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Endangered, Threatened, Proposed and Candidate Species in the Upper Midwest (Region 3)

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MAMMALS | BIRDS | REPTILES | AMPHIBIANS | FISHES |CLAMS | SNAILS | INSECTS | CRUSTACEANS | PLANTS

 

For Section 7 Consultation purposes, please use the endangered species county distribution lists.

 

List Revised January 11, 2017

 

MAMMALS

 

Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis)

Status: Threatened, listed March 24, 2000

Critical Habitat designated

Habitat: Mix of evergreens and hardwoods, such as maple and birch; interspersion of mature and young forest

Lead Region: 6

Region 3 Lead Office: Twin Cities , Minnesota Field Office

Range: California, Colorado, Idaho, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming

 

Canada Lynx Home

 

Gray bat (Myotis grisescens)

Status: Endangered, listed April 28, 1975

Habitat: Use caves year-round. During winter, gray bats hibernate in deep, vertical caves. In summer, they roost and form maternity colonies in caves which are scattered along rivers.

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: Columbia ES, Missouri Field Office

Range: Alabama , Arkansas , Florida , Georgia , Illinois , Indiana , Kansas , Kentucky , Missouri , Oklahoma , Tennessee , Virginia , West Virginia

 

Gray Bat Home

 

Gray wolf (Canis lupus)

first listed March 11, 1967

 

Due to a Federal court decision, wolves in the western Great Lakes Distinct Population Segment (including Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin) were relisted under the Endangered Species Act, effective December 19, 2014. Western Great Lakes Distinct Population Segment

 

Status: Endangered

Status: Threatened - Minnesota

 

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Status: Endangered, first listed March 11, 1967

Habitat: Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: Bloomington, Indiana Field Office

Range: Alabama , Arkansas , Connecticut , Georgia , Illinois , Indiana , Iowa , Kentucky , Maryland , Michigan , Mississippi , Missouri , New Jersey , New York , North Carolina , Ohio , Oklahoma , Pennsylvania , Tennessee , Vermont , Virginia , West Virginia

 

Indiana Bat Home

 

Indiana Bat Critical Habitat

Designated September 24, 1976 Critical habitat has been designated for hibernacula: Blackball Mine in LaSalle County, Illinois; Big Wyandotte Cave in Crawford County and Ray's Cave in Greene County, Indiana; Onyx Cave in Crawford County, Cooper Hollow Sink Cave and Bear (Mud Sink) Cave in Franklin County, Pilot Knob Mine in Iron County, Great Scott Cave in Washington County, and Bat Cave in Shannon County, Missouri

 

Northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis)

Status: Threatened: April 2, 2015

Habitat: Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. During late spring and summer roosts and forages in upland forests.

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: Twin Cities Field Office

Range: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

 

Northern Long-eared Bat Home

 

Ozark big-eared bat (Plecotus townsendii ingens)

Status: Endangered, listed November 30, 1979

Habitat: Caves in limestone karst regions dominated by mature hardwood forest

Lead Region: 2

Region 3 Lead Office: ColumbiaES, Missouri Field Office

Range: Arkansas and Missouri

 

Ozark Big-Eared Bat Home

 

BIRDS

Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)

Status: Delisted

As of August 9, 2007, the bald eagle is no longer protected under the federal Endangered Species Act and Section 7 consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is no longer necessary. However, the bald eagle remains protected under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act. Click here for information about the Eagle Act and whether your action may need a permit.

 

Bald Eagle Home

 

Kirtland's warbler (Setophaga kirtlandii) [=Dendroica kirtlandii]

Status: Endangered, first listed March 11, 1967

Habitat: Breeds in jack pine

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: East Lansing, Michigan Field Office

Range: Michigan, Wisconsin

 

Kirtland's Warbler Home

 

Least tern - Interior population (Sterna antillarum)

Status: Endangered, listed May 28, 1985

Habitat:Sandbars on large rivers, dredged spoil islands, and man-made habitats that include constructed nesting islands and gravel areas near impoundments.

