Endangered Species
Midwest Region



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Endangered Species Program

Conserving and restoring threatened and endangered species and their ecosystems


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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



Midwest Endangered Species Home


Last updated: March 12, 2018