photinus pyralis|Firefly, Common Eastern]] || ''Photinus pyralis'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Common whitetail|Dragonfly - Common Whitetail]] || ''Plathemis lydia'' || [[Image:Animal - Insect - Dragonfly - Common Whitetail (Juvenile Male) - Plathemis lydia.jpg|32x32px]] || Juvenile male
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Drosophila melanogaster|Fly, Common Fruit]] || ''Drosophila melanogaster'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Dragonfly|Dragonfly]] || ''Anisoptera'' || || Unable to identify species
 
|-
 
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| [[Wikipedia:Crane fly|Fly, Crane]] || ''Tipulidae'' ||  
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| [[Wikipedia:Forficula auricularia|Earwig - European]] || ''Forficula auricularia'' || || Female, male, young, larva, eggs
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Horse-fly|Fly, Horse]] || ''Tabanidae'' ||
+
| [[Wikipedia:Photinus pyralis|Firefly - Common Eastern]] || ''Photinus pyralis'' || [[Image:Animal - Insect - Firefly - Common Eastern - Photinus pyralis.jpg|32x32px]] ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Housefly|Fly, House]] || ''Musca domestica'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Chauliodes rastricornis|Fishfly - Spring]] || ''Chauliodes rastricornis'' || [[Image:Animal - Insect - Fishfly - Spring - Chauliodes rastricornis.jpg|32x32px]] ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Gnat|Gnat]] || || Unable to identify species
+
| [[Wikipedia:Drosophila melanogaster|Fly - Common Fruit]] || ''Drosophila melanogaster'' || ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Differential grasshopper|Grasshopper, Differential]] || ''Melanoplus differentialis'' ||
+
| [[Wikipedia:Crane fly|Fly - Crane]] || ''Tipulidae'' || ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Melanoplus bivittatus|Grasshopper, Two-striped]] || ''Melanoplus bivittatus'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Deer fly|Fly - Deer]] || ''Chrysops'' || [[Image:Animal - Insect - Fly - Deer - Chrysops.jpg|32x32px]] ||
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Leiobunum|Harvestman, Eastern]] || ''Leiobunum vittatum'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Flesh fly|Fly - Flesh]] || ''Sarcophaga'' || [[Image:Animal - Insect - Fly - Flesh - Sarcophagidae.jpg|32x32px]] ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Harmonia axyridis|Ladybeetle, Asian]] || ''Harmonia axyridis'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Horse-fly|Fly - Horse]] || ''Tabanidae'' || ||
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Coccinellidae|Lady Bug]] || ''Coccinellidae'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Housefly|Fly - House]] || ''Musca domestica'' || ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Chinese mantis|Mantis, Chinese]] || ''Tenodera sinensis'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Gnat|Gnat]] || ''Mycetophilidae'' || || Unable to identify species
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:European mantis|Mantis, European]] || ''Mantis religiosa'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Differential grasshopper|Grasshopper - Differential]] || ''Melanoplus differentialis'' || [[Image:Animal - Insect - Grasshopper, Differential - Melanoplus differentialis.jpg|32x32px]] ||
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Mayfly|Mayfly]] || ''Palaeoptera'' || Seen in Ohio off Lake Erie
+
| [[Wikipedia:Melanoplus bivittatus|Grasshopper - Two-striped]] || ''Melanoplus bivittatus'' || ||
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Millipede|Millipede]] || ''Diplopoda'' || Unable to identify species
+
| [[Wikipedia:Leiobunum|Harvestman - Eastern]] || ''Leiobunum vittatum'' || ||
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Bryobia praetiosa|Mite, Clover]] || ''Bryobia praetiosa'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Scudderia furcata|Katydid - Fork-tailed Bush]] || ''Scudderia furcata'' || ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Mosquito|Mosquito]] || ''Culicidae'' || Unable to identify species
+
| [[Wikipedia:Harmonia axyridis|Ladybeetle - Asian]] || ''Harmonia axyridis'' || ||
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Eastern tent caterpillar|Moth, Eastern Tent Caterpillar]] || ''Malacosoma americanum'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Coccinellidae|Lady Bug]] || ''Coccinellidae'' || ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Manduca quinquemaculata|Moth, Five-spotted Hawk / Tomato Hornworm]] || ''Manduca quinquemaculata'' || Caterpillar
+
| [[Wikipedia:Chinese mantis|Mantis - Chinese]] || ''Tenodera sinensis'' || ||
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Hemaris|Moth, Hummingbird]] || ''Hemaris'' || Unable to identify species
+
