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Vertebrates (Subphylum Vertebrata, Phylum Chordata)

 

Backyard Birds

Class Aves

Waterfowl

Class Aves

Mammals

Class Mammalia

Modern Fish

Infraclass Teleostei
Superclass Osteichthyes

 

 

   

Lizards

Order Squamata (except for Suborder Serpentes)

Snakes

Suborder Serpentes
Order Squamata

Turtles

Order Testudines

 

 

   

Modern Frogs and Toads

Order Anura

American Alligators 

Alligator mississippiensis

   

Insects (Class Insecta, Subphylum Hexapoda, Phylum Arthropoda)

Superorder Holometabola, Infraclass Neoptera, Subclass Pterygota

         

Butterflies and Skippers

Superfamilies Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea

Order Lepidoptera

Moths

Order Lepidoptera (32 other superfamilies)

Beetles

Order Coleoptera

Bees, Wasps, Ants

Order Hymenoptera

Flies

Order Diptera

Scorpionflies

Family Panorpidae, Order Mecoptera

Hangingflies

Family Bittacidae, Order Mecoptera

         

Superorder Neuropterida, Infraclass Neoptera, Subclass Pterygota

         

Dobsonflies and Fishflies

Family Corydalidae, Order Megaloptera

Lacewings and Antlions

Order Neuroptera

         

Superorder Paraneoptera, Infraclass Neoptera, Subclass Pterygota

         

True Bugs

Suborder Heteroptera
Order Hemiptera

Hoppers

Suborder Auchenorrhyncha
Order Hemiptera

Aphids

Family Aphididae
Order Hemiptera

Bark Lice

Order Psocodea

         

Superorder Polyneoptera, Infraclass Neoptera, Subclass Pterygota

     

Mantids

Family Mantidae
Order Mantodea

Cockroaches

Family Blattidae Order Blattodea

Crickets & Grasshoppers

Order Orthoptera

Stoneflies

Order Plecoptera

Eastern Subterranean Termites

Reticulotermes flavipes

Heterotermitinae subfamily

Family Rhinotermitidae

Superfamily Blattoidea

Order Blattodea

Superorder Polyneoptera

     

Infraclass Paleoptera, Subclass Pterygota

         

Dragonflies

Suborder Anisoptera

 Damselflies

Suborder Zygoptera

Mayflies

Order Ephemeroptera

         

Subclass Dicondylia

Silverfish

Family Leptismatidae

Order Zygentoma

Subclass Dicondylia

 

Non-insect Arthropods (Phylum Arthropoda)

 

Spiders

Order Araneae

Ticks and Mites

Order Acarina

Millipedes

Class Diplopoda

Centipedes

Class Chilopoda

Elongate-bodied Springtails

Suborder Entomobryomorpha,
Class Collembola 

Globular Springtails

Suborder Simphypleona, Class Collembola

Pseudoscorpions

Order Pseudoscorpiones, class Arachnida, subphylum Chelicerata

 


     

Crayfish

Subphylum Crustacea, suborder Dendrobranchiata, order Decapoda, superorder Eucarida, subclass Eumalacostraca, class Malacostraca

True Crabs

Infraorder Brachyura, Suborder Pleocyemata, order Decapoda, superorder Eucardia, subclass Eumalacostraca, class Malacostraca

Hermit Crabs

Infraorder Anomura, suborder Pleocyemata, order Decapoda, superorder Eucardia, subclass Eumalacostraca, class Malacostraca

Sand Fleas

Family Talitridae, suborder Gammaridea, order Amphipoda, superorder Pericarida, subclass Eumalacostraca, class Malacostraca

Pillbugs

Armadillium vulgare, family Armadilliidae, order Isopoda, superorder Pericarida, subclass Eumalacostraca, class Malacostraca

 

Rock Slaters

Family Ligiidae, infraorder Ligiamorpha, suborder Oniscidea, order Isopoda, superorder Pericarida, subclass Eumalacostraca, class Malacostraca

     


Annelids (Phylum Annelida)

Annelids

Phylum Annelida


Mollusks (Phylum Mollusca)

Mollusks

Stylommatophora order, Gastropoda class, Mollusca phylum

 

Horsehair Worms (Phylum Nematomorpha)

       

Horsehair Worms

Phylum Mollusca

       



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