Nouns denoting animals

family Caeciliadae
coextensive with the order Gymnophiona: legless amphibians
 
family Muscidae
two-winged flies especially the housefly
 
Amia calva
primitive long-bodied carnivorous freshwater fish with a very long dorsal fin; found in sluggish waters of North America
 
dimetrodon
carnivorous dinosaur of the Permian in North America having a crest or dorsal sail
 
Cynocephalus variegatus
a variety of flying lemur
 
mamba
arboreal snake of central and southern Africa whose bite is often fatal
 
Ictalurus punctatus
freshwater food fish common throughout central United States
 
sea tangle
any of various kelps especially of the genus Laminaria
 
genus Polypedates
type genus of the Polypedatidae
 
sea urchin
shallow-water echinoderms having soft bodies enclosed in thin spiny globular shells
 
digger wasp
solitary wasp that digs nests in the soil and stocks them with paralyzed insects for the larvae
 
Plethodon cinereus
common salamander of eastern North America
 
ciliate
a protozoan with a microscopic appendage extending from the surface of the cell
 
genus Mylodon
type genus of the Mylodontidae; sometimes included in family Megatheriidae
 
Lama peruana
used in the Andes as a beast of burden and source of wool; considered a domesticated variety of the guanaco
 
courser
formerly a strong swift horse ridden into battle
 
genus Trichoglossus
a genus of Loriinae
 
thick skin
skin that is very thick (as an elephant or rhinoceros)
 
redbone
a speedy red or red-and-tan American hound
 
order Strigiformes
owls
 
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