Species Lists (Our Area)

Listed, Proposed & Candidate Species and Proposed & Designated Critical Habitat within the Sacramento Fish & Wildlife Office Jurisdiction

Species of Concern - The Sacramento Fish & Wildlife Office no longer maintains a list of species of concern. However, various other agencies and organizations maintain lists of at-risk species. These lists provide essential information for land management planning and conservation efforts. See species of concern for more information and links to these sensitive species lists.

Listed Species

Invertebrates

Apodemia mormo langei
Lange's metalmark butterfly (E)


Branchinecta conservatio
Conservancy fairy shrimp (E)
Critical habitat, Conservancy fairy shrimp (X)


Branchinecta longiantenna
Critical habitat, longhorn fairy shrimp (X)
longhorn fairy shrimp (E)


Branchinecta lynchi
Critical habitat, vernal pool fairy shrimp (X)
vernal pool fairy shrimp (T)


Cicindela ohlone
Ohlone tiger beetle (E)


Desmocerus californicus dimorphus
Critical habitat, valley elderberry longhorn beetle (X)
valley elderberry longhorn beetle (T)


Elaphrus viridis
Critical habitat, delta green ground beetle (X)
delta green ground beetle (T)


Euphydryas editha bayensis
bay checkerspot butterfly (T)
Critical habitat, bay checkerspot butterfly (X)


Euproserpinus euterpe
Kern primrose sphinx moth (T)


Haliotes cracherodii
black abalone (E) (NMFS)


Haliotes sorenseni
white abalone (E) (NMFS)


Helminthoglypta walkeriana
Morro shoulderband (=banded dune) snail (E)


Icaricia icarioides missionensis
mission blue butterfly (E)


Incisalia mossii bayensis
San Bruno elfin butterfly (E)


Lepidurus packardi
Critical habitat, vernal pool tadpole shrimp (X)
vernal pool tadpole shrimp (E)


Lycaeides argyrognomon lotis
lotis blue butterfly (E)


Pacifastacus fortis
Shasta crayfish (E)


Pseudocopaeodes eunus obscurus
Carson wandering skipper (E)


Speyeria callippe callippe
callippe silverspot butterfly (E)


Speyeria zerene behrensii
Behren's silverspot butterfly (E)


Speyeria zerene myrtleae
Myrtle's silverspot butterfly (E)


Syncaris pacifica
California freshwater shrimp (E)


Fish

Acipenser medirostris
green sturgeon (T) (NMFS)


Catostomus microps
Modoc sucker (E)


Chasmistes brevirostris
shortnose sucker (E)


Deltistes luxatus
Critical habitat, Lost River sucker (X)
Lost River sucker (E)


Eucyclogobius newberryi
critical habitat, tidewater goby (X)
tidewater goby (E)


Gila bicolor snyderi
Critical habitat, Owens tui chub (X)
Owens tui chub (E)


Hypomesus transpacificus
Critical habitat, delta smelt (X)
delta smelt (T)


Oncorhynchus (=Salmo) aquabonita whitei
Critical habitat, little Kern golden trout (X)
Little Kern golden trout (T)


Oncorhynchus (=Salmo) clarki henshawi
Lahontan cutthroat trout (T)


Oncorhynchus (=Salmo) clarki seleniris
Paiute cutthroat trout (T)


Oncorhynchus kisutch
coho salmon - central CA coast (E) (NMFS)
coho salmon, So OR/No CA (T) (NMFS)
Critical habitat, coho salmon - central CA coast (X) (NMFS)
Critical habitat, coho salmon, So OR/No CA (X) (NMFS)


Oncorhynchus mykiss
Central California Coastal steelhead (T) (NMFS)
Central Valley steelhead (T) (NMFS)
Critical habitat, Central California coastal steelhead (X) (NMFS)
Critical habitat, Central Valley steelhead (X) (NMFS)
Critical habitat, Northern California steelhead (X) (NMFS)
Northern California steelhead (T) (NMFS)
South Central California steelhead (T) (NMFS)


Oncorhynchus tshawytscha
California coastal chinook salmon (T) (NMFS)
Central Valley spring-run chinook salmon (T) (NMFS)
Critical habitat, California coastal chinook salmon (X) (NMFS)
Critical Habitat, Central Valley spring-run chinook (X) (NMFS)
Critical habitat, winter-run chinook salmon (X) (NMFS)
winter-run chinook salmon, Sacramento River (E) (NMFS)


Salvelinus confluentus
bull trout (E)