Lead Region: 4

Region 3 Lead Office: Columbia Missouri Field Office

Range: Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas

 

Least Tern Home

 

Piping plover (Charadrius melodus) - Great Lakes population

Status: Endangered, listed December 11, 1985

Habitat: Beaches along shorelines of the Great Lakes

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: East Lansing, Michigan Field Office

Breeding Range: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin

 

Piping Plover Critical Habitat

Great Lakes Population Breeding Habitat Designated May 7, 2001 in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Wisconsin. More about Piping Plover Critical Habitat (Great Lakes Population)

 

Piping Plover (Great Lakes Population) Home

 

Piping plover (Charadrius melodus) - Great Plains population

Status: Threatened, listed December 11, 1985

Habitat: Bare alluvial and dredged spoil islands

Lead Region: 6

Region 3 Lead Office: Twin Cities, Minnesota Field Office

Breeding Range: Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota,

 

Piping Plover (Great Plains Population) Home

 

Rufa Red knot (Calidris canutus rufa)

Status: Threatened

Range: The knot migrates between breeding grounds in the Canadian Arctic and several wintering regions: southeast United States, northwest Gulf of Mexico, northern Brazil and Tierra del Fuego at the southern tip of South America. During migrations, groups of a few individuals to thousands of knots can be found anywhere along the coastal and inland U.S. migration corridors from Argentina to Canada. It is an irregular migrant through most the Region 3 states but regularly uses the Lake Michigan shoreline, in Michigan, and the Lake Erie shoreline, in Ohio.

Lead Region: Region 5

 

Rufa Red Knot Home

 
Whooping crane (Grus americana)

Status: First listed as Endangered on March 11, 1967

Non-essential, experimental population, listed June 26, 2001

Habitat: wetlands and lake shorelines

Lead Region: Region 2

Region 3 Lead Office: Green Bay, Wisconsin Field Office

 

Non-Essential Experimental Population: AL, AR, GA, IL, IN, IA, KY, LA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NC, OH, SC, TN, VA, WI, WV

 

Whooping Crane Home

 

REPTILES

Copperbelly water snake (Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta)

[northern population - north of 40 north latitude; approximately Indianapolis, Indiana]

 

Status: Threatened, listed January 29, 1997

Habitat: Wooded and permanently wet areas such as oxbows, sloughs, brushy ditches and floodplain woods

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: East Lansing, Michigan Field Office

Range: Indiana, Michigan, Ohio

 

Copperbelly Water Snake Home

 

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Status: Threatened

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: Chicago Illinois Field Office

Range: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Canada (Ontario)

 

Eastern Massasauga Home

 

Lake Erie water snake (Nerodia sipedon insularum)

Status: Delisted August 2011

 

Lake Erie Water Snake Home

 

AMPHIBIANS

Ozark hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis bishopi)

Status: Endangered, listed October 6, 2011

Habitat: Streams of the Ozark plateau in southern Missouri and northern Arkansas.

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: Columbia ES, Missouri Field Office

Range: Arkansas, Missouri

 

Ozark Hellbender Home

 

FISHES

Arkansas darter (Etheostoma cragini)

Status: Candidate

Lead Region: 6

Region 3 Lead Office: Columbia ES, Missouri Field Office

Range: Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma

 

Arkansas Darter Home

 

Grotto sculpin (Cottus specus)

Status: Endangered, listed Sept. 25, 2013

Habitat: Streams in cave systems, occupying pools and riffles with moderate stream flow and low to moderate stream depth. Restricted to two karst (limestone regions characterized by sink holes, abrupt ridges, caves and underground streams) areas, the Central Perryville Karst and Mystery-Rimstone Karst in Perry County, southeast Missouri.

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: Columbia ES, Missouri Field Office

Range: Missouri

 

Grotto Sculpin Home

 

Neosho madtom (Noturus placidus)

Status: Threatened, listed May 22, 1990

Habitat: Medium to large rivers in shallow riffles over gravel bottoms

Lead Region: 6

Region 3 Lead Office: Columbia ES, Missouri Field Office

Range: Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma

 

Neosho Madtom Home

 

Niangua darter (Etheostoma nianguae)

Status: Threatened, listed June 12, 1985

Habitat: Clear, medium-sized streams that run off hilly areas underlain by chert and dolomite.

