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    Backswimmers

    About 32 North American species in the family Notonectidae
    Photo of a spothanded crayfish viewed from above on white background.

    Crayfishes

    About 36 species in Missouri
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    Creek Chub

    Semotilus atromaculatus
    Photo of a devil crayfish.

    Devil Crayfish

    Lacunicambarus aff. diogenes
    Monkey Face Mussel

    Freshwater Mussels

    Bivalve molluscs in order Unionoida
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    Leeches

    Various species in the subclass Hirudinea
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    Midge Fly Larvae

    Nearly 1,100 species in North America
    Photo of a ramshorn snail on a wet rock.

    Ramshorn Snails

    Gyraulus, Helisoma, Menetus, Micromenetus, Planorbula spp.
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    Red Shiner

    Cyprinella lutrensis
    Illustration of a redfin darter male in breeding colors.

    Redfin Darter

    Etheostoma whipplei
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    Endangered

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    Southern Redbelly Dace

    Phoxinus erythrogaster
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    Virile Crayfish (Northern Crayfish)

    Faxonius virilis (formerly Oronectes virilis)