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Illinois County Distribution

Federally Endangered, Threatened, and Candidate Species

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If you have questions about this list, please contact the Field Office that is identifed below the county name. We have three Field Offices in Illinois and each is responsible for project reviews in specific counties. Here is a map that shows the counties and the responsible Field Office.

 

Information about Illlinois state-listed threatened and endangered species is on the Illinois Endangered Species Protection Board website.

 

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 under the Endangered Species Act.

 

List Revised December 2014

County Species Status Habitat

Adams

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat

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 and woods.

Higgins eye pearlymussel (Lampsilis higginsi)

Endangered

Mississippi River;
Rock River to Steel Dam

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Alexander

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Gray bat (Myotis grisescens)

Endangered

Caves and mines; rivers & reservoirs adjacent to forests

Indiana bat

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 and woods.

Least tern (Sterna antillarum)

Endangered

Bare alluvial and dredged spoil islands

Pallid sturgeon (Scaphirynchus albus)

Endangered

Large rivers

Rabbitsfoot

(Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica)

Threatened

Ohio River

Sheepnose mussel (Plethobasus cyphyus)

Endangered

Shallow areas in larger rivers and streams

Bond

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Piping plover Charadrius melodus

Endangered

May be present in Bond County during migration.

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

Graminoid dominated plant communities (fens, sedge meadows, peatlands, wet prairies, open woodlands, and shrublands)

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Boone

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Brown

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens)

Threatened

 

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Bureau

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens)

Threatened

 

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Calhoun

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens)

Threatened

 

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Carroll

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Higgins eye pearlymussel (Lampsilis higginsi)

Endangered

Mississippi River;
Rock River to Steel Dam

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Cass

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens)

Threatened

 

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Prairie bush clover

(Lespedeza leptostachya)

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Champaign

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Prairie bush clover (Lespedeza leptostachya)

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Christian

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Clark

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Rabbitsfoot

(Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica)

Threatened

Wabash River

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Clay

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Clinton

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Piping plover Charadrius melodus

Endangered

May be present in Clinton County during migration.

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

Graminoid dominated plant communities (fens, sedge meadows, peatlands, wet prairies, open woodlands, and shrublands)

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Lakeside daisy (Hymenoxys acaulis var. glabra)

Threatened

Dry rocky prairies

Coles

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Snuffbox (Epioblasma triquetra)

Endangered

Small to medium-sized creeks and some larger rivers, in areas with a swift current

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Cook

 

Field Office to Contact: USFWS
Chicago Illinois FO
1250 South Grove, Suite 103
Barrington, Illinois 60010
(847) 381-2253
e:mail Chicago@fws.gov Cathy_Pollack@fws.gov

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 and woods.

Piping plover Charadrius melodus

Endangered

Lakeshore beaches

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

Graminoid dominated plant communities (fens, sedge meadows, peatlands, wet prairies, open woodlands, and shrublands)

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas or large wetland complexes during migratory window of May 1 - September 30

Hine's emerald dragonfly (Somatochlora hineana)

Endangered

Spring fed wetlands, wet meadows and marshes

Hine's emerald dragonfly (Somatochlora hineana)

Critical Habitat Designated

Map and written description of the areas designated as Critical Habitat (PDF)

Rattlesnake-master borer moth

(Papaipema eryngii)

Candidate

Undisturbed prairie and woodland openings that contain their only food plant, rattlesnake-master (Eryngium yuccifolium).

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Go here for specific guidance on how to determine whether this species is present on a site.

Threatened

Moderate to high quality wetlands, sedge meadow, marsh, and mesic to wet prairie

Leafy-prairie clover (Dalea foliosa)

Endangered

Prairie remnants on thin soil over limestone

Mead's milkweed (Asclepias meadii)

Threatened

Late successional tallgrass prairie, tallgrass prairie converted to hay meadow, and glades or barrens with thin soil

Prairie bush clover (Lespedeza leptostachya)

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Crawford

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Rabbitsfoot

(Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica)

Threatened

Wabash River

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Cumberland

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Snuffbox (Epioblasma triquetra)

Endangered

Small to medium-sized creeks and some larger rivers, in areas with a swift current

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

DeKalb

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

DeWitt

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Douglas

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Snuffbox (Epioblasma triquetra)

Endangered

Small to medium-sized creeks and some larger rivers, in areas with a swift current

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Dupage

 

Field Office to Contact: USFWS
Chicago Illinois FO
1250 South Grove, Suite 103
Barrington, Illinois 60010
(847) 381-2253
e:mail Chicago@fws.gov Cathy_Pollack@fws.gov

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 and woods.

