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  • Dendrobates auratus

    Green and black poison-arrow frog

    There are more than 15 varieties of coloured frogs in this species. At the Biodôme, we have the green and black variety.

    Class
    Amphibia (Batracia)
    Order
    Anura
    Family
    Dendrobatidae
  • Pteroglossus viridis

    Green aracari

    The head and neck of the male green aracari are black, and chestnut in the female. The back, wings and tail are green, the rump red and the underparts yellow.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Piciformes
    Family
    Ramphastidae
  • Lithobates clamitans

    Green frog

    This large frog is green, sometimes with brown on the back, and dark dorsal spots of varying shapes and patterns. There are marked folds on both sides of the back.

    Class
    Amphibia (Batracia)
    Order
    Anura
    Family
    Ranidae
  • Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis

    Green sea urchin

    Green sea urchins are round and covered with short spines less than 1 cm long. Between the spines are tube feet, for locomotion.

    Class
    Echinoidea
    Order
    Echinoida
    Family
    Strongylocentrotidae
  • Anas crecca carolinensis

    Green-winged teal

    This teal is the smallest duck in Québec. In breeding plumage, the male has a brownish red head with a green band on either side. The female is brown.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Anseriformes
    Family
    Anatidae (geese and ducks)
  • Dumetella carolinensis

    Grey catbird

    The gray catbird is a slender-bodied, slate-grey coloured passerine, with a black cap. It frequently flicks its tail, which is chestnut underneath.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Passeriformes
    Family
    Mimidae
  • Myoxocephalus aenaeus

    Grubby

    Class
    Osteichthyes (bony fish)
    Order
    Scorpaeniformes
    Family
    Cottidae
  • Guayaquil dwarf frog (Physalaemus pustulosus)

    Guayaquil dwarf frog

    This is a small frog, covered in pustules giving it the appearance of a toad. The body is brown with a white belly.

    Class
    Amphibia (Batracia)
    Order
    Anura
    Family
    Leptodactylidae
  • Cyrtoxipha gundlachi

    Gundlach's trig (green sword-tail cricket)

    This cricket's antennae are longer than its light green body. It uses its strong rear legs for jumping.

    Class
    Insecta
    Order
    Orthoptera
    Family
    Gryllidae
  • Histrionicus histrionicus

    Harlequin duck

    The adult male is metallic leaden blue with chestnut flanks. It can be identified by the white patch between the bill and eyes and the narrow white collar around the neck.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Anseriformes
    Family
    Anatidae (geese and ducks)