Midwest Region Endangered Species Conserving the nature of America

Endangered Species Program

 

The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Endangered Species program is conserving and restoring threatened and endangered species and their ecosystems.

 

 

 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife

Service in the Midwest

 

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Insects

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

 

American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus)

Status: Endangered

American Burying Beetle Home

 

Dakota skipper(Hesperia dacotae)

Status: Threatened

Dakota Skipper Home

 

Hine's emerald dragonfly (Somatochlora hineana)

Status: Endangered

Hine's Emerald Dragonfly Home

 

Hungerford's crawling water beetle (Brychius hungerfordi Spangler)

Status: Endangered, listed March 7, 1994

Hungerford's Crawling Water Beetle Home

 

Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis)

Status: Endangered

Karner Blue Butterfly Home

 

Mitchell's satyr butterfly (Neonympha mitchellii mitchellii)

Status: Endangered

Mitchell's Satyr Butterfly Home

 

Poweshiek Skipperling (Oarisma poweshiek)

Status: Endangered

Poweshiek Skipperling Home

 

Rattlesnake-master Borer Moth (Papaipema eryngii)

Status: Candidate

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

 

Rusty Patched Bumble Bee (Bombus affinis)

Status: Proposed as Endangered

Rusty Patched Bumble Bee Home

 


 

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