Photo of a spothanded crayfish viewed from above on white background.

    Crayfishes

    About 36 species in Missouri
    Monkey Face Mussel

    Freshwater Mussels

    Bivalve molluscs in order Unionoida
    Photo of a leech

    Leeches

    Various species in the subclass Hirudinea
    Photo of a painted devil crayfish standing on a sandy substrate

    Painted Devil Crayfish

    Lacunicambarus ludovicianus
    Photo of a ramshorn snail on a wet rock.

    Ramshorn Snails

    Gyraulus, Helisoma, Menetus, Micromenetus, Planorbula spp.
    Photo of an aquatic tubificid worm among rocks in an aquarium.

    Tubificid Worms (Tubifex Worms)

    Tubifex spp. and other aquatic tubificid annelids
    Photo of a vernal crayfish.

    Vernal Crayfish

    Procambarus viaeviridus
    Warmouth male in spawning colors, side view photo with black background

    Warmouth

    Lepomis gulosus
    Water springtails congregate in water above soggy dead leaves

    Water Springtail

    Podura aquatica