Animals that Start with P


Starting with PA
  1. paca
  2. pacemaker
  3. pacer
  4. pacesetter
  5. pachycephala
  6. pachycephalosaur
  7. pachycephalosaurus
  8. pachyderm
  9. pack rat
  10. packhorse
  11. packrat
  12. pad
  13. padda
  14. paddlefish
  15. paddymelon
  16. pademelon
  17. pagellus
  18. pagophila
  19. pagophilus
  20. pagrus
  21. paguridae
  22. pagurus
  23. painter
  24. palaemon
  25. palaemonidae
  26. paleacrita
  27. palfrey
  28. palinuridae
  29. palinurus
  30. palometa
  31. palomino
  32. pan
  33. panda
  34. pandion
  35. pandionidae
  36. pangolin
  37. panonychus
  38. panorpidae
  39. panther
  40. panthera
  41. pantotheria
  42. papillon
  43. papio
  44. papovavirus
  45. paprilus
  46. paracheirodon
  47. paradisaeidae
  48. paradoxurus
  49. parakeet
  50. paralichthys
  51. paralithodes
  52. paramecia
  53. paramecium
  54. paramyxovirus
  55. paranthias
  56. paranthropus
  57. parapodium
  58. paraquet
  59. parascalops
  60. parasite
  61. parazoa
  62. parazoan
  63. paridae
  64. parophrys
  65. paroquet
  66. parr
  67. parrakeet
  68. parroket
  69. parroquet
  70. parrot
  71. parrotfish
  72. partridge
  73. parula
  74. parulidae
  75. parus
  76. pasang
  77. passer
  78. passeres
  79. passeridae
  80. passeriformes
  81. passerina
  82. passerine
  83. pastern
  84. pastor
  85. patas
  86. patella
  87. patellidae
  88. pathogen
  89. pauropoda
  90. pavo
  91. paw



Starting with PE
  1. peachick
  2. peacock
  3. peafowl
  4. peahen
  5. pearlfish
  6. peba
  7. peccary
  8. peckerwood
  9. pectinibranchia
  10. pectinidae
  11. pediculati
  12. pedioecetes
  13. pedionomus
  14. pedipalpi
  15. peewee
  16. peewit
  17. pekan
  18. peke
  19. pekinese
  20. pekingese
  21. pelage
  22. pelecanidae
  23. pelecaniformes
  24. pelecanoididae
  25. pelecanus
  26. pelecypod
  27. pelican
  28. pellicle
  29. pelobatidae
  30. pelt
  31. peludo
  32. pelycosaur
  33. pelycosauria
  34. pembroke
  35. pempheridae
  36. pen
  37. peneidae
  38. penelope
  39. peneus
  40. penguin
  41. pennatula
  42. pennatulidae
  43. pennon
  44. pentail
  45. pentastomid
  46. pentastomida
  47. peramelidae
  48. perca
  49. perch
  50. percher
  51. percheron
  52. percidae
  53. perciformes
  54. percina
  55. percoid
  56. percoidea
  57. percoidean
  58. percomorphi
  59. percophidae
  60. perdicidae
  61. perdicinae
  62. perdix
  63. peregrine
  64. peridinian
  65. peridiniidae
  66. peridinium
  67. periophthalmus
  68. peripatidae
  69. peripatopsidae
  70. peripatopsis
  71. peripatus
  72. periplaneta
  73. perisoreus
  74. perissodactyl
  75. perissodactyla
  76. peristediinae
  77. peristedion
  78. peristome
  79. periwinkle
  80. permit
  81. pernis
  82. perodicticus
  83. perognathus
  84. peromyscus
  85. pest
  86. pet
  87. petaurista
  88. petauristidae
  89. petaurus
  90. petchary
  91. petrel
  92. petrogale
  93. petromyzon
  94. petromyzoniformes
  95. petromyzontidae
  96. pewee
  97. pewit
  98. pezophaps



