(3 of 14) Biological portraits from a mural for the Biology department at Hofstra University, located in the Eastern stairwell in Gittleson Hall. On each stairwell landing is one or two images of a species that a biologist at Hofstra is studying. The full list of species in accending order is as follows:

 

Brown Headed Cowbird egg in nest

Brown Headed Cowbird, Molothrus ater

Wood Turtle, Glyptemys insculpta

Horseshoe Crab, Limulus Polyphemus

Bay Scallop, Argopecten irradians

Dromaeosaur, Deinonychus antirrhopus

Cotton, Gossypium hirsutum

Nematode, Caenorhabditis elegans

Shield Bug, Parastrachia japonensis

Clostridium clariflavum

Acinetobacter baylyi

Elephantnose Fish, Campylomormyrus rhynchophorus

Eastern Brook Trout, Salvelinus fontinalis

Clown Knifefish, Chitala ornata

Polychaete Worm, Polydora nanomon