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

Graminoid dominated plant communities (fens, sedge meadows, peatlands, wet prairies, open woodlands, and shrublands)

Hine's emerald dragonfly (Somatochlora hineana)

Endangered

Spring fed wetlands, wet meadows and marshes

Hine's emerald dragonfly (Somatochlora hineana)

Critical Habitat Designated

Map and written description of the areas designated as Critical Habitat PDF)

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Go here for specific guidance on how to determine whether this species is present on a site.

Threatened

Moderate to high quality wetlands, sedge meadow, marsh, and mesic to wet prairie

Leafy-prairie clover (Dalea foliosa)

Endangered

Prairie remnants on thin soil over limestone

Mead's milkweed (Asclepias meadii)

Threatened

Late successional tallgrass prairie, tallgrass prairie converted to hay meadow, and glades or barrens with thin soil

Prairie bush clover (Lespedeza leptostachya)

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Edgar

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Edwards

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Effingham

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Rattlesnake-master borer moth

(Papaipema eryngii)

Candidate

Undisturbed prairie and woodland openings that contain their only food plant, rattlesnake-master (Eryngium yuccifolium).

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Fayette

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Piping plover Charadrius melodus

Endangered

May be present in Fayette County during migration.

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

Graminoid dominated plant communities (fens, sedge meadows, peatlands, wet prairies, open woodlands, and shrublands)

Rattlesnake-master borer moth

(Papaipema eryngii)

Candidate

Undisturbed prairie and woodland openings that contain their only food plant, rattlesnake-master (Eryngium yuccifolium).

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Prairie bush clover (Lespedeza leptostachya)

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Ford

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Mead's milkweed (Asclepias meadii)

Threatened

Virgin prairies

Franklin

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Piping plover Charadrius melodus

Endangered

May be present in Franklin County during migration.

Fulton

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens)

Threatened

Disturbed alluvial soils

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Gallatin

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Fat pocketbook mussel (Potamilis capax)

Endangered

Mississippi, Wabash, Little Wabash, Ohio Rivers

Greene

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens)

Threatened

 

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Grundy

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Rattlesnake-master borer moth

(Papaipema eryngii)

Candidate

Undisturbed prairie and woodland openings that contain their only food plant, rattlesnake-master (Eryngium yuccifolium).

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Hamilton

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Hancock

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Higgins eye pearlymussel (Lampsilis higginsi)

Endangered

Mississippi River;
Rock River to Steel Dam

Sheepnose mussel (Plethobasus cyphyus)

Endangered

Shallow areas in larger rivers and streams

Spectaclecase mussel (Cumberlandia monodonta)

Endangered

Shallow areas in larger rivers and streams

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Hardin

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Gray bat Myotis grisescens

Endangered

Caves and mines; rivers & reservoirs adjacent to forests

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Fat pocketbook pearlymussel
(Potamilis capax)

Endangered

Saline, Middle Fork Saline, and North Fork Saline Rivers

Henderson

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Higgins eye pearlymussel (Lampsilis higginsi)

Endangered

Mississippi River;
Rock River to Steel Dam

Spectaclecase mussel (Cumberlandia monodonta)

Endangered

Shallow areas in larger rivers and streams

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Henry

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Iroquois

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Jackson

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Gray bat Myotis grisescens Myotis grisescens

Endangered

Caves and mines; rivers & reservoirs adjacent to forests

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Least tern (Sterna antillarum)

Endangered

Bare alluvial and dredged spoil islands

Pallid sturgeon (Scaphirynchus albus)

Endangered

Large rivers

Jasper

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Rabbitsfoot

(Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica)

Threatened

Embarass River

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Jefferson

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Piping plover Charadrius melodus

Endangered

May be present in Jefferson County during migration.

