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Mammals

shrew
Longview, WA

shrew
Longview, WA

vole
Longview, WA

rabbit
Lake Crescent, Olympic NP

chipmunk
Mt. Rainer NP

Douglas' squirrel
Lake Crescent, Olympic NP

Eastern gray squirrel
Longview, WA
squirrel
golden-mantled ground squirrel
Mt. Rainer NP
marmot
Mt. Rainer NP
pika
Mt. Rainer NP
black bear
Larch Mtn. Trail, OR
deer
San Juan Island, WA
black-tail (mule) deer
Elwha River, Olympic NP
black-tail (mule) deer
Ridgefield, WA
black-tail (mule) deer
Ridgefield, WA
mountain goat
Mt. Rainer NP
otter
Lake Crescent, WA
nutria
Ridgefield NWR
nutria
Ridgefield NWR
coyote
Longview, WA

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Reptiles
garter snake
Ridgefield NWR
garter snake
Ridgefield NWR
garter snake
Ridgefield NWR
garter snake
Wake Robin - Longview, WA
painted turtles
Ridgefield NWR
painted turtles
Ridgefield NWR
Northern alligator lizard
Cowlitz Co., WA

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Amphibians
tadpole
bull frog
Longview drainage ditch
Cowlitz County, WA
frog tadpole
Tiger Lily pond
Clark County, WA
red-legged frog
East Fork Lewis River
Clark County, WA
frog
Columbia Gorge, OR
Pacific treefrog
Longview, WA
Northwestern Salmander eggs
Battle Ground, WA
Northwestern Salmander
Longview, WA
Northwestern Salmander
Longview, WA
ensatina
Longview, WA
ensatina
Longview, WA
roughskin newt
Clark Co., WA
roughskin newt
Clark Co., WA

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Fish
parr
143.jpg_sculpin
unknown fish
coho salmon
caught ocean fishing at
mouth of Columbia River
salmonid fry
E. Fork Lewis River
Clark Co., WA
sculpin
E. Fork Lewis River
Clark Co., WA
dace
E. Fork Lewis River
Clark Co., WA
macro - 54
3 spine stickleback
Willow Grove Park
Cowlitz Co.
Columbia River
July 2009

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Insects
Beetles (Order Coleoptera)
house fly &
seven-spotted ladybird beetle
Mt. Rainier NP, WA
seven-spotted ladybird beetle
Cowlitz Co., WA
August 2010
ladybird beetle
Grand Coulee, WA
July 2012
beetle
Longview, WA
black lampyrid
Ellychnia hatchi
Longview, WA

ten-lined June beetle
Kelso, WA

beetle
Hood Canal, WA
banded alder borer
Rosalia funebra
Longview, WA
long-horned beetle
Cowlitz Co., WA
August 2010
long-horned beetle
Longview, WA
long-horned beetle
Longview, WA
long-horned beetle
Mt. Rainier NP, WA
July 2010
long-horned beetle
Mt. Rainier NP, WA
July 2010
Flies (Order Diptera)
fly
Columbia Gorge, OR
flower fly
Mt. Rainier NP, WA
flower fly
Cowlitz Co., WA
August 2010
flower fly
Hood Canal, WA
flower fly
Hood Canal, WA
flower fly
Saddle Mt., OR
fly
Coumbia Gorge, OR
green house fly
Grand Coulee, WA
July 2012
midge
Longview, WA
Mayflies (Order Ephemeroptera)
mayfly
Longview, WA
mayfly
Longview, WA
True Bugs, Hoppers, Stinkbugs & Aphids (Order Hemiptera)
assassin bug
Grand Coulee, WA
July 2012
hopper

Longview, WA
spittlebug nymph's
protective covering
Longview, WA
spittlebug
Longview, WA
green stink bug
Acrosternum hilaris
Longview, WA
stink bug
Longview, WA
stink bug
Longview, WA
stink bug
Longview, WA
western boxelder bug
Boisea rubrolineatus
Longview, WA
western boxelder bug - nymph
Boisea rubrolineatus
Longview, WA
western boxelder bug - nymph
Boisea rubrolineatus
Longview, WA
unknown insect nymph
Longview, WA
aphids on cleavers stem
Longview, WA
ants & aphids
Longview, WA
Ants & Bees (Order Hymenoptera)
ants & aphids
Longview, WA
western thatching ants
Ridgefield, WA
bee
Longview, WA
bee
Longview, WA
bee
Saddle Mt., OR
bee
Saddle Mt., OR
bee
Cowlitz Co., WA
August 2010
bee
Cowlitz Co., WA
August 2010
bee
Cowlitz Co., WA
August 2010
??
Mt. Rainier NP, WA

