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#Biodiversity150 number 98 of 150 Cockroach

98/150: Cockroaches, the probable survivors of an apocalyptic future

Arthropoda: Insecta: Blattodea: Ectobiidae: Parcoblatta: Parcoblatta pennsylvanica (De Geer, 1773) Cockroaches are one of the ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 97 of 150 Myrmica quebecensis

97/150: An Ant Found Only In Canada

Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Lepidoptera: Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae: Myrmica: Myrmica quebecensis (Francoeur 1981) The ant species ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 96 of 150 Butterwort

96/150: Surprisingly the butterwort lacks both butter and warts, but it does eat insects!

Plantae: Magnoliophyta: Magnoliopsida: Lamiales: Pinguicula vulgaris (Linnaeus) The common butterwort is an insectivorous plant that ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 95 of 150 Chaetognatha

95/150: I may be small, but I’m deadly in my tiny world!

Animalia: Chaetognatha: Sagittoidea Chaetognatha, commonly known as arrow worms are marine invertebrates that range in ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 94 of 150 Canada Darner

94/150: O Canada Darner!

Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Odonata: Aeshnidae: Aeshna: Aeshna canadensis Walker, 1908 A real Canadian dragonfly, the ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 93 of 150 Basking Shark

93/150: What a big mouth!

Animalia: Chordata: Elasmobranchii: Lamniformes: Cetorhinidae: Cetorhinus: Cetorhinus maximus  (Gunnerus, 1765) Basking sharks are known as ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 92 of 150 Canadian Cicada

92/150: The Canadian Cicada, true North strong and free

Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Hemiptera: Cicadidae: Okanagana: Okanagana canadensis (Provancher, 1889) Canadian Cicada is a very fitting ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 91 of 150 Bristle Millipede

91/150: Don’t impede this millipede!

Animalia: Arthropoda: Diplopoda: Polyxenida: Polyxenidae: Polyxenus: Polyxenus lagurus (Linnaeus, 1758) Bristle millipedes live in dark ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 90 of 150 Giant Rattlesnake Plantain

90/150: Rattlesnake Plantains – orchids used for traditional cures

Plantae: Magnoliophyta: Liliopsida: Asparagales: Orchidaceae: Goodyera (robert brown) Rattlesnake plantains are not nearly as scary ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 89 of 150 Bot Fly

89/150: Bizarre parenting brought to you by the Bot Fly

Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Diptera: Oestridae: Cuterebra: Cuterebra fontinella (Clark, 1827) Nothing says parenting like leaving ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 88 of 150 Beluga Whale

88/150: Whale, hello there Belugas!

Animalia: Chordata: Mammalia: Artiodactyla: Cetacea: Monodontidae: Delphinapterus: Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776) The beluga whale is ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 87 of 150 Richardson's Collared Lemming

87/150: Richardson’s Collared Lemming – an endemic mammal to Canada

Animalia: Chordata: Mammalia: Rodentia: Cricetidae: Dicrostonyx: Dicrostonyx richardsoni (Merriam, 1900) There are only a few ...
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