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List of endangered species in Virginia

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List of endangered species in Virginia

Below is a list of the endangered and threatened animal and plant species in the Commonwealth of Virginia, United States.

Contents

Mammals

  • Gray bat (Myotis grisescens)
  • Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)
  • Virginia big-eared bat
  • West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus)
  • Dismal Swamp southeastern shrew (Sorex longirostris fisheri)
  • Fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus)
  • Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)
  • Right whale (Balaena glacialis)
  • Birds

  • Piping plover (Charadrius melodus)
  • Roseate tern (Sterna dougallii dougallii)
  • Red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis)
  • Kirtland’s warbler (Dendroica kirtlandii)
  • Reptiles

  • Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas)
  • Hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata)
  • Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii)
  • Leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea)
  • Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta)
  • Bog turtle (Clemmys muhlenbergii)
  • Fish

  • Slender chub (Erimystax cahni)
  • Spotfin chub (Cyprinella monacha)
  • Duskytail darter (Etheostoma percnurum)
  • Roanoke logperch (Percina rex)
  • Shortnose sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum)
  • Blackside dace (Phoxinus cumberlandensis)
  • Yellowfin madtom (Noturus flavipinnis)
  • Insects

  • Northeastern beach tiger beetle (Cicindela dorsalis dorsalis)
  • Mitchell’s satyr (Neonympha mitchellii)
  • Crustaceans

  • Lee County cave isopod (Lirceus usdagalun)
  • Madison cave isopod (Antrolana lira)
  • Gastropods

  • Virginia fringed mountain snail (Polygyriscus virginianus)
  • Bivalves

  • Purple bean (Villosa perpurpurea)
  • Cumberlandian combshell (Epioblasma brevidens)
  • Fanshell (Cyprogenia stegaria)
  • Appalachian monkeyface (Quadrula sparsa)
  • Cumberland monkeyface (Quadrula intermedia)
  • Pink mucket (Lampsilis abrupta)
  • Oyster mussel (Epioblasma capsaeformis)
  • Birdwing pearlymussel (Lemiox rimosus)
  • Cracking pearly mussel (Hemistena lata)
  • Dromedary pearly mussel (Dromus dromas)
  • Green blossom pearlymussel (Epioblasma torulosa gubernaculum)
  • Littlewing pearlymussel (Pegias fabula)
  • Fine-rayed pigtoe (Fusconaia cuneolus)
  • Rough pigtoe (Pleurobema plenum)
  • Shiny pigtoe (Fusconaia cor)
  • Rough rabbitsfoot (Quadrula cylindrica strigillata)
  • Tan riffleshell (Epioblasma florentina walkeri)
  • James River spinymussel (Pleurobema collina)
  • Dwarf wedgemussel (Alasmidonta heterodon)
  • Plants

  • Sensitive joint-vetch (Aeschynomene virginica)
  • Shale barren rock-cress (Arabis serotina)
  • Virginia round-leaf birch (Betula uber)
  • Small-anthered bittercress (Cardamine micranthera)
  • Smooth purple coneflower (Echinacea laevigata)
  • Virginia sneezeweed (Helenium virginicum)
  • Swamp pink (Helonias bullata)
  • Peter's mountain mallow (Iliamna corei)
  • Small whorled pogonia (Isotria medeoloides)
  • Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)
  • Michaux's sumac (Rhus michauxii)
  • American chaffseed (Schwalbea americana)
  • Northeastern bulrush (Scirpus ancistrochaetus)
  • Virginia spiraea (Spiraea virginiana)
  • References

    List of endangered species in Virginia Wikipedia


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