Photo of two bears

    American Black Bear

    Ursus americanus

    Bats

    About 14 species in Missouri
    Photo of bobcat

    Bobcat

    Lynx rufus
    Camel cricket (cave cricket)

    Camel Crickets (Cave Crickets)

    About 150 species in North America north of Mexico
    Photo of a cellar spider in her cobweb with egg sac

    Cellar Spiders

    Pholcus, Psilochorus, and others in the Pholcid family
    Photo of a common house spider, egg sac, and web

    Common House Spider

    Parasteatoda tepidariorum (syn. Achaeranea tepidariorum)
    Photo of four gray myotises clinging to a cave ceiling.

    Gray Myotis (Gray Bat)

    Myotis grisescens
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    Endangered

    Collared, grayish-tan wolf in open field

    Gray Wolf

    Canis lupus
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    Endangered

    Photo of an Indiana myotis hanging from a cave ceiling.

    Indiana Myotis (Indiana Bat)

    Myotis sodalis
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    Endangered

    Land Snails and Slugs

    Approx. 150 species of land snails and slugs in Missouri
    Forage looper moth perched on a brick wall, viewed from side

    Moths

    More than 12,000 species in North America north of Mexico
    Image of a mountain lion

    Mountain Lion

    Puma concolor
    Image of an armadillo

    Nine-Banded Armadillo

    Dasypus novemcinctus
    Raccoon in tree

    Raccoon

    Procyon lotor
     photo of a red fox

    Red Fox

    Vulpes vulpes
    Photo of a spotted fishing spider and several water springtails at the surface of shallow water

    Spotted Fishing Spider

    Dolomedes triton
    Elongate-bodied springtail on a brown leaf

    Springtails

    More than 8,000 species globally
    Photograph of a striped skunk walking

    Striped Skunk

    Mephitis mephitis
    Photo of a trashline orbweaver, closeup

    Trashline Orbweavers

    Cyclosa conica and C. turbinata
    Photo of a tricolored bat hanging from a cave ceiling.

    Tri-Colored Bat

    Perimyotis subflavus (formerly Pipistrellus subflavus)
    Photo of a magdalen underwing moth

    Underwing Moths

    Catocala spp., more than 100 species in North America north of Mexico
    image of Xystodesmid Millipede crawling on a forest floor

    Xystodesmid Millipedes

    8 tribes, with about 23 genera, in North America north of Mexico