Starting with PH
  1. phacochoerus
  2. phaeophyceae
  3. phaeophyta
  4. phaethon
  5. phaethontidae
  6. phage
  7. phalacrocoracidae
  8. phalacrocorax
  9. phalaenoptilus
  10. phalanger
  11. phalangeridae
  12. phalangida
  13. phalangiidae
  14. phalangium
  15. phalarope
  16. phalaropidae
  17. phalaropus
  18. pharomacrus
  19. phascogale
  20. phascolarctos
  21. phasianid
  22. phasianidae
  23. phasianus
  24. phasmatidae
  25. phasmatodea
  26. phasmid
  27. phasmida
  28. phasmidae
  29. phasmidia
  30. pheasant
  31. phenacomys
  32. philaenus
  33. phillidae
  34. philohela
  35. philomachus
  36. philophylla
  37. phlebotomus
  38. phoca
  39. phocidae
  40. phocoena
  41. phoebe
  42. phoenicopteridae
  43. phoeniculidae
  44. phoeniculus
  45. phoenicurus
  46. pholadidae
  47. pholas
  48. pholidae
  49. pholidota
  50. pholis
  51. phoronid
  52. phoronida
  53. phoronidea
  54. photoblepharon
  55. phoxinus
  56. phragmacone
  57. phragmocone
  58. phrynosoma
  59. phthiriidae
  60. phthirius
  61. phthirus
  62. phthorimaea
  63. phycobilin
  64. phycocyanin
  65. phycoerythrin
  66. phyllidae
  67. phyllium
  68. phyllorhynchus
  69. phylloscopus
  70. phyllostomatidae
  71. phyllostomidae
  72. phyllostomus
  73. phylloxera
  74. phylloxeridae
  75. physa
  76. physalia
  77. physeter
  78. physeteridae
  79. physidae
  80. phytomastigina
  81. phytoplankton

Starting with PI
  1. pica
  2. picariae
  3. pichiciago
  4. pichiciego
  5. picidae
  6. piciformes
  7. pickerel
  8. picoides
  9. picornavirus
  10. piculet
  11. picumnus
  12. picus
  13. piddock
  14. pierid
  15. pieridae
  16. pieris
  17. pig
  18. pigeon
  19. pigfish
  20. piggy
  21. piglet
  22. pika
  23. pike
  24. pikeblenny
  25. pilchard
  26. pilotfish
  27. pilus
  28. pincer
  29. pinche
  30. pinctada
  31. pineus
  32. pinfish
  33. pinguinus
  34. pinicola
  35. pinion
  36. pinnatiped
  37. pinniped
  38. pinnipedia
  39. pinnotheres
  40. pinnotheridae
  41. pinscher
  42. pintado
  43. pintail
  44. pinto
  45. pipa
  46. pipefish
  47. pipidae
  48. pipile
  49. pipilo
  50. pipistrel
  51. pipistrelle
  52. pipistrellus
  53. pipit
  54. pipra
  55. pipridae
  56. pirana
  57. piranga
  58. piranha
  59. piroplasm
  60. pisanosaur
  61. pisanosaurus
  62. pisces
  63. pismire
  64. pithecanthropus
  65. pithecia
  66. pitta
  67. pittidae
  68. pituophis
  69. pitymys

Starting with PL
  1. placental
  2. placoderm
  3. placodermi
  4. placuna
  5. plaice
  6. planaria
  7. planarian
  8. plankton
  9. planococcus
  10. planthopper
  11. planula
  12. plasmodiidae
  13. plasmodium
  14. plastron
  15. platalea
  16. plataleidae
  17. platanistidae
  18. platichthys
  19. platy
  20. platycephalidae
  21. platyctenea
  22. platyctenean
  23. platyhelminth
  24. platyhelminthes
  25. platypoecilus
  26. platypus
  27. platyrrhine
  28. platyrrhini
  29. platyrrhinian
  30. plautus
  31. plecoptera
  32. plecopteran
  33. plecotus
  34. plectognath
  35. plectognathi
  36. plectophera
  37. plectrophenax
  38. pleopod
  39. plesianthropus
  40. plesiosaur
  41. plesiosauria
  42. plesiosaurus
  43. plethodon
  44. plethodont
  45. plethodontidae
  46. pleurobrachia
  47. pleurobrachiidae
  48. pleurodont
  49. pleuronectes
  50. pleuronectidae
  51. plicatoperipatus
  52. ploceidae
  53. ploceus
  54. plover
  55. plug
  56. plumage
  57. plume
  58. plumule
  59. pluvialis
  60. pluvianus
  61. plymouth rock

