Nevada Fish & Wildlife Office
Pacific Southwest Region
 

Nevada's Protected Species by County

 
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NEVADA'S ENDANGERED, THREATENED, PROPOSED AND CANDIDATE SPECIES BY COUNTY
(Updated December 13, 2012)
 
CARSON CITY RURAL AREA
 
Amphibian
  PE Mountain yellow-legged frog
(Sierra Nevada Distinct Population Segment)
Rana muscosa
Bird
PT Bi-State DPS of greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
Fish
  T Lahontan cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi
Invertebrate
  E Carson wandering skipper Pseudocopaeodes eunus obscurus
Plant
  C Tahoe yellow cress Rorippa subumbellata
       
CHURCHILL COUNTY
 
Bird
C Greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
Fish
  T Lahontan cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi
       
CLARK COUNTY
 
Amphibian
  C Relict leopard frog Rana onca
Birds
E Southwestern willow flycatcher ● Empidonax traillii extimus
  PT Yellow-billed cuckoo
(Western U.S. Distinct Population Segment)
Coccyzus americanus
  E Yuma clapper rail Rallus longirostris yumanensis
Invertebrate
  E Mt. Charleston blue butterfly Icaricia shasta charlestonensis
Fishes
  E Bonytail chub ● Gila elegans
  E Colorado pikeminnow * Ptychocheilus lucius
  E Humpback chub * Gila cypha
  T Lahontan cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi
  E Moapa dace Moapa coriacea
  E Pahrump poolfish Empetrichthys latos
  E Razorback sucker ● Xyrauchen texanus
  E Virgin River chub + ● Gila seminuda
  E Woundfin ● Plagopterus argentissimus
Plant
  C Las Vegas Buckwheat Eriogonum corymbosum var . nilesil
Reptile
  T Desert tortoise (Mojave population) ● Gopherus agassizii
       
DOUGLAS COUNTY
 
Amphibian
  PE Mountain yellow-legged frog
(Sierra Nevada Distinct Population Segment)
Rana muscosa
Bird
PT Bi- State DPS of greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
Fish
  T Lahontan cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi
Invertebrate
  E Carson wandering skipper Pseudocopaeodes eunus obscurus
Plants
  C Tahoe yellow cress Rorippa subumbellata
  PT Webber’s ivesia Ivesia webberi
       
ELKO COUNTY
 
Amphibian
  C Columbia spotted frog
(Great Basin Distinct Population Segment)
Rana luteiventris
Birds
C Greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
PT Yellow-billed cuckoo
(Western U.S. Distinct Population Segment)
Coccyzus americanus
Fishes
  T Bull trout (Jarbidge River) Salvelinus confluentus
  E Clover Valley speckled dace Rhinichthys osculus oligoporus
  E Independence Valley speckled dace Rhinichthys osculus lethoporus
  T Lahontan cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi
Plants
  C Goose Creek Milkvetch Astragalus Anserinus
  C Whitebark pine Pinus albicaulis
       
ESMERALDA COUNTY
 
Bird
PT Bi-State DPS of greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
Reptile
  T Desert tortoise (Mojave population) ● Gopherus agassizii
       
EUREKA COUNTY
 
Amphibian
  C Columbia spotted frog
(Great Basin Distinct Population Segment)
Rana luteiventris
Bird
C Greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
Fish
  T Lahontan cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi
       
HUMBOLDT COUNTY
 
Bird
C Greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
Fishes
  T Desert dace ● Eremichthys acros
  T Lahontan cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi
Plant
  C Whitebark pine Pinus albicaulis
       
LANDER COUNTY
 
Bird
C Greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
Fish
  T Lahontan cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi
       
