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100 (non-extinct) Species Challenge
This extreme challenge was loving created by me to try and get other artists out of their comfort zone. You get to pick a species to draw that falls under the category (all living animals are covered, only once, in this challenge) rather than having a set species. Simply draw an animal for each number and please link back to this deviation (or give me credit) for the challenge as I spent a fair few hours sorting this out.

Please don't modify and then claim it as your own. I will be doing a bird, mammal and chordata versions. This version was created for my group, Animal-Anatomy.

1. Rodentia
Example: rats, mice, squirrels, porcupines, beavers, guinea pigs, hamsters

2. Chiroptera
Example: bats

3. Platyzoa
Example: flatworms, hairy backs

4. Strigiformes
Example: owls

5. Leptocardii
Example: lancelets

6. Phoenicopteriformes
Example: flamingos

7. Characiformes
Example: characins, pencilfishes, hatchetfishes, piranhas, tetras

8. Monotremata
Example: platypus, echidnas

9. Chimaeriformes
Example: chimaeras

10. Hyperoartia
Example: lampreys

11. Afrotheria
Example: tenrecs, golden moles, elephant shrews, Aardvark, hyraxes, elephants, manatees and dugongs

12. Batoidea
Example: rays, skates

13. Galloanserae
Example: waterfowl, fowl

14. Erinaceomorpha, Soricomorpha  
Example: hedgehogs, shrews, moles

15. Myxini
Example: hagfishes

16. Anura
Example: frogs, toads

17. Pterocliformes
Example: sandgrouse

18. Hexapods
Example: insect

19. Siluriformes
Example: catfishes

20. Accipitriformes
Example: eagles, hawks

21. Nandiniidae and Feloidea
Example: African palm civet, asiatic linsangs, cats

22. Paracanthopterygii
Example: toadfishes, goosefishes, cods, cusk eels, trout-perches

23. Pholidota
Example: pangolin

24. Chondrostei
Example: bichirs, reedfishes, sturgeons, paddlefishes

25. Piciformes
Example: woodpeckers

26. Thaliacea  
Example: Doliolida, Pyrosomida, Salpida,

27. Perissodactyla
Example: horses, rhinos, tapirs

28. Trogoniformes
Example: trogons

29. Elopomorpha
Example: ladyfishes, tarpon, halosaurs, spiny eels, true eels, gulpers

30. Rhynchocephalia
Example: tuatara

31. Galbuliformes
Example: jacamars and puffbirds

32. Crustaceans
Example: lobsters, crabs, barnacles, crayfish, shrimp

33. Cetacea
Example: whales, dolphins, and porpoises

34. Caudata
Example: salamanders

35. Columbiformes
Example: doves, pigeons

36. Holostei
Example: gars, bowfins

37. Procellariiformes
Example: albatrosses, petrels

38. Protacanthopterygii
Example: barreleys, pikes, salmons, trouts, mudminnows

39. Ciconiiformes
Example: storks

40. Hemichordata; Echinodermata; and Xenoturbellida
Example: acorn worms, starfish, brittle stars, sea cucumbers

41. Ursoidea
Example: bears

42. Passeriformes
Example: passerines

43. Osteoglossomorpha
Example: mooneye, goldeye

44. Crocodilia
Example: crocodiles, alligators, caiman, gharials

45. Opisthocomiformes
Example: Hoatzin

46. Ascidiacea
Example: ascideans, sessile tunicates

47. Pinnipedia
Example: walrus, sea lions, eared seals, fur seals, true seals

48. Clupeomorpha
Example: herrings, anchovies

49. Gruiformes
Example: cranes

50. Squamata
Example: lizards, snakes

51. Myriapods
Example: millipedes, centipedes

52. Lampridiomorpha
Example: crestfish, tapertail, ribbonfish

53. Xenarthra
Example: armadillos, sloths and anteaters

54. Psittaciformes
Example: parrots

55. Acanthopterygii
Example: mullets, flyingfish, rainbowfishes, killifishes, ridgeheads

56. Falconiformes
Example: falcons

57. Scandentia
Example: treeshrews

58. Palaeognathae and Tinamiformes
Example: Ostrich, emus, kiwis, tinamous

59. Sorberacea
Example: Aspiraculata

60. Gaviiformes
Example: loons

61. Cyclosquamata
