Organisms Seen on or Very Near to Clermont College Campus


(Note: Organisms marked with P have been seen in the area of the ponds.)


KINGDOM MONERA

PneumoniaStreptococcus pneumoniae

KINGDOM PROTISTA

Pvarious algae and slime molds

KINGDOM FUNGI

Division Zygomycota

Division Ascomycota

Class Discomycetes

Order Pezizales

Family Morchellaceae

P?Black MorelMorchella elata
Yellow MorelMorchella esculenta
Half-Free MorelMorchella semilibera

Family Sarcosomataceae

Devils UrnUrnula craterium

Order Sphaeriales

Family Xylariaceae

Dead Mans FingersXylaria polymorpha

Division Basidiomycota

Class Hymenomycetes

Order Auriculariales

Family Auriculariaceae

Wood-ear, Tree-earAuridularia auricula

Order Aphyllophorales

Family Polyporaceae

Black Leg, Dryads SaddlePolyporus squamosus
various shelf fungi

Order Agaricales

Family Agaricaceae

Meadow Mushroom, Pink BottomAgaricus campestris

Family Boletaceae

Short-stalked SuillusSuillus brevipes

Family Coprinaceae

Shaggy ManeCoprinus comatus
inky capCoprinus sp.

Family Tricholomataceae

Velvet Foot, Winter MushroomFlammulina velutipes

Class Gasteromycetes

Order Lycoperdales

Family Lycoperdaceae

Giant PuffballCalvatia gigantea (maxima)
Gem-studded PuffballLyoperdon perlatum

Order Nidulariales

Family Nidulariaceae

Birds Nest FungusCrucibulum sp., Cyathus sp.

Order Phallales

Family Phallaceae

Elegant StinkhornMutinus elegans

Division Deuteromycota

Division(?) Lichens

Reindeer MossCladonia rangiferina
lichens

KINGDOM PLANTAE

Division Bryophyta

mosses

Division Pteridophyta

Class Lycopsida

Order Lycopodiales

Family Lycopodiaceae

Running Ground Pine, Wolfs ClawLycopodium flabelliforme

Order Selaginellales

Family Selaginellaceae

SelaginellaSelaginella sp.

Class Sphenopsida

Order Equisetales

Family Equisetaceae

Field HorsetailEquisetum arvense
Scouring RushEquisetum hyemale

Class Filicopsida

Order Ophiglossales

Family Ophiglossaceae

Grape FernBotrychium dissectum
Rattlesnake FernBotrychium virginianum

Order Filicales

Family Polypodiaceae

Ebony SpleenwortAsplenium platyneuron
Fragile Fern, Brittle FernCystopteris fragilis
Bootts FernDryopteris bootth
Sensitive FernOnoclea sensibilis
Christmas FernPolystichum acrostichoides
Bracken FernPteridium aquilinum
other, as yet unidentified, fern

Division Spermatophyta

Subdivision Gymnospermae

Order Ginkgophyta

Family Ginkgoaceae

GinkgoGinkgo biloba

Order Coniferales

Family Pinaceae

White PinePinus strobus

Family Cupressaceae

Eastern RedcedarJuniperus virginiana

Subdivision Angiospermae

Class Dicotyledonae

Subclass Archichlamydeae

Order Ranales

Family Magnoliaceae

Tuliptree, Yellow PoplarLiriodendron tulipifera

Family Annonaceae

PawpawAsimina triloba

Family Ranunculaceae

Rue-anemoneAnemonella thalictroides
Dwarf LarkspurDelphinium tricorne
PKidneyleaf Buttercup, Small-flowered CrowfootRanunculus abortivus
Ranunculus micranthus
Cursed ButtercupRanunculus sceleratus

Family Nymphaeaceae

PTuberous Water-LilyNymphaea tuberosa

Family Berberidaceae

Japanese BarberryBerberis thunbergii
BarberryBerberis sp.

Family Podophyllaceae

PMayapplePodphyllum peltatum

Family Menispermaceae

MoonseedMenispermum canadense

Order Papaverales

Family Violaceae

(Marsh Blue Violet?)Viola cucullata
Common Yellow VioletViola eriocarpa
Field PansyViola kitaibelliana
PCommon Blue VioletViola papilionaceae
Smooth Yellow VioletViola pensylvanica
Downy Yellow VioletViola pubescens
Cream Violet, Pale VioletViola striata

Family Papaveraceae

BloodrootSanguinaria canadensis
Celandine PoppyStylophorum diphyllum

Family Fumariaceae

Yellow CorydalisCorydalis flavula
Squirrel CornDicentra canadensis
Dutchmans BreechesDicentra curcullaria

Family Brassicaceae (Cruciferae)

PGarlic MustardAllaria officinalis
PWinter Cress, Yellow RocketBarbarea vulgaris
Field MustardBrassica rapa
Shepherds PurseCapsella bursa-pastoris
Spring Cress, ShawneeCardamine bulbosa
Cardamine douglassii
Hairy BittercressCardamine hirsuta
PPennsylvania BittercressCardamine pensylvanica
P?Cut-leaf ToothwortDentaria laciniata
Whitlow GrassDraba verna
Treacle MustardErysimum repandum
Field PennycressThlaspi arvense

