Endangered, Vulnerable, and Threatened Species
Wetlands

What are all the endangered wetland animal species?

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2009-05-31 18:47:57

these are just the ones in Illinios. = Threatened and endangered

Illinois wetland species =

"mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">There are roughly 198 threatened and

endangered species in Illinois that depend on wetlands during some

portion of their life cycle. The symbols E and T indicate whether

the species is endangered or threatened in the state.

"mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">There are 5 threatened or endangered

wetland amphibians in Illinois. * Silvery

salamander--Endangered * Hellbender--Endangered * Dusky

salamander--Endangered * Four-toed salamander--Threatened *

Illinois chorus frog--Threatened

"mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">There are 30 threatened or

endangered wetland bird species in Illinois. * Short-eared

owl--Endangered * American bittern--Endangered * Red-shouldered

hawk--Endangered * Great egret--Threatened * Veery--Threatened *

Brown creeper--Threatened * Piping plover--Endangered * Black

tern--Endangered * Northern harrier--Endangered * Yellow

rail--Endangered * Little blue heron--Endangered * