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Nevada's Protected Species

 
U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
RENO FISH AND WILDLIFE OFFICE AND
SOUTHERN NEVADA FISH AND WILDLIFE OFFICE
 
ENDANGERED, THREATENED, PROPOSED, and CANDIDATE SPECIES
 
SPECIES
FEDERAL
STATUS
CRITICAL
HABITAT
IN NV/CA
LEAD
OFFICE
STATE
CA/NV
 
Amphibians
  Mountain yellow-legged frog, Rana muscosa ( Sierra Nevada DPS)
T
P
SFWO
CA
  Relict leopard frog, Rana onca
C
N/A
SNFWO
NV
  Yosemite toad, Anaxyrus canorus
T
P
SFWO
CA
  Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog Rana sierra
T
P
SFWO
CA
 
Birds
  Southwestern willow flycatcher, Empidonax traillii extimus
E
Y
AESFO
NV/CA
  Yellow-billed cuckoo, Coccyzus americanus (Western U.S. DPS)
T
Y
SFWO
NV/CA
  Yuma clapper rail, Rallus longirostris yumanensis
E
N
AESFO
NV
 
Fishes
  Ash Meadows Amargosa pupfish, C. nevadensis mionectes
E
Y
SNFWO
NV
  Ash Meadows speckled dace, R. osculus nevadensis
E
Y
SNFWO
NV
  Big Spring spinedace, Lepidomeda mollispinis pratensis
T
Y
SNFWO
NV
  Bonytail chub, Gila elegans
E
Y
AESFO
NV
  Bull trout, Salvelinus confluentus (Jarbidge River DPS)
T
N
RFWO
NV
  Clover Valley speckled dace, R. osculus oligoporus
E
N
RFWO
NV
  Colorado pikeminnow, Ptychocheilus lucius *
E
N
CESFO
NV
  Cui-ui, Chasmistes cujus
E
N
RFWO
NV
  Desert dace, Eremichthys acros
T
Y
RFWO
NV
  Devils Hole pupfish, Cyprinodon diabolis
E
N
SNFWO
NV
  Hiko White River springfish, Crenichthys baileyi grandis
E
Y
SNFWO
NV
  Humpback chub, Gila cypha *
E
N
CESFO
NV
  Independence Valley speckled dace, Rhinichthys osculus lethoporus
E
N
RFWO
NV
  Lahontan cutthroat trout, Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi
T
N
RFWO
NV/CA
  Moapa dace, Moapa coriacea
E
N
SNFWO
NV
  Owens pupfish Cyprinidon radiosus
E
N
SNFWO
NV
  Owens tui chub Gila bicolor snyderi
E
N/A
RFWO
CA
  Pahranagat roundtail chub, Gila robusta jordani
E
Y
RFWO
CA
  Pahrump poolfish, Empetrichthys latos
E
N
SNFWO
NV
  Paiute cutthroat trout, Oncorhynchus clarkii seleniris
T
N
RFWO
CA
  Railroad Valley springfish, Crenichthys nevadae
T
Y
RFWO
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
SNFWO
NV
  Warner sucker, Catostomus warnerensis
T
N
BFO
NV/CA
  White River spinedace, Lepidomeda albivallis
E
Y
RFWO
NV
  White River springfish, Crenichthys baileyi baileyi
E
Y
SNFWO
NV
  Woundfin, Plagopterus argentissimus
E
Y
UFOSLC
NV
 
Invertebrates
  Ash Meadows naucorid, Ambrysus amargosus
T
Y
SNFWO
NV
  Carson wandering skipper, Pseudocopaeodes eunus obscurus
E
N
RFWO
NV/CA
  Mt. Charleston blue butterfly, Icaricia shasta charlestonensis
E
Y
SNFWO
NV
         
Mammals
   
  Gray Wolf, Canis lupus
E
N/A
MPR
CA/NV
  Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep, Ovis canadensis sierra
E
Y
VFWO
CA
  Sierra Nevada red fox, Vulpes vulpes necator (Sierra Nevada DPS)
C
N/A
SFWO
CA
         
Plants
  Amargosa niterwort, Nitrophila mohavensis
E
N
SNFWO
NV
  Ash Meadows blazing star, Mentzelia leucophylla
T
Y
SNFWO
NV
  Ash Meadows gumplant, Grindelia fraxinopratensis
T
Y
SNFWO
NV
  Ash Meadows ivesia (mousetail) Ivesia eremica (= I. kingii var. eremica)
T
Y
SNFWO
NV
  Ash Meadows milk-vetch, Astragalus phoenix
T
Y
SNFWO
NV
  Ash Meadows sunray, Enceliopsis nudicaulis var. corrugata
T
Y
SNFWO
NV
  Goose Creek Milkvetch, Astragalus Anserinus
C
N/A
UFOWVC
NV
  Fish Slough milkvetch Astragalus lentiginosus var. piscinensis
T
Y
RFWO
CA
  Spring-loving centaury, Centaurium namophilum
T
Y
SNFWO
NV
  Steamboat buckwheat, Eriogonum ovalifolium var. williamsiae
E
N
RFWO
NV
  Ute lady's tresses, Spiranthes diluvialis
T
N
UFOSLC
NV
  Webber's ivesia, Ivesia webberi
T
Y
RFWO
NV/CA
  Whitebark pine, Pinus albicaulus
C
N/A
WESFO
NV/CA
 
Reptile
  Desert tortoise, Gopherus agassizii (Mojave population)
T
Y
SNFWO
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, RFWO = Reno Fish and Wildlife Office Reno, SNFWO = Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife 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: June 29, 2016