Amphibians

Ambystoma californiense
California tiger salamander, central population (T)
California tiger salamander, Sonoma Co. pop (E)
Critical habitat, CA tiger salamander, central population (X)


Bufo microscaphus californicus
arroyo southwestern toad (E)


Rana draytonii
California red-legged frog (T)
Critical habitat, California red-legged frog (X)


Reptiles

Caretta caretta
loggerhead turtle (T) (NMFS)


Chelonia mydas (incl. agassizi)
green turtle (T) (NMFS)


Dermochelys coriacea
leatherback turtle (E) (NMFS)


Gambelia (=Crotaphytus) sila
blunt-nosed leopard lizard (E)


Gopherus agassizii
desert tortoise (T)


Lepidochelys olivacea
olive (=Pacific) ridley sea turtle (T) (NMFS)


Masticophis lateralis euryxanthus
Alameda whipsnake [=striped racer] (T)
Critical habitat, Alameda whipsnake (X)


Thamnophis gigas
giant garter snake (T)


Thamnophis sirtalis tetrataenia
San Francisco garter snake (E)


Birds

Brachyramphus marmoratus
Critical habitat, marbled murrelet (X)
marbled murrelet (T)


Charadrius alexandrinus nivosus
Critical habitat, western snowy plover (X)
western snowy plover (T)


Diomedea albatrus
short-tailed albatross (E)


Empidonax traillii extimus
Critical habitat, southwestern willow flycatcher (X)
southwestern willow flycatcher (E)


Gymnogyps californianus
California condor (E)
Critical habitat, California condor (X)

Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
California brown pelican (E)


Rallus longirostris obsoletus
California clapper rail (E)


Sternula antillarum (=Sterna, =albifrons) browni
California least tern (E)


Strix occidentalis caurina
Critical habitat, northern spotted owl (X)
northern spotted owl (T)


Vireo bellii pusillus
Least Bell's vireo (E)


Mammals

Aplodontia rufa nigra
Point Arena mountain beaver (E)


Arctocephalus townsendi
Guadalupe fur seal (T) (NMFS)


Balaenoptera borealis
sei whale (E) (NMFS)


Balaenoptera musculus
blue whale (E) (NMFS)


Balaenoptera physalus
finback (=fin) whale (E) (NMFS)


Dipodomys heermanni morroensis
Morro Bay kangaroo rat (E)


Dipodomys ingens
giant kangaroo rat (E)


Dipodomys nitratoides exilis
Critical habitat, Fresno kangaroo rat (X)
Fresno kangaroo rat (E)


Dipodomys nitratoides nitratoides
Tipton kangaroo rat (E)


Enhydra lutris nereis
southern sea otter (T)


Eubalaena (=Balaena) glacialis
right whale (E) (NMFS)


Eumetopias jubatus
Critical Habitat, Steller (=northern) sea-lion (X) (NMFS)
Steller (=northern) sea-lion (T) (NMFS)


Megaptera novaeangliae
humpback whale (E) (NMFS)


Neotoma fuscipes riparia
riparian (San Joaquin Valley) woodrat (E)


Ovis canadensis californiana
Sierra Nevada (=California) bighorn sheep (E)


Physeter catodon (=macrocephalus)
sperm whale (E) (NMFS)


Reithrodontomys raviventris
salt marsh harvest mouse (E)


Sorex ornatus relictus
Buena Vista Lake shrew (E)
Critical habitat, Buena Vista Lake shrew (X)


Sylvilagus bachmani riparius
riparian brush rabbit (E)


Vulpes macrotis mutica
San Joaquin kit fox (E)


Plants

Acanthomintha duttonii
San Mateo thornmint (E)


Alopecurus aequalis var. sonomensis
Sonoma alopecurus (E)


Amsinckia grandiflora
Critical habitat, large-flowered fiddleneck (X)
large-flowered fiddleneck (E)


Arabis macdonaldiana
McDonald's rock-cress (E)


Arctostaphylos hookeri ssp. ravenii
Presidio (=Raven's) manzanita (E)


Arctostaphylos morroensis
Morro manzanita (T)


Arctostaphylos myrtifolia
Ione manzanita (T)


Arctostaphylos pallida
pallid manzanita (=Alameda or Oakland Hills manzanita) (T)


Arenaria paludicola
marsh sandwort (E)


Astragalus applegatei
Applegate's milk-vetch (E)


Astragalus clarianus
Clara Hunt's milk-vetch (E)