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: Columbia ES, Missouri Field Office

Range: Missouri

 

Niangua Darter Critical Habitat designated June 12, 1985
Missouri: Critical habitat has been designated in Big Tavern Creek, Miller County; Brush Creek, Cedar and St. Clair Counties; Niangua River, Dallas County; and Pomme de Terre River, Greene County.

 

Niangua Darter Home

 

Ozark cavefish (Amblyopsis rosae)

Status: Threatened, listed November 1, 1984

Habitat: Caves in the Boone and Burlington limestone formations of the Ozark Mountains

Lead Region: 4

Region 3 Lead Office: Columbia ES, Missouri Field Office

Range: Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma

 

Ozark Cavefish Home

 

Pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus)

Status: Endangered, listed September 6, 1990

Habitat: Mississippi River downstream of its confluence with the Missouri River; Ohio River below Dam #53; Missouri River

Lead Region: 6

Region 3 Lead Office: Columbia ES, Missouri Field Office

Range: Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, Tennessee

 

Pallid Sturgeon Home

 

Scioto madtom (Noturus trautmani)

Status: Endangered, listed September 25, 1975

Habitat: Stream riffles of moderate flow over sandy gravel bottom; may be extinct

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: Ohio Field Office

Range: Ohio

 

Scioto Madtom Home

 

Topeka shiner (Notropis topeka)

Status: Endangered, listed December 15, 1998

Habitat: Small prairie streams

Lead Region: 6

Region 3 Lead Office: ColumbiaES, Missouri Field Office

Range: Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota

 

Topeka shiner Critical Habitat Designated July 27, 2004

 

Topeka Shiner Home

 

CLAMS (Freshwater Mussels, Unionids)

Clubshell (Pleurobema clava)

Status: Endangered, listed January 22, 1993

Habitat: Found in coarse sand and gravel areas of runs and riffles within streams and small rivers

Lead Region: 5

Region 3 Lead Office: Ohio Field Office

Range: Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia

 

Clubshell Home

 

Cracking pearlymussel (Hemistena lata)

Status: Endangered; Listed September 28, 1989 (PDF)

Species Profile

 

Extirpated from the Upper Midwest

 
Curtis' pearlymussel (Epioblasma florentina curtisi)

Status: Endangered, listed June 14, 1976

Habitat: Restricted to Little Black River in Ripley County, Missouri

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: ColumbiaES, Missouri Field Office

Range: Arkansas, Missouri

 

Curtis' pearlymussel Home

 

Fanshell (Cyprogenia stegaria (=c. irrorata))

Status: Endangered, listed June 21, 1990

Habitat: Found in areas of packed sand and gravel at locations in a good current

Lead Region: 4

Region 3 Lead Office: Bloomington, Indiana Field Office

Range: Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia

 

Fanshell Home

 

Fat pocketbook (Potamilus capax)

Status: Endangered, listed June 14, 1976

Habitat: Large rivers in slow-flowing water

Lead Region: 4

Region 3 Lead Office: ColumbiaES, Missouri Field Office

Range: Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Mississippi

 

Fat pocketbook Home

 

Higgins eye pearlymussel (Lampsilis higginsii)

Status: Endangered, listed June 14, 1976

Habitat: Mississippi River and some of its larger northern tributaries (i.e., St. Croix and Wisconsin Rivers) in gravel or sand

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: Twin Cities Field Office

Range: Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Wisconsin

 

Higgins eye pearlymussel

 

Neosho mucket (Lampsilis rafinesqueana)

Status: Endangered; Listed September 17, 2013 Adobe PDF Icon

Critical Habitat; April 30, 2015 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Rivers in stable runs, shoals, and riffles with gravely bottoms and moderate currents

Lead Region: Region 4

Region 3 Lead Office: ColumbiaES Missouri Field Office

Range: Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma

 

Neosho mucket Home

 

Northern riffleshell (Epioblasma torulosa rangiana)

Status: Endangered, listed January 22, 1993 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Large streams and small rivers in firm sand of riffle areas; also occurs in Lake Erie

Lead Region: 5

Region 3 Lead Office: Ohio Field Office

Range: Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia

 

Northern riffleshell Home

 

