Modification:Ark Project/Animals

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This section of the Ark Project is in the listing phase. Creatures are being added to this section's list.

Asterisks denote animals that must be renamed for inclusion in DF.


Animalia (animals)[edit]

Chordata (chordates)[edit]

Vertebrata (vertebrates)[edit]

Mammalia (mammals)[edit]

Main article: Mammals

Aves (birds)[edit]

Main article: Birds

Reptilia (reptiles)[edit]

Main article: Reptiles

Amphibia (amphibians)[edit]

Main article: Amphibians

Osteichthyes (bony fish)[edit]

Main article: Bony fish

Chondrichthyes (cartilaginous fish)[edit]

Main article: Cartilaginous fish

Agnatha (jawless fish)[edit]

Myxinidae (hagfish)[edit]

Hagfish (already included)

Petromyzontidae (lampreys)[edit]

Pouched lamprey

Silver lamprey

Brook lamprey (already included)

Sea lamprey (already included)

Cephalochordata (lancelets)[edit]

Lancelet (edible, but doesn't do much)

Urochordata (tunicates)[edit]


Sea squirt (They look like sponges.)

Sea pineapple (cultivated and used as food)

Predatory tunicate





Larvacean (Largest is ~2 cm, creates mucus nets that filter food)


Hemichordata (hemichordates)[edit]

Acorn worm (can grow over 1 m long)

Echinodermata (echinoderms)[edit]

Crinoidea (sea lilies)[edit]

Sea lily

Feather star (unstalked version of sea lilies)

Ophiuroidea (brittle stars)[edit]

Brittle star

Basket star

Asteroidea (sea stars)[edit]

Bat star

Blue sea star

Common starfish

Crown-of-thorns starfish

Pincushion sea star

Pink sea star

Purple sea star

Sunflower sea star

Echinoidea (sea urchins)[edit]

Slate pencil urchin

Red pencil urchin

Heart urchin

Purple sea urchin

Red sea urchin

Sand dollar

Holothuroidea (sea cucumbers)[edit]

Sea apple

Warty sea cucumber

Orange sea cucumber

Sea pig

Black-spotted sea cucumber

Pelagic sea cucumber* (only true pelagic echinoderm known)

Pink swimming sea cucumber (a more exotic name is "pink see-through fantasia")


Xenoturbellid* (very few organs at all; possibly too small)


Mint sauce worm (acoel species)


Vetulicolian* (disputed taxonomic placement)


Mollusca (molluscs)[edit]

Main article: Molluscs

Annelida (segmented worms)[edit]

Polychaeta (bristle worms)[edit]


Tube worm

Cold seep tube worm* (dwells in cold seeps instead of hydrothermal vents)

Feather duster worm

Tree worm*



Eunicid worm* (nasty jaw)


Cut-winged worm* (given name is based on Tomopteris)


Hydrothermal worm*

Methane worm* (lives in solid methane deposits)

Parchment worm

Sandcastle worm

Sand mason worm

Cone worm* (more commonly known as trumpet worms, however DF musical instruments are procedurally generated)

Green bomber worm

Pigbutt worm

Echiura (spoon worms)[edit]

Spoon worm

Clitellata (collared segmented worms)[edit]

Oligochaeta (earthworms)[edit]

Earthworm (already included)

Blackworm (Possibly too specific)

Potworm (best representative is the Grindal worm:

Ice worm (can die when temperature is above freezing for too long)

Sludge worm (capable of living in heavily polluted waters, such as sewers)

Hirudinea (leeches)[edit]

Leech (already included) (likely based on Hirudo spp., the blood-sucking medicinal leeches)

Jawless leech

Fish leech

Land leech


Bryozoa (moss animals)[edit]

Bryozoan* (also called "moss animal"; colonies (zooids) can reach 10 cm long)

Nemertea (ribbon worms)[edit]

Ribbon worm

Kamptozoa (entoprocts)[edit]


Sipuncula (peanut worms)[edit]

Peanut worm

Brachiopoda (lamp shells)[edit]

Lamp shell

Phoronida (horseshoe worms)[edit]

Horseshoe worm

Platyzoa (flatworms and spiny-headed worms)[edit]

Marine flatworm

Land flatworm

Planarian (has remarkable regeneration)



Spiny-headed worm


Penis worm (That really is their common name.)

Nematoida (nematodes and horsehair worms)[edit]

Nematode (also called roundworm)

Horsehair worm

Chaetognatha (arrow worms)[edit]

Arrow worm

Arthropoda (arthropods)[edit]

Main article: Arthropods

Crustacea (crustaceans)[edit]

Main article: Crustaceans

Arachnida (arachnids)[edit]

Main article: Arachnids

Insects (insects)[edit]

Main article: Insects

Onychophora (velvet worms)[edit]

Velvet worm (These are awesome! Also, they spit glue as a weapon! If Toady made the name (just name, not behavior) of the GCS web attack customizable it'd work perfectly!)

Tardigrada (tardigrades)[edit]

Tardigrade (size is too small, but this is the tardigrade. exceptions must be made)

Cnidaria (cnidarians)[edit]

Anthozoa (corals and sea anemones)[edit]

Stony coral (or hard coral)

Soft coral

Black coral

Blue coral

Sea fan

Sea pen

Sea anemone

Tube anemone



Scyphozoa (jellyfishes)[edit]

Lion's mane jellyfish's_mane_jellyfish

Crown jellyfish (technically a classification, but a small one)

Sea nettle (already included)

Mauve stinger

Moon jelly

Spotted jellyfish

Blubber jellyfish

Cannonball jellyfish (edible)

Upside-down jellyfish

Egg yolk jellyfish

Big red jellyfish* (another similar species is

Deepstar jellyfish*

Cubozoa (box jellyfishes)[edit]

Box jellyfish

Staurozoa (stalked jellyfishes)[edit]

Stalked jellyfish

Hydrozoa (hydrozoans)[edit]

Blue button

By-the-wind sailor

Fire coral (not a true coral)

Air fern (corpse is sold as mock ferns)

Man o' war'_War

Giant siphonophore

Pelagic siphonophore

String jellyfish

Crystal jellyfish

Flower hat jellyfish

Freshwater jellyfish

Ctenophora (comb jellies)[edit]

Comb jelly (looks like a jellyfish but is very different)

Bloodybelly comb jelly

Comb jelly girdle*

Porifera (sponges)[edit]

Sponge (already included)

Calcareous sponge (menaces with spicules of calcium)

Glass sponge

Bath sponge (usable for cleaning)

Cloud sponge (major part of sponge reefs)

Harp sponge

Flower basket sponge*

Extinct animals[edit]

Extinct animals (Mesozoic)[edit]

Main article: Extinct (Mesozoic)

Extinct animals (Pre-Medieval Cenozoic)[edit]

Main article: Extinct (Pre-Medieval Cenozoic)