LINCOLN COUNTY
 
Birds
C Greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
E Southwestern willow flycatcher Empidonax traillii extimus
  PT Yellow-billed cuckoo
(Western U.S. Distinct Population Segment)
Coccyzus americanus
Fishes
  T Big Spring spinedace ● Lepidomeda mollispinis pratensis
  E Hiko White River springfish ● Crenichthys baileyi grandis
  E Pahranagat roundtail chub Gila robusta jordani
  E White River springfish ● Crenichthys baileyi baileyi
Plants
  C Las Vegas Buckwheat Eriogonum corymbosum var . nilesil
  T Ute lady’s tresses Spiranthes diluvialis
Reptile
  T Desert tortoise (Mojave population) ● Gopherus agassizii
       
LYON COUNTY
 
Birds
PT Bi-State DPS of greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
PT Yellow-billed cuckoo
(Western U.S. Distinct Population Segment)
Coccyzus americanus
Fish
  T Lahontan cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi
Plant
  C Churchill Narrows buckwheat Eriogonum diatomaceum
       
MINERAL COUNTY
 
Birds
PT Bi-State DPS of greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
PT Yellow-billed cuckoo
(Western U.S. Distinct Population Segment)
Coccyzus americanus
Fishes
  E Hiko White River springfish Crenichthys baileyi grandis
  T Lahontan cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi
  T Railroad Valley springfish Crenichthys nevadae
       
NYE COUNTY
 
Amphibian
  C Columbia spotted frog
(Great Basin Distinct Population Segment)
Rana luteiventris
Birds
C Greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
PT Yellow-billed cuckoo
(Western U.S. Distinct Population Segment)
Coccyzus americanus
  E Southwestern willow flycatcher Empidonax traillii extimus
Fishes
  E Ash Meadows Amargosa pupfish ● Cyprinodon nevadensis mionectes
  E Ash Meadows speckled dace ● Rhinichthys osculus nevadensis
  E Devil's Hole pupfish Cyprinodon diabolis
  T Lahontan cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi
  T Railroad Valley springfish ● Crenichthys nevadae
  E Warm Springs pupfish Cyprinodon nevadensis pectoralis
  E White River spinedace ● Lepidomeda albivallis
Invertebrate
  T Ash Meadows naucorid ● Ambrysus amargosus
Plants
  E Amargosa niterwort Nitrophila mohavensis
  T Ash Meadows blazing star ● Mentzelia leucophylla
  T Ash Meadows gumplant ● Grindelia fraxinopratensis
  T Ash Meadows ivesia (mousetail) ● Ivesia eremica (= I. kingii var. eremica)
  T Ash Meadows milkvetch ● Astragalus phoenix
  T Ash Meadows sunray ● Enceliopsis nudicaulis var. corrugata
  T Spring-loving centaury ● Centaurium namophilum
Reptile
  T Desert tortoise (Mojave population) ● Gopherus agassizii
       
PERSHING COUNTY
 
Bird
C Greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
       
STOREY COUNTY
 
Fishes
  E Cui-ui Chasmistes cujus
  T Lahontan cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi
       
WASHOE COUNTY
 
Amphibian
  C Mountain yellow-legged frog
(Sierra Nevada Distinct Population Segment)
Rana muscosa
Bird
C Greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
Fishes
  E Cui-ui Chasmistes cujus
  T Lahontan cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi
  T Warner sucker Catostomus warnerensis
Invertebrate
  E Carson wandering skipper Pseudocopaeodes eunus obscurus
Plants
  E Steamboat buckwheat Eriogonum ovalifolium var. williamsiae
  C Tahoe yellow cress Rorippa subumbellata
  PT Webber’s ivesia Ivesia webberi
  C Whitebark pine Pinus albicaulis
       
WHITE PINE COUNTY
 
Bird
C Greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
Fishes
  E Pahrump poolfish Empetrichthys latos
  E White River spinedace Lepidomeda albivallis
       
 
E = Endangered T = Threatened C = Candidate
Δ = Proposed for delisting ● = Designated Critical Habitat in County * = Believed extirpated from Nevada
P=Proposed listing    
+ = Endangered only in the Virgin River, Muddy River population is a sensitive species.
 
Last updated: April 16, 2014