Nouns denoting animals

family Lutjanidae
snappers
 
genus Heliobacter
a genus of helical or curved or straight aerobic bacteria with rounded ends and multiple flagella; found in the gastric mucosa of primates (including humans)
 
rat
any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse
 
family Tingidae
lace bugs
 
family Macrorhamphosidae
bellows fishes
 
genus Gerbillus
type genus of the Gerbillinae: typical gerbils
 
Anas rubripes
a dusky duck of northeastern United States and Canada
 
chestnut
a small horny callus on the inner surface of a horse's leg
 
Peromyscus maniculatus
brownish New World mouse; most widely distributed member of the genus
 
genus Hipposideros
horseshoe bats
 
britt
minute crustaceans forming food for right whales
 
Pituophis melanoleucus
bull snake of western North America that invades rodent burrows
 
genus Mastigoproctus
giant whip scorpions
 
genus Lanthanotus
one species
 
Pithecanthropus erectus
former genus of primitive apelike men now Homo erectus
 
earwig
any of numerous insects of the order Dermaptera having elongate bodies and slender many-jointed antennae and a pair of large pincers at the rear of the abdomen
 
Cnemidophorus tigris
active lizard having a network of dusky dark markings; of semiarid areas from Oregon and Idaho to Baja California
 
Homo sapiens sapiens
subspecies of Homo sapiens; includes all modern races
 
urochord
primitive marine animal having a saclike unsegmented body and a urochord that is conspicuous in the larva
 
nitric bacteria
soil bacteria that convert nitrites to nitrates
 
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