Photo of an Engelmann’s adder’s tongue with a black background

    Adder's Tongues

    Ophioglossum spp.
    image of an Alderfly

    Alderflies

    Sialis spp.
    Jagged ambush bug on a plant stem

    Ambush Bugs

    Phymata spp. and others in subfamily Phymatinae (ambush bugs)
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    Venomous

    Photo of a beaver on land, chewing on a log

    American Beaver

    Castor canadensis
    Illustration of American bladdernut leaves, flowers, fruits.

    American Bladdernut

    Staphylea trifolia
    Photo of an American coot.

    American Coot

    Fulica americana
    Photograph of American Crow

    American Crow

    Corvus brachyrhynchos
    American Golden-Plover

    American Golden-Plover

    Pluvialis dominica
    Photo of an American lady butterfly, wings folded.

    American Lady

    Vanessa virginiensis
    Photo of lotus in pool at Duck Creek CA

    American Lotus

    Nelumbo lutea
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    Edible

    Image of mink

    American Mink

    Neovison vison
    american robin

    American Robin

    Turdus migratorius
    American snout butterfly resting with wings folded

    American Snout

    Libytheana carinent
    Photo of American water willow closeup on flowers

    American Water Willow

    Justicia americana
    Photograph of American White Pelican in flight

    American White Pelican

    Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
    Photo of an American wigeon pair floating on water surface.

    American Wigeon

    Anas americana
    photo of American woodcock

    American Woodcock

    Scolopax minor
    image of Walker's Cicada clinging to a perch

    Annual Cicadas

    Neotibicen spp. (in Missouri) (formerly Tibicen)
    Photo of adult antlion with wings spread

    Antlion Adults

    More than 100 species in North America north of Mexico
    image of Antlion Larva on rock

    Antlion Larvae (Doodlebug Larvae)

    More than 100 species in North America north of Mexico
    Acrobat ants on a leaf

    Ants

    More than 700 species in North America
    several yellow aphids on plant

    Aphids

    More than 1,300 species in North America north of Mexico
    image of Assassin Bug crawling on a leaf

    Assassin Bugs

    Nearly 200 species in North America north of Mexico
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    Venomous

    Photo of autumn sneezeweed flowerheads, closeup.

    Autumn Sneezeweed

    Helenium autumnale
    Illustration of bald cypress leaves and cones.

    Bald Cypress

    Taxodium distichum
    Photo of bald eagle soaring

    Bald Eagle

    Haliaeetus leucocephalus
    Baltimore checkerspot, perched, with wings folded

    Baltimore Checkerspot

    Euphydryas phaeton
    Photo of male Baltimore oriole perched on branch

    Baltimore Oriole

    Icterus galbula
    Photo of a Banded Tiger Moth

    Banded Tiger Moth

    Apantesis vittata
    Photo of a barn swallow in flight.

    Barn Swallow

    Hirundo rustica
    Photo of a beautiful wood-nymph
    image of Bee Fly on leaf

    Bee Flies

    About 800 species in North America
    Photo of a belted kingfisher, perched on branch tip, side view.

    Belted Kingfisher

    Ceryle alcyon
    image of a Toad Bug

    Big-Eyed Toad Bug

    Gelastocoris oculatus
    Illustration of black gum flowers and fruits.

    Black Gum

    Nyssa sylvatica
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    Edible

    Photo of two black vultures standing on the ground

    Black Vulture

    Coragyps atratus
    Illustration of black willow leaves and catkins.

    Black Willow

    Salix nigra
    Photo of a Black-and-Yellow Lichen Moth
    Image of a Black-Bordered Lemon Moth

    Black-Bordered Lemon Moth

    Marimatha nigrofimbria
    Black-capped chickadee image showing characters for identification.

    Black-Capped Chickadee and Carolina Chickadee

    Poecile atricapillus and P. carolinensis
    Photo of a black-crowned night-heron walking in shallow water.

    Black-Crowned Night-Heron

    Nycticorax nycticorax
    Image of black-legged meadow katydid

    Black-Legged Meadow Katydid

    Orchelimum nigripes
    Photo of a meloe blister beetle, female, on ground

    Blister Beetles

    More than 400 species in North America north of Mexico
    image of greenbottle fly on carcass

    Blow Flies (Bottle Flies)

    About 84 species in North America.
    Photo of blue jay perched on branch

    Blue Jay

    Cyanocitta cristata

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