#Biodiversity150 number 150 of 150 Barred Owl

150/150: Home is where the heart is for the Barred Owl

Animalia: Chordata: Aves: Strigiformes: Strigidae: Strix: Strix varia Barton, 1799 The Barred Owl is a ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 149 of 150 San Jose Scale

149/150: Not your typical song scales

Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Hemiptera: Sternorrhynncha: Coccoidea: Diaspididae: Quadraspidiotus: Quadraspidiotus perniciosus (Comstock, 1881) Scale bugs are ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 148 of 150 Xanthorhoe clarkeata

148/150: Learn more about this Canadian rarity

Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Larentiinae: Xanthorhoini: Xanthorhoe clarkeata (Douglas Ferguson, 1987) The Xanthorhoe clarkeata ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 147 of 150 Peanut worm

147/150: Nutty Facts about the Peanut Worm!

Animalia: Sipuncula: Phascolosomatidea: Phascolosomatida: Phascolosomatidae: Phascolosoma agassizii (Henri Marie Ducrotay de Blainville, 1827) Peanut worms, ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 146 of 150 Engelmann's Quillwort

146/150: Engelmann’s Quillwort is under threat! Only 2000 left in Canada

Plantae: Lycopodiophyta: Isoetopsida: Isoetales: Isoetaceae: Isoetes: Isoetes engelmannii (A.Braun.) The Engelmann’s Quillwort (Isoetes engelmannii), also ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 145 of 150 Protura

145/150: Coneheads. (No, I’m not talking about the nineties movie)

Animalia: Arthropoda: Protura: Eosentomata:  Eosentomidae Berlese, 1909 Look closely, you don’t want to miss them! These proturans are ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 144 of 150 Rotifer

144/150: Rotifers – a phylum on their own

Animalia: Rotifera: Monogononta: Ploima: Synchaetidae Hudson & Gosse, 1886 Rotifers are microscopic aquatic animals that ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 143 of 150 Oncopeltus fasciatus

143/150: Monarchs aren’t the only ones that need milkweed

Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Hemiptera: Lygaeidae: Oncopeltus: Oncopeltus fasciatus: (Dallas, 1852) Large milkweed bugs are a ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 142 of 150 Cypridopsis vidua

142/150: A small creature with a long history

Animalia: Arthropoda: Ostracoda: Podocopida: Cyprididae: Cypridopsinae: Cypridopsis vidua (O. F. Müller, 1776) The Ostracods are ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 141 of 150 Saskatoon serviceberry

141/150: Oh, Oh, Oh, Sweet Serviceberry of Mine!

Plantae: Magnoliophyta: Magnoliopsida: Rosales: Rosaceae: Amelanchier: Amelanchier alnifolia (Thomas Nuttall) The Amelanchier alnifolia or commonly ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 140 of 150 Scabies mite

140/150: Don’t Let the Scabies Mite Bite!

Animalia: Arthropoda: Arachnida: Sarcoptiformes: Sarcoptidae: Sarcoptes: Sarcoptes scabiei (Linnaeus, 1758) Unfortunately, bite isn’t all that ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 139 of 150 Longnose gar

139/150: The Longnose Gar – Freaky Fish!

Animalia: Chordata: Actinopterygii: Lepisosteiformes: Lepisosteidae: Lepisosteus: Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758) The longnose gar can be ...
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