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Envirothon 2014 Wetland & Aquatic Species Wetland & Aquatic Species pictures & taxonomy of pictures & taxonomy of organisms organisms both scientific & common both scientific & common names names

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Envirothon 2014. Wetland & Aquatic Species pictures & taxonomy of organisms both scientific & common names. This social animal cracks clams against rocks to eat them. Order Carnivora Family Mustelidae Lutra canadensis River Otter. This animal lives near water and is known - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Envirothon 2014Wetland & Aquatic Species pictures & taxonomy of organisms both scientific & common names

  • Order CarnivoraFamily MustelidaeLutra canadensisRiver OtterThis social animal cracksclams against rocks to eat them

  • Order CarnivoraFamily MustelidaeMustela vison

    MinkThisanimallivesnearwaterand is known for its fine fur

  • Order RodentiaFamily CastoridaeCastor canadensis

    BeaverThis animal is known for chopping down trees

  • This small animal burrows into stream banksOrder CarnivoraFamily CricetidaeOndatra zibethicus

    Muskrat

  • MaleFemaleOrder AnseriformesFamily AnatinaeBucephala albeola

    Bufflehead MerganserThis is a kind of diving duck

  • MaleFemaleOrder AnseriformesFamily AnatinaeLophodytes cucullatus

    Hooded MerganserThis is a kind of diving duck

  • MaleFemaleOrder AnseriformesFamily AnatinaeMergus merganser

    Common MerganserThis is a kind of diving duck

  • MaleFemaleOrder AnseriformesFamily AnatinaeAix sponsa

    Wood DuckThis is a kind of puddle duck

  • MaleFemaleOrder AnseriformesFamily AnatinaeAnas acuta

    Northern PintailThis is a kind of puddle duck

  • MaleFemaleOrder AnseriformesFamily AnatinaeAnas platyrhynchos

    Mallard DuckThis is a kind of puddle duck

  • MaleFemaleOrder AnseriformesFamily AnatinaeAnas rubripes

    American Black DuckThis is a kind of puddle duck

  • There are 12 species of these birds that migrate into and around PennsylvaniaOrder CharadriiformesFamily ScolopacidaeActitis macularia

    Spotted Sandpiper

  • The male and female of this bird species have the same appearanceOrder CiconiiformesFamily Ardeidae Ardea alba

    Great Egret

  • These birds are infamous for raiding nearby ponds and eating all the goldfishOrder CiconiiformesFamily Ardeidae Ardea herodias

    Great Blue Heron

  • These birds are small, but stealthy!Order CiconiiformesFamily Ardeidae Butorides virescens

    Green Heron

  • This little bird dives after fishOrder CoraciiformesFamily AlccedinidaeCeryle alcyon

    Belted Kingfisher

  • The male and female of this species look the sameOrder FalconiformesFamily ButeoninaeButeo lineatus

    Red Shouldered Hawk

  • This bird is alsoknown as the marsh hawkOrder FalconiformesFamily ButeoninaeCircus cyaneus

    Northern Harrier

  • This bird builds the largest nest of any bird in America

    Order FalconiformesFamily ButeoninaeHaliaeetus leucocephalus

    Bald Eagle

  • The male and femaleof this species look the sameOrder FalconiformesFamily PandionidaePandion haliaetus

    Osprey

  • This highly annoying invasive plant species often clogs boat propellersOrder AlismatalesFamily HydrocharitaceaeHydrilla verticillata

    Hydrilla

  • Order SaxifragalesFamily HaloragaceaeMyriophyllum spicatum

    Eurasian WatermilfoilThis is another invasive plant species

  • Order MyrtalesFamily LythraceaeLythrum salicaria

    Purple LoosestrifeThis is pretty, but still aninvasive plant species

  • Order VeneroidaFamily DreissenidaeDreissena polymorpha

    Zebra MusselsThis tiny invasive speciesclogs pipes & wreaks havoc

  • Order TestudinesFamily EmydidaeTrachemys scripta

    Red Eared Slider This invasive species has become a popular pet

  • Order TestudinesFamily EmydidaeEmys blandingii

    Blanding TurtleThis is a common species of turtle

  • Order TestudinesFamily EmydidaeGlyptemys muhlenbergii

    Bog TurtleThis tiny species was actually first discovered in America in Lancaster, PA !

  • Order AnuraFamily RanidaeRana pipiens

    Northern Leopard FrogThis species is also known as a meadow frog

    Pickerel Frog

    Coastal Plains Leopard Frog

  • Order CaudataFamily AmbystomatidaeAmbystoma maculatum

    Spotted SalamanderThis species is an amphibian

  • Order CaudataFamily AmbystomatidaeAmbystoma opacum

    Marbled SalamanderThis is another amphibian species

  • Order DecopodaFamily CambaridaeCambarus bartonii

    Common Crayfish

    also called theEastern CrayfishThis species often hides under rocks in coldmountain streams around Pennsylvania

  • Order DecopodaFamily CambaridaeOrconectes obscurus

    Allegheny Crayfish

    This species lives under rocks in streams with muddy or sandy bottoms in central and Western Pennsylvania

  • Order DipteraFamily CulicidaeCulex pipiens

    Common MosquitoThis species is a vector for the west nile virus

    Pupa Adult

    Larva

  • Order DipteraFamily TipulidaeTipula abdominalis

    Giant Cranefly This insect does not Larva suck your blood ! Adult

    Pupa

  • Order OdonataFamily CoenagrionidaeSchurna verticalis

    Damselfly

    Part of thenarrow winged family, the EasternForktail is the most commonkind of this insect in Pennsylvania

  • Order Odonata Family Libellulidae Libellula pulchella

    Dragonfly

    The Twelve Spotted Skimmer belongs to Libellulidae, the largest family of this type of insect in Pennsylvania

  • Order Odonata Family Libellulidae This species is Common across PA

    Blue DasherDragonfly

    Order OdonataFamily LestidaeThis family closely resembles dragonflies

    Great Spreadwing Damselfly

    WhichOneIs It???

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