Nouns denoting animals

family Peramelidae
bandicoots
 
genus Balistes
type genus of the Balistidae
 
vermin
any of various small animals or insects that are pests; e.g. cockroaches or rats
 
Pinicola enucleator
large grosbeak of coniferous forests of Old and New Worlds
 
Opisthocomus hoazin
crested ill-smelling South American bird whose young have claws on the first and second digits of the wings
 
surffish
small to medium-sized shallow-water fishes of the Pacific coast of North America
 
toy
any of several breeds of very small dogs kept purely as pets
 
Citellus variegatus
large grey ground squirrel of rocky areas of the southwestern United States
 
horseshoe bat
any of numerous bats of the family Hipposideridae of northwest Africa or Philippines or Australia having a horseshoe-shaped leaf on the nose
 
dinocerate
an extinct ungulate
 
chela
a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
 
family Pipridae
manakins
 
genus Cercopithecus
type genus of the Cercopithecidae: guenons
 
Alligator sinensis
small alligator of the Yangtze valley of China having unwebbed digits
 
genus Leptospira
very slender aerobic spirochetes; free-living or parasitic in mammals
 
genus Agrobacterium
small motile bacterial rods that can reduce nitrates and cause galls on plant stems
 
genus Chlamydomonas
type genus of the Chlamydomonadaceae; solitary doubly-flagellated plant-like algae common in fresh water and damp soil; multiply freely; often a pest around filtration plants
 
family Nitrobacteriaceae
usually rod-shaped bacteria that oxidize ammonia or nitrites: nitrobacteria
 
genus Nimravus
false sabertoothed tigers
 
Martes americana
valued for its fur
 
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