| [[Wikipedia:European mantis|Mantis - European]] || ''Mantis religiosa'' || ||
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Pyrrharctia isabella|Moth, Isabella Tiger / Caterpillar, Woollybear]] || ''Pyrrharctia isabella'' || Adult, caterpillar
+
| [[Wikipedia:Reduvius personatus|Masked Hunter]] || ''Reduvius personatus'' || [[Image:Animal - Insect - Masked Hunter - Reduvius personatus.jpg|32x32px]] || Nymph
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Winter moth|Moth, Winter / Inch Worm]] || ''Operophtera brumato'' || Adult, caterpillar
+
| [[Wikipedia:Mayfly|Mayfly]] || ''Palaeoptera'' || || Seen in Ohio off Lake Erie
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Pseudoscorpion|Pseudoscorpion]] || ''Pseudoscorpionida'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Lygaeus kalmii|Milkweed Bug, Small]] || ''Lygaeus kalmii'' || [[Image:Animal - Insect - Milkweed Bug, Small - Lygaeus kalmii.jpg|32x32px]] || Adult and nymphs
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Cheiracanthium inclusum|Spider, American Yellow Sac]] || ''Cheiracanthium inclusum'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Millipede|Millipede]] || ''Diplopoda'' || || Unable to identify species
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Pholcus phalangioides|Spider, Longbodied Cellar]] || ''Pholcus phalangioides'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Bryobia praetiosa|Mite - Clover]] || ''Bryobia praetiosa'' || [[Image:Animal - Insect - Mite - Clover - Bryobia praetiosa.jpg|32x32px]] ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Platycryptus undatus|Spider, Tan Jumping]] || ''Platycryptus undatus'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Mosquito|Mosquito]] || ''Culicidae'' || || Female, larva. Unable to identify species
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Zebra spider|Spider, Zebra Back]] || ''Salticus scenicus'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Pseudoscorpion|Pseudoscorpion]] || ''Pseudoscorpionida'' || ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Brown marmorated stink bug|Stink Bug, Brown Marmorated]] || ''Halyomorpha halys'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Agelenopsis|Spider - Grass, American]] || ''Agelenopsis'' || [[Image:Animal - Insect - Spider - Grass, American - Agelenopsis.jpg|32x32px]] ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Ixodes scapularis|Tick, Deer]] || ''Ixodes scapularis'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Pholcus phalangioides|Spider - Longbodied Cellar]] || ''Pholcus phalangioides'' || ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Common walkingstick|Walking Stick, Common]] || ''Diapheromera femorata'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Pisaurina mira|Spider - Nursery Web]] || ''Pisaurina mira'' || [[Image:Animal - Insect - Spider - Nursery Web (Male) - Pisaurina mira.jpg|32x32px]]|| Male
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Eastern yellowjacket|Wasp, Eastern Yellow Jacket]] || ''Vespula maculifrons'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Platycryptus undatus|Spider - Tan Jumping]] || ''Platycryptus undatus'' || ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Polistes dominula|Wasp, European Paper]] || ''Polistes dominula'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Cheiracanthium inclusum|Spider - Yellow Sac, American]] || ''Cheiracanthium inclusum'' || [[Image:Animal - Insect - Spider - Yellow Sac, American - Cheiracanthium inclusum.jpg|32x32px]] ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Polistes metricus|Wasp, Metricus Paper]] || ''Polistes metricus'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Zebra spider|Spider - Zebra Back]] || ''Salticus scenicus'' || ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Otiorhynchus sulcatus|Weevil, Black Vine]] || ''Otiorhynchus sulcatus'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Brown marmorated stink bug|Stink Bug - Brown Marmorated]] || ''Halyomorpha halys'' || [[Image:Animal - Insect - Stink Bug - Brown Marmorated - Halyomorpha halys.jpg|32x32px]] ||
 +
|-
 +
| [[Wikipedia:Rhipicephalus sanguineus|Tick - Brown Dog]] || ''Rhipicephalus sanguineus'' || ||
 +
|-
 +
| [[Wikipedia:Common walkingstick|Walking Stick - Common]] || ''Diapheromera femorata'' || ||
 +
|-
 +
| [[Wikipedia:Sphex pensylvanicus|Wasp - Great Black]] || ''Sphex pensylvanicus'' || [[Image:Animal - Insect - Wasp, Great Black - Sphex pensylvanicus.jpg|32x32px]] ||
 +
|-
 +
| [[Wikipedia:Eastern yellowjacket|Wasp - Eastern Yellow Jacket]] || ''Vespula maculifrons'' || ||
 +
|-
 +
| [[Wikipedia:Polistes dominula|Wasp - European Paper]] || ''Polistes dominula'' || ||
 +
|-
 +
| [[Wikipedia:Megarhyssa atrata|Wasp - Megarhyssa atrata]] || ''Megarhyssa atrata'' || ||
 +
|-
 +
| [[Wikipedia:Otiorhynchus sulcatus|Weevil - Black Vine]] || ''Otiorhynchus sulcatus'' || ||  
 
