Male eastern Hercules beetle walking in grass

    Scarab Beetles

    About 1,700 species in North America north of Mexico.
    image of a Carolina Grasshopper

    Short-Horned Grasshoppers

    About 620 species in North America
    Shorthead redhorse side view photo with black background

    Shorthead Redhorse

    Moxostoma macrolepidotum
    Photo of a monkey slug caterpillar on an oak leaf

    Slug Caterpillar Moths

    More than 20 species in Missouri
    Snuffbox

    Snuffbox

    Epioblasma triquetra
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    Endangered

    A white-lined sphinx moth sips nectar from a purple locoweed flower

    Sphinx Moths (Hawk Moths)

    More than 50 species in Missouri
    image of a Spittlebug and nest on plant stem

    Spittlebugs and Froghoppers

    About 60 species in North America north of Mexico
    Photo of a spotted orbweaver or barn spider, Neoscona crucifera, with black background

    Spotted Orbweavers

    Neoscona spp.
    Elongate-bodied springtail on a brown leaf

    Springtails

    More than 8,000 species globally
    Photo of an adult stonefly on a leaf

    Stoneflies

    There are hundreds of species in North America
    Photo of stonefly naiad on a rock underwater

    Stonefly Larvae

    There are hundreds of species in North America
    Image of a sweat bee

    Sweat Bees

    Numerous species and genera in Missouri
    Two-marked treehopper clinging to a stem

    Treehoppers

    More than 260 species in North America North of Mexico
    Photo of a pink planarian on a rock.

    Turbellarians (Planarians; Free-Living Flatworms)

    Species in genera Dugesia, Planaria, etc.
    Photo of big cluster of turkey tails, bracket fungus with concentric color rings

    Turkey Tail

    Trametes versicolor
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    Edible

    Tussock moth resting on a wooden board

    Tussock Moths

    About 30 species in subfamily Lymantriinae (formerly a family) in North America
    image of Cocklebur Weevil

    Weevils (Snout Beetles; Bark Beetles)

    About 2,500 species in North America north of Mexico
    White-Lined Sphinx Moth

    White-Lined Sphinx

    Hyles lineata
    Photo of a whitebanded crab spider, yellow individual, on ox-eye daisy flower

    Whitebanded Crab Spider

    Misumenoides formosipes
    Photo of a yellow mud turtle.

    Yellow Mud Turtle

    Kinosternon flavescens flavescens
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    Endangered

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