Orangefoot pimpleback (Plethobasus cooperianus)

Status: Endangered, listed June 14, 1976 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Gravel bars with strong currents in large rivers

Lead Region: 4

Region 3 Lead Office: Rock Island, Illinois Field Office

Range: Alabama, Illinois, Indiana (extirpated), Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Tennessee

 

Orange foot pimpleback pearlymussel Home

 

Pink mucket (Lampsilis abrupta)

Status: Endangered, listed June 14, 1976 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: The lower Mississippi and Ohio Rivers and their larger tributaries

Lead Region: 4

Region 3 Lead Office: ColumbiaES, Missouri Field Office

Range: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia

 

Pink Mucket Home

 

Purple cat's paw pearlymussel (Epioblasma (=dysnomia) obliquata obliquata)

Status: Endangered, listed July 10, 1990 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Gravel riffles of medium to large rivers

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: Ohio Field Office

Range: Ohio

 

Purple cat's paw pearlymussel Home

 

Rabbitsfoot (Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica)

Status: Threatened; Listed September 17, 2013 Adobe PDF Icon

Critical Habitat; April 30, 2015 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Rivers

Lead Region: 4

Region 3 Lead Office:  Columbia, Missouri Field Office

Range: AL, AR, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MO, MS, OH, OK, PA, TN

 

Rabbitsfoot Home

 

Rayed Bean (Villosa fabalis)

Status: Endangered, listed February 14, 2012 Adobe PDF Icon

 

Habitat: Smaller, headwater creeks, but they are sometimes found in large rivers, and Lake Erie

 

Lead Region: 3

 

Region 3 Lead Office: Ohio Field Office

 

Range: Indiana, Michgian, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania

 

Rayed Bean Home

 

Rough pigtoe (Pleurobema plenum)

Status: Endangered, listed June 14, 1976 Adobe PDF Icon

 

Habitat: Medium to large rivers in sand and gravel

 

Lead Region: 4

 

Region 3 Lead Office: Bloomington, Indiana Field Office

 

Range: Alabama, Indiana, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia

 

Rough pigtoe Home

 

Scaleshell (Leptodea leptodon)

Status:  Endangered, listed October 9, 2001 Adobe PDF Icon

 

Habitat: Medium-sized and large rivers with stable channels and good water quality

 

Lead Region: 3

 

Region 3 Lead Office:  Columbia, Missouri Field Office

 

Range:  Arkansas, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota

 

Scaleshell Home

 

Sheepnose (Plethobasus cyphyus)

Status: Endangered, listed March 13, 2012 Adobe PDF Icon

 

Habitat: Shallow areas in larger rivers and streams

 

Lead Region: 3

 

Region 3 Lead Office: Rock Island Illinois Field Office

 

Range: Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin

 

Sheepnose Home

 

Snuffbox (Epioblasma triquetra)

Status: Endangered, listed February 14, 2012 Adobe PDF Icon

 

Habitat: Small to medium-sized creeks in areas with a swift current and some larger rivers, and Lake Erie

 

Lead Region: 3

 

Region 3 Lead Office: Ohio Field Office

 

Range: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and Wisconsin

 

Snuffbox Home

 

Spectaclecase (Cumberlandia monodonta)

Status: Endangered, listed March 13, 2012 Adobe PDF Icon

 

Habitat: Large rivers in areas sheltered from the main force of the current

 

Lead Region: 3

 

Region 3 Lead Office: Twin Cities Field Office

 

Range: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin

 

Spectaclecase Home

 

White cat's paw pearlymussel (Epioblasma obliquata perobliqua)

Status: Endangered, listed June 14, 1976 Adobe PDF Icon

 

Habitat: Firm sand or gravel riffles in small streams and medium to large rivers

 

Lead Region: 3

 

Region 3 Lead Office: Ohio Field Office

 

Range: Indiana, Ohio

 

White cat's paw pearlymussel Home

 

Winged mapleleaf (Quadrula fragosa)

Status: Endangered, listed June 20, 1991 Adobe PDF Icon

 

Habitat: Medium to large rivers in mud, sand, or gravel

 

Lead Region: 3

 