Starting with PO
  1. poacher
  2. pochard
  3. podargidae
  4. podargus
  5. podiceps
  6. podicipedidae
  7. podicipediformes
  8. podicipitiformes
  9. podilymbus
  10. poeciliid
  11. poeciliidae
  12. poecilocapsus
  13. poecilogale
  14. poephila
  15. pogge
  16. pogonophora
  17. pogonophoran
  18. poikilotherm
  19. pointer
  20. polecat
  21. poler
  22. polioptila
  23. poliovirus
  24. polistes
  25. poll
  26. pollachius
  27. pollard
  28. pollinator
  29. polliwog
  30. pollock
  31. pollyfish
  32. pollywog
  33. polyangiaceae
  34. polyangium
  35. polyborus
  36. polychaeta
  37. polychete
  38. polycirrus
  39. polydactylus
  40. polyergus
  41. polygonia
  42. polymastigina
  43. polymastigote
  44. polymorph
  45. polynemidae
  46. polyodon
  47. polyodontidae
  48. polyoma
  49. polyp
  50. polypedates
  51. polypedatidae
  52. polyplacophora
  53. polyplacophore
  54. polyploid
  55. polyprion
  56. polyzoa
  57. polyzoan
  58. pomacanthus
  59. pomacentridae
  60. pomacentrus
  61. pomatomidae
  62. pomatomus
  63. pomeranian
  64. pomfret
  65. pomolobus
  66. pomoxis
  67. pompano
  68. pompon
  69. pongid
  70. pongidae
  71. pongo
  72. pony
  73. pooch
  74. poodle
  75. pooecetes
  76. poorwill
  77. popillia
  78. popinjay
  79. porbeagle
  80. porcellio
  81. porcellionidae
  82. porcupine
  83. porcupinefish
  84. porgy
  85. porifera
  86. poriferan
  87. porker
  88. porkfish
  89. poronotus
  90. porphyra
  91. porphyrio
  92. porphyrula
  93. porpoise
  94. portunidae
  95. portunus
  96. porzana
  97. possum
  98. poster
  99. potamogale
  100. potamogalidae
  101. potamophis
  102. potoroinae
  103. potoroo
  104. potorous
  105. potos
  106. potto
  107. poultry
  108. pout
  109. pouter
  110. poxvirus
  111. poyou

Starting with PR
  1. prancer
  2. pratincole
  3. praunus
  4. prawn
  5. praya
  6. predator
  7. prehensor
  8. presbytes
  9. prey
  10. priacanthidae
  11. priacanthus
  12. pricket
  13. prickleback
  14. primary
  15. primate
  16. prinia
  17. priodontes
  18. prionace
  19. prionotus
  20. pristidae
  21. pristis
  22. probiotic
  23. proboscidea
  24. proboscidean
  25. proboscidian
  26. proboscis
  27. procaryote
  28. procavia
  29. procaviidae
  30. procellaria
  31. procellariidae
  32. procellariiformes
  33. prociphilus
  34. procnias
  35. proconsul
  36. procyon
  37. procyonid
  38. procyonidae
  39. progne
  40. prokaryote
  41. prokayotae
  42. prongbuck
  43. pronghorn
  44. prosauropoda
  45. prosimian
  46. prosimii
  47. prosopium
  48. proteidae
  49. proteles
  50. proterochampsa
  51. proteus
  52. prothorax
  53. protist
  54. protista
  55. protistan
  56. protoavis
  57. protoceratops
  58. protoctist
  59. protoctista
  60. protohippus
  61. protomammal
  62. prototheria
  63. prototherian
  64. protozoa
  65. protozoan
  66. protozoon
  67. protura
  68. proturan
  69. prunella
  70. prunellidae

Starting with PS
  1. psalterium
  2. psaltriparus
  3. psenes
  4. psephurus
  5. psetta
  6. psettichthys
  7. pseudacris
  8. pseudaletia
  9. pseudechis
  10. pseudemys
  11. pseudococcidae
  12. pseudococcus
  13. pseudomonad
  14. pseudomonadales
  15. pseudomonas
  16. pseudomonodaceae
  17. pseudopleuronectes
  18. pseudopod
  19. pseudopodium
  20. pseudoryx
  21. pseudoscorpion
  22. pseudoscorpiones
  23. pseudoscorpionida
  24. psithyrus
  25. psittacidae
  26. psittaciformes
  27. psittacosaur
  28. psittacosaurus
  29. psittacula
  30. psittacus
  31. psocid
  32. psocidae
  33. psocoptera
  34. psophia
  35. psophiidae
  36. psychodid
  37. psychodidae
  38. psylla
  39. psyllid
  40. psyllidae