|}
 
|}
  
 
==Mammals==
 
==Mammals==
{| class="wikitable" |
+
{| class="wikitable sortable" |
! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Notes
+
! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Photos !! Notes
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Agouti|Agouti]] || ''Dasyprocta'' || Seen in Quintana Roo, Mexico
+
| [[Wikipedia:Central American agouti|Agouti - Central American]] || ''Dasyprocta punctata'' || [[Image:Animal - Mammal - Agouti - Central American - Dasyprocta punctata.jpg|32x32px]] || Seen in Quintana Roo, Mexico
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Bat|Bat]] || || Unable to identify
+
| [[Wikipedia:Bat|Bat]] || ''Chiroptera'' || || Unable to identify
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:American black bear|Bear, American Black]] || ''Ursus americanus'' || Seen in Tennessee
+
| [[Wikipedia:American black bear|Bear, American Black]] || ''Ursus americanus'' || || Seen in Tennessee
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Eastern chipmunk|Chipmunk, Eastern]] || ''Tamias striatus'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Eastern chipmunk|Chipmunk, Eastern]] || ''Tamias striatus'' || ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Coati|Coati]] || ''Nasua'' || Seen in Quintana Roo, Mexico
+
| [[Wikipedia:White-nosed coati|Coati - White-Nosed]] || ''Nasua narica'' || [[Image:Animal - Mammal - Coati - White-Nosed - Nasua narica.jpg|32x32px]] || Seen in Quintana Roo, Mexico
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Coyote|Coyote]] || ''Canis latrans'' || Seen in California
+
| [[Wikipedia:Coyote|Coyote]] || ''Canis latrans'' || || Seen in California
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:White-tailed deer|Deer, White-tailed]] || ''Odocoileus virginianus'' || Male, female, fawns
+
| [[Wikipedia:White-tailed deer|Deer, White-tailed]] || ''Odocoileus virginianus'' || || Male, female, fawns
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Groundhog|Groundhog]] || ''Marmota monax'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Groundhog|Groundhog]] || ''Marmota monax'' || ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Snowshoe hare|Hare, Snowshoe]] || ''Lepus americanus'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Snowshoe hare|Hare, Snowshoe]] || ''Lepus americanus'' || ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:West Indian manatee|Manatee, Florida]] || ''Trichechus manatus latirostris'' || Seen in Florida
+
| [[Wikipedia:West Indian manatee|Manatee, Florida]] || ''Trichechus manatus latirostris'' || || Seen in Florida
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:American mink|Mink, American]] || ''Neovison vison'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:American mink|Mink, American]] || ''Neovison vison'' || ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:House mouse|Mouse, House]] || ''Mus musculus'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:House mouse|Mouse, House]] || ''Mus musculus'' || ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Muskrat|Muskrat]], || ''Ondatra zibethicus'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Muskrat|Muskrat]] || ''Ondatra zibethicus'' || ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Virginia opossum|Opossum, Virginia]] || ''Didelphis virginiana'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Virginia opossum|Opossum, Virginia]] || ''Didelphis virginiana'' || ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Eastern cottontail|Rabbit, Eastern Cottontail]] || ''Sylvilagus floridanus'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Eastern cottontail|Rabbit, Eastern Cottontail]] || ''Sylvilagus floridanus'' || [[Image:Animal - Mammal - Rabbit, Eastern Cottontail - Sylvilagus floridanus.jpg|32x32px]] || Adult, young
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Raccoon|Raccoon]] || ''Procyon lotor'' || Adults and kits
+
| [[Wikipedia:Raccoon|Raccoon]] || ''Procyon lotor'' || [[Image:Animal - Mammal - Raccoon - Procyon lotor.jpg|32x32px]] || Adults and kits
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Northern fur seal|Seal, Northern Fur]] || ''Callorhinus ursinus'' || Seen in Seattle
+
| [[Wikipedia:Northern fur seal|Seal, Northern Fur]] || ''Callorhinus ursinus'' || || Seen in Seattle
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:American red squirrel|Squirrel, American Red]] || ''Tamiasciurus hudsonicus'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:American red squirrel|Squirrel, American Red]] || ''Tamiasciurus hudsonicus'' || ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Black squirrel|Squirrel, Black]] || ''Sciurus carolinensis'' || Variant of the gray squirrel
+
| [[Wikipedia:Black squirrel|Squirrel, Black]] || ''Sciurus carolinensis'' || || Variant of the gray squirrel
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Fox squirrel|Squirrel, Fox]] || ''Sciurus niger'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Fox squirrel|Squirrel, Fox]] || ''Sciurus niger'' || [[Image:Animal - Mammal - Squirrel, Fox - Sciurus niger.jpg|32x32px]] ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Eastern gray squirrel|Squirrel, Eastern Gray]] || ''Sciurus carolinensis'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Eastern gray squirrel|Squirrel, Eastern Gray]] || ''Sciurus carolinensis'' || ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Striped skunk|Skunk, Striped]] || ''Mephitis mephitis'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Striped skunk|Skunk, Striped]] || ''Mephitis mephitis'' || ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Meadow vole|Vole, Meadow]] || ''Microtus pennsylvanicus'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Meadow vole|Vole, Meadow]] || ''Microtus pennsylvanicus'' || ||  
 
