Nouns denoting animals

Branta leucopsis
European goose smaller than the brant; breeds in the far north
 
Dryopithecus Rudapithecus hungaricus
fossil hominoids from northern central Hungary; late Miocene
 
Omaha
thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1935
 
Anomala orientalis
introduced into United States from the Orient; larvae feed on roots of sugarcane and other grasses
 
genus Coragyps
a genus of Cathartidae
 
subfamily Carduelinae
used in some classifications for a subgroup of finches
 
order Isoptera
order of social insects that live in colonies, including: termites; often placed in subclass Exopterygota
 
genus Musophaga
type genus of the Musophagidae
 
genus Gerres
type genus of the Gerreidae
 
hind limb
a posterior appendage such as a leg or the homologous structure in other animals
 
Micropterus pseudoplites
a variety of black bass
 
genus Coccus
type genus of the Coccidae
 
genus Crocodilus
type genus of the Crocodylidae
 
family Ochotonidae
pikas and extinct forms
 
Samia cynthia
large green silkworm of the cynthia moth
 
poodle
an intelligent dog with a heavy curly solid-colored coat that is usually clipped; an old breed sometimes trained as sporting dogs or as performing dogs
 
Old World porcupine
terrestrial porcupine
 
pogonophoran
slender animal with tentacles and a tubelike outer covering; lives on the deep ocean bottom
 
Salvelinus alpinus
small trout of northern waters; landlocked populations in Quebec and northern New England
 
tragopan
brilliantly colored Asian pheasant having wattles and two fleshy processes on the head
 
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