Example: lancetfishes, lizardfishes

62. Marsupialia
Example: opossums, Monito del Monte, kangaroos, wallabies, possums

63. Gymnophiona
Example: caecilians

64. Pelecaniformes
Example: pelicans

65. Herpestoidea
Example: hyenas, aardwolf, mongooses

66. Lophotrochozoa
Example: peanut worms, bivalve molluscs, mollusca, ringed worms, spoon worms

67. Artiodactyla
Example: antelopes, cattle, giraffes, camels, pigs, hippos, sheep, goats

68. Testudines
Example: turtles

69. Cuculiformes
Example: cuckoo

70. Dermoptera
Example: colugos

71. Sphenisciformes
Example: penguins

72. Sarcopterygii
Example: coelacanths, lungfish

73. Viverridae:
Example: Civets

74. Stenopterygii
Example: dragonfishes, marine hatchetfishes

75. Caprimulgiformes
Example: nightjars

76. Ecdysozoa excluding Anthropoda
Example: water bear, mud dragons, penis worms, round worms, velvet worms

77. Coraciiformes
Example: kingfishers

78. Canidae
Example: dogs

79. Cypriniformes
Example: barbs, carp, danios, goldfishes, loaches, minnows, rasboras

80. Turniciformes
Example: button-quail

81. Lagomorpha
Example: rabbits, hares and pikas

82. Gymnotiformes
Example: electric eels, knifefishes

83. Primates
Example: lemurs, monkeys, apes, humans

84. Orthonectida; Rhombozoa; Acoelomorpha; and Chaetognatha
Example: Orthonectids

85. Ailuridae
Example: red panda

86. Ostariophysi
Example: milkfishes

87. Appendicularia
Example: larvaceans

88. Procyonidae
Example: raccoons

89. Apodiformes
Example: swifts

90. Polymyxiomorpha
Example: beardfishes

91. Mephitidae
Example: skunks, stink badgers

92. Myctophiformes
Example: lanternfishes

93. Coliiformes
Example: mousebirds

94. Selachimorpha
Example: sharks

95. Parazoa
Example: Sponge

96. Podicipediformes
Example: grebes

97. Mustelidae
Example: weasels, martens, badgers, wolverines, minks, ferrets, otters

98. Charadriiformes
Example: plovers

99. Radiata
Example: jellyfish

100. Chelicerates
Example: spiders, mites, scorpions
Created for #Animal-Anatomy

Please don't claim as your own or modify then claim as your own. I would appreciate credit and/or linking back.
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SkylaStarDreamer Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013
I actually picked an animal to paint specifically to get me "out of my comfort zone" as you said. Im not nearly finished with it yet, but Ill link back to you here to contribute to your artist challenge :) Its an echidna btw.
pandemoniumfire Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2013  Student General Artist
I hope you have fun doing it and I'm glad you found this useful :D
Tree-Of-Time Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012  Student Writer
Wait quick question, do we have to draw all of them for the challenge? so like 100 pics?
pandemoniumfire Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012  Student General Artist
Sabhira Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
I want to be a biological illustrator some day. This will be perfect practice!
pandemoniumfire Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2012  Student General Artist
I hope you become an awesome illustrator! (It looks like you're halfway there)
Sabhira Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks! I'm out of practice, but I'm sure completing this challenge will get me back in the swing of things.
FeliDragon1604 Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I have started this already because it looks interesting ^^
pandemoniumfire Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2012  Student General Artist
KocieOko Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2012  Student Digital Artist
I think I will do that challenge :)
It's very interesting :'D
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