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

    Adder's Tongues

    Ophioglossum spp.
    image of an Alderfly

    Alderflies

    Sialis spp.
    Illustration of alternate-leaved dogwood leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Alternate-Leaved Dogwood

    Cornus alternifolia
    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 half in water

    American Beaver

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

    American Bladdernut

    Staphylea trifolia
    image of American Carrion Beetle

    American Carrion Beetle

    Necrophila americana
    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
    Illustration of American hazelnut leaves, flowers, fruits.

    American Hazelnut

    Corylus americana
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    Edible

    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 in water

    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 a Thread-Waisted Wasp

    Ammophila Wasps

    Ammophila spp.
    Andrenid or miner bee collecting pollen on a flower

    Andrenid Bees (Miner Bees)

    More than 1,200 species in North America north of Mexico
    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
    Longhorn bee visiting a flower, viewed from side

    Apid Bees

    About 1,000 species in North America north of Mexico
    Photo of a female arabesque orbweaver spider

    Arabesque Orbweaver

    Neoscona arabesca
    Photo of an armored harvestman walking on the ground

    Armored Harvestmen

    Members of suborder Laniatores
    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 male Banded Pennant dragonfly

    Banded Pennant

    Celithemis fasciata
    Photo of a Banded Tiger Moth

    Banded Tiger Moth

    Apantesis vittata
    Image of barn owl face.

    Barn Owl

    Tyto alba
    Photo of a barn swallow in flight.

    Barn Swallow

    Hirundo rustica
    Female adult baskettail dragonfly perched on a plant stem

    Baskettails

    Epitheca spp.
    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

    Black saddlebags dragonfly perched on an upright twig

    Black Saddlebags

    Tramea lacerata

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