Nouns denoting animals

Patella vulgata
marine limpet
 
family Palinuridae
spiny lobsters
 
Oxylebius pictus
greenling with whitish body marked with black bands
 
genus Mustelus
smooth dogfishes
 
Bankia setaceae
giant shipworm of the Pacific coast of North America
 
hawk
diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
 
Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
pig-sized tailless South American amphibious rodent with partly webbed feet; largest living rodent
 
subclass Archaeornithes
primitive reptile-like fossil birds of the Jurassic or early Cretaceous
 
rhizopodan
protozoa characterized by a pseudopod
 
shire horse
British breed of large heavy draft horse
 
genus Caprella
skeleton shrimp
 
melolonthid beetle
any of various beetles of the family (or subfamily) Melolonthidae
 
Mergus albellus
smallest merganser and most expert diver; found in northern Eurasia
 
order Primates
an animal order including lemurs and tarsiers and monkeys and apes and human beings
 
family Kasuwonidae
in some classifications considered a separate family comprising the oceanic bonitos
 
family Rheidae
a family of birds coextensive with the order Rheiformes
 
genus Lophophorus
monals
 
family Delphinidae
dolphins
 
genus Polistes
a genus of Vespidae
 
family Amphisbaenidae
worm lizards
 
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