Nouns denoting animals

genus Rupicola
cock of the rocks
 
genus Surnia
a genus of hawk-like owls
 
genus Tursiops
a genus of Delphinidae
 
merozoite
a cell that arises from the asexual division of a parent sporozoan during its life cycle
 
Norfolk terrier
English breed of small terrier with a straight wiry grizzled coat and dropped ears
 
bushbaby
agile long-tailed nocturnal African lemur with dense woolly fur and large eyes and ears
 
branchiopodan
aquatic crustaceans typically having a carapace and many pairs of leaflike appendages used for swimming as well as respiration and feeding
 
genus Calliphora
type genus of the Calliphoridae: blowflies
 
tiger beetle
active usually bright-colored beetle that preys on other insects
 
ridgil
a colt with undescended testicles
 
genus Strepera
bell magpies
 
family Simuliidae
blackflies and sand flies
 
Gasterophilus intestinalis
parasitic chiefly on horses
 
Palometa simillima
smaller than Florida pompano; common in West Indies
 
Peromyscus maniculatus
brownish New World mouse; most widely distributed member of the genus
 
Cygnus columbianus
swan that nests in tundra regions of the New and Old Worlds
 
family Scorpaenidae
scorpionfishes; rockfishes; lionfishes
 
genus Eriosoma
woolly aphids
 
sea crawfish
large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters
 
Diodon holocanthus
similar to but smaller than porcupinefish
 
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