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1 General Animal Classification

2 Phylum Porifera Tube Sponge

3 Comb Jelly Not a true jelly fish Phylum Ctenophora

4 Phylum Cnidaria

5 Sea anemone Phylum Cnidaria
-Class Anthozoa “Flower of the Sea” -Range from a half inch to 6 ft across! -More than 1000 species. Phylum Cnidaria

6 Sea Nettle, Chrysaora quinquecirrha
Class Scyphozoa From the Greek, referring to a drinking cup…shape of the jelly most common stinging jellyfish in our area typically 4 to 6 inches in diameter Phylum Cnidaria

7 Portuguese man of war, Physalia physalis
Class Hydrozoa -colony of many individual animals -named after a 16th century sailing ship Phylum Cnidaria

8 Phylum Platyhelminthes
Planarian Free-living, Flatworm Phylum Platyhelminthes

9 Phylum Platyhelminthes
Tapeworm Parasitic Phylum Platyhelminthes

10 Phylum Platyhelminthes
Turbellaria Free-living, marine Flatworm Phylum Platyhelminthes

11 Pin worms Phylum Nematoda

12 Heart worms Phylum Nematoda

13 Apple Snail Phylum Molluska
Invasive snail from the Amazon becoming a big problem in Mobile Class Gastropoda Phylum Molluska

14 Orangefoot PimpleBack Mussel
Phylum Molluska

15 Oyster Phylum Molluska

16 Octopus Phylum Molluska

17 Giant Squid Phylum Molluska

18 Earthworm Phylum Annelida

19 Medicinal Leech, Hirudo medicinalis
Journal article, citing how the bacteria in the gut of the leech may cause infections when using leech therapy following Replantation of severed digits Phylum Annelida

20 Phylum Arthropoda Cylinder Millipede

21 Yellow Garden Spider Class Arachinda
Phylum Arthropoda

22 Brown Recluse, Class Arachinda
Phylum Arthropoda

23 Black Widow, Class Arachinda Phylum Arthropoda

24 Tick Class Arachinda Phylum Arthropoda

25 Blue Crab, Class Crustacea
Phylum Arthropoda

26 Brown Shrimp Class Crustacea
Phylum Arthropoda

27 Chattahoochee Crayfish
Phylum Arthropoda

28 Calico Pennant Dragonfly, Class Insecta
Phylum Arthropoda

29 Phylum Echinodermata Sunflower Sea Star

30 Sand dollar Phylum Echinodermata

31 Phylum Chordata

32 Bull Shark, Cartilaginous Fish
Travels far up warm rivers (the Mississippi, the Alabama)!!!… Viviparous, with a yolksac-placenta. Maximum about 11 ft. (females); males reach about 10 ft One of the three most dangerous species Phylum Chordata

33 Black Crappie Phylum Chordata Bony Fish, Class Osteichthyes
Fishes of Alabama and the Mobile Basin.

34 Bluegill Sunfish (Bream),
Bony Fish, Class Osteichthyes Phylum Chordata

35 Largemouth Bass Bony Fish, Class Osteichthyes Phylum Chordata

36 Blue Catfish Phylum Chordata Bony Fish, Class Osteichthyes
State record 111 lbs, in Wheeler Lake, 1996. Widespread and occasionally abundant in the Mobile basin and Tennessee River Phylum Chordata

37 Alligator Gar Phylum Chordata Bony Fish, Class Osteichthyes
5.9 to 9.8 ft 151-pound+, record, Tensaw River.

38 Hellbender Salamader, Cryptobranchus alleganiensis
Class Amphibia Largest salamander in US. Found in Elk, Flint and Paint Rock rivers among other Creeks and rivers in N. AL Phylum Chordata

39 Fowler’s Toad, Bufo fowleri.
Class Amphibia Common statewide in a variety of habitats, including disturbed areas. Alabama’s most commonly encountered and widely distributed toad; often seen on roads. Phylum Chordata

40 Phylum Chordata Coral snake south Alabama only
“red on yellow, kill a fellow” Class Reptilia Compare to Scarlet Kingsnake – “red on black, venom lack” Phylum Chordata

41 Water moccasin Class Reptilia Phylum Chordata

42 Copperhead Phylum Chordata Class Reptilia

43 (E) Alabama Red-belly Turtle, Pseudemys alabamensis
Phylum Chordata Class Reptilia

44 American Alligator, Alligator mississippiensis
one of the largest reptiles in the world You can't see an alligator's teeth when it's mouth is closed… Phylum Chordata 4-chambered heart

45 Red Tailed Hawk Phylum Chordata Class Aves

46 Bald Eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Phylum Chordata Class Aves

47 Canada Goose, Branta canadensis
Fairly common in winter, spring, and fall in Inland Coastal Plain Phylum Chordata Class Aves

48 Wild Turkey Phylum Chordata Class Aves

49 Virginia Opossum, Didelphis virginiana
Phylum Chordata Class Mammalia Order Marsupialia

50 Beaver , Castor canadensis
Phylum Chordata Class Mammalia Order Rodentia Largest rodent found in North America Lips, nose, & ears can seal so that it can stay underwater for up to 15 minutes

51 Coyote, Canis latrans Phylum Chordata Class Mammalia Order Carnivora

52 Bobcat, Felis rufus Phylum Chordata Class Mammalia Order Carnivora

53 Nine Banded Armadillo Phylum Chordata Class Mammalia Order Xenartha

54 Eastern Cottontail, Sylviagus floridanus
Phylum Chordata Class Mammalia Order Lagomorpha

55 Proboscis bat, Rhynchonycteris naso
Class Mammalia Order Chiroptera Phylum Chordata

56 African Elephant, Loxodonta africana
Class Mammalia Order Proboscidea Phylum Chordata

57 Feral Swine, Sus scrofa Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia Order Artiodactyla

58 White Tailed Deer, Odocoileus virginianus
Class Mammalia Order Artiodactyla Phylum Chordata









67 Phylum Chordata Class Chondrichthyes Class Osteichthyes Class Amphibia
Class Reptilia Class Aves Class Mammalia

68 Class Mammalia Order Monotremata Order Cetacea
Order Marsupialia Order Lagomorpha Order Endentata Order Sirena Order Chiroptera Order Proboscidea Order Insectivora Order Artiodactlya Order Rodentia Order Perissodactlya Order Carnivora Order Primate

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