Ouachita map turtle

    Ouachita Map Turtle

    Graptemys ouachitensis ouachitensis
    Photo of an Ozark crayfish.

    Ozark Crayfish

    Faxonius ozarkae (formerly Orconectes ozarkae)
    ozark minnow

    Ozark Minnow

    Notropis nubilus
    Photo of a painted devil crayfish standing on a sandy substrate

    Painted Devil Crayfish

    Lacunicambarus ludovicianus
    Photo of a paintedhand mudbug carefully arranged against a black background

    Paintedhand Mudbug

    Lacunicambarus polychromatus
    pink papershell

    Pink Papershell

    Potamilus ohiensis
    Photo of a plains gartersnake taken in Lakewood, Colorado.

    Plains Gartersnake

    Thamnophis radix
    Photo of a plains leopard frog in grass.

    Plains Leopard Frog

    Lithobates blairi (formerly Rana blairi)
    Citrus flatid planthopper on twig

    Planthoppers

    More than 900 species in North America north of Mexico
    Photo of a predaceous diving beetle

    Predaceous Diving Beetles (Water Tigers)

    Species in the beetle family Dytiscidae
    image of a White-Headed Prominent moth

    Prominent Moths

    About 50 species recorded from Missouri
    image of a Yellow-Fringed Dolichomia Moth

    Pyralid Moths

    More than 680 species in North America north of Mexico
    Image of rainbow trout

    Rainbow Trout

    Oncorhynchus mykiss
    Photo of a ramshorn snail on a wet rock.

    Ramshorn Snails

    Gyraulus, Helisoma, Menetus, Micromenetus, Planorbula spp.
    Photo of an aging Ravenel's stinkhorn, a column-shaped fungus with dark spores

    Ravenel's Stinkhorn

    Phallus ravenelii
    fork and knife icon

    Edible

    Image of a red shiner

    Red Shiner

    Cyprinella lutrensis
    Image of a red-eared slider

    Red-Eared Slider

    Trachemys scripta elegans
    Photo of a Red-Fringed Emerald

    Red-Fringed Emerald

    Nemoria bistriaria
    Image of a red-legged grasshopper.

    Red-Legged Grasshopper

    Melanoplus femurrubrum
    Image of a redear sunfish

    Redear Sunfish

    Lepomis microlophus
    Illustration of a redfin darter male in breeding colors.

    Redfin Darter

    Etheostoma whipplei
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    Endangered

    Photo of a ringed crayfish.

    Ringed Crayfish

    Faxonius neglectus (formerly Orconectes neglectus)
    No photo available

    Sabine Shiner

    Notropis sabinae
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    Endangered

    Photo of a saddleback crayfish.

    Saddleback Crayfish

    Faxonius medius (formerly Orconectes medius)
    image of Sand Wasp perched on sand

    Sand Wasps

    Numerous species and genera in Missouri
    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
    Photo of a monkey slug caterpillar on an oak leaf

    Slug Caterpillar Moths

    More than 20 species in Missouri
    Photo of a Snowberry Clearwing

    Snowberry Clearwing

    Hemaris diffinis
    Snuffbox

    Snuffbox

    Epioblasma triquetra
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    Endangered

    Photo of a southern leopard frog.

    Southern Leopard Frog

    Lithobates sphenocephalus (formerly Rana sphenocephala)
    Photo of a southern painted turtle basking on a log.

    Southern Painted Turtle

    Chrysemys dorsalis
    Image of a southern redbelly dace

    Southern Redbelly Dace

    Phoxinus erythrogaster
    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 Spiny Oak Slug Moth

    Spiny Oak-Slug Moth

    Euclea delphinii
    image of a Spittlebug and nest on plant stem

    Spittlebugs and Froghoppers

    About 60 species in North America north of Mexico
    Photo of a spothanded crayfish viewed through creekwater.

    Spothanded Crayfish

    Faxonius punctimanus (formerly Orconectes punctimanus)
    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 a male reddish-brown stag beetle

    Stag Beetles

    About 24 species in North America north of Mexico
    Green stink bug on a leaf

    Stink Bugs

    In North America, more than 200 species in 64 genera.
    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
    illustration of a striped bass, side view

    Striped Bass

    Morone saxatilis
    Image of a striped shiner

    Striped Shiner

    Luxilus chrysocephalus
    Color illustration of Swamp Darter

    Swamp Darter

    Etheostoma fusiforme
    exclamation mark

    Endangered

    Image of a sweat bee

    Sweat Bees

    Numerous species and genera in Missouri
    Color illustration of Taillight Shiner

    Taillight Shiner

    Notropis maculatus
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    Endangered

    Three-toed box turtle

    Three-Toed Box Turtle

    Terrapene carolina triunguis

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