Astragalus lentiginosus var. piscinensis
Fish Slough milk-vetch (T)


Blennosperma bakeri
Baker's stickyseed [=Sonoma Sunshine] (E)


Brodiaea pallida
Chinese Camp brodiaea (T)


Calochortus tiburonensis
Tiburon mariposa lily (T)


Calyptridium pulchellum
Mariposa pussy-paws (T)


Calystegia stebbinsii
Stebbins's morning-glory (E)


Camissonia benitensis
San Benito evening-primrose (T)


Carex albida
white sedge (E)


Castilleja affinis ssp. neglecta
Tiburon paintbrush (E)


Castilleja campestris ssp. succulenta
Critical habitat, succulent (=fleshy) owl's-clover (X)
succulent (=fleshy) owl's-clover (T)


Caulanthus californicus
California jewelflower (E)


Ceanothus ferrisae
Coyote ceanothus (E)


Ceanothus roderickii
Pine Hill ceanothus (E)


Centaurium namophilum
spring-loving centaury (T)


Chamaesyce hooveri
Critical habitat, Hoover's spurge (X)
Hoover's spurge (T)


Chlorogalum purpureum var. reductum
Camatta Canyon amole (T)


Chorizanthe howellii
Howell's spineflower (E)


Chorizanthe robusta var. robusta
robust spineflower (E)


Chorizanthe valida
Sonoma spineflower (E)


Cirsium fontinale var. fontinale
fountain thistle (E)


Cirsium fontinale var. obispoense
Chorro Creek bog thistle (E)


Cirsium hydrophilum var. hydrophilum
Suisun thistle (E)


Cirsium loncholepis
La Graciosa thistle (E)


Clarkia franciscana
Presidio clarkia (E)


Clarkia imbricata
Vine Hill clarkia (E)


Clarkia speciosa ssp. immaculata
Pismo clarkia (E)


Clarkia springvillensis
Springville clarkia (T)


Cordylanthus maritimus ssp. maritimus
salt marsh bird's-beak (E)


Cordylanthus mollis ssp. mollis
soft bird's-beak (E)


Cordylanthus palmatus
palmate-bracted bird's-beak (E)


Cordylanthus tenuis ssp. capillaris
Pennell's bird's-beak (E)


Cupressus abramsiana
Santa Cruz cypress (E)


Delphinium bakeri
Baker's larkspur (E)
Critical habitat, Baker's larkspur (X)


Delphinium luteum
Critical habitat, yellow larkspur (X)
yellow larkspur (E)


Dudleya setchellii
Santa Clara Valley dudleya (E)


Eremalche kernensis
Kern mallow (E)


Eriodictyon altissimum
Indian Knob mountain balm (E)


Eriogonum apricum var. apricum
Ione buckwheat (E)


Eriogonum apricum var. prostratum
Irish Hill buckwheat (E)


Eriophyllum latilobum
San Mateo woolly sunflower (E)


Eryngium constancei
Loch Lomond coyote-thistle (=button-celery) (E)


Erysimum capitatum ssp. angustatum
Contra Costa wallflower (E)
Critical Habitat, Contra Costa wallflower (X)


Erysimum menziesii (includes ssp. yadonii)
Menzies's wallflower (E)


Fremontodendron californicum ssp. decumbens
Pine Hill flannelbush (E)


Galium californicum ssp. sierrae
El Dorado bedstraw (E)


Hesperolinon congestum
Marin dwarf-flax (=western flax) (T)


Holocarpha macradenia
Critical habitat, Santa Cruz tarplant (X)
Santa Cruz tarplant (T)


Howellia aquatilis
water howellia (T)


Lasthenia burkei
Burke's goldfields (E)


Lasthenia conjugens
Contra Costa goldfields (E)
Critical habitat, Contra Costa goldfields (X)


Layia carnosa
beach layia (E)


Lessingia germanorum
San Francisco lessingia (E)


Lilium pardalinum ssp. pitkinense
Pitkin Marsh lily (E)


Limnanthes floccosa ssp. californica
Butte County (Shippee) meadowfoam (E)
Critical habitat, Butte County (Shippee) meadowfoam (X)


Limnanthes vinculans
Sebastopol meadowfoam (E)


Lupinus nipomensis
Nipomo Mesa lupine (E)


Lupinus tidestromii
clover lupine [Tidestrom's lupine] (E)


Monolopia congdonii (=Lembertia congdonii)
San Joaquin woolly-threads (E)


