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Ninnescah River

Sad Underwing Moth (Catocala maestosa)

Sad Underwing Moth

Catocala mastosa

(Order Lepidoptera; Family Noctuidae)

Catocala maestosa, adult (photo by Rachel Stone)

(Kansas: Sedgwick County. Pawnee Prairie Park, 37°39'18''N, 97°27'18''W. On Oak trunk.

Wheel Bug (Arilus cristatus)

Wheel Bug

Arilus cristatus

(Order Hemiptera, Family Reduviidae)

Arilus cristatus mating on Black Ash leaves (photo by Rachel Stone)

(Kansas: Sedgwick County. Pawnee Prairie Park, 37° 39' 18'' N, 97° 27' 18'' W. September 15, 2013.)


Adult/Nymph Diagnosis:

Walleye (Sander vitreus)

Sander vitreus
(Order Perciformes, Family Percidae)

Sander vitreus.  Image from

American Toad (Anaxyrus americanus)

American Toad
Anaxyrus americanus 
(Order: Anura Family: Bufonidae)

Adult American Toad (Anaxyrus americanus). Photo by Tim Eberl. (Ninnescah Reserve near Viola, KS. 11 July 2013).

American Mink

American Mink
Mustela vison
(Order Carnivora;  Family Mustelidae)

American Mink, adult.

Cottonwood Borer (Plectrodera scalator)

Cottonwood Borer
Plectrodera scalator
(Order Coleoptera; Family Cerambycidae)

Plectrodera scalator, female












Virginia Opossum (Didelphis virginiana)

Virginia Opossum
Didelphis virginiana
(Order Didelphimorphia, Family Didelphidae)

Adult opossum.  Image from

Western Mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis)

Western Mosquitofish
Gambusia affinis
(Order Cyprinodontoformes; Family Poeciliidae)

Female (above) and male (below) Gambusia affinis.  Image from


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