Northern Virginia

Food Chain

Chelydra serpentina
(Common Snapping Turtle)

Notemigonus crysoleucas


Anax junius


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Animalia Fungi Plantae

Animalia

Amphibia (amphibians)
Ambystoma maculatum (Spotted Salamander)
Anaxyrus americanus (American Toad)
Eurycea guttolineata (Three-lined Salamander)
Lithobates catesbeianus (American Bullfrog)
Lithobates sphenocephalus (Southern Leopard Frog)
Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood Frog)
Notophthalmus viridescens (Eastern Newt)
Plethodon cinereus (Eastern Red-backed Salamander)
Pseudacris crucifer (Spring Peeper)
Araneae (spiders)
Argiope aurantia (black-and-yellow argiope)
Dolomedes triton (Six-spottedfishingspider)
Micrathena gracilis (Spined micrathena)
Misumena vatia (flower spider)
Phidippus audax (Daring Jumping Spider)
Rabidosa rabida (Rabid wolf spider)
Aves (birds)
Accipiter striatus (Sharp-shinned Hawk) TLC
Agelaius phoeniceus (Red-winged Blackbird)
Aix sponsa (Wood Duck)
Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard)
Archilochus colubris (Ruby-throated Hummingbird)
Ardea herodias (Great Blue Heron)
Baeolophus bicolor (Tufted Titmouse)
Branta canadensis (Canada Goose)
Buteo jamaicensis (Red-tailed Hawk) TLC
Cardinalis cardinalis (Northern Cardinal)
Cathartes aura (Turkey Vulture)
Charadrius vociferus (Killdeer)
Colinus virginianus (Northern Bobwhite)
Corvus brachyrhynchos (American Crow)
Cyanocitta cristata (Blue Jay)
Dryobates pubescens gairdnerii (Downy Woodpecker)
Dryocopus pileatus (Pileated Woodpecker)
Geothlypis trichas (Common Yellowthroat)
Larus delawarensis (Ring-billed Gull) TLC
Megaceryle alcyon (Belted Kingfisher)
Meleagris gallopavo (Wild Turkey)
Molothrus ater (Brown-headed Cowbird)
Myiarchus crinitus (Great Crested Flycatcher)
Phalacrocorax auritus (Double-crested Cormorant) TLC
Poecile carolinensis (Carolina Chickadee)
Quiscalus quiscula (Common Grackle)
Sialia sialis (Eastern Bluebird)
Sitta carolinensis (White-breasted Nuthatch)
Spinus tristis (American Goldfinch)
Strix varia (Barred Owl) TLC
Sturnus vulgaris (European Starling)
Thryothorus ludovicianus (Carolina Wren)
Turdus migratorius (American Robin)
Zenaida macroura (Mourning Dove)
Zonotrichia albicollis (White-throated Sparrow)
Coleoptera (beetles)
Calosoma scrutator (Fiery searcher)
Cicindela sexguttata (Six-spotted Tiger Beetle)
Dynastes tityus (Eastern hercules beetle)
Phanaeus vindex (Dung beetle)
Pterostichus melanarius (Common black ground beetle)
Diptera (true flies)
Aedes albopictus (forest day mosquito)
Calliphora vomitoria (Blue bottle fly)
Eurosta solidaginis (Goldenrod gall fly)
Hymenoptera (ants, bees, wasps)
Apis mellifera (honey bee)
Bombus fervidus (Golden northern bumble bee)
Camponotus pennsylvanicus (black carpenter ant)
Dolichovespula maculata (baldfaced hornet)
Sphecius speciosus (cicada killer)
Lepidoptera (butterflies, moths)
Actias luna (luna moth)
Antheraea polyphemus (polyphemus moth)
Battus philenor (pipevine swallowtail)
Colias philodice (clouded sulphur)
Hemaris thysbe (common clear-wing)
Lymantria dispar (gypsy moth)
Malacosoma americana (Eastern tent caterpillar)
Nymphalis antiopa (camberwell beauty)
Papilio glaucus (Eastern tiger swallowtail)
Papilio polyxenes (Eastern black swallowtail)
Pieris rapae (imported cabbageworm)
Mammalia (mammals)
Ameiurus natalis (Yellow bullhead)
Anguilla rostrata (American eel) TLC
Castor canadensis (american beaver)
Cryptotis parva (North American Least Shrew)
Cyprinus carpio (Common carp)
Didelphis virginiana (Virginia Opossum)
Eptesicus fuscus (big brown bat)
Etheostoma olmstedi (Tessellated darter)
Gambusia holbrooki (Bore-drain fish)
Hypentelium nigricans (Northern hog sucker)
Ictalurus punctatus (Channel catfish)
Marmota monax (woodchuck)
Mephitis mephitis (Striped Skunk)
Microtus pennsylvanicus (meadow vole)
Notemigonus crysoleucas (Golden shiner minnow)
Odocoileus virginianus (white-tailed deer)
Ondatra zibethicus (muskrat)
Peromyscus leucopus (white-footed mouse)
Pomoxis nigromaculatus (Strawberry bass)
Procyon lotor (Raccoon)
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat)
Scalopus aquaticus (Eastern Mole)
Sciurus carolinensis (eastern gray squirrel)
Semotilus atromaculatus (Horned dace)
Sylvilagus floridanus (Eastern Cottontail)
Tamias striatus (eastern chipmunk)

Food Chain

Strix varia
(Barred Owl)

Peromyscus leucopus


Diapheromera femorata


Rosa virginiana


Ecosystem provided by Study of Northern Virginia Ecology