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25 Animals We Brought to Illinois

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ARACHNIDS

Honeybee tracheal mite (Acarapis woodi)

Deer tick (Ixodes scapularis)

Lone star tick (Amblyomma americanum)

INSECTS

Smokybrown cockroach (Periplaneta fuliginosa)

European giant hornet (Vesap crabro)

Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus)

Gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar)

CRUSTACEANS

Spiny water flea (Bythotrephes cederstromii)

MOLLUSKS

Asain clam (Corbicula fluminea)

Zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha)

FISH

Sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus)

Alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus)

Rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax)

Goldfish (Carassius auratus)

Carp (Cyprinus carpio)

Oriental weatherfish (Misgurnus aguillicaudatus)

Inland silverside (Menidia beryllina)

Threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus)

Rio Grande cichlid (Cichlosoma cyanoguttatum)

BIRDS

Rock dove (Columba livia)

Monk parakeet (Myiopsitta monachus)

European starling (Sturnus vulgaris)

House sparrow (Passer domesticus)

MAMMALS

Norway rat (Rattus norvegicus)

House mouse (Mus musculus)

Art accompanying story in printed newspaper (not available in this archive): illustrations/Paul Dolan.

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