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Nevada's Protected Species

 
U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
NEVADA FISH AND WILDLIFE OFFICE
 
ENDANGERED, THREATENED, PROPOSED, and CANDIDATE SPECIES within the GEOGRAPHIC AREA (NV and part of CA) covered by the NEVADA FISH AND WILDLIFE OFFICE
 
SPECIES
FEDERAL
STATUS
CRITICAL
HABITAT
IN NV/CA
LEAD
OFFICE
STATE
CA/NV
 
Amphibians
  Columbia spotted frog, Rana luteiventris (Great Basin DPS)
C
N/A
NFWO-a
NV
  Mountain yellow-legged frog, Rana muscosa ( Sierra Nevada DPS)
PE
P
SFWO
CA
  Relict leopard frog, Rana onca
C
N/A
NFWO-b
NV
  Yosemite toad, Anaxyrus canorus
PT
P
SFWO
CA
 
Birds
  Bi-State DPS of Greater sage-grouse, Centrocercus urophasianus
PT
PC
NFWO
NV/CA
  Greater sage-grouse, Centrocercus urophasianus
C
N/A
WESFO
NV/CA
  Southwestern willow flycatcher, Empidonax traillii extimus
E
Y
AESFO
NV
  Yellow-billed cuckoo, Coccyzus americanus (Western U.S. DPS)
PT
N/A
SFWO
NV/CA
  Yuma clapper rail, Rallus longirostris yumanensis
E
N
AESFO
NV
 
Fishes
  Ash Meadows Amargosa pupfish, C. nevadensis mionectes
E
Y
NFWO-b
NV
  Ash Meadows speckled dace, R. osculus nevadensis
E
Y
NFWO-b
NV
  Big Spring spinedace, Lepidomeda mollispinis pratensis
T
Y
NFWO-b
NV
  Bonytail chub, Gila elegans
E
Y
AESFO
NV
  Bull trout, Salvelinus confluentus (Jarbidge River DPS)
T
N
NFWO-a
NV
  Clover Valley speckled dace, R. osculus oligoporus
E
N
NFWO-a
NV
  Colorado pikeminnow, Ptychocheilus lucius *
E
N
CESFO
NV
  Cui-ui, Chasmistes cujus
E
N
NFWO-a
NV
  Desert dace, Eremichthys acros
T
Y
NFWO-a
NV
  Devils Hole pupfish, Cyprinodon diabolis
E
N
NFWO-b
NV
  Hiko White River springfish, Crenichthys baileyi grandis
E
Y
NFWO-b
NV
  Humpback chub, Gila cypha *
E
N
CESFO
NV
  Independence Valley speckled dace, Rhinichthys osculus lethoporus
E
N
NFWO-a
NV
  Lahontan cutthroat trout, Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi
T
N
NFWO-a
NV/CA
  Moapa dace, Moapa coriacea
E
N
NFWO-b
NV
  Pahranagat roundtail chub, Gila robusta jordani
E
N
NFWO-b
NV
  Pahrump poolfish, Empetrichthys latos
E
N
NFWO-b
NV
  Paiute cutthroat trout, Oncorhynchus clarkii seleniris
T
N
NFWO-a
CA
  Railroad Valley springfish, Crenichthys nevadae
T
Y
NFWO-a
NV
  Razorback sucker, Xyrauchen texanus
E
Y
AESFO
NV
  Virgin River chub, Gila seminuda
E
Y
UFOSLC
NV
  Warm Springs pupfish, Cyprinodon nevadensis pectoralis
E
N
NFWO-b
NV
  Warner sucker, Catostomus warnerensis
T
N
BFO
NV/CA
  White River spinedace, Lepidomeda albivallis
E
Y
NFWO-a
NV
  White River springfish, Crenichthys baileyi baileyi
E
Y
NFWO-b
NV
  Woundfin, Plagopterus argentissimus
E
Y
UFOSLC
NV
 
Invertebrates
  Ash Meadows naucorid, Ambrysus amargosus
T
Y
NFWO-b
NV
  Carson wandering skipper, Pseudocopaeodes eunus obscurus
E
N
NFWO-a
NV/CA
  Mt. Charleston blue butterfly, Icaricia shasta charlestonensis
E
NFWO-b
NV
         
Mammals
   
  Fisher, Martes pennanti (West Coast DPS)
C
N/A
YFWO
CA
  Gray Wolf, Canis lupus
E
N/A
MPR
CA/NV
  Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep, Ovis canadensis sierra
E
Y
VFWO
CA
  Wolverine, Gulo gulo
PT
 
MPR
CA/NV
         
Plants
  Amargosa niterwort, Nitrophila mohavensis
E
N
NFWO-b
NV
  Ash Meadows blazing star, Mentzelia leucophylla
T
Y
NFWO-b
NV
  Ash Meadows gumplant, Grindelia fraxinopratensis
T
Y
NFWO-b
NV
  Ash Meadows ivesia (mousetail) Ivesia eremica (= I. kingii var. eremica)
T
Y
NFWO-b
NV
  Ash Meadows milk-vetch, Astragalus phoenix
T
Y
NFWO-b
NV
  Ash Meadows sunray, Enceliopsis nudicaulis var. corrugata
T
Y
NFWO-b
NV
  Churchill Narrows buckwheat, Eriogonum diatomaceum
C
N/A
NFWO-a
NV
  Goose Creek Milkvetch, Astragalus Anserinus
C
N/A
UFOWVC
NV
  Las Vegas Buckwheat, Eriogonum corymbosum var. nilesii
C
N/A
NFWO-b
NV
  Spring-loving centaury, Centaurium namophilum
T
Y
NFWO-b
NV
  Steamboat buckwheat, Eriogonum ovalifolium var. williamsiae
E
N
NFWO-a
NV
  Tahoe yellow cress, Rorippa subumbellata
C
N/A
NFWO-a
NV/CA
  Ute lady's tresses, Spiranthes diluvialis
T
N
UFOSLC
NV
  Webber's ivesia, Ivesia webberi
PT
P
NFWO-a
NV/CA
  Whitebark pine, Pinus albicaulus
C
N/A
WESFO
NV/CA
 
Reptile
  Desert tortoise, Gopherus agassizii (Mojave population)
T
Y
NFWO-a
NV/CA
 
 
 
E = Endangered; T = Threatened; C=Candidate; NL = Not Listable;
Y = Yes; N = No; P = Proposed; N/A = Not Applicable
* = Believed extirpated from Nevada ; ‡ Endangered only in the Virgin River; population in Muddy River is species of concern.
 
AESFO = Arizona Ecological Services Field Office, BFO = Bend Field Office, CESFO = Colorado Ecological Services Field Office, KFFWO = Klamath Falls Fish and Wildlife Office, MPR = Mountain Prairie Region, NFWO-a = Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office Reno, NFWO-b = Southern Nevada Field Office Las Vegas, SFWO = Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office, UFOSLC = Utah Field Office Salt Lake City, UFOWVC = Utah Field Office West Valley City, VFWO = Ventura Fish and Wildlife Office, WESFO = Wyoming Ecological Services Field Office, YFWO = Yreka Fish and Wildlife Office
 
Last updated: September 22, 2014