|}
 
|}
  
 
==Mollusks==
 
==Mollusks==
{| class="wikitable" |
+
{| class="wikitable sortable" |
! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Notes
+
! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Photos !! Notes
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Unionoida|Clam, Freshwater]] || ''Unionoida'' || Many kinds, unable to identify
+
| [[Wikipedia:Unionoida|Clam, Freshwater]] || ''Unionoida'' || || Many kinds, unable to identify
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Zebra mussel|Mussel, Zebra]] || ''Dreissena polymorpha'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Zebra mussel|Mussel, Zebra]] || ''Dreissena polymorpha'' || ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Deroceras reticulatum|Slug, Grey Garden]] || ''Deroceras reticulatum'' ||
+
| [[Wikipedia:Octopus|Octopus]] || ''Octopoda'' || || Seen in Quintana Roo, Mexico; unable to identify species
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Banana slug|Slug, Pacific Banana]] || ''Ariolimax columbianus'' || Seen in Seattle
+
| [[Wikipedia:Deroceras reticulatum|Slug, Grey Garden]] || ''Deroceras reticulatum'' || ||
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wikipedia:Cornu aspersum|Snail, Garden]] || ''Cornu aspersum'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Banana slug|Slug, Pacific Banana]] || ''Ariolimax columbianus'' || || Seen in Seattle
 +
|-
 +
| [[Wikipedia:Bithynia tentaculata|Snail, Faucet]] || ''Bithynia tentaculata'' || ||
 +
|-
 +
| [[Wikipedia:Cornu aspersum|Snail, Garden]] || ''Cornu aspersum'' || ||  
 
|}
 
|}
  
 
==Reptiles==
 
==Reptiles==
{| class="wikitable" |
+
{| class="wikitable sortable" |
! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Notes
+
! Common Name !! Nomenclature !! Photos !! Notes
 
|-
 
|-
| Iguana || || Seen in Quintana Roo, Mexico
+
| [[Wikipedia:Ctenosaura similis|Iguana - Black Spiny-tailed]] || ''Ctenosaura similis'' || [[Image:Animal - Reptile - Iguana - Black spiny-tailed iguana (Female) - Ctenosaura similis.jpg|32x32px]] [[Image:Animal - Reptile - Iguana - Black spiny-tailed iguana (Male) - Ctenosaura similis.jpg|32x32px]] || Female, male. Seen in Quintana Roo, Mexico
 
|-
 
|-
| Snake, Black King || Lampropeltis nigra || Seen in Kentucky
+
| [[Wikipedia:Lampropeltis nigra|Snake - Black King]] || ''Lampropeltis nigra'' || || Seen in Kentucky
 
|-
 
|-
| Snake, Blue Racer || ''Coluber constrictor foxii'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Storeria dekayi|Snake - Brown]] || ''Storeria dekayi'' || [[Image:Animal - Reptile - Snake, Brown - Storeria dekayi.jpg|32x32px]]||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Snake, Butler's Garter || ''Thamnophis butleri'' ||
+
| [[Wikipedia:Butler's garter snake|Snake - Garter, Butler's]] || ''Thamnophis butleri'' || ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Snake, Eastern Garter || ''Thamnophis sirtalis'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Common garter snake|Snake - Garter, Eastern]] || ''Thamnophis sirtalis'' || ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Snake, Smooth Green || ''Liochlorophis vernalis'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Smooth green snake|Snake - Smooth Green]] || ''Liochlorophis vernalis'' || ||  
 
|-
 
|-
| Turtle, Common Snapping || ''Chelydra serpentina'' || Adult, hatchlings
+
| [[Wikipedia:Common snapping turtle|Turtle - Snapping, Common ]] || ''Chelydra serpentina'' || [[Image:Animal - Reptile - Turtle - Snapping, Common - Chelydra serpentina.jpg|32x32px]] || Adult, hatchlings
 
|-
 
|-
| Turtle, Western Painted || ''Chrysemys picta'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Painted turtle|Turtle - Painted, Western]] || ''Chrysemys picta'' || [[Image:Animal - Reptile - Turtle - Painted, Western - Chrysemys picta (Hatchling).jpg|32x32px]] || Adult, hatchlings
 
|-
 
|-
| Turtle, Spiny Soft-shell || ''Apalone spinifera spinifera'' ||  
+
| [[Wikipedia:Spiny softshell turtle|Turtle - Spiny Soft-shell]] || ''Apalone spinifera spinifera'' || ||  
 
|}
 
|}
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[[Category: Personal]]
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[[Category: Science]]

