Summer
Field Biology
Summer Field Biology Study Page
Map and Compass | Topographic Maps | Ecosystems | Chromatography | Population Sampling
Animal Behavior | Pond Life | Missouri Paleontology | Pictures

Plants: Trees & Vines | Forbs, Trees & Vines - Photos
Animals: Arthropods | Fishes | Amphibians | Reptiles | Birds | Mammals || Study Tools

Sources of artwork, photos, and sounds:
  1. Birds in Missouri, by Brad Jacobs, published by the MO Dept. of Conservation, ©2001
  2. The Amphibians and Reptiles of Missouri by Tom R. Johnson, Missouri Department of Conservation, ©1992.
  3. Missouri Bird Calls, Missouri Dept. of Conservation, ©1996.
  4. Talking Toad and Frog Poster, Missouri Dept. of Conservation, ©1985.
  5. Singing Insects of Missouri, Missouri Dept. of Conservation, © 1998.
  6. Missouri Conservationist, Missouri Dept. of Conservation.

Trees & Vines - Leaves only
•Beech: Northern red oak   •Beech: Pin oak | Shingle oak | White oak   •Cashew: Poison ivy   •Dogwood: Flowering dogwood   •Elm: American elm | Hackberry   •Ginkgos: Ginkgo tree   •Legume: Redbud   •Magnolia: Magnolia   •Maple: Red maple | Silver maple   •Sycamore: Sycamore   •Walnut: Black walnut | Hickory   •Willow: Black willow | Eastern cottonwood   •Witch-hazel: Sweetgum
Forbs, Trees & Vines - Photos
Pteridopsidas:
Filicopsida:
•Wood Fern: Christmas Fern   
Gymnosperms:
Pinales:
•Cypress: Eastern Red Cedar   •Pine: Shortleaf pine   •Yew: Yew   
Angiosperms:
Monocot:
•Daylily: Daylily   •Grass: Bristlegrass   
Dicot:
•Buckwheat: Smartweed   •Buttercup: Sweet Autumn Clematis   •Carrot: Hedge parsley | Wild carrot   •Cashew: Fragrant Sumac | Poison ivy   •Daisy: Black-eyed Susan | Chickory | Common ragweed | Dandelion | Goldenrod | Greater burdock | Heath aster | Purple coneflower | Sunflower | Thistle   •Dogbane: Greater periwinkle   •Dogwood: White flowering dogwood   •Grape: Grape | Virginia creeper   •Honeysuckle: Bush honeysuckle   •Legume: Red clover | Redbud | White clover   •Milkweed: Milkweed   •Mint: Hosta   •Morning Glory: Hedge bindweed   •Plantain: Plantain   •Pokeweed: Pokeweed   •Quassia: Tree of Heaven   •Rose: Wild Strawberry   •Trumpet Creeper: Trumpet creeper   •Violet: Common violet
Arthropods
Aeshnidae
Dragon and Damselflies: Green darner | Tule bluet
Arachnida
Harvestmen: Daddy long legs
Spiders: Black widow | Brown recluse | Wolf spider
Crustacea
Decapods: Big river crayfish | Golden crayfish | Saddlebacked crayfish | Spothanded crayfish
Isopods, pillbugs: Roly poly (pillbug)
Insecta
Butterflies and Moths: Black swallowtail | Cecropia moth | Cloudless Sulfur | Luna moth | Monarch butterfly | Spring azure | Tawny-edged skipper | Tiger swallowtail
Cicadas: Morning cicada | Periodical cicada
Crickets, grasshoppers: Field cricket
Katydids: Common meadow katydid | Northern true katydid
Fishes:
Acipenseriformes
Sturgeons and Paddlefishes: Paddlefish | Shovelnose sturgeon
Amiiformes
Bowfins: Bowfin
Anguilliformes
Eels: American eel
Atheriniformes
Old World Silversides: Brook silverside
Clupeiformes
Herrings: Gizzard shad
Cypriniformes
Minnows: Bleeding shiner | Bluntnose minnow | Creek chub | Fathead minnow | Golden shiner | Goldfish | Grass carp | Red shiner | Rosyface shiner | Southern redbelly dace
Suckers: Golden redhorse | Northern hog sucker | White sucker
Cyprinodontiformes
Livebearers: Mosquitofish
Esociformes
Pikes: Grass pickerel
Lepisosteiformes
Gars: Longnose Gar
Perciformes