Jersey

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens)

Threatened

 

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Jo Daviess

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Higgins eye pearlymussel (Lampsilis higginsi)

Endangered

Mississippi River;
Rock River to Steel Dam

Iowa Pleistocene snail (Discus macclintocki)

Endangered

North-facing algific talus slopes of the driftless area

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Prairie bush clover (Lespedeza leptostachya)

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Johnson

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Gray bat Myotis grisescens

Endangered

Caves and mines; rivers & reservoirs adjacent to forests

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Kane

 

Field Office to Contact: USFWS
Chicago Illinois FO
1250 South Grove, Suite 103
Barrington, Illinois 60010
(847) 381-2253
e:mail Chicago@fws.gov Cathy_Pollack@fws.gov

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 and woods.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea) Go here for specific guidance on how to determine whether this species is present on a site.

Threatened

Moderate to high quality wetlands, sedge meadow, marsh, and mesic to wet prairie

Kankakee

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Sheepnose mussel (Plethobasus cyphyus)

Endangered

Shallow areas in larger rivers and streams

Snuffbox (Epioblasma triquetra)

Endangered

Small to medium-sized creeks and some larger rivers, in areas with a swift current

Rattlesnake-master borer moth

(Papaipema eryngii)

Candidate

Undisturbed prairie and woodland openings that contain their only food plant, rattlesnake-master (Eryngium yuccifolium).

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Kendall

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Knox

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

 

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 and woods.

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

Graminoid dominated plant communities (fens, sedge meadows, peatlands, wet prairies, open woodlands, and shrublands)

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Lake

 

Field Office to Contact: USFWS
Chicago Illinois FO
1250 South Grove, Suite 103
Barrington, Illinois 60010
(847) 381-2253
e:mail Chicago@fws.gov Cathy_Pollack@fws.gov

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 and woods.

Piping plover Charadrius melodus

Endangered

Wide, open, sandy beaches with very little grass or other vegetation

Piping plover Charadrius melodus

Critical Habitat

Wide, open, sandy beaches with very little grass or other vegetation

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas or large wetland complexes during migratory window of May 1 - September 30

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

Graminoid dominated plant communities (fens, sedge meadows, peatlands, wet prairies, open woodlands, and shrublands)

Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis)

Endangered

Pine barrens and oak savannas on sandy soils and containing wild lupines (Lupinus perennis), the only known food plant of the larvae

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea) Go here for specific guidance on how to determine whether this species is present on a site.

Threatened

Moderate to high quality wetlands, sedge meadow, marsh, and mesic to wet prairie

Pitcher's thistle (Cirsium pitcheri)

Threatened

Lakeshore dunes

La Salle

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

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

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Critical Habitat designated

Blackball Mine

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 and woods.

Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens)

Threatened

 

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Leafy-prairie clover (Dalea foliosa)

Endangered

Prairie remnants on thin soil over limestone

Lawrence

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Fat pocketbook mussel (Potamilis capax)

Endangered

Mississippi, Wabash, Little Wabash, Ohio Rivers

Rabbitsfoot

(Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica)

Threatened

Wabash River

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Lee

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Prairie bush clover (Lespedeza leptostachya)

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Livingston

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Rattlesnake-master borer moth

(Papaipema eryngii)

Candidate

Undisturbed prairie and woodland openings that contain their only food plant, rattlesnake-master (Eryngium yuccifolium).

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Logan

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Macon

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Macoupin

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Madison

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Least tern (Sterna antillarum)

Endangered

Bare alluvial and dredged spoil islands

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

Graminoid dominated plant communities (fens, sedge meadows, peatlands, wet prairies, open woodlands, and shrublands)

Pallid sturgeon (Scaphirynchus albus)

Endangered

Large rivers

Spectaclecase mussel (Cumberlandia monodonta)

Endangered

Shallow areas in larger rivers and streams

Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens)

Threatened

 

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Marion

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Rattlesnake-master borer moth

(Papaipema eryngii)

Candidate

Undisturbed prairie and woodland openings that contain their only food plant, rattlesnake-master (Eryngium yuccifolium).