Navarretia leucocephala ssp. pauciflora
few-flowered navarretia (E)


Navarretia leucocephala ssp. plieantha
many-flowered navarretia (E)


Neostapfia colusana
Colusa grass (T)
Critical habitat, Colusa grass (X)


Oenothera deltoides ssp. howellii
Antioch Dunes evening-primrose (E)
Critical habitat, Antioch Dunes evening-primrose (X)


Opuntia treleasei
Bakersfield cactus (E)


Orcuttia inaequalis
Critical habitat, San Joaquin Valley Orcutt grass (X)
San Joaquin Valley Orcutt grass (T)


Orcuttia pilosa
Critical habitat, hairy Orcutt grass (X)
hairy Orcutt grass (E)


Orcuttia tenuis
Critical habitat, slender Orcutt grass (X)
slender Orcutt grass (T)


Orcuttia viscida
Critical habitat, Sacramento Orcutt grass (X)
Sacramento Orcutt grass (E)


Parvisedum leiocarpum
Lake County stonecrop (E)


Pentachaeta bellidiflora
white-rayed pentachaeta (E)


Phlox hirsuta
Yreka phlox (E)


Plagiobothrys strictus
Calistoga allocarya (popcorn-flower) (E)


Poa napensis
Napa bluegrass (E)


Potentilla hickmanii
Hickman's potentilla (=cinquefoil) (E)


Pseudobahia bahiifolia
Hartweg's golden sunburst (E)


Pseudobahia peirsonii
San Joaquin adobe sunburst (T)


Rorippa gambellii
Gambel's watercress (E)


Senecio layneae
Layne's butterweed (=ragwort) (T)


Sidalcea keckii
Critical habitat, Keck's checker-mallow (X)
Keck's checker-mallow (=checkerbloom) (E)


Sidalcea oregana ssp. valida
Kenwood Marsh checkermallow (=checkerbloom) (E)


Streptanthus albidus ssp. albidus
Metcalf Canyon jewelflower (E)


Streptanthus niger
Tiburon jewelflower (E)


Suaeda californica
California sea blite (E)


Trifolium amoenum
showy Indian clover (E)


Tuctoria greenei
Critical habitat, Greene's tuctoria (=Orcutt grass) (X)
Greene's tuctoria (=Orcutt grass) (E)


Tuctoria mucronata
Critical habitat, Solano grass (=Crampton's tuctoria) (X)
Solano grass (=Crampton's tuctoria) (E)


Verbena californica
Red Hills (=California) vervain (T)


Proposed Species

Fish

Chasmistes brevirostris
Critical habitat, shortnose sucker (PX)


Oncorhynchus mykiss
Critical habitat, South Central California steelhead (PX) (NMFS)


Amphibians

Rana draytonii
Critical habitat, California red-legged frog (PX)


Plants

Cirsium hydrophilum var. hydrophilum
Critical habitat, Suisun thistle (PX)


Cordylanthus mollis ssp. mollis
Critical habitat, soft bird's-beak (PX)


Candidate Species

Invertebrates

Polites mardon
mardon skipper (C)


Amphibians

Bufo canorus
Yosemite toad (C)


Rana muscosa
mountain yellow-legged frog (C)


Rana pretiosa
Oregon spotted frog (C)


Birds

Coccyzus americanus occidentalis
Western yellow-billed cuckoo (C)


Mammals

Martes pennanti
fisher (C)


Plants

Abronia alpina
Ramshaw sand-verbena (C)


Calochortus persistens
Siskiyou mariposa lilly (C)


Eriogonum kelloggii
Red Mountain (=Kellogg's) buckwheat (C)


Ivesia webberi
Webber's ivesia (C)


Rorippa subumbellata
Tahoe yellow-cress (C)


Sedum eastwoodiae
Red Mountain stonecrop (C)


Sidalcea hickmanii ssp. parishii
Parish's sidalcea (C)


Codes:

  • (E) Endangered - Listed as being in danger of extinction.
  • (T) Threatened - Listed as likely to become endangered within the foreseeable future.
  • (P) Proposed - Officially proposed in the Federal Register for listing as endangered or threatened.
  • (NMFS) Species under the Jurisdiction of the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration Fisheries Service. Consult with them directly about these species.
  • Critical Habitat - Area essential to the conservation of a species.
  • (PX) Proposed Critical Habitat - The species is already listed. Critical habitat is being proposed for it.
  • (C) Candidate - Candidate to become a proposed species.
  • (X) Critical Habitat designated for this species