Latest revision as of 16:00, 3 September 2020

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 Photos Notes
Frog - Bull Rana catesbeiana Animal - Amphibian - Frog - Bull - Rana catesbeiana.jpg
Frog - Green, Northern Rana clamitans melanota Adult and tadpoles
Frog - Leopard, Northern 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 Photos Notes
Leech, Freshwater Jawless Glossiphoniidae
Worm, Earth Lumbricus terrestris Animal - Annelid - Worm, Earth - Lumbricus terrestris.jpg

Birds

Common Name Nomenclature Photos 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 Animal - Bird - Chickadee, Black-capped - Poecile atricapillus.jpg
Cowbird, Brown-headed Molothrus ater
Crane, Sandhill Grus canadensis Animal - Bird - Crane, Sandhill - Grus canadensis.jpg Female, male, hatchlings
Crow, American Corvus brachyrhynchos
Dove, Mourning Zenaida macroura Adult, hatchlings
Dove, Rock Columba livia
Duck, Wood Aix sponsa Female adult, male/female juvenile
Eagle, Bald Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Egret, Great Ardea alba
Finch, American Gold Carduelis tristis Female, male
Goose, Canada Branta canadensis Animal - Bird - Goose, Canada - Branta canadensis.jpg Female, male, hatchling, fledgling
Grackle, Common Quiscalus quiscula Female, male
Grackle, Great-tailed Quiscalus mexicanus Animal - Bird - Great-Tailed Grackle (Female) - Quiscalus mexicanus.jpg Seen in New Mexico and Quintana Roo, Mexico.
Gull, American Herring Larus smithsonianus
Gull, Common Larus canus
Gull, Laughing Leucophaeus atricilla Animal - Bird - Gull - Laughing (Alternate) - Leucophaeus atricilla.jpg Alternate plumage. Seen in the Bahamas.
Hawk, Broad-winged Buteo platypterus
Heron, Great Blue Ardea herodias Dark form
Hummingbird Trochilidae Seen several, couldn't identify
Jay, Blue Cyanocitta cristata Female, male
Junco, Dark-eyed Junco hyemalis Male slate-colored
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus Animal - Bird - Killdeer - Charadrius vociferus.jpg
Kingfisher, Belted Megaceryle alcyon Female
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Female, male, hatchlings
Nuthatch, Red-breasted Sitta canadensis
Owl, Barred Strix varia Animal - Bird - Owl, Barred (Fledgling) - Strix varia.jpg Animal - Bird - Owl, Barred - Strix varia.jpg Adult and fledgling. 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 Animal - Bird - Robin, American (Hatchlings) - Turdus migratorius.jpg Female, male, hatchlings, 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 Female, male
Woodpecker - Flicker, Northern Colaptes auratus Animal - Bird - Woodpecker - Flicker, Northern (Egg) - Colaptes auratus.jpg Male, female, egg
Woodpecker - Pileated Dryocuopus pileatus
Woodpecker - Red-bellied Melanerpes carolinus

