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#Biodiversity150 number 136 of 150 Atlantic whitefish

136/150: Poach Eggs Not Whitefish

Animalia: Chordata: Actinopterygii: Salmoniformes: Salmonidae: Coregonus: Coregonus huntsmani (W. B. Scott, 1987) The Atlantic whitefish ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 135 of 150 Two-spotted spider mite

135/150: This tiny mite can cause massive damage!

Animalia: Arthropoda: Arachnida: Trombidiformes: Tetranycinae: Tetranychinae: Tetranychus: Tetranychus urticae (C. L. Kock, 1836) The two-spotted ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 134 of 150 Ferruginous Hawk

134/150: A soaring hawk of the prairies

Animalia: Chordata: Aves: Accipitriformes: Accipitridae: Buteo: Buteo regalis (Gray, 1844) The Ferruginous Hawk is the ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 133 of 150 Arctic isopod

133/150: Arctic Isopods – Cold and Calculated

Animalia: Arthropoda: Malacostraca: Isopoda: Arcturidae: Arcturus baffini (Sabine, 1824) Arctic isopods are unique crustaceans living ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 132 of 150 Sea lettuce

132/150: What’s green, marine and a potential killing machine? Sea Lettuce!

Plantae: Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae: Ulvales: Ulvaceae: Ulva: Ulva lactuca Linnaeus 1753 Although it resembles terrestrial salad ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 131 of 150 Lion's mane Jellyfish

131/150: What has a lion’s mane and lives under the sea? A jellyfish!

Animalia: Cnidaria: Scyphozoa: Semaeostomeae: Cyaneidae: Cyanea: Cyanea capillata (Linnaeus, 1758) The Lion’s Mane jellyfish is ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 130 of 150 Jumping bristletail

130/150: They may not have wings, but boy can they jump!

Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Archaeognatha: Machilidae: Petrobiinae: Pedetontus: Pedetontus submutans (Silvestri, 1911) The jumping bristletails belong ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 129 of 150 Brittle star

129/150: Brittle stars know how to get around!

Animalia: Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea: Ophiurida: Ophiactidae: Ophiopholis: Ophiopholis aculeata (Linnaeus, 1767) The daisy or crevice brittle ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 128 of 150 Eyed click beetle

128/150: The amazingly acrobatic eyed click beetle!

Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Coleoptera: Elateridae: Agrypninae: Alaus: Alaus oculatus (Linnaeus, 1758) Alaus oculatus belongs to ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 127 of 150 Masked Hunter Bug

127/150: Happy Halloween! The Masked Hunter wears a costume of disguise!

Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Hemiptera: Reduviidae: Reduviinae: Reduvius: Reduvius personatus (Linnaeus, 1758) The Masked Hunter is ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 126 of 150 Platyhelminthes

126/150: Platyhelminthes – A diverse group of parasites and regenerators!

Animalia: Platyhelminthes Claus, 1887 Platyhelminthes, also known as flatworms, are an extremely successful phylum with ...
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#Biodiversity150 number 125 of 150 Dead Man's Fingers

125/150: Dead Man’s Fingers – Don’t be scared, I help the environment!

Fungi: Asomycota: Sordariomycetes: Xylariales: Xylariaceae: Xylaria: Xylaria polymorpha (Greville, 1824) Contrary to its creepy common ...
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