Nevada Fish & Wildlife Office
Pacific Southwest Region
 

Nevada's Protected Species by County

 
U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
NEVADA FISH AND WILDLIFE OFFICE AND
SOUTHERN NEVADA FISH AND WILDLIFE OFFICE
 
To obtain an official species list, go to http://ecos.fws.gov/ipac
 
ENDANGERED, THREATENED, PROPOSED AND CANDIDATE SPECIES BY COUNTY
(Updated June 29, 2016)
 
CARSON CITY RURAL AREA
 
Amphibian
  PE Mountain yellow-legged frog
(Sierra Nevada Distinct Population Segment)
Rana muscosa
Bird
PT Bi-State DPS of greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
Fish
  T Lahontan cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi
Invertebrate
  E Carson wandering skipper Pseudocopaeodes eunus obscurus
Plant
  C Tahoe yellow cress Rorippa subumbellata
       
CHURCHILL COUNTY
 
Bird
C Greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
Fish
  T Lahontan cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi
       
CLARK COUNTY
 
Amphibian
  C Relict leopard frog Rana onca
Birds
E Southwestern willow flycatcher ● Empidonax traillii extimus
  PT Yellow-billed cuckoo
(Western U.S. Distinct Population Segment)
Coccyzus americanus
  E Yuma clapper rail Rallus longirostris yumanensis
Invertebrate
  E Mt. Charleston blue butterfly Icaricia shasta charlestonensis
Fishes
  E Bonytail chub ● Gila elegans
  E Colorado pikeminnow * Ptychocheilus lucius
  E Humpback chub * Gila cypha
  T Lahontan cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi
  E Moapa dace Moapa coriacea
  E Pahrump poolfish Empetrichthys latos
  E Razorback sucker ● Xyrauchen texanus
  E Virgin River chub + ● Gila seminuda
  E Woundfin ● Plagopterus argentissimus
Plant
  C Las Vegas Buckwheat Eriogonum corymbosum var . nilesil
Reptile
  T Desert tortoise (Mojave population) ● Gopherus agassizii
       
DOUGLAS COUNTY
 
Amphibian
  PE Mountain yellow-legged frog
(Sierra Nevada Distinct Population Segment)
Rana muscosa
Bird
PT Bi- State DPS of greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
Fish
  T Lahontan cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi
Invertebrate
  E Carson wandering skipper Pseudocopaeodes eunus obscurus
Plants
  C Tahoe yellow cress Rorippa subumbellata
  PT Webber’s ivesia Ivesia webberi
       
ELKO COUNTY
 
Amphibian
  C Columbia spotted frog
(Great Basin Distinct Population Segment)
Rana luteiventris
Birds
C Greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
PT Yellow-billed cuckoo
(Western U.S. Distinct Population Segment)
Coccyzus americanus
Fishes
  T Bull trout (Jarbidge River) Salvelinus confluentus
  E Clover Valley speckled dace Rhinichthys osculus oligoporus
  E Independence Valley speckled dace Rhinichthys osculus lethoporus
  T Lahontan cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi
Plants
  C Goose Creek Milkvetch Astragalus Anserinus
  C Whitebark pine Pinus albicaulis
       
ESMERALDA COUNTY
 
Bird
PT Bi-State DPS of greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
Reptile
  T Desert tortoise (Mojave population) ● Gopherus agassizii
       
EUREKA COUNTY
 
Amphibian
  C Columbia spotted frog
(Great Basin Distinct Population Segment)
Rana luteiventris
Bird
C Greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
Fish
  T Lahontan cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi
       
HUMBOLDT COUNTY
 
Bird
C Greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
Fishes
  T Desert dace ● Eremichthys acros
  T Lahontan cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi
Plant
  C Whitebark pine Pinus albicaulis
       
LANDER COUNTY
 
Bird
C Greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
Fish
  T Lahontan cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi
       
