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Endangered Species In Virginia

Virginia has 63 threatened and endangered plant and animal species.

Animals -- 50

Status Listing
E Bat, gray ( Myotis grisescens)
E Bat, Indiana ( Myotis sodalis)
E Bat, Virginia big-eared ( Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus)
E Bean, purple ( Villosa perpurpurea)
E Blossom, green ( Epioblasma torulosa gubernaculum)
T Chub, slender ( Erimystax cahni)
T Chub, spotfin Entire ( Cyprinella monacha)
E Combshell, Cumberlandian ( Epioblasma brevidens)
E Darter, duskytail Entire ( Etheostoma percnurum)
T Eagle, bald (lower 48 States) ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
E Fanshell ( Cyprogenia stegaria)
E Isopod, Lee County cave ( Lirceus usdagalun)
T Isopod, Madison Cave ( Antrolana lira)
E Logperch, Roanoke ( Percina rex)
XN Madtom, yellowfin [XN] ( Noturus flavipinnis)
T Madtom, yellowfin (except where XN) ( Noturus flavipinnis)
E Monkeyface, Appalachian ( Quadrula sparsa)
E Monkeyface, Cumberland ( Quadrula intermedia)
E Mucket, pink ( Lampsilis abrupta)
E Mussel, oyster ( Epioblasma capsaeformis)
E Pearlymussel, birdwing ( Conradilla caelata)
E Pearlymussel, cracking ( Hemistena lata)
E Pearlymussel, dromedary ( Dromus dromas)
E Pearlymussel, littlewing ( Pegias fabula)
E Pigtoe, finerayed ( Fusconaia cuneolus)
E Pigtoe, rough ( Pleurobema plenum)
E Pigtoe, shiny ( Fusconaia cor)
T Plover, piping (except Great Lakes watershed) ( Charadrius melodus)
E Puma, eastern ( Puma concolor couguar)
E Rabbitsfoot, rough ( Quadrula cylindrica strigillata)
E Riffleshell, tan ( Epioblasma florentina walkeri)
E Salamander, Shenandoah ( Plethodon shenandoah)
T Sea turtle, green (except where endangered) ( Chelonia mydas)
E Sea turtle, hawksbill ( Eretmochelys imbricata)
E Sea turtle, Kemp's ridley ( Lepidochelys kempii)
E Sea turtle, leatherback ( Dermochelys coriacea)
T Sea turtle, loggerhead ( Caretta caretta)
E Snail, Virginia fringed mountain ( Polygyriscus virginianus)
E Spinymussel, James ( Pleurobema collina)
E Squirrel, Delmarva Peninsula fox (except Sussex Co., DE) ( Sciurus niger cinereus)
E Squirrel, Virginia northern flying ( Glaucomys sabrinus fuscus)
E Sturgeon, shortnose ( Acipenser brevirostrum)
E Tern, roseate (northeast U.S. nesting pop.) ( Sterna dougallii dougallii)
T Tiger beetle, northeastern beach ( Cicindela dorsalis dorsalis)
T(S/A) Turtle, bog (southern) ( Clemmys muhlenbergii)
E Wedgemussel, dwarf ( Alasmidonta heterodon)
E Whale, finback ( Balaenoptera physalus)
E Whale, humpback ( Megaptera novaeangliae)
E Whale, right ( Balaena glacialis)
E Woodpecker, red-cockaded ( Picoides borealis)

Plants -- 13

Status Listing
T Joint-vetch, sensitive ( Aeschynomene virginica)
E Rock-cress, shale barren ( Arabis serotina)
T Birch, Virginia round-leaf ( Betula uber)
E Bittercress, small-anthered ( Cardamine micranthera)
E Coneflower, smooth ( Echinacea laevigata)
T Sneezeweed, Virginia ( Helenium virginicum)
T Pink, swamp ( Helonias bullata)
E Mallow, Peter's Mountain ( Iliamna corei)
T Pogonia, small whorled ( Isotria medeoloides)
T Orchid, eastern prairie fringed ( Platanthera leucophaea)
E Sumac, Michaux's ( Rhus michauxii)
E Bulrush, Northeastern ( Scirpus ancistrochaetus)
T Spiraea, Virginia ( Spiraea virginiana)

 

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