Nouns denoting animals

Gelechia gossypiella
small brown moth whose larvae bore into flowers and bolls of cotton
 
Spinus pinus
small finch of North American coniferous forests
 
rail
any of numerous widely distributed small wading birds of the family Rallidae having short wings and very long toes for running on soft mud
 
Globicephala melaena
small dark-colored whale of the Atlantic coast of the United States; the largest male acts as pilot or leader for the school
 
genus Hydrochoerus
a genus of Hydrochoeridae
 
suborder Otides
terrestrial game birds of the Old World and Australia: bustards
 
family Monodontidae
narwhals
 
laver
seaweed with edible translucent crinkly green fronds
 
Falco peregrinus
a widely distributed falcon formerly used in falconry
 
genus Tunga
a genus of Siphonaptera
 
genus Cystophora
hooded seals
 
fetlock joint
the joint between the cannon bone and the pastern
 
Lyrurus mlokosiewiczi
a black grouse of western Asia
 
class Cyanobacteria
photosynthetic bacteria found in fresh and salt water, having chlorophyll a and phycobilins; once thought to be algae: blue-green algae
 
order Pholidota
pangolins; in some former classifications included in the order Edentata
 
reeve
female ruff
 
family Lemuridae
typical lemurs; of Madagascar
 
tetrapod
a vertebrate animal having four feet or legs or leglike appendages
 
order Protura
minute wingless arthropods: telsontails
 
Ovis musimon
wild mountain sheep of Corsica and Sardinia
 
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