Order Hypericales

Family Hypericaceae

PCommon St. JohnswortHypericum perforatum

Order Malvales

Family Tiliaceae

Basswood, LindenTilia americana

Family Malvaceae

Velvet-leafAbutilon theophrasti
PSwamp Rose-mallow (Hibiscus)Hibiscus palustris

Order Caryophyllales

Family Caryophyllaceae

Mouse-ear ChickweedCerastium arvense
PDeptford PinkDianthus armeria
White CampionLychnis alba
Fire PinkSilene virginica
PCommon ChickweedStellaria media
Star ChickweedStellaria pubera

Family Portulacaceae

Spring BeautyClaytonia virginica
PurslanePortulaca oleracea

Order Chenopodiales

Family Chenopodiaceae

PLambs-quarters, PigweedChenopodium album

Family Phytolaccaceae

PPokeweedPhytolacca americana

Order Polygonales

Family Polygonaceae

PCommon Smartweed, Water-pepperPolygonum hydropiper
PLadys ThumbPolygonum persicaria
Climbing False BuckwheatPolygonum scandens
P?Knotweed, SmartweedPolygonum sp.
DockRumex sp.
PVirginia KnotweedTovara virginiana

Order Piperales

Family Saururaceae

PLizards TailSaururus cernuus

Order Geraniales

Family Rutaceae

Family Simarubaceae

Ailanthus, Tree of HeavenAilanthus altissima

Family Polygalaceae

Field MilkwortPolygala sanguinea

Family Geraniaceae

Family Linaceae

Family Oxalidaceae

Wood-sorrelOxalis dillenii
Violet Wood-sorrelOxalis violacea
PSourgrass, Wood-sorrelOxalis sp.

Family Balsaminaceae

Pale Jewelweed, Touch-me-NotImpatiens pallida
PSpotted Jewelweed, Touch-me-NotImpatiens capensis

Order Euphorbiales

Family Euphorbiaceae

Three-seeded MercuryAcalypha sp.
SpurgeEuphorbia sp.

Family Limnanthaceae

False Mermaid WeedFloerkea proserpinacoides

Order Sapindales

Family Celastraceae

BittersweetCelastrus scandens
Burning Bush, WahooEuonymus atropurpureus

Family Hippocastanaceae

Ohio BuckeyeAesculus glabra
Yellow BuckeyeAesculus octandra

Family Aquifoliaceae

Family Anacardiaceae

Poison IvyRhus toxicodendron, R. radicans
Staghorn SumacRhus typhinia

Family Aceraceae

BoxelderAcer negundo
Red MapleAcer rubrum
Silver MapleAcer saccharinum
Sugar MapleAcer saccharum

Order Rhamnales

Family Rhamnaceae

Family Vitaceae

PVirginia CreeperParthenocissus quinquefolia
P?Wild GrapeVitis sp.

Order Rosales

Family Rosaceae

AgrimonyAgrimonia sp.
HawthornCrataegus sp.
PIndian StrawberryDuchesnea indica
White AvensGeum canadense
Spring AvensGeum vernum
Rough AvensGeum virginianum
CrabappleMalus coronaria
Rough Fruited CinquefoilPotentilla recta
Common CinquefoilPotentilla simplex
Wild (Black) CherryPrunus serotina
Pear (wild)Pyrus communis
PMultiflora RoseRosa multiflora
Rose (with larger, pink flowers)Rosa sp.
PBlackberryRubrus allegheniensis
PBlack RasberryRubrus occidentalis
Barren StrawberryWaldsteinia fragarioides

Order Leguminales

Family Fabaceae (Leguminosae)

RedbudCercis canadensis
PCrown-vetchCoronilla varia
Hoary Tick TrefoilDesmodium canescens
P?Honey LocustGleditsia triacanthos
Bush cloverLespedeza cuneata
maybe a Lespedeza?
PYellow Sweet CloverMelilotus officinalis
PBlack LocustRobinia pseudoacacia
PHop CloverTrifolium agrarium
PAlsike CloverTrifolium hybridum
Crimson CloverTrifolium incarnatum
PRed CloverTrifolium pratense
PSmaller Hop CloverTrifolium procumbens
PWhite CloverTrifolium repens
Cow VetchVicia cracca

Order Hamamelidales

Family Hydrangaceae

HydrangeaHydrangea arborescens

Family Hamamelidaceae

SweetgumLiquidambar styraciflua

Family Platanaceae

SycamorePlatanus occidentalis

Family Crassulaceae

Wild StonecropSedum ternatum

Order Fagales

Family Fagaceae

American BeechFagus grandifolia
Chinquapin OakQuercus muehlenbergii
Pin OakQuercus palustris
Chestnut OakQuercus prinus
PRed OakQuercus rubra

Family Betulaceae

Ironwood, American HornbeamCarpinus caroliniana

Order Juglandales

Family Juglandaceae

Bitternut HickoryCarya cordiformis
Shellbark HickoryCarya laciniosa
Shagbark HickoryCarya ovata
Black WalnutJuglans nigra

