Nouns denoting animals

a popular North American game bird; named for its call
division Chlorophyta
large division of chiefly freshwater eukaryotic algae that possess chlorophyll a and b, store food as starch, and cellulose cell walls; classes Chlorophyceae, Ulvophyceae, and Charophyceae; obviously ancestral to land plants
scorpion fish
marine fishes having a tapering body with an armored head and venomous spines
long slender feather on the necks of e.g. turkeys and pheasants
genus Thrips
type genus of the Thripidae
mud dauber
wasp that constructs mud cells on a solid base in which females place eggs laid in paralyzed insect larvae
Roccus saxatilis
marine food and game fish with dark longitudinal stripes; migrates upriver to spawn; sometimes placed in the genus Morone
genus Eoraptor
primitive theropod found in Argentina; early Triassic
horse's foot
the hoof of a horse
Lagodon rhomboides
similar to sea bream; small spiny-finned fish found in bays along the southeastern coast of the United States
tropical American bird resembling a blue jay and having greenish and bluish plumage
genus Leishmania
flagellate protozoan that causes leishmaniasis
Drymarchon corais
large dark-blue nonvenomous snake that invades burrows; found in southern North America and Mexico
class Placodermi
extinct group of bony-plated fishes with primitive jaws
any of numerous spiny large-headed usually scaleless scorpaenoid fishes with broad mouths
family Myliobatidae
eagle rays
Anomia ephippium
thin-shelled bivalve having the right valve deeply notched
the very vascular fetal membrane composed of the fused chorion and adjacent wall of the allantois
Scartella cristata
inhabits both coasts of tropical Atlantic
genus Nasua
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