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Iowa

County Distribution of Federally Threatened, Endangered, Proposed and Candidate Species

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If you have questions about this list, please contact our Iowa Field Office at:

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

1511 47th Avenue

Moline, Illinois 61265 - - Phone: (309) 757-5800

 

Bald Eagle

Bald eagles are no longer protected under the federal Endangered Species Act and Section 7 consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is no longer necessary. However, the bald eagle remains protected under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act.

    Information about Bald Eagles

    Information about Eagle Permits and the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act

 

Gray Wolf

Status of the gray wolf in Illinois and Iowa under the Endangered Species Act.

 

Revised January 2014

County

Common Name

Scientific Name

Status

Habitat

Adair

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarms in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests and woods during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Mead's milkweed

Asclepias meadii

Threatened

Virgin prairies

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Adams

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Allamakee

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Northern monkshood

Aconitum novaboracense

Threatened

 

Higgins eye pearlymussel

Lampsilis higginsii

Endangered

Mississippi River

Appanoose

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Audubon

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Benton

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Black Hawk

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Boone

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Topeka shiner

 

Map of Topeka Shiner range in Iowa (PDF)

Notropis topeka

Endangered

Prairie streams and rivers

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Bremer

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Buchanan

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Buena Vista

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Topeka shiner

 

Map of Topeka Shiner range in Iowa (PDF)

Notropis topeka

Endangered

Prairie streams and rivers

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Butler

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Calhoun

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Topeka shiner

 

Map of Topeka Shiner range in Iowa (PDF)

Notropis topeka

Endangered

and

Critical Habitat

Prairie streams and rivers

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Carroll

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Topeka shiner

 

Map of Topeka Shiner range in Iowa (PDF)

Notropis topeka

Endangered

and

Critical Habitat

Prairie streams and rivers

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Cass

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Cedar

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Cerro Gordo

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Poweshiek skipperling

 

Oarisma poweshiek

Proposed Endangered

 

Proposed Critical Habitat - Iowa Maps

Remnants of tallgrass prairie

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Cherokee

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Chickasaw

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Clarke

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Mead's milkweed

Asclepias meadii

Threatened

 

Clay

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Clayton

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Higgins eye pearlymussel

Lampsilis higginsii

Endangered

Mississippi River

Iowa Pleistocene snail

Discus macclintocki

Endangered

North-facing algific talus slopes of the driftless area

Northern monkshood

Aconitum novaboracense

Threatened

 

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Clinton

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Higgins eye pearlymussel

Lampsilis higginsii

Endangered

Mississippi River

Iowa Pleistocene snail

Discus macclintocki

Endangered

North-facing algific talus slopes of the driftless area

Crawford

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Dallas

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Topeka shiner

 

Map of Topeka Shiner range in Iowa (PDF)

Notropis topeka

Endangered

and

Critical Habitat

Prairie streams and rivers

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Davis

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Decatur

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Eastern prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera leucophaea

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Mead's milkweed

Asclepias meadii

Threatened

Virgin prairies

Delaware

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Northern monkshood

Aconitum novaboracense

Threatened

 

Des Moines

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Higgins eye pearlymussel

Lampsilis higginsii

Endangered

Mississippi River

Spectaclecase mussel

Cumberlandia monodonta

Endangered

Large rivers in areas sheltered from the main force of the current

Dickinson

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Poweshiek skipperling

 

Oarisma poweshiek

Proposed Endangered

 

Proposed Critical Habitat - Iowa Maps

Remnants of tallgrass prairie

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Dubuque

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Northern monkshood

Aconitum novaboracense

Threatened

 

Higgins eye pearlymussel

Lampsilis higginsii

Endangered

Mississippi River

Iowa Pleistocene snail

Discus macclintocki

Endangered

North-facing algific talus slopes of the driftless area

Emmet

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Poweshiek skipperling

Oarisma poweshiek

Proposed Endangered

 

Proposed Critical Habitat - Iowa Maps

Remnants of tallgrass prairie

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Fayette

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Iowa Pleistocene snail

Discus macclintocki

Endangered

North-facing algific talus slopes of the driftless area

Floyd

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Franklin

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Fremont

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Pallid sturgeon

Saphirhynchus albus

Endangered

Large rivers

Greene

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Topeka shiner

 

Map of Topeka Shiner range in Iowa (PDF)

Notropis topeka

Endangered

and

Critical Habitat

Prairie streams and rivers

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Grundy

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Guthrie

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Hamilton

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Topeka shiner

 

Map of Topeka Shiner range in Iowa (PDF)

Notropis topeka

Endangered

and

Critical Habitat

Prairie streams and rivers

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Hancock

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Topeka shiner

 

Map of Topeka Shiner range in Iowa (PDF)

Notropis topeka

Endangered

Prairie streams and rivers

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Hardin

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Harrison

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Pallid sturgeon

Scaphirhynchus albus

Endangered

Large rivers

Henry

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Howard

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Poweshiek skipperling

 

Oarisma poweshiek

Proposed Endangered

 

Proposed Critical Habitat - Iowa Maps

Remnants of tallgrass prairie

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Humboldt

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Topeka shiner

 

Map of Topeka Shiner range in Iowa (PDF)

Notropis topeka

Endangered

Prairie streams and rivers

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Ida

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Iowa

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Jackson

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Eastern prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera leucophaea

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Northern monkshood

Aconitum novaboracense

Threatened

 