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Marshall

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens)

Threatened

 

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Mason

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens)

Threatened

 

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Massac

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Least tern (Sterna antillarum)

Endangered

Bare alluvial and dredged spoil islands

Fat pocketbook mussel (Potamilis capax)

Endangered

Mississippi, Wabash, Little Wabash, Ohio Rivers

Orangefoot pimpleback

(Plethobasus cooperianus)

Endangered

Ohio River below confluence with Cumberland River

Pink mucket pearlymussel

(Lampsilis abrupta)

Endangered

Ohio River

Rabbitsfoot

(Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica)

Threatened

Ohio River

Rabbitsfoot

(Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica)

Proposed Critical Habitat

Ohio River

Map of Critical Habitat

Sheepnose mussel (Plethobasus cyphyus)

Endangered

Shallow areas in larger rivers and streams

Spectaclecase mussel (Cumberlandia monodonta)

Endangered

Shallow areas in larger rivers and streams

McDonough

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

McHenry

 

Field Office to Contact: USFWS
Chicago Illinois FO
1250 South Grove, Suite 103
Barrington, Illinois 60010
(847) 381-2253
e:mail Chicago@fws.gov Cathy_Pollack@fws.gov

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 and woods.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea) Go here for specific guidance on how to determine whether this species is present on a site.

Threatened

Moderate to high quality wetlands, sedge meadow, marsh, and mesic to wet prairie

Prairie bush clover (Lespedeza leptostachya)

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

McLean

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Menard

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Mercer

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Higgins eye pearlymussel (Lampsilis higginsi)

Endangered

Mississippi River;
Rock River to Steel Dam

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Monroe

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Gray bat Myotis grisescens

Endangered

Caves and mines; rivers & reservoirs adjacent to forests

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Least tern (Sterna antillarum)

Endangered

Bare alluvial and dredged spoil islands

Pallid sturgeon (Scaphirynchus albus)

Endangered

Large rivers

Illinois cave amphipod (Gammarus acherondytes)

Endangered

Cave streams in Illinois sinkhole plain

Montgomery

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Morgan

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens)

Threatened

Disturbed alluvial soils

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Moultrie

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Piping plover Charadrius melodus

Endangered

May be present in Moultrie County during migration.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Ogle

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Prairie bush clover (Lespedeza leptostachya)

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Peoria

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens)

Threatened

Disturbed alluvial soils

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Perry

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Piatt

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

Graminoid dominated plant communities (fens, sedge meadows, peatlands, wet prairies, open woodlands, and shrublands)

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Pike

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Gray bat Myotis grisescens

Endangered

Caves and mines; rivers & reservoirs adjacent to forests

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Higgins eye pearlymussel (Lampsilis higginsi)

Endangered

Mississippi River;
Rock River to Steel Dam

Spectaclecase mussel (Cumberlandia monodonta)

Endangered

Shallow areas in larger rivers and streams

Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens)

Threatened

Disturbed alluvial soils

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Pope

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Gray bat Myotis grisescens

Endangered

Caves and mines; rivers & reservoirs adjacent to forests

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Least tern (Sterna antillarum)

Endangered

Bare alluvial and dredged spoil islands

Fat pocketbook mussel (Potamilis capax)

Endangered

Mississippi, Wabash, Little Wabash, Ohio Rivers

Pulaski

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Gray bat Myotis grisescens

Endangered

Caves and mines; rivers & reservoirs adjacent to forests

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Orangefoot pimpleback

(Plethobasus cooperianus)

Endangered

Ohio River below confluence with Cumberland River

Rabbitsfoot

(Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica)

Threatened

Ohio River

Rabbitsfoot

(Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica)

Proposed Critical Habitat

Ohio River

Map of Critical Habitat

Sheepnose mussel (Plethobasus cyphyus)

Endangered

Shallow areas in larger rivers and streams

Putnam

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens)

Threatened

Disturbed alluvial soils

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Randolph

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Least tern (Sterna antillarum)

Endangered

Bare alluvial and dredged spoil islands

Pallid sturgeon (Scaphirynchus albus)

Endangered

Large rivers

Small whorled pogonia (Isotria medeoloides)

Threatened

Dry woodlands

Richland

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Rock Island

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Higgins eye pearlymussel (Lampsilis higginsi)

Endangered

Mississippi River;
Rock River to Steel Dam

Sheepnose mussel (Plethobasus cyphyus)

Endangered

Shallow areas in larger rivers and streams

Spectaclecase mussel (Cumberlandia monodonta)

Endangered

Shallow areas in larger rivers and streams

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Saint Clair

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Least tern (Sterna antillarum)

Endangered

Bare alluvial and dredged spoil islands

Pallid sturgeon (Scaphirynchus albus)

Endangered

Large rivers

Illinois cave amphipod (Gammarus acherondytes)

Endangered

Cave streams in Illinois sinkhole plain

Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens)