Butterflies & Moths (Order Lepidoptera)
butterflyfly
Saddle Mt., OR
butterfly
Cowlitz Co., WA
August 2010
polyphemus moth
antheraea polyphemus
Battle Ground, WA
polyphemus moth
antheraea polyphemus
Battle Ground, WA
geometer moth family
Mesoleuca gratulata
Hwy 7 - N. of Morton, WA
moth
Cowlitz Co., WA
August 2010
moth
family: Noctuidae?
Longview, WA
moth
Cowlitz Co., WA
August 2010
moth
Longview, WA
(morning-glory) plume moth
Pterophoridae family
Grand Coulee, WA
July 19, 2012
larva
Cowlitz Co., WA
August 2010
banded woollybear larva
Pyrrharctia isabella
Longview, WA
yellow-spotted tiger moth
Lophocampa maculata
Longview, WA

Longview, WA
Bristletail (Order Microcoryphia)
bristletail
order Microcoryphia
Longview, WA
Dragonflies/Damselflies (Order Odonata)

skimmer dragonfly
Grand Coulee, WA
July 2012

narrow-winged damselfly
Grand Coulee, WA
July 2012


Grasshoppers & Crickets (Order Orthoptera)

grasshopper
Grand Coulee, WA
July 2012

grasshopper
Grand Coulee, WA
July 2012

 

 

Stoneflies (Order Plecoptera)
stoneflies
Mt. Rainier NP, WA

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Spiders & Ticks
cross spider
Araneus diadematus
Longview, WA
Cross Orbweaver
Araneus diadematus

Longview, WA
spider
Longview, WA
spider
Cowlitz Co., WA
flower crab spider
Misumena vatia
Longview, WA
crab spider & bee
Hood Canal, WA
flower crab spider
Coumbia Gorge, OR
flower crab spider
Cowlitz Co., WA
spider
Cowlitz Co., WA
tick
Goldendale, WA

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Millipedes & Centipedes
polydesmoid millipede
Harpaphe haydeniana
Longview, WA
polydesmoid millipede
Longview, WA
polydesmoid millipede
Longview, WA
polydesmoid millipede
Longview, WA
millipede
Longview, WA
May 2007
millipede
Longview, WA
millipede
Longview, WA
centipede
Longview, WA

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Crustaceans
more information about:
PNW crayfish

bowl of non-native crayfish
Grand Coulee, WA
July 2012

male crayfish
Grand Coulee, WA
July 2012

female crayfish
Grand Coulee, WA
July 2012

 

dungeness crab
Hoods Canal, WA

dungeness crab (male)
Hoods Canal, WA

dungeness crab (female)
Hoods Canal, WA
decorator crab
Outdoor Youth Expo 2007
butterfly crab (top)
Cryptolithodes typicus
Outdoor Youth Expo 2007

butterfly crab (bottom)
Cryptolithodes typicus
Outdoor Youth Expo 2007

shrimp
Hood Canal, WA

shrimp
Hood Canal, WA

 
pillbug ("sowbug")
Longview, WA
sea louse on salmon
(a parasitic copepod)

 


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Mollusks
slug
unknown
Longview, WA
June 2007
Pacific banana slug
Ariolimax columbianus
Clark Co., WA
September 2006
Pacific banana slug
Ariolimax columbianus
Lake Crescent, Olympic NP
July 2006
Giant gardenslug
Limax maximus
Longview, WA
July 2007
slug
unknown
Longvie, WA
July 2007
slug
unknown
Longvie, WA
July 2007
slug
unknown
Hood Canal, WA
macro - 54
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snail
unknown
Mayfield Lake, WA
May 2007
Pacific Sideband
Monadenia fidelis
Longview, WA
July 2007
freswater snail (Juga)
East Fork Lewis River
freshwater snail
East Fork Lewis River
aquatic worm
macro - 54
sea clown nudibranch
(sea slug)
Triopha catalinae
Outdoor Youth Expo 2007
razor clam
Siliqua patula
Long Beach, WA
western pearlshell mussel
East Fork Lewis River
Clark County, WA
fingernail clam
Tiger Lily pond
Clark County, WA

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Echinoderms
sea star & nudibranch
Outdoor Youth Expo 2007
sea cucumber
Outdoor Youth Expo 2007

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Resources & Links

Online PNW Animal Identification Resources:

Published Field Guide/Animal Identification Resources:

  • Insects of the Pacific Northwest. Peter Haggard & Judy Haggard. Timber Press, Inc.
  • National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Pacific Northwest. Peter Alden & Dennis Paulson. Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: NY

Note: Most of the images above were taken with either a Panasonic-Lumix DMC-FZ20 or Canon PowerShot digital camera. They were then cropped and enhanced (lighting & contrast) in Adobe Photoshop Elements.


Created by Michael R. Clapp (2001-14). All rights reserved.
For more information, contact: mclapp@nwnature.net

updated: October 2014