Butterflies, Moths, Caterpillars

Common Name Nomenclature Photos Notes
Butterfly - Cabbage White Pieris rapae Animal - Moth - Cabbage White - Pieris rapae.jpg Adult
Butterfly - Clouded Sulfur Colias philodice Adult
Butterfly - Monarch Danaus plexippus Adult
Butterfly - Painted Lady Vanessa cardui Animal - Butterfly - Painted Lady - Vanessa cardui.jpg
Butterfly - Swallowtail, Canadian Tiger Papilio canadensis Adult
Butterfly - Swallowtail, Giant Papilio cresphontes Animal - Butterfly - Swallowtail, Giant - Papilio cresphontes.jpg Adult
Moth - Hawk, Five-spotted (Tomato Hornworm) Manduca quinquemaculata Caterpillar
Moth - Hummingbird Hemaris Unable to identify species
Moth - Isabella Tiger (Wolly Bear) Pyrrharctia isabella Animal - Moth - Isabella Tiger (Wolly Bear) - Pyrrharctia isabella.jpg Adult, Caterpillar
Moth - Tent Caterpillar, Eastern Malacosoma americanum Adult, caterpillar
Moth - Oleander Syntomeida epilais Animal - Moth - Oleander Caterpillar - Syntomeida epilais.jpg Caterpillar (seen in Quintana Roo, Mexico)
Moth - Tussock, Hickory Tiger Lophocampa caryae Animal - Moth - Tussock, Hicory Tiger (Caterpillar) - Lophocampa caryae.jpg Animal - Moth - Tussock, Hicory Tiger (Moth) - Lophocampa caryae.jpg Caterpillar, adult
Moth - Tussock, Spotted Lophocampa maculata Caterpillar
Moth - Winter (Inch Worm) Operophtera brumato Adult, caterpillar

Cnidarias

Common Name Nomenclature Photos Notes
Jellyfish, box Cubozoa Seen in Bahamas. Also stung by one, in Gulf of Mexico, but couldn't identify.

Crustaceans

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

Insects

Common Name Nomenclature Photos Notes
Ant - Black Carpenter Camponotus pennsylvanicus Female, Male, larva, eggs
Ant - Black Garden Lasius niger
Ant - Pavement Tetramorium caespitum
Bee - Bumble, American Bombus pensylvanicus Animal - Insect - Bee - Bumble, American - Bombus pensylvanicus.jpg
Bee - Sweat, Dark Lasioglossum pectorale Animal - Insect - Bee - Sweat, Dark - Lasioglossum pectorale.jpg
Bee - Honey, Western Apis mellifera Animal - Insect - Bee - Honey, Western - Apis mellifera.jpg
Beetle - False Mealworm Alobates pennsylvanica
Beetle - Japanese Popillia japonica Animal - Insect - Beetle - Japanese - Popillia japonica.jpg
Beetle - May Phyllophaga
Beetle - Willow Leaf Plagiodera versicolora Animal - Insect - Beetle - Willow Leaf - Plagiodera versicolora.jpg
Boxelder Bug Boisea trivittata
Centipede - House Scutigeridae
Centipede - Bark Cormocephalus
Cicada Unable to identify genus
Cricket - Field Gryllus pennsylvanicus