Threatened

Disturbed alluvial soils

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Saline

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Mead's milkweed (Asclepias meadii)

Threatened

Virgin prairies

Sangamon

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Schuyler

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens)

Threatened

Disturbed alluvial soils

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Scott

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens)

Threatened

Disturbed alluvial soils

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Shelby

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Piping plover Charadrius melodus

Endangered

May be present in Shelby County during migration.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Stark

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Stephenson

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Tazewell

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens)

Threatened

Disturbed alluvial soils

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Lakeside daisy (Hymenopsis herbacea)

Threatened

Dry rocky prairies

Union

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Least tern (Sterna antillarum)

Endangered

Bare alluvial and dredged spoil islands

Pallid sturgeon (Scaphirynchus albus)

Endangered

Large rivers

Vermilion

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Clubshell mussel (Pleurobema clava)

Endangered

Vermillion River: North Fork

Rabbitsfoot

(Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica)

Threatened

Vermilion River, Salt Fork Vermilion River, Middle Fork Vermilion river, North Fork Vermilion River, Middle Branch North Fork Vermilion River

Rabbitsfoot

(Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica)

Proposed Critical Habitat

North Fork Vermilion River and Middle Branch North Fork Vermilion River

 

Map of Critical Habitat

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Wabash

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Least tern (Sterna antillarum)

Endangered

Wabash River, nests on sand bars

Fat pocketbook mussel (Potamilis capax)

Endangered

Mississippi, Wabash, Little Wabash, Ohio Rivers

Rabbitsfoot

(Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica)

Threatened

Wabash River

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Warren

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Washington

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Wayne

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

White

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Fanshell mussel (Cyprogenia stegaria)
(=C. irrorata)

Endangered

Wabash River

Fat pocketbook mussel (Potamilis capax)

Endangered

Mississippi, Wabash, Little Wabash, Ohio Rivers

Rabbitsfoot

(Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica)

Threatened

Wabash River

Whiteside

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Higgins eye pearlymussel (Lampsilis higginsi)

Endangered

Mississippi River;
Rock River to Steel Dam

Sheepnose mussel (Plethobasus cyphyus)

Endangered

Shallow areas in larger rivers and streams

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Will

 

Field Office to Contact: USFWS
Chicago Illinois FO
1250 South Grove, Suite 103
Barrington, Illinois 60010
(847) 381-2253
e:mail Chicago@fws.gov Cathy_Pollack@fws.gov

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 and woods.

Hine's emerald dragonfly (Somatochlora hineana)

Endangered

Spring fed wetlands, wet meadows and marshes

Hine's emerald dragonfly (Somatochlora hineana)

Critical Habitat Designated

Map and written description of the areas designated as Critical Habitat (PDF)

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

Graminoid dominated plant communities (fens, sedge meadows, peatlands, wet prairies, open woodlands, and shrublands)

Sheepnose mussel (Plethobasus cyphyus)

Endangered

Shallow areas in larger rivers and streams

Snuffbox (Epioblasma triquetra)

Endangered

Small to medium-sized creeks and some larger rivers, in areas with a swift current

Rattlesnake-master borer moth

(Papaipema eryngii)

Candidate

Undisturbed prairie and woodland openings that contain their only food plant, rattlesnake-master (Eryngium yuccifolium).

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea) Go here for specific guidance on how to determine whether this species is present on a site.

Threatened

Moderate to high quality wetlands, sedge meadow, marsh, and mesic to wet prairie

Lakeside daisy (Hymenopsis herbacea)

Threatened

Dry rocky prairies

Leafy-prairie clover (Dalea foliosa)

Endangered

Prairie remnants on thin soil over limestone

Mead's milkweed (Asclepias meadii)

Threatened

Late successional tallgrass prairie, tallgrass prairie converted to hay meadow, and glades or barrens with thin soil

Williamson

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marion Illinois Sub-Office
8588 Route 148 Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone: (618) 997-3344, ext. 340
FAX: (618) 997-8961
e:mail Marion@fws.gov

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Winnebago

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

Prairie bush clover (Lespedeza leptostachya)

Threatened

Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soil

Woodford

 

Field Office to Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rock Island Illinois Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 757-5800
e:mail RockIsland@fws.gov
FAX: 309-757-5807

Indiana bat (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 and woods.

Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens)

Threatened

Disturbed alluvial soils

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies

 


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Last updated: December 10, 2014