Washington Fish and Wildlife Office
Pacific Region

FEDERALLY LISTED, PROPOSED, CANDIDATE, DELISTED, AND SPECIES OF CONCERN BY TAXONOMIC GROUP

(This information is for educational use only and is not a comprehensive list of species of special interest in Washington State)

Mammals

LISTED SPECIES
  Canada lynx Lynx canadensis
  Columbian white-tailed deer (Columbia River DPS) Odocoileus virginianus leucurus
  Gray wolf Canis lupus
  Grizzly bear Ursus arctos horribilis
  Pygmy rabbit (Columbia Basin DPS) Brachylagus idahoensis
  Woodland caribou Rangifer tarandus caribou
 
CANDIDATE SPECIES
  Fisher (West Coast DPS) Martes pennanti
  Washington ground squirrel Spermophilus washingtoni
 
PROPOSED SPECIES
  Mazama pocket gopher Thomomys mazama (ssp. couchi, douglasii, glacialis, louiei, melanops, pugetensis, tacomensis, tumuli, yelmensis)
  North American wolverine (contiguous U.S. DPS) Gulo gulo luscus
 
SPECIES OF CONCERN
  Mazama pocket gopher Thomomys mazama (ssp. couchi, louiei, melanops)
  Northern sea otter Enhydra lutris kenyoni

Birds

LISTED SPECIES
  Marbled murrelet Brachyramphus marmoratus
  Northern spotted owl Strix occidentalis caurina
  Short-tailed albatross Phoebastria albatrus
  Western snowy plover (Pacific Coast population) Charadrius alexandrinus nivosus
 
CANDIDATE SPECIES
  Greater sage grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
  Yellow-billed cuckoo Coccyzus americanus
 
PROPOSED SPECIES
  Streaked horned lark Eremophila alpestris strigata
 
SPECIES OF CONCERN
  Bald eagle (delisted) Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  Brown pelican (delisted) Pelecanus occidentalis
  Peregrine falcon (delisted) Falco peregrinus anatum

Reptiles and Amphibians

LISTED SPECIES
  Green sea turtle Chelonia mydas
  Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea
  Loggerhead sea turtle Carretta caretta
  Olive Ridley sea turtle Lepidochelys olivacea
   
CANDIDATE SPECIES
  Oregon spotted frog Rana pretiosa

Fish

LISTED SPECIES
  Bull Trout Salvelinus confluentus
 
PROPOSED SPECIES
  Dolly Varden (due to similarity of appearance) Salvelinus malma
 
SPECIES OF CONCERN
  Coastal cutthroat (Southwestern Washington/Lower Columbia River DPS) Oncorhynchus clarki clarki
  Kokanee salmon (Lake Sammamish) Oncorhynchus nerka
  Pacific lamprey Lampetra tridentata
  Western brook lamprey Lampetra richardsoni
  River lamprey Lampetra ayresii

Invertebrates

LISTED SPECIES
  Oregon silverspot butterfly Speyeria zerene hippolyta
 
CANDIDATE SPECIES
  Mardon skipper Polites mardon
 
PROPOSED SPECIES
  Taylor's (Whulge or Edith's) checkerspot butterfly Euphydryas editha taylori
 
SPECIES OF CONCERN
  Island marble butterfly Euchloe ausonides insulanus

Plants

LISTED SPECIES
  Bradshaw's desert parsley Lomatium bradshawii
  Golden paintbrush Castilleja levisecta
  Kincaid's lupine Lupinus sulphureus ssp. kincaidii
  Marsh sandwort Arenaria paludicola
  Nelson's checker-mallow Sidalcea nelsoniana
  Showy stickweed Hackelia venusta
  Spalding's catchfly Silene spaldingii
  Ute ladies' tresses Spiranthes diluvialis
  Water howellia Howellia aquatilis
  Wenatchee Mountains checker-mallow Sidalcea oregana var. calva
  Umtanum desert buckwheat Eriogonum codium
  White bluffs bladderpod Physaria tuplashensis
   
CANDIDATE SPECIES
  Northern wormwood Artemisia campestris ssp. borealis var. wormskioldii
  Whitebark pine Pinus albicaulis
   

Definitions

LISTED SPECIES

An endangered species is one that is in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of its range. A threatened species is one that is likely to become endangered in the foreseeable future.

CANDIDATE SPECIES

Taxa for which the Fish and Wildlife Service has sufficient biological information to support a proposal to list as endangered or threatened.

DELISTED SPECIES

A species that has been removed from the Federal list of endangered and threatened wildlife and plants.

PROPOSED SPECIES

A proposal rule to list this species as either threatened or endangered has been published in the Federal Register.

 

 


Last updated: June 26, 2013
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