Damselfly - Ebony jewelwing Calopteryx maculata Animal - Insect - Damselfly - Ebony Jewelwing - Calopteryx maculata.jpg Male
Damselfly Ischnura
Dragonfly - Blue Dasher Pachydiplax longipennis
Dragonfly - Common Whitetail Plathemis lydia Animal - Insect - Dragonfly - Common Whitetail (Juvenile Male) - Plathemis lydia.jpg Juvenile male
Dragonfly Anisoptera Unable to identify species
Earwig - European Forficula auricularia Female, male, young, larva, eggs
Firefly - Common Eastern Photinus pyralis Animal - Insect - Firefly - Common Eastern - Photinus pyralis.jpg
Fishfly - Spring Chauliodes rastricornis Animal - Insect - Fishfly - Spring - Chauliodes rastricornis.jpg
Fly - Common Fruit Drosophila melanogaster
Fly - Crane Tipulidae
Fly - Deer Chrysops Animal - Insect - Fly - Deer - Chrysops.jpg
Fly - Flesh Sarcophaga Animal - Insect - Fly - Flesh - Sarcophagidae.jpg
Fly - Horse Tabanidae
Fly - House Musca domestica
Gnat Mycetophilidae Unable to identify species
Grasshopper - Differential Melanoplus differentialis Animal - Insect - Grasshopper, Differential - Melanoplus differentialis.jpg
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
Masked Hunter Reduvius personatus Animal - Insect - Masked Hunter - Reduvius personatus.jpg Nymph
Mayfly Palaeoptera Seen in Ohio off Lake Erie
Milkweed Bug, Small Lygaeus kalmii Animal - Insect - Milkweed Bug, Small - Lygaeus kalmii.jpg Adult and nymphs
Millipede Diplopoda Unable to identify species
Mite - Clover Bryobia praetiosa Animal - Insect - Mite - Clover - Bryobia praetiosa.jpg
Mosquito Culicidae Female, larva. Unable to identify species
Pseudoscorpion Pseudoscorpionida
Spider - Grass, American Agelenopsis Animal - Insect - Spider - Grass, American - Agelenopsis.jpg
Spider - Longbodied Cellar Pholcus phalangioides
Spider - Nursery Web Pisaurina mira Animal - Insect - Spider - Nursery Web (Male) - Pisaurina mira.jpg Male
Spider - Tan Jumping Platycryptus undatus
Spider - Yellow Sac, American Cheiracanthium inclusum Animal - Insect - Spider - Yellow Sac, American - Cheiracanthium inclusum.jpg
Spider - Zebra Back Salticus scenicus
Stink Bug - Brown Marmorated Halyomorpha halys Animal - Insect - Stink Bug - Brown Marmorated - Halyomorpha halys.jpg
Tick - Brown Dog Rhipicephalus sanguineus
Walking Stick - Common Diapheromera femorata
Wasp - Great Black Sphex pensylvanicus Animal - Insect - Wasp, Great Black - Sphex pensylvanicus.jpg
Wasp - Eastern Yellow Jacket Vespula maculifrons
Wasp - European Paper Polistes dominula
Wasp - Megarhyssa atrata Megarhyssa atrata
Weevil - Black Vine Otiorhynchus sulcatus