Region 3 Lead Office: Twin Cities Field Office

 

Range: Arkansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Oklahoma, Wisconsin

 

Winged mapleleaf Home

 

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SNAILS

Iowa Pleistocene snail (Discus macclintocki)

Status: Endangered, listed August 2, 1978 Adobe PDF Icon

 

Habitat: North-facing algific talus slopes

 

Lead Region: 3

 

Region 3 Lead Office: Rock Island, Illinois Field Office

 

Range: Illinois, Iowa

 

Iowa Pleistocene Snail Home

 

Tumbling Creek cavesnail (Antrobia culveri)

Status:

Endangered, listed August 14, 2002 Adobe PDF Icon

Critical Habitat Designated June 28, 2011Adobe PDF Icon

 

Habitat: Tumbling Creek in Tumbling Creek cave in Taney County

 

Lead Region: 3

 

Region 3 Lead Office: ColumbiaES, Missouri Field Office

 

Range: Missouri

 

Tumbling Creek cavesnail Home

 

INSECTS

American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus)

Status: Endangered, listed July 13, 1989 Adobe PDF Icon

 

Habitat: Many types of habitat, with a slight preference for grasslands and open understory oak hickory forests. However, the beetles need carrion the size of a dove or a chipmunk to reproduce. Carrion availability may be the greatest factor determining where the species can survive.

 

Lead Region: 2

 

Region 3 Lead Office: Ohio Field Office

 

Range: Arkansas, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas

 

American burying beetle Home

 

Dakota skipper (Hesperia dacotae)

Status: Threatened; Listed October 24, 2014

Critical Habitat; October 1, 2015

 

Habitat: High quality tallgrass and mixed grass prairie

 

Lead Region: 3

 

Region 3 Lead Office: Twin Cities Field Office

 

Range: Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota

 

Dakota skipper Home

 

Hine's emerald dragonfly (Somatochlora hineana)

Status:

Endangered, listed January 26, 1995 Adobe PDF Icon

Critical Habitat Designated Sept. 5, 2007 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Spring fed wetlands, wet meadows and marshes; calcareous streams & associated wetlands overlying dolomite bedrock

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: Chicago, Illinois Field Office

Range: Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, Wisconsin

 

Hine's emerald dragonfly Home

 

Hungerford's crawling water beetle (Brychius hungerfordi)

Status: Endangered, listed March 7, 1994 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Cool riffles of clean, slightly alkaline streams; known to occur in only 3 isolated locations

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: East Lansing, Michigan Field Office

Range: Michigan

 

Hungerford's crawling water beetle Home

 

Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis)

Status: Endangered, listed December 14, 1992 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Pine barrens and oak savannas on sandy soils and containing wild lupines (Lupinus perennis), the only known food plant of larvae.

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: Green Bay, Wisconsin Field Office

Range: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota (extirpated), New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Wisconsin

 

Karner blue butterfly Home

 

Mitchell's satyr butterfly (Neonympha mitchellii mitchellii)

Status: Endangered, listed June 25, 1991 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Fens, wetlands characterized by calcareous soils which are fed by carbonate-rich water from seeps and springs

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: East Lansing, Michigan Field Office

Range: Alabama, Indiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Ohio, Virginia

 

Mitchell's satyr butterfly Home

 

Poweshiek skipperling (Oarisma poweshiek)

Status: Endangered; Listed October 24, 2014

Critical Habitat; October 1, 2015 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Remnants of tallgrass prairie and, in Michigan, fens

Lead Region: Region 3

Region 3 Lead Office: Twin Cities Field Office

Range: Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin

 

Poweshiek skipperling Home

 

Rattlesnake-master Borer Moth (Papaipema eryngii)

Status: Added to Candidate List 2013

Listing Priority Number: 8

Habitat: Prairie with the plant, rattlesnake-master

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: Rock Island Field Office

Current Range: AR, IL, KY, NC, OK

 

Rusty patched bumble bee (Bombus affinis)

Status: Endangered

Habitat: Grasslands with flowering plants from April through October, underground and abandoned rodent cavities or clumps of grasses above ground as nesting sites, and undisturbed soil for hibernating queens to overwinter.

