Black crappie, male in spawning colors, side view photo with black background

    Black Crappie

    Pomoxis nigromaculatus
    Orangethroat darter male in spawning colors, side view photo with black background

    Darters

    Etheostoma, Percina, Ammocrypta, and Crystallaria spp.
    Monkey Face Mussel

    Freshwater Mussels

    Bivalve molluscs in order Unionoida
    giant floater

    Giant Floater

    Pygandon grandis
    Photo of several prosobranch pond snails crawling on a rock.

    Gilled Aquatic Snails (Prosobranch Pond Snails)

    Over 20 Missouri species in former subclass Prosobranchia
    Goldfish side view photo with black background

    Goldfish

    Carassius auratus
    No photo available

    Hydras

    Various species in the genus Hydra
    lilliput

    Lilliput

    Toxolasma parvus
    Longnose darter side view photo with black background

    Longnose Darter

    Percina nasuta
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    Endangered

    Southern redbelly dace male in spawning colors, side view photo with black background

    Minnows

    Notropis, Cyprinella, Hybognathus, Luxilus, and others
    Photograph of several mosquito larvae resting at water surface

    Mosquito Larvae

    There are about 50 species of mosquitoes in our state.
    pistolgrip

    Pistolgrip (Buckhorn)

    Tritogonia verrucosa
    pond mussel

    Pond Mussel

    Ligumia subrostrata
    Spotted bass side view photo with black background

    Spotted Bass

    Micropterus punctulatus
    Striped bass side view photo with black background

    Striped Bass

    Morone saxatilis
    Photo of a pink planarian on a rock.

    Turbellarians (Planarians; Free-Living Flatworms)

    Species in genera Dugesia, Planaria, etc.
    Photo of a single water strider

    Water Striders

    Aquarius remigis; also species in the genus Gerris