Mammals

Common Name Nomenclature Photos Notes
Agouti - Central American Dasyprocta punctata Animal - Mammal - Agouti - Central American - Dasyprocta punctata.jpg Seen in Quintana Roo, Mexico
Bat Chiroptera Unable to identify
Bear, American Black Ursus americanus Seen in Tennessee
Chipmunk, Eastern Tamias striatus
Coati - White-Nosed Nasua narica Animal - Mammal - Coati - White-Nosed - Nasua narica.jpg 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 Animal - Mammal - Rabbit, Eastern Cottontail - Sylvilagus floridanus.jpg Adult, young
Raccoon Procyon lotor Animal - Mammal - Raccoon - Procyon lotor.jpg 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 Animal - Mammal - Squirrel, Fox - Sciurus niger.jpg
Squirrel, Eastern Gray Sciurus carolinensis
Skunk, Striped Mephitis mephitis
Vole, Meadow Microtus pennsylvanicus

Mollusks

Common Name Nomenclature Photos 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 Photos Notes
Iguana - Black Spiny-tailed Ctenosaura similis Animal - Reptile - Iguana - Black spiny-tailed iguana (Female) - Ctenosaura similis.jpg Animal - Reptile - Iguana - Black spiny-tailed iguana (Male) - Ctenosaura similis.jpg Female, male. Seen in Quintana Roo, Mexico
Snake - Black King Lampropeltis nigra Seen in Kentucky
Snake - Brown Storeria dekayi Animal - Reptile - Snake, Brown - Storeria dekayi.jpg
Snake - Garter, Butler's Thamnophis butleri
Snake - Garter, Eastern Thamnophis sirtalis
Snake - Smooth Green Liochlorophis vernalis
Turtle - Snapping, Common Chelydra serpentina Animal - Reptile - Turtle - Snapping, Common - Chelydra serpentina.jpg Adult, hatchlings
Turtle - Painted, Western Chrysemys picta Animal - Reptile - Turtle - Painted, Western - Chrysemys picta (Hatchling).jpg Adult, hatchlings
Turtle - Spiny Soft-shell Apalone spinifera spinifera