Starting with PT
  1. ptarmigan
  2. pteriidae
  3. pternohyla
  4. pterocles
  5. pteroclididae
  6. pterocnemia
  7. pterodactyl
  8. pterodactylidae
  9. pterodactylus
  10. pterois
  11. pteropus
  12. pterosaur
  13. pterosauria
  14. ptilocercus
  15. ptilocrinus
  16. ptilonorhynchidae
  17. ptilonorhynchus
  18. ptloris
  19. ptyas
  20. ptychozoon

Starting with PU
  1. puddingwife
  2. puffbird
  3. puffer
  4. pufferfish
  5. puffin
  6. puffinus
  7. pug
  8. puku
  9. pulex
  10. pullet
  11. pulmonata
  12. puma
  13. pumpkinseed
  14. punkey
  15. punkie
  16. punky
  17. pup
  18. pupa
  19. puppy
  20. pureblood
  21. purebred
  22. pussycat

Starting with PY
  1. pycnogonid
  2. pycnogonida
  3. pygopodidae
  4. pygopus
  5. pygoscelis
  6. pylodictus
  7. pyralid
  8. pyralidae
  9. pyralididae
  10. pyralis
  11. pyrausta
  12. pyrocephalus
  13. pyrophorus
  14. pyrrhocoridae
  15. pyrrhula
  16. pyrrhuloxia
  17. pyrrophyta
  18. python
  19. pythonidae
  20. pythoninae



Animals that Start with P

Mammals, reptiles, birds, insects, even strange creatures are included in this nouns list. There is a wide variety of animal species that people couldn’t imagine. The following nouns start with the letter O and show some usage examples.

 

Mammals that start with P

 

Pagophilus: harp seals.

– The Pagophilus are beautiful arctic animals. It is a shame they are commercially hunted.

 

Peccary: nocturnal gregarious pig-like wild animals of North America and South America.

Peccaries are facing extinction in Costa Rica due to poachers.

 

Pichiciego: very small Argentine armadillo with pale silky hair and pink plates on head and neck.

– The pichiciego is the rarest animal I saw. It looks like a lovely stuffed animal!

 

Potoroinae: rat kangaroos.

– The potorinae family is formed by small jumping marsupials that look like mice.

 

Priodontes: solely the giant armadillo.

– The priodontes is a huge armadillo! Like the size of a dog.

Reptiles that start with P

 

Pelycosaur: large primitive reptile having a tall spinal sail; of the Permian or late Paleozoic in Europe and North America.

– The class learned about the pelycosaur at the Museum of Natural History.

 

Phrynosoma: horned lizards.

– The Phrynosoma is hard to detect in the wild. It lives in the Sonoran desert and camouflages between rocks.

 

Pituophis: bull snakes.

– The Pituophis family includes eight subspecies of snakes. The truth is that snakes are not my favorite pets.

 

Potamophis: Ground snakes.

– The guide explained us that the black snake in the reptarium was a potamophis.

 

Pythoninae: Old World boas: pythons; in some classifications considered a separate family from Boidae.

– Wow! I never saw a pythoninae with such bright colors. A lime green skin and orange eyes. It was gorgeous.

 

Birds that start with P

 

Paradisaeidae: birds of paradise.

– It’s amazing how many beautiful birds live on the planet. One of them is the Paradisaeidae.

 

Peckerwood: bird with strong claws and a stiff tail adapted for climbing and a hard chisel-like bill for boring into wood for insects.

Peckerwoods hammer trees’ trunks looking for food and shelter.

 

Pintail: long-necked river duck of the Old and New Worlds having elongated central tail feathers.

– A flock of pintails swims peacefully in the pond.

 

Popinjay: an archaic term for a parrot.

– The popinjay was perched on the branch looking at the sunset.

 

Porzana: spotted crakes.

– The small Porzana pecks into the water looking for food.

 

Insects and critters that start with P

 

Paleacrita: geometrid moths.

– A paleacrita got into the house and flew around the light for hours.

 

 

Phasmatidae: stick insects.

– The Phasmatidae is better known as “stick insect.” It is amazing how it resembles nature.

 

Pismire: social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during the breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers.

Pismire are ferocious ants that devour their prey.

 

Polyergus: Amazon ants.

– The Polyergus are very big ants with a vibrant red color.

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