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

    Whitebanded Crab Spider

    Misumenoides formosipes
    Photo of Williams' crayfish.

    Williams’ Crayfish

    Faxonius williamsi (formerly Orconectes williamsi)
    Photo of wolf spider with young

    Wolf Spiders

    Numerous species and genera in our state.
    Photo of wood ear mushroom, which looks like a brownish human ear stuck to a log

    Wood Ear (Tree Ear)

    Auricularia auricula (formerly A. auricula-judae)
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    Edible

    Image of a wood frog

    Wood Frog

    Lithobates sylvaticus (formerly Rana sylvatica)
    Photo of a Woodhouse’s toad in lawn grass.

    Woodhouse’s Toad

    Anaxyrus woodhousii woodhousii
    Photo of a woodland crayfish.

    Woodland Crayfish

    Faxonius hylas (formerly Orconectes hylas)
    Photo of a Xanthotype geometer moth

    Xanthotype Geometers

    Xanthotype spp.
    Photo of common morels growing on forest floor

    Yellow Morel (Common Morel)

    Morchella esculentoides (formerly M. esculenta)
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    Edible

    Photo of a yellow mud turtle.

    Yellow Mud Turtle

    Kinosternon flavescens flavescens
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    Endangered

    yellow sandshell

    Yellow Sandshell

    Lampsilis teres
    Zebra Mussel

    Zebra Mussel

    Dreissena polymorpha
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    Invasive

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