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Insects

Threatened, Endangered, Proposed, and Candidates in the Upper Midwest

 

American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus)

American burying beetle web page

 

Dakota skipper(Hesperia dacotae)

Dakota skipper web pages

 

Hine's emerald dragonfly (Somatochlora hineana)

Hine's emerald dragonfly web pages

 

Hungerford's crawling water beetle (Brychius hungerfordi Spangler)

Status: Endangered, listed March 7, 1994

 

Habitat: Cool riffles of clean, slightly alkaline streams; known to occur in only 3 isolated locations

 

Lead Region: 3

 

Region 3 Lead Office: East Lansing, Michigan Field Office

 

Range: Michigan

 

Recovery Actions:

Hungerford's Crawling Water Beetle Five-year Review (August 2009)

 

Hungerford's Crawling Water Beetle Final Recovery Plan (Sept. 2006)
5 Year Review Initiated July 19, 2005

 

Natural History and Regulatory Information

Species Profile - links to our national endangered species website

Fact Sheet

 

Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis)

Karner blue butterfly web page

 

Mitchell's satyr butterfly (Neonympha mitchellii mitchellii)

Status: Endangered, listed June 25, 1991

 

Habitat: Fens, wetlands characterized by calcareous soils which are fed by carbonate-rich water from seeps and springs

 

Lead Region: 3

 

Region 3 Lead Office: East Lansing, Michigan Field Office

 

Range: Alabama, Indiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Ohio, Virginia

 

Mitchell's Satyr Natural History and Regulatory Information:

Fact Sheet
Species Profile (links to the FWS National Endangered Species Site)

Michigan Natural Features Inventory - - Mitchell's Satyr Brochure (PDF)

 

Mitchell's Satyr Recovery Actions:

Private Stewardship Grant (May 2007): Restoring Southeast Michigan’s High Diversity Landscapes Through Collaborative Stewardship – Hillsdale, Jackson, Lenawee, Oakland, and Washtenaw Counties, Michigan

 

Recovery Land Acquisition Grant (2006): Conservation Easement Acquisition for Mitchell’s Satyr (Washtenaw County, MI)

 

Private Stewardship Grant (2005): Cotton Lake Fen and Prairie Restoration (Calhoun County, Michigan)

Recovery Plan - PDF: 7.9 MB; 81 pages

 

Mitchell's Satyr Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP)

Mitchell's Satyr Rangewide HCP

 

Poweshiek Skipperling (Oarisma poweshiek)

Status: Candidate

 

Poweshiek Skipperling web page

 

Rattlesnake-master Borer Moth (Papaipema eryngii)

Status: Candidate

 

Federal Register Notice of 12-Month Finding: Listing Warranted but Precluded (19-Page PDF Adobe PDF Icon)


 

Midwest Endangered Species Home

 

Last updated: April 14, 2014