Higgins eye pearlymussel

Lampsilis higginsii

Endangered

Mississippi River

Iowa Pleistocene snail

Discus macclintocki

Endangered

North-facing algific talus slopes of the driftless area

Jasper

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Jefferson

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Johnson

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Eastern massasauga

Sistrurus catenatus

Candidate

 

Higgins eye pearlymussel

Lampsilis higginsii

Endangered

Iowa river

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Eastern prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera leucophaea

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Jones

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Higgins eye pearlymussel

Lampsilis higginsii

Endangered

Wapsipinicon River

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Eastern prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera leucophaea

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Keokuk

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Kossuth

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Topeka shiner

 

Map of Topeka Shiner range in Iowa (PDF)

Notropis topeka

Endangered

Prairie streams and rivers

Poweshiek skipperling

 

Oarisma poweshiek

Proposed Endangered

 

Proposed Critical Habitat - Iowa Maps

Remnants of tallgrass prairie

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Lee

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Sheepnose mussel

Plethobasus cyphyus

Endangered

Shallow areas in larger rivers and streams

Spectaclecase mussel

Cumberlandia monodonta

Proposed as Endangered

Large rivers in areas sheltered from the main force of the current

Linn

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Higgins eye pearlymussel

Lampsilis higginsii

Endangered

Wapsipinicon River

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Louisa

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Higgins eye pearlymussel

Lampsilis higginsii

Endangered

Mississippi River

Eastern massasauga

Sistrurus catenatus

Candidate

 

Lucas

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Lyon

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Topeka shiner

 

Map of Topeka Shiner range in Iowa (PDF)

Notropis topeka

Endangered

and

Critical Habitat

Prairie streams and rivers

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Madison

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Mahaska

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Marion

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Marshall

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Mills

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Pallid sturgeon

Scaphirhynchus albus

Endangered

Large rivers

Eastern massasauga

Sistrurus catenatus

Candidate

 

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Mitchell

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Monona

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Pallid sturgeon

Scaphirhynchus albus

Endangered

Large rivers

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Monroe

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Montgomery

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Muscatine

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Eastern massasauga

Sistrurus catenatus

Candidate

 

Higgins eye pearlymussel

Lampsilis higginsii

Endangered

Mississippi River

Sheepnose mussel

Plethobasus cyphyus

Endangered

Shallow areas in larger rivers and streams

Spectaclecase mussel

Cumberlandia monodonta

Endangered

Large rivers in areas sheltered from the main force of the current

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

O'Brien

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Osceola

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Topeka shiner

 

Map of Topeka Shiner range in Iowa (PDF)

Notropis topeka

Endangered

and

Critical Habitat

Prairie streams and rivers

Poweshiek skipperling

 

Oarisma poweshiek

Proposed Endangered

 

Proposed Critical Habitat - Iowa Maps

Remnants of tallgrass prairie

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Page

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Palo Alto

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Plymouth

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Pocahontas

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Topeka shiner

 

Map of Topeka Shiner range in Iowa (PDF)

Notropis topeka

Endangered

Prairie streams and rivers

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Polk

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Least tern

Sterna antillarum

Endangered

Bare alluvial and dredged spoil islands

Pottawattamie

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Least tern

Sterna antillarum

Endangered

Bare alluvial and dredged spoil islands

Piping plover

Charadrius melodus

Threatened

 

Pallid sturgeon

Scaphirhynchus albus

Endangered

Large rivers

Eastern massasauga

Sistrurus catenatus

Candidate

 

Poweshiek

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Ringgold

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Mead's milkweed

Asclepias meadii

Threatened

Virgin prairies

Sac

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Topeka shiner

 

Map of Topeka Shiner range in Iowa (PDF)

Notropis topeka

Endangered

and

Critical Habitat

Prairie streams and rivers

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Scott

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Higgins eye pearlymussel

Lampsilis higginsii

Endangered

Mississippi River

Sheepnose mussel

Plethobasus cyphyus

Endangered

Shallow areas in larger rivers and streams

Spectaclecase mussel

Cumberlandia monodonta

Endangered

Large rivers in areas sheltered from the main force of the current

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Shelby

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Sioux

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Topeka shiner

 

Map of Topeka Shiner range in Iowa (PDF)

Notropis topeka

Endangered

Prairie streams and rivers

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Story

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Tama

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Taylor

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Union

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Van Buren

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Wapello

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Warren

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Mead's milkweed

Asclepias meadii

Threatened

Virgin prairies

Washington

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Wayne

Indiana bat

 

Map of Indiana Bat range in Iowa (PDF)

Myotis sodalis

Endangered

Caves, mines (hibernacula);small stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; upland forests (foraging)

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Webster

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Topeka shiner

 

Map of Topeka Shiner range in Iowa (PDF)

Notropis topeka

Endangered

and

Critical Habitat

Prairie streams and rivers

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Winnebago

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Winnishiek

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Woodbury

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Least tern

Sterna antillarum

Endangered

Bare alluvial and dredged spoil islands

Piping plover

Charadrius melodus

Threatened

 

Pallid sturgeon

Scaphirhynchus albus

Endangered

Large rivers

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Worth

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Wright

Northern long-eared bat

 

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during late spring and summer.

Topeka shiner

 

Map of Topeka Shiner range in Iowa (PDF)

Notropis topeka

Endangered

and

Critical Habitat

Prairie streams and rivers

Prairie bush clover

Lespedeza leptostachya

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Western prairie fringed orchid

Platanthera praeclara

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

 


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Last updated: April 15, 2014