Drums: Freshwater drum
Perches: Fantail Darter | Gilt Darter | Greenside Darter | Johnny Darter | Logperch | Orangethroat Darter | Rainbow darter | Walleye
Sunfishes: Black crappie | Bluegill | Green sunfish | Largemouth bass | Long-eared sunfish | Orangespotted sunfish | Rock bass | Smallmouth bass | White crappie
Salmoniformes
Salmon and Relatives: Rainbow trout
Scorpaeniformes
Sculpins: Mottled sculpin
Siluriformes
Catfishes: Black bullhead | Channel catfish | Flathead catfish | Stonecat
Amphibians
Salamanders
Giant Salamanders: Hellbender
Lungless Salamanders: Cave salamander | Slimy salamander | Southern redback salamander
Mole Salamanders: Eastern tiger salamander | Spotted salamander
True Frogs
Frogs: Bullfrog | Green frog | Southern leopard frog
Treefrogs: Blanchard's cricket frog | Gray treefrog | Northern spring peeper | Western chorus frog
True Toads
Toads: American toad
Reptiles:
Lacertilia
Iguanids: Eastern Collared Lizard | Eastern Fence Lizard
Skinks: Broadhead Skink | Five-lined skink
Serpentia
Garter/Ribbon and Lined snakes: Eastern Garter Snake
King and Milk snakes: Prairie kingsnake
Pit Vipers: Copperhead | Cottonmouth/Water moccasin | Timber rattlesnake
Rat snakes: Black Rat Snake
Swamp, Brown, and Earth snakes: Midland brown snake
Water snakes: Northern water snake
Woodland, Hognose, and Mud Snakes: Prairie ringneck snake | Rough green snake
Testudines
Basking, Marsh, and Box Turtles: Ornate box turtle | Red-eared slider | Three-toed box turtle | Western painted turtle
Snapping Turtles: Common snapping turtle
Softshell Turtles: Eastern spiny softshell
Birds
Gallinaceous Birds: Greater prairie chicken | Northern bobwhite | Wild turkey
Goatsuckers: Common nighthawk | Whip-poor-will
Herons: Great blue heron | Green-backed heron
Kingfishers: Belted kingfisher
Owls: Barred owl
Perching Birds:
Blackbirds, Orioles: Common grackle | Red-winged blackbird
Chickadees, Titmice: Black-capped chickadee
Grosbeaks, Buntings, Finches, Sparrows: American goldfinch | Indigo bunting | Northern cardinal | Purple finch
Jays, Magpies, Crows: Bluejay | Common crow
Mimic thrushes: Northern mockingbird
Starlings: Starling
Thrushes: American Robin | Eastern bluebird
Warblers, Sparrows: Prothonotary warbler
Weavers: House sparrow
Wrens: House wren
Pigeons, Doves: Mourning dove | Rock dove
Shorebirds: Killdeer
Swifts, Hummingbirds: Ruby-throated hummingbird
Vultures, Hawks, Falcons: American kestrel | Bald eagle | Red-tailed hawk | Turkey vulture
Waterfowl: Canada goose | Mallard
Woodpeckers: Northern flicker | Pileated woodpecker
Mammals
Artiodactyla:
Bovids: Bison
Deer: Elk | White-tailed deer
Carnivora:
Dogs: Coyote | Red fox
Cats: Bobcat | Mountain lion
Skunks: Striped skunk
Weasels: Mink | River otter
Racoons: Raccoon
Bears: Black bear
Chiroptera:
Vesper Bats: Little brown bat
Cingulata:
Armadillos: Nine-banded armadillo
Lagomorpha:
Rabbits: Eastern cottontail rabbit
Marsupial:
Opossums: Opossum
Rodentia:
Beavers: Beaver
Small Rodents: Deer mouse | Eastern wood rat | Muskrat | Woodland vole
Squirrels: Eastern chipmunk | Eastern gray squirrel | Thirteen-lined ground squirrel | Woodchuck
Soricomorpha:
Insectivores: Least shrew
Moles: Eastern mole
Study Tools:
Information sheets:
   Leaf Anatomy
Flashcards:
   Leaf Scans | Plant Photos | Arthropods |
   Fishes | Amphibians | Reptiles | Birds | Mammals
Quizzes:
   Plants | Animals | Sounds Only

For more information: Natural History of Missouri Index