Nouns denoting animals

lygaeid
a true bug: usually bright-colored; pest of cultivated crops and some fruit trees
 
Lepomis macrochirus
important edible sunfish of eastern and central United States
 
fire ant
omnivorous ant of tropical and subtropical America that can inflict a painful sting
 
coach horse
strong draft horse for drawing coaches
 
suborder Odontoceti
toothed whales: dolphins; porpoises; sperm whales; beaked whales
 
eelpout
marine eellike mostly bottom-dwelling fishes of northern seas
 
beaver rat
amphibious rat of Australia and New Guinea
 
schipperke
breed of small stocky black dogs originally used as watchdogs on boats in the Netherlands and Belgium
 
phalarope
small sandpiper-like shorebird having lobate toes and being good swimmers; breed in the Arctic and winter in the tropics
 
genus Chauna
crested screamers
 
fang
hollow or grooved tooth of a venomous snake; used to inject its poison
 
Oestrus ovis
larvae are parasitic on sheep
 
parazoan
primitive multicellular marine animal whose porous body is supported by a fibrous skeletal framework; usually occurs in sessile colonies
 
New World vulture
large birds of prey superficially similar to Old World vultures
 
Polistes annularis
a variety of paper wasp
 
family Plasmodiidae
malaria parasites
 
genus Limax
a genus of Limacidae
 
Polyborus cheriway audubonii
widespread from southern United States to Central America; rusty black with black-and-white breast and tail
 
pleurodont
an animal having teeth fused with the inner surface of the alveolar ridge without sockets
 
Tympanuchus cupido cupido
extinct prairie chicken
 
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