LINCOLN COUNTY
 
Birds
C Greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
E Southwestern willow flycatcher Empidonax traillii extimus
  PT Yellow-billed cuckoo
(Western U.S. Distinct Population Segment)
Coccyzus americanus
Fishes
  T Big Spring spinedace ● Lepidomeda mollispinis pratensis
  E Hiko White River springfish ● Crenichthys baileyi grandis
  E Pahranagat roundtail chub Gila robusta jordani
  E White River springfish ● Crenichthys baileyi baileyi
Plants
  C Las Vegas Buckwheat Eriogonum corymbosum var . nilesil
  T Ute lady’s tresses Spiranthes diluvialis
Reptile
  T Desert tortoise (Mojave population) ● Gopherus agassizii
       
LYON COUNTY
 
Birds
PT Bi-State DPS of greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
PT Yellow-billed cuckoo
(Western U.S. Distinct Population Segment)
Coccyzus americanus
Fish
  T Lahontan cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi
Plant
  C Churchill Narrows buckwheat Eriogonum diatomaceum
       
MINERAL COUNTY
 
Birds
PT Bi-State DPS of greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
PT Yellow-billed cuckoo
(Western U.S. Distinct Population Segment)
Coccyzus americanus
Fishes
  E Hiko White River springfish Crenichthys baileyi grandis
  T Lahontan cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi
  T Railroad Valley springfish Crenichthys nevadae
       
NYE COUNTY
 
Amphibian
  C Columbia spotted frog
(Great Basin Distinct Population Segment)
Rana luteiventris
Birds
C Greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
PT Yellow-billed cuckoo
(Western U.S. Distinct Population Segment)
Coccyzus americanus
  E Southwestern willow flycatcher Empidonax traillii extimus
Fishes
  E Ash Meadows Amargosa pupfish ● Cyprinodon nevadensis mionectes
  E Ash Meadows speckled dace ● Rhinichthys osculus nevadensis
  E Devil's Hole pupfish Cyprinodon diabolis
  T Lahontan cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi
  T Railroad Valley springfish ● Crenichthys nevadae
  E Warm Springs pupfish Cyprinodon nevadensis pectoralis
  E White River spinedace ● Lepidomeda albivallis
Invertebrate
  T Ash Meadows naucorid ● Ambrysus amargosus
Plants
  E Amargosa niterwort Nitrophila mohavensis
  T Ash Meadows blazing star ● Mentzelia leucophylla
  T Ash Meadows gumplant ● Grindelia fraxinopratensis
  T Ash Meadows ivesia (mousetail) ● Ivesia eremica (= I. kingii var. eremica)
  T Ash Meadows milkvetch ● Astragalus phoenix
  T Ash Meadows sunray ● Enceliopsis nudicaulis var. corrugata
  T Spring-loving centaury ● Centaurium namophilum
Reptile
  T Desert tortoise (Mojave population) ● Gopherus agassizii
       
PERSHING COUNTY
 
Bird
C Greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
       
STOREY COUNTY
 
Fishes
  E Cui-ui Chasmistes cujus
  T Lahontan cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi
       
WASHOE COUNTY
 
Amphibian
  C Mountain yellow-legged frog
(Sierra Nevada Distinct Population Segment)
Rana muscosa
Bird
C Greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
Fishes
  E Cui-ui Chasmistes cujus
  T Lahontan cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi
  T Warner sucker Catostomus warnerensis
Invertebrate
  E Carson wandering skipper Pseudocopaeodes eunus obscurus
Plants
  E Steamboat buckwheat Eriogonum ovalifolium var. williamsiae
  C Tahoe yellow cress Rorippa subumbellata
  PT Webber’s ivesia Ivesia webberi
  C Whitebark pine Pinus albicaulis
       
WHITE PINE COUNTY
 
Bird
C Greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
Fishes
  E Pahrump poolfish Empetrichthys latos
  E White River spinedace Lepidomeda albivallis
       
 
E = Endangered T = Threatened C = Candidate
Δ = Proposed for delisting ● = Designated Critical Habitat in County * = Believed extirpated from Nevada
P=Proposed listing    
+ = Endangered only in the Virgin River, Muddy River population is a sensitive species.
 
Last updated: June 29, 2016