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#Biodiversity150 number 123 of 150 Earwig

123/150: The European earwig may be a pest to us, but at least they have good mothers

Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Dermaptera: Forficulidae: Forficula auricularia (Linnaeus, 1758) The European earwig is an introduced ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 122 of 150 Hagfish

122/150: Happy Hagfish Day!

Animalia: Chordata: Myxini: Myxiniformes: Myxinidae: Eptatretinae: Eptatretus: Eptatretus stoutii (Lockington, 1878) The Pacific Hagfish is ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 121 of 150 Slender springtails

121/150: A tale of springtails

Animalia: Arthropoda: Collembola: Entomobryomorpha: Entomobryidae: Entomobrya: Entomobrya gisini (Christiansen, 1958) Slender springtails are tiny, abundant ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 120 of 150 Nematode

120/150: Nematodes, one of the most abundant organisms on Earth

Animalia: Nematoda: Chromadorea: Rhabditida (Diesing, 1861) Nematodes, aka roundworms, are extremely successful organisms that have ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 119 of 150 Blue Orchard Bee

119/150: Blue Bee or not Blue Bee… The unsung heroes of orchard pollination

Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Hymenoptera: Megachilidae: Osmia: Osmia lignaria Say 1837 When you think of important ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 118 of 150 Eastern Hognose Snake

118/150: A snake that plays possum

Animalia: Chordata: Reptilia: Squamata: Colubridae: Dipsadinae: Heterodon: Heterodon platirhinos (Latreille, 1801) The eastern hognose snake ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 117 of 150 Western Redback Salamander

117/150: Just out of sight-The commonly overlooked Western Redback Salamander

Animalia: Chordata: Amphibia: Caudata: Plethodontidae: Plethodontinae: Plethodon: Plethodon vehiculum (Cooper, 1860) The western redback salamander ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 116 of 150 Question Mark butterfly

116/150: The questionable habits of the Question Mark Butterfly

Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Nymphalinae: Polygonia: Polygonia interrogationis (Fabricius 1798) When thinking of territorial ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 115 of 150 Giant Puffball Mushroom

115/150: The Giant Puffball is right out of a fairytale!

Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Agaricales: Agaricaceae: Calvatia: Calvatia gigantea (Batsch) Lloyd 1904 The Giant Puffball appears ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 114 of 150 Gumboot Chiton

114/150: The Magnetic Gumboot Chiton

Animalia: Mollusca: Polyplacophora: Chitonida: Acanthochitonidae: Cryptochiton: Cryptochiton stelleri (von Middendorff, 1847) Chitons are some underrated interesting ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 113 of 150 Alopecosa koponeni

113/150: A Wolf Spider Like No Other

Animalia: Arthropoda: Arachnida: Araneae: Lycosidae: Alopecosa: Alopecosa koponeni sp. n. (Sundevall 1833, Simon 1885, and Blagoev ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 112 of 150 Tamarack Tree

112/150: Autumn is here and the Tamarack Tree loses its needles

Plantae: Pinophyta: Pinidae: Pinales: Pinaceae: Larix: Larix laricina (Du Roi) K. Koch From the Algonquin ...
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