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  • Amblyseius californicus

    Amblyseius

    This small pale-brown acari moves quickly through leaves. Its flattened, pear-shaped body has eight legs.

    Class
    Arachnida
    Order
    Acari
    Family
    Phytoseiidae
  • Castor canadensis

    American beaver

    The beaver has a brown pelt. Its hind feet are webbed. It has a broad, flat, scaly tail and prominent long, orange incisors.

    Class
    Mammalia
    Order
    Rodents
    Family
    Castoridae
  • Lithobates catesbeianus (Rana catesbeiana)

    American bullfrog

    The bullfrog is the largest anura in North America. It is green, olive or brown, sometimes with darker spots on its back. Its abdomen is cream or white, often with grey flecks.

    Class
    Amphibia (Batracia)
    Order
    Anura
    Family
    Ranidae
  • Setophaga ruticilla

    American redstart

    In nuptial plumage, the male is almost all black, with bright orange spots on the wings and tail. The female's back is olive brown. She has similar, but yellow, spots.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Passeriformes
    Family
    Parulidae
  • Turdus migratorius

    American robin

    The American robin has a grey-brown back and a rusty orange breast.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Passeriformes
    Family
    Muscicapidae
  • Icterus galbula

    Baltimore oriole

    This species is no longer present at the Biodôme.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Passeriformes
    Family
    Emberizidae
  • Megaceryle alcyon

    Belted kingfisher

    The belted kingfisher is the same size as a pigeon, with a greyish blue back and a white breast. It is easy to identify, with its large blue crested head.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Coraciiformes
    Family
    Alcedinidae
  • Eotetranychus uncatus

    Birch spider mite

    This greenish acari lives in colonies. It produces a fine, sticky silk webbing on foliage. The webbing is typical of this family and serves mainly to protect the insect from predators.

    Class
    Arachnida
    Order
    Acari
    Family
    Tetranychidae
  • Mniotilta varia.

    Black-and-white warbler

    This species is no longer present at the Biodôme.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Passeriformes
    Family
    Parulidae
  • Poecile atricapillus

    Black-capped chickadee

    A small bird, with black head and bib. The sides of its head and neck are white, its flanks are buff, its legs are grey and its beak, black. It is an acrobatic flyer.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Passeriformes
    Family
    Paridae

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