Lead Region: Region 3 (Midwest)

Region 3 Lead Office: Twin Cities Field Office

Current Range: ILINIA, ME, MA, MN, OH, VA, WI and Ontario, Canada

Rusty Patched Bumble Bee Home

 

CRUSTACEANS

cave crayfish, no common name (Cambarus aculabrum)

Status: Endangered, listed April 27, 1993 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Caves

Lead Region: 4

Region 3 Lead Office: ColumbiaES, Missouri Field Office

Range: Arkansas, Missouri

 

crayfish (Cambarus aculabrum) species profile

 

Illinois cave amphipod (Gammarus acherondytes)

Status: Endangered, listed September 3, 1998 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Cave streams

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: Rock Island, Illinois Field Office

Range: Illinois

 

Illinois cave amphipod Home

 

PLANTS

American hart's-tongue fern (Asplenium scolopendrium var. americanum)

Status: Threatened, listed July 14, 1989 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Cool limestone sinkholes in mature hardwood forest

Lead Region: 4

Region 3 Lead Office: East Lansing, Michigan Field Office

Range: Alabama, Michigan, New York, Tennessee

 

American hart's-tongue fern Home

 

Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens)

Status: Threatened, listed November 14, 1988 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Disturbed alluvial soils (Mississippi and Illinois River alluvial floodplain)

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: Rock Island, Illinois Field Office

Range: Illinois, Missouri

 

Decurrent false aster Home

 

Dwarf lake iris (Iris lacustris)

Status: Threatened, listed September 28, 1988 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Partially shaded sandy-gravelly soils on lakeshores

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: East Lansing, Michigan Field Office

Range: Michigan, Wisconsin

 

Dwarf lake iris Home

 

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Status: Threatened, listed September 28, 1989 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Mesic to wet prairies and meadows

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: Chicago, Illinois Field Office

Range: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Virginia, Wisconsin

 

Eastern prairie fringed orchid Home

 

Fassett's locoweed (Oxytropis campestris var. chartacea)

Status: Threatened, listed September 28, 1988 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Open sandy lakeshores

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: Wisconsin/Minnesota Field Office

Range: Wisconsin

 

Fassett's locoweed Home

 

Geocarpon (no common name) (Geocarpon minimum)

Status: Threatened, listed June 16, 1987 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Moist soils in exposed sandstone glades

Lead Region: 4

Region 3 Lead Office: ColumbiaES, Missouri Field Office

Range: Arkansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Texas

 

Geocarpon (Geocarpon minimum) Home

 

Houghton's goldenrod (Solidago houghtonii)

Status: Threatened, listed July 18, 1988 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Sandy flats along Great Lakes shores

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: East Lansing, Michigan Field Office

Range: Michigan, New York

 

Houghton's goldenrod Home

 

Lakeside daisy (Hymenoxys herbacea (=H. acaulis var. glabra))

Status: Threatened, listed June 23, 1988 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Dry rocky prairies; limestone rock surfaces including outcrops and quarries

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: Ohio Field Office

Range: Illinois, Michigan, Ohio

 

Lakeside daisy Home

 

Leafy prairie-clover (Dalea foliosa)

Status: Endangered, listed May 1, 1991 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Prairie remnants on thin soil over limestone (Des Plaine River floodplain)

Lead Region: 4

Region 3 Lead Office: Chicago Illinois Field Office

Range: Alabama, Illinois, Tennessee

 

Leafy prairie-clover Home

 

Leedy's roseroot (Rhodiola integrifolia ssp. leedyi)

Status: Threatened, listed April 22, 1992 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Cool, wet groundwater-fed limestone cliffs

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: Twin Cities Field Office

Range: driftless area of southeastern Minnesota

 

Leedy's roseroot Home

 

Mead's milkweed (Asclepias meadii)

Status: Threatened, listed September 1, 1988 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Prairies and rhyolite glades in Missouri

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: Columbia, Missouri Field Office

Range: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Wisconsin

 

Mead's milkweed Home

 

Michigan monkey-flower (Mimulus michiganensis)

Status: Endangered, listed June 21, 1990 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Soils saturated with cold flowing spring water; found along seepages, streams and lakeshores