Family Myricaceae

Order Salicales

Family Salicaceae

White PoplarPopulus alba
PBlack WillowSalix nigra

Order Urticales

Family Ulmaceae

HackberryCeltis occidentalis
American, White ElmUlmus americana
Slippery ElmUlmus rubra

Family Moraceae

P?Osage OrangeMaclura pomifera
Red MulberryMorus rubra

Family Cannabinaceae

Family Urticaceae

ClearweedPilea pumila
Stinging NettleUrtica dioica
Narrow-Leaf NettleUrtica gracilis

Order Laurales

Family Lauraceae

SpicebushLindera benzoin
SassafrasSassafras albidum

Family Lythraceae

Family Elaeagnaceae

Russian OliveElaeagnus angustifolia

Order Passiflorales>

Family Passifloraceae

Order Cactales

Family Cactaceae

Order Cucurbitales

Family Cucurbitaceae

Order Myrtales

Family Onagraceae

PCommon Evening-primroseOenothera biennis

Order Aristolochiales

Family Aristolochiaceae

Wild GingerAsarum canadense

Order Umbellales

Family Cornaceae

Flowering DogwoodCornus florida

Family Araliaceae

Family Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)

Spreading ChervilChaerophyllum procumbens
Poison HemlockConium maculatum
PQueen Annes LaceDaucus carota
Pepper-and-Salt, Harbinger of SpringErigenia bulbosa
Hairy Sweet CicelyOsmorhiza claytoni
Smooth Sweet CicelyOsmorhiza longistylis
PGolden AlexandersZizia aurea

Subclass Metachlamydeae

Order Ericales

Family Ericaceae

Order Ebenales

Family Ebenaceae

Order Primulales

Family Primulaceae

Scarlet Pimpernel, Poor Mans WeatherglassAnagallis arvensis

Order Oleales

Family Oleaceae

ForsythiaForsythia suspensa
White AshFraxinus americana
Green AshFraxinus pennsylvanica
Blue AshFraxinus quadrangulata

Order Gentianales

Family Apocynaceae

Dogbane, Indian HempApocynum cannabinum

Family Asclepiadaceae

PSwamp MilkweedAsclepias incarnata
Common MilkweedAsclepias syriaca
Butterfly MilkweedAsclepias tuberosa

Order Polemoniales

Family Polemoniaceae

(Wild) Blue PhloxPhlox divaricata

Family Convolvulaceae

P?Hedge BindweedConvolvulus sepium
Ivy-leaved Morning-gloryIpomoea hederacea
Small White Morning-gloryIpomoea lacunosa
Wild Sweet-potatoIpomoea pandurata
PCommon Morning-gloryIpomoea purpurea

Family Hydrophyllaceae

Appendaged WaterleafHydrophyllum appendiculatum
Miami-mistPhacelia purshii

Family Solanaceae

JimsonweedDatura stramonium
Clammy Ground-cherryPhysalis heterophylla
Black NightshadeSolanum americanum
P?Horse-nettleSolanum carolinense
Bittersweet NightshadeSolanum dulcamara

Order Scrophulariales

Family Scrophulariaceae

Sharp-winged Monkey-flowerMimulus alatus
PSquare-stemmed Monkey-flowerMimulus ringens
PFoxglove BeardtonguePenstemon digitalis
Moth MulleinVerbascum blattaria
PCommon MulleinVerbascum thapsus
Field SpeedwellVeronica agrestis
Corn SpeedwellVeronica arvensis
Common SpeedwellVeronica officinalis
Birds-eye SpeedwellVeronica persica
SnapdragonAntirrhinum majus

Family Bignoniaceae

Trumpet-creeper, Trumpet VineCampsis radicans
Northern CatalpaCatalpa speciosa

Family Acanthaceae

Family Plantaginaceae

PEnglish PlantainPlantago lanceolata
PCommon PlantainPlantago major

Family Orobanchaceae

Beech-dropsEpifagus virginiana

Order Lamiales

Family Boraginaceae

Spring Forget-me-notMysotis verna
Forget-me-notMyosotis sp.

Family Verbenaceae

White VervainVerbena urticifolia

Family Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

Yellow Giant-HyssopAgastache nepetoides
Downy Wood-mint(?)Blephilia ciliata
P?Gill-Over-The-Ground, Ground IvyGlechoma hederacea
HenbitLamium amplexicaule
PPurple Dead-nettleLamium purpureum
PWild Bergamot, Oswego tea, Bee BalmMonarda fistulosa
P?Selfheal, Heal-allPrunella vulgaris
Heart-leaved Skullcap(?)Scutellaria ovata
American Germander, Wood-sageTeucrium canadense

Order Rubiales

Family Rubiaceae

PCleavers, Goose-grassGalium aparine
White Wild LicoriceGalium circaezans
Fragrant BedstrawGalium triflorum

Family Caprifoliaceae

PJapanese HoneysuckleLonicera japonica
PAmur HoneysuckleLonicera maackii
ElderberrySambucus canadensis
CoralberrySymphoricarpos orbiculatus

Order Campanales

Family Campanulaceae

Tall BellflowerCampanula americana

Family Lobeliaceae

PCardinal FlowerLobelia cardinalis
PIndian TobaccoLobelia inflata
P?Great LobeliaLobelia siphilitica
Corn SaladValerianella sp.

