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  • Caprellid (Pariambus typicus)

    Caprellids

    There are many species of caprellids, and it is difficult to differentiate one from the other.

    Class
    Crustacea
    Order
    amphipodes
    Family
    Caprellidae
  • Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris

    Capybara

    A capybara, the world's largest rodent, looks like a giant guinea pig. It has a large rectangular head with large brown eyes and a blunt muzzle.

    Class
    Mammalia
    Order
    Rodents
    Family
    Hydrochoeridae
  • Bombycilla cedrorum

    Cedar waxwing

    The cedar waxwing is a brown bird with a black crest and mask. It has a yellow line at the base of the tail and two waxy red spots at the tip of the wings in the adult.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Passeriformes
    Family
    Bombycillidae
  • Dendroica pensylvanica

    Chestnut-sided warbler

    The male can be recognized by its greenish-yellow cap, bordered in black, and by the broad, brown-coloured stripe down each side of the body.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Passeriformes
    Family
    Parulidae
  • Earthworm, Québec, Canada.

    Common earthworm

    The common earthworm has a long body, divided into segments by transverse rings along its entire body.

    Class
    Oligochaeta
    Order
    Haplotaxidae
    Family
    Lumbricidae
  • Somateria mollissima

    Common eider

    Common eider males (winter and nuptial plumage) have black bellies and white backs, a black cap and a green wash on the nape. The female resembles a large brownish duck.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Anseriformes
    Family
    Anatidae (geese and ducks)
  • Common house gecko (Hemidactylus frenatus)

    Common house gecko

    The common house gecko, also called the Asian house gecko, is a small lizard that is usually gray or pale brown. Its body is marked with small iridescent green dots, and its belly is white.

    Class
    Reptilia
    Order
    Squamata
    Family
    Gekkonidae
  • Marmosets (Callithrix)

    Common marmoset

    The common marmoset is a small monkey whose head has two tufts of long white hair at ear level. It has a white blaze on its forehead and a black-and-white banded tail.

    Class
    Mammalia
    Order
    Primates
    Family
    Callichthyidae
  • Uria aalge

    Common murre

    This bird has dark chocolate brown plumage on its back, neck and head, and white undersides. Its bill is slender and pointed. It stands erect, like a penguin, when on land.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Charadriiformes
    Family
    Alcidae
  • Armadillidium vulgare

    Common pillbug

    The pillbug has a grey, segmented, oval body, with seven pairs of legs and two pairs of antennae. This arthropod is a terrestrial crustacean.

    Class
    Crustacea
    Order
    Isopoda
    Family
    Armadillidiidae