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: East Lansing, Michigan Field Office

Range: Michigan

 

Michigan monkey-flower Home

 

Minnesota dwarf trout lily (Erythronium propullans)

Status: Endangered, listed March 26, 1986 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: North facing slopes & floodplains in deciduous forests

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: Twin Cities, Minnesota Field Office

Range: Minnesota

 

Minnesota dwarf trout lily Home

 

Missouri bladder-pod (Physaria filiformis)

Status: Threatened, first listed as Endangered on January 8, 1987 Adobe PDF Icon

Reclassified to threatened Oct. 15, 2003 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Open glades in shallow limestone soils

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: ColumbiaES, Missouri Field Office

Range: Missouri

 

Missouri Bladder-Pod Home

 

Northern wild monkshood (Aconitum noveboracense)

Status: Threatened, listed May 26, 1978 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Cool, moist, shaded cliff faces or talus slopes in wooded ravines, near water seeps

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: Green Bay, Wisconsin Field Office

Range: Iowa, New York, Ohio, Wisconsin

 

Northern wild monkshood Home

 

Pitcher's thistle (Cirsium pitcheri)

Status: Threatened, listed July 18, 1988 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Stablized dunes and blowout areas
Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: East Lansing, Michigan Field Office

Range: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin

 

Pitcher's thistle Home

 

Pondberry (Lindera melissifolia)

Status: Endangered, listed July 31, 1986 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Bottomland hardwood forest, poorly drained depressions, and margins of limestone sinks

Lead Region: 4

Region 3 Lead Office: ColumbiaES, Missouri Field Office

Range: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina

 

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Prairie bush-clover (Lespedeza leptostachya)

Status: Threatened, listed January 9, 1987 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Dry to mesic prairies with gravelly soils

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: Wisconsin - Minnesota Field Office

Range: Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin

 

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Price's potato-bean (Apios priceana)

Status: Threatened, listed January 5, 1990 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Wet floodplain forests, shrubby swamps

Lead Region: 4

Region 3 Lead Office: Rock Island, Illinois Field Office

Range: Alabama, Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee

 

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Running buffalo clover (Trifolium stoloniferum)

Status: Endangered, listed June 5, 1987 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Disturbed bottomland meadows; disturbed sites that have shade during part of each day

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: Ohio Field Office

Range: Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio, West Virginia

 

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Short's bladderpod (Physaria globosa)

Status: Endangered, listed August 1, 2014 Adobe PDF Icon

Critical Habitat, designated August 26, 2014 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Steep, rocky wooded slopes and talus areas, occurs along cliff tops and bases and cliff ledges. Found adjacent to rivers or streams and on south to west facing slopes. The Indiana population is found within the Shawnee Hills section of the Interior Low Plateau Physiographic Province.

Lead Region: 4

Region 3 Lead Office: Bloomington Indiana Field Office

Range: Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee

 

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Short's goldenrod (Solidago shortii)

Status: Endangered, listed September 5, 1985 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Cedar glades and openings in oak and hickory forests

Lead Region: 4

Region 3 Lead Office: Bloomington, Indiana Field Office

Range: Indiana, Kentucky

 

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Small whorled pogonia (Isotria medeoloides)

Status: Threatened, listed September 9, 1982 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Dry woodland; upland sites in mixed forest (second or third growth stage)

Lead Region: 5

Region 3 Lead Office: Ohio Field Office

Range: Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia

 

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Virginia sneezeweed (Helenium virginicum)

Status: Threatened, listed November 3, 1998 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Sinkhole ponds

Lead Region: 5

Region 3 Lead Office: ColumbiaES, Missouri Field Office

Range: Missouri, Virginia

 

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Virginia spiraea (Spiraea virginiana)

Status: Threatened, listed June 15, 1990 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Stream banks and floodplains

Lead Region: 5

Region 3 Lead Office: Ohio Field Office

Range: Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia

 

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Western prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera praeclara)

Status: Threatened, listed September 28, 1989 Adobe PDF Icon

Habitat: Wet prairies & sedge meadows

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: Twin Cities, Minnesota Field Office

Range: Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota

 

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Last updated: March 21, 2017