Order Asterales

Family Valerianaceae

Family Dipsacaceae

Laciniate Wild TeaselDipsacus laciniatus
Common TeaselDipsacus sylvestris

Family Asteraceae (Compositae)

YarrowAchillea millifolium
WingstemActinomeris alternifolia
PCommon RagweedAmbrosia artemisiifolia
Great RagweedAmbrosia trifida
BurdockArctium sp.
(Heart-leaved Aster?)Aster cordifolius
PNew England AsterAster novae-angliae
(Arrow-leaved aster?)Aster sagittifolius
PastersAster spp.
English DaisyBellis perennis
Tickseed-sunflower, Bur-marigoldBidens sp.
POx-eye DaisyChrysanthemum leucanthemum
ChicoryCichorium intybus
PCanada ThistleCirsium arvense
(Field Thistle?)Cirsium discolor
Pasture or Bull ThistleCirsium pumilum
PDaisy FleabaneErigeron annuus
HorseweedErigeron canadensis
BonesetEupatorium perfoliatum
PWhite SnakerootEupatorium rugosum
Upland BonesetEupatorium sessilifolium
PSneezeweedHelenium sp. (autumnale?)
SunflowerHelianthus sp.
Hawkweed (King Devil?)Hieracium pratense
Cynthia, Two-flowered KrigiaKrigia biflora
Blue LettuceLactuca sp.
PDense Blazing-starLiatrus spicata
Small-flowered LeafcupPolymnia canadensis
PBlack-eyed SusanRudbeckia hirta
Golden RagwortSenecio aureus
Senecio obovatus
Cressleaf Groundsel, ButterweedSenecio glabellus
PGoldenrodSolidago spp.
PDandelionTaraxacum officinale
ColtsfootTussilago farfara
PNew York IronweedVernonia noveboracensis

Class Monocotyledoneae

Order Liliales

Family Liliaceae

Wild GarlicAllium vineale
Wild OnionAllium sp.
White Trout LilyErythronium albidum
Yellow Trout LilyErythronium americanum
Day LilyHemerocallis fulva
Star of BethlehemOrnithogalum umbellatum
PSolomons-sealPolygonatum biflorum
False Solomons-sealSmilacina racemosa
Saw BrierSmilax glauca
PHispid GreenbrierSmilax hispida
P?GreenbrierSmilax rotundifolia
WakerobinTrillium erectum
Large-flowered TrilliumTrillium grandiflorum
Toadshade, Sessile trilliumTrillium sessile
TulipTulipa sp.

Family Juncaceae

PRushesJuncus sp. or Scirpus sp.
PRushJuncus (filiformis?)

Order Xyridales

Family Xyridaceae

Yellow-eyed GrassXyris sp.

Family Commelinaceae

Asiatic DayflowerCommelina communis

Family Pontederiaceae

PPickerelweedPontederia cordata

Order Amaryllidales

Family Amaryllidaceae

DaffodilNarcissus pseudo-narcissus

Family Iridaceae

PYellow IrisIris pseudoacorus
PBlue-eyed GrassSisyrinchium sp.

Order Orchidales

Family Orchidaceae

orchid

Order Arales

Family Araceae

Jack-in-the-Pulpit, Indian TurnipArisaema triphyllum

Family Lemnaceae

P?DuckweedLemna sp.

Order Pandanales

Family Typhaceae

Narrow-leaved CattailTypha angustifolia
PCommon CattailTypha latifolia

Family Sparganiaceae

PGiant Bur-reedSparganium eurycarpum

Order Graminales

Family Cyperaceae

PSedgeCarex sp., Cyperus sp.

Family Poaceae (Gramineae)

Broom-sedgeAndropogon virginicus
BromegrassBromus sp.
Canadian Wild RyeElymus canadense
Panic GrassPanicum sp.
Woodland PoaPoa sylvestris
P?Bristlegrass, Foxtail MilletSetaria faberii
P?grasses

KINGDOM ANIMALIA

Phylum Cnidaria (Coelenterata)

(hydras?)

Phylum Annelida

leeches
PearthwormsLumbricus sp., Eisenia sp.

Phylum Arthropoda

Subphylum Chelicerata

Class Arachnida

Order Opilones (Phalangida)

Pdaddy-longlegs

Order Acari (Acarida)

wood ticks
P?velvet mites

Order Araneae (Araneida)

Family Gnaphosidae

Ant-mimic SpiderMicaria sp.

Family Theridiidae

Black WidowLatrodectus mactans

Family Thomisidae

P?Crab SpiderMisumenops sp.

Family Salticidae

PJumping spiderPhidippus sp.

Family Agelenidae

P?Funnel-web SpiderAgelenopsis sp.

Family Pisauridae

Nursery-Web SpiderDolomedes sp.

Family Araneidae

orange orbweaverAraneus sp.
PGolden Garden SpiderArgiope aurantia
spiky orbweaversMicrathena sp.

Subphylum Crustacea

Class Malacostraca

Order Isopoda

Ppillbugs, sowbugs

Order Decapoda

P?crayfish

Subphylum Atelocerata

Class Diplopoda

P?millipedes

Class Chilopoda

centipedes

Class Hexapoda (Insecta)

Subclass Entognatha

Order Collembola

Pspringtails

Subclass Insecta/Pterygota/Exopterygota

Order Ephemeroptera

Pmayflies

Order Odonata

Suborder Zygoptera

Family Coenagrionidae

PdamselfliesEnallagma sp.

Suborder Anisoptera

Family Aeschnidae

Pdarner

Family Libellulidae

Pblack-&-white-winged dragonfly
Pbrown dragonfly

Order Phasmida (formerly part of Dictyoptera)

North American WalkingstickDiapheromera femorata

Order Orthoptera

Suborder Caelifera

Family Acrididae

P?Red-legged GrasshopperMelanoplus femur-rubrum
American GrasshopperSchistocerca americana
Carolina GrasshopperDissosteria carolina
P?other grasshoppers

Family Tetrigidae

pygmy grasshoppers

Suborder Ensifera

Family Tettigoniidae

bush katydidsMicrocentrum sp., Scudderia sp.
P?meadow katydidsOrchelimum sp., Conocephalus sp.

Family Gryllacrididae

Leaf-rolling CricketCamptonotus carolinensis

Family Gryllidae

Pfield cricketsGryllus sp.
Pground cricketsNemobius sp.
tree cricketsOecanthus sp.
P?Handsome Bush CricketPhyllopalpus pulchellus

Order Mantodea (formerly part of Dictyoptera)

Carolina MantisStagmomantis carolina
Chinese MantisTenodera aridifolia

Order Blattaria (formerly part of Dictyoptera)

cockroaches

Order Isoptera

Eastern Subterranean TermiteReticulitermes flavipes

Order Dermaptera

earwigs

Order Plecoptera

Order Hemiptera

Family Belostomatidae

Family Corixidae

Pwater boatmen

Family Notonectidae

Pbackswimmers

Family Gerridae

PwaterstriderGerris sp.

Family Miridae

Family Reduviidae

Wheel BugArilus cristatus
P?assassin bugs

Family Tingidae

Family Lygaeidae

Small Milkweed Bug(?)Lygaeus kalmii
Large Milkweed Bug(?)Oncopeltus fasciatus

Family Coreidae

leaf-legged bugs

Family Pentatomidae

P?Green StinkbugNezara viridula
P?brown stinkbug
P?stinkbugs

Order Homoptera

Family Cicadidae

periodical cicadasMagicicada spp.
Pdog-day cicadasTibicen sp.

Family Membracidae

treehoppers

Family Cercopidae

PSpittlebugPhilaenus spumarius

Family Cicadellidae

Pleafhoppers

Family Fulgoridae

Pplanthoppers

Family Psyllidae

Hackberry Nipple GallPachypsylla celtidismamma

Family Aphididae

Paphids

Family Coccidae

scale insects

Subclass Insecta/Pterygota/Endopterygota

Order Neuroptera

Family Corydalidae

dobsonfliesCorydalus sp.

Family Chrysopidae

PlacewingsChrysopa sp.

Family Myrmeleontidae

Antlion, DoodlebugDendroleon obsoletum

Order Coleoptera

Suborder Adephaga

Family Cicindelidae

P?(green) tiger beetlesCicindela sp.

Family Carabidae

Pground beetles

Family Dytiscidae

Family Gyrinidae

PWhirligig BeetleGyrinus sp., Dineutus sp.

Suborder Polyphaga

Family Silphidae

Carrion BeetleSilpha americana

Family Staphylinidae

rove beetles

Family Hydrophilidae

PWater Scavenger BeetleHydrophilus triangularis

Family Scarabaeidae

dung beetles
june beetles
PJapanese BeetlePopilla japonica

Family Elateridae

click beetles

Family Lampyridae

lightning bugs

Family Cantharidae

PPennsylvania LeatherwingChauliognathus pennsylvanicus

Family Coccinellidae

PTwo-spotted Lady BeetleAdalia bipunctata
PAsian Multicolored Lady BeetleHarmonia axyridis
PConvergent Ladybird BeetleHippodamia convergens
Yellow-spotted Lady BeetleHyperaspis sp.

Family Tenebrionidae

Pdarkling beetles

Family Cerambycidae

Locust BorerMegacyllene robiniae
Milkweed BeetleTetraopes tetraophthalmus
unidentified cerambycid

Family Chrysomelidae

PSpotted Cucumber BeetleDiabrotica undecimpunctata
Dogbane BeetleChrysochus auratus
Milkweed Leaf BeetleLabidomera clivicollis
P?leaf beetles

Family Curculionidae

weevils

Order Mecoptera

Family Panorpidae

ScorpionflyPanorpa sp.

Order Trichoptera

caddisflies (larva)

Order Lepidoptera

Suborder Rhopalocera

Family Papilionidae

PPipevine SwallowtailBattus philenor
Zebra SwallowtailGraphium marcellus
P?Tiger SwallowtailPapilio glaucus
Black SwallowtailPapilio polyxenes
P?Spicebush SwallowtailPapilio troilus

Family Pieridae

Alfalfa Butterfly, Orange SulphurColias eurytheme
P?Clouded SulphurColias philodice
PCabbage WhitePieris rapae

Family Danaidae

PMonarchDanaus plexippus

Family Nymphalidae

ViceroyLimenitis archippus
PRed-spotted PurpleLimenitis astyanax
PPearl CrescentPhyciodes tharos
Mourning CloakNymphalis antiopa
(Comma)Polygonia comma
Question MarkPolygonia interrogationis
Buckeye ButterflyPrecis lavinia
PGreat Spangled FritillarySpeyeria cybele
(Red Admiral)Vanessa atalanta

Family Apaturidae

P?Hackberry Butterfly and/or Tawny EmperorAsterocampa celtis and/or Asterocampa clyton

Family Satyridae

Little Wood SatyrMegisto cymela
Common Wood NymphCercyonis pegala

Family Lycaenidae

Spring AzureCelastrina ladon
PEastern Tailed BlueEveres comyntas

Family Hesperiidae

PSilver-spotted SkipperEpargyreus clarus
Pskippers

Suborder Frenatae

Family Sphingidae

Hummingbird or Bumblebee SphinxHemaris sp.
hornworms, sphinx moths

Family Saturniidae

Luna MothActias luna
Io Moth (caterpillar)Automeris io
Cecropia MothHyalophora cecropia

Family Citheroniidae

Royal Walnut MothCitheronia regalis
Imperial MothEacles imperialis

Family Arctiidae

Great Leopard Moth (larva)Ecpantheria scribonia
Fall WebwormHyphantria cunea
P?Banded Woolybear (larva)Isia isabella

Family Agaristidae

Grapevine EpimenisPsychomorpha epimenis

Family Noctuidae

underwing moths
Dagger Moth (larva)Acronicta sp.
Maple Syrup Moths

Family Liparidae

White-marked Tussock MothOrgyia leucostigma

Family Lasiocampidae

Eastern Tent CaterpillarMalacosoma americanum

Family Geometridae

inchworms

Family Psychidae

Bagworm MothThyridopteryx ephemeraeformis

Family Limacodidae

Monkey Slug, Hag MothPhobetron pithecium
(feeding on NY Ironweed)

Order Diptera

Suborder Nematocera

Family Tipulidae

P?craneflies (adult & larva)

Family Culicidae

Asian Tiger MosquitoAedes albopictus
P?mosquitoes

Family Chiromomidae

Pmidges

Suborder Brachycera

Family Tabanidae

Phorse flies, deer flies

Family Rhagionidae

PGolden-backed Snipe FlyChrysopilus thoracicus

Family Asilidae

Robber FlyPromachus sp.?

Family Bombyliidae

Pbee flies

Suborder Cyclorrhapha

Family Syrphidae

Pflower flies

Family Drosophilidae

vinegar gnats (fruit flies)Drosophila melanogaster

Family Tephritidae

P?Goldenrod Gall FlyEurosta sp.

Family Agromyzidae

PLeaf Miner FlyPhytomyza miniscula

Family Muscidae

P?house flies, etc.

Family Calliphoridae

Pblowfly

Family Sarcophagidae

Pfleshfly

Family Oestridae

botflies

Order Siphonaptera

Order Hymenoptera

Suborder Symphyta

Family Diprionidae

Pine SawflyNeodiprion sp.

Family Siricidae

horntailTremex columba

Suborder Apocrita

Family Braconidae

braconid

Family Ichneumonidae

P?ichneumon wasps

Family Cynipidae

gall wasps

Family Mutillidae

velvet ants

Family Formicidae

P?Carpenter AntCamponotus pennsylvanicus
reddish carpenter ants
P?dairy ants
Pother ants

Family Vespidae

Paper WaspPolistes sp.
P?Yellow JacketsVespula sp.

Family Sphecidae

(Cicada Killer)Sphecius speciosus
Pmud-daubers

Family Halictidae

PHalictid Bee

Family Apidae

PHoneybeeApis mellifera
PBumblebeeBombus sp.

Phylum Mollusca

Psnail
Pslug

Phylum Chordata

Subphylum Vertebrata

Class Osteichthyes

Minnow ???

Class Amphibia

Order Caudata

little black salamander
yellow salamander
newts

Order Anura

Family Bufonidae

P?American ToadBufo americanus

Family Hylidae

PSpring Peepers (& tadpoles)Hyla crucifer
PGrey TreefrogHyla versicolor, H. chrysoscelis

Family Ranidae

PBullfrogRana catesbeiana

Class Reptilia

Order Testudines

Family Emydidae

Box TurtleTerrapene carolina

Order Squamata

Suborder Lacertilia

lizards?

Suborder Serpentes

Family Colubridae

Black Snake, Black Rat SnakeElaphe obsoleta
Rough Green Snake Opheodrys aestivus
Northern Brown Snake Storeria dekayi
Garter SnakeThamnophis sirtalis

Class Aves

Order Anseriformes

Family Anatidae

PCanada GooseBranta canadensis
PMallardAnas platyrhynchos

Order Falconiformes

Family Cathartidae

Turkey VultureCathartes aura
Black VultureCoragyps atratus

Family Accipitridae

Coopers HawkAccipiter striatus
Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensis
Rough-legged HawkButeo lagopus
Red-shouldered HawkButeo lineatus
Broad-winged HawkButeo platypterus

Order Galliformes

Family Phasianidae

Northern BobwhiteColinus virginianus

Family Meleagrididae

Wild TurkeyMeleagris gallopavo

Order Ciconiiformes

Family Ardeidae

PGreen HeronButorides striatus

Order Charadriiformes

Family Charadriidae

PKilldeerCharadrius vociferus

Family Scolopacidae

PSpotted SandpiperActitis macularia
American WoodcockScolopax minor

Family Laridae

Ring-billed GullLarus delawarensis

Order Columbiformes

Family Columbidae

Rock Dove, PigeonColumba livia
PMourning DoveZenaida macroura

Order Cuculiformes

Family Coccyzidae

Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanus

Order Strigiformes

Family Caprimulgidae

Common NighthawkChordeiles minor

Order Apodiformes

Family Apodidae

Chimney SwiftChaetura pelagica

Family Trochilidae

Ruby-throated HummingbirdArchilochus colubris

Order Piciformes

Family Picidae

P?Common FlickerColaptes auratus
Pileated WoodpeckerDryocopus pileatus
Red-bellied WoodpeckerMelanerpes carolinus
PDowny WoodpeckerPicoides pubescens
Yellow-bellied SapsuckerSphyrapicus varius
(photo shows holes drilled in a tree)
other woodpeckers?

Order Passeriformes

Family Tyrannidae

Eastern Wood-peweeContopus virens
Great Crested FlycatcherMyiarchus crinitus
Eastern PhoebeSayornis phoebe
flycatchers?

Family Alaudidae

larks?

Family Hirundinidae

PNorthern Rough-winged SwallowSteligidopteryx serripennis
P?Tree SwallowTachycineta bicolor

Family Corvidae

PAmerican CrowCorvus brachyrhynchos
PBlue JayCyanocitta cristata

Family Paridae

PTufted TitmouseParus bicolor
PCarolina ChickadeeParus carolinensis

Family Sittidae

White-breasted NuthatchSitta canadensis

Family Certhiidae

Brown CreeperCerthia americana

Family Troglodytidae

P?Carolina WrenThryothorus ludovicianus
House WrenTroglodytes aedon
Winter WrenTroglodytes troglodytes

Family Muscicapidae

gnatcatchers?

Family Turdidae

Hermit ThrushCatharus guttatus
Eastern BluebirdSialia sialis
PAmerican RobinTurdus migratorius

Family Mimidae

P?Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottos

Family Bombycillidae

Cedar WaxwingBombycilla cedrorum

Family Muxcicapidae

Subfamily Sylviinae

Blue-gray GnatcatcherPolioptila caerulea
Golden-crowned KingletRegulus satrapa

Family Sturnidae

European StarlingSturnus vulgaris

Family Vireonidae

Warbling VireoVireo gilvus

Family Emberizidae

Subfamily Parulinae

Prairie WarblerDendroica discolor
Yellow-throated WarblerDendroica dominica
Yellow-Breasted ChatIcteria virens
OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapillus
Louisiana WaterthrushSeiurus motacilla
(Blue-winged Warbler?)Vermivora pinus
wood warblers?

Subfamily Thraupinae

tanagers?

Subfamily Cardinalinae

PNorthern CardinalCardinalis cardinalis
PIndigo BuntingPasserina cyanea
grosbeaks?

Subfamily Emberizinae

Dark-eyed JuncoJunco hyemalis
P?Song SparrowMelospiza melodia
PRufous-sided TowheePipilo erythrophthalmus
P?Chipping SparrowSpizella passerina
P?White-throated SparrowZonotrichia albicollis
other sparrows?

Subfamily Icterinae

PRed-Wing BlackbirdAgelaius phoeniceus
(Northern Oriole?)Icterus galbula
P?Brown-headed CowbirdMolothrus ater
GrackleQuiscalus quiscula
blackbirds?

Family Fringillidae

GoldfinchCarduelis tristis
House FinchCarpodacus mexicanus
finches?

Family Passeridae

House, English SparrowPasser domesticus

Class Mammalia

Subclass Marsupials

Order Marsupialia

Family Didelphidae

North American OpossumDidelphis marsupialis virginianus

Subclass Placentals

Order Insectivora

Family Talpidae

Eastern American MoleScalopus aquaticus

Order Chiroptera

Family Vespertilionidae

Little Brown BatMyotis sp.

Order Lagomorpha

Family Leporidae

PEastern Cottontail RabbitSylvilagus floridanus

Order Rodentia

Family Sciuridae

PGroundhog, Woodchuck, MarmotMarmota monax
Eastern Gray SquirrelSciurus carolinensis
(Thirteen-lined Ground Squirrel?)Spermophilus tridecemlineatus
(Eastern American Chipmunk?)Tamias striatus

Family Cricetidae

P?field mice

Order Carnivora

Family Procyonidae

P?RacoonProcyon lotor

Family Mustelidae

PStriped SkunkMephitis mephitis

Order Artiodactyla

Family Cervidae

P?White-tailed DeerOdocoileus virginianus

Other Organisms Living in Southwestern Ohio

Clermont Co. not around the College, Hamilton Co. (including Cincinnati Zoo), and/or Adams Co.

KINGDOM PLANTAE

Division Spermophyta

Subdivision Gymnospermae

Order Coniferales

Family Pinaceae

other pinesPinus sp.

Subdivision Angiospermae

Class Dicotyledonae

Subclass Archichlamydeae

Order Ranales

Family Ranunculaceae

ThimbleweedAnemone virginiana
ColumbineAquilegia canadensis
Marsh MarigoldCaltha palustris
Virgins BowerClematis virginiana
ClematisClematis sp.
Hooked ButtercupRanunculus recurvatus

Order Papaverales

Family Papaveraceae

Oriental PoppyPapaver orientale

Family Brassicaceae (Cruciferae)

KaleBrassica oleracea
Dames RocketHesperis matronalis

Order Hypericales

Family Hypericaceae

St. JohnswortHypericum sp.

Order Malvales

Family Malvaceae

OkraHybiscus esculentus
Cheeses, Common MallowMalva neglecta

Order Polygonales

Family Polygonaceae

Japanese KnotweedPolygonum cuspidatum

Order Geraniales

Family Rutaceae

Gas Plant, False DittanyDictamnus albus

Order Rosales

Family Rosaceae

QuinceCydonia oblonga
AppleMalus pumila
PeachPrunus persica
CherryPrunus sp.

Order Leguminales

Family Fabaceae (Leguminosae)

Running Buffalo CloverTrifolium reflexum

Order Aristolochiales

Family Aristolochiaceae

PipevineAristolochia tomentosa

Order Umbellales

Family Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)

HonewortCryptotaenia canadensis

Subclass Metachlamydeae

Order Primulales

Family Primulaceae

Whorled LoosestrifeLysimachia quadrifolia

Order Oleales

Family Olaceae

LilacSyringa vulgaris

Order Polemoniales

Family Polemoniaceae

Garden PhloxPhlox paniculata

Family Solanaceae

TomatoLycopersicon esculentum

Order Scrophulariales

Family Scrophulariaceae

Indian PaintbrushCastilleja coccinea
Blue-eyed MaryCollinsia verna

Family Acanthaceae

Smooth RuelliaRuellia strepens

Order Lamiales

Family Boraginaceae

Mertensia, Virginia BluebellsMertensia virginica
ComfreySymphytum officinale

Family Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

Bugle, BugleweedAjuga genevensis
MotherwortLeonurus cardiaca
PeppermintMentha piperita
Lemon SageSalvia sp.

Order Rubiales

Family Rubiaceae

WoodruffGalium odoratum
BluetsHoustonia caerulea

Order Asterales

Family Asteraceae (Compositae)

Bachelors ButtonCentaurea cyanus
Purple ConeflowerEchinacea purpurea
QuickweedGalinsoga ciliata
Jerusalem ArtichokeHelianthus tuberosus
TansyTanacetum vulgare

Class Monocotyledonae

Order Liliales

Family Liliaceae

HyacinthHyacinthus orientalis
Grape HyacinthMuscari bothryoides
Nodding TrilliumTrillium cernuum
Drooping TrilliumTrillium flexipes
YuccaYucca filamentosa

Order Xyridales

Family Commelinaceae

SpiderwortTradescantia sp.

Order Amaryllidales

Family Amaryllidaceae

NarcissusNarcissus sp.

Family Iridaceae

CrocusCrocus sp.
IrisIris pseudoacorus

Order Arales

Family Araceae

Green DragonArisaema dracontium

KINGDOM ANIMALIA

Phylum Arthropoda

Subphylum Mandibulata

Class Insecta

Order Lepidoptera

Suborder Rhapalocera

Family Papilionidae

Giant SwallowtailPapilio cresphontes

Family Nymphalidae

BaltimoreEuphydryas phaeton

Suborder Frenata

Family Citheroniidae

Rosy Maple MothDryocampa rubcunda

Family Hemileucidae

Buck MothHemileuca maia

Order Hymenoptera

Suborder Apocrita

Family Anthophoridae

Carpenter BeeXylocopa sp.

Family ???

other bees

Phylum Chordata

Subphylum Vertebrata

Class Aves

Order Anseriformes

Family Anatidae

Domestic DuckAnas platyrhynchos

Order Galliformes

Family Phasianidae

Chicken (more)Gallus gallus

Order Psittaciformes

Family Psittacidae

Blue and Gold MacawAra ararauna

Class Mammalia

Subclass Placentals

Order Carnivora

Family Canidae

DogCanis familiaris

Order Artiodactyla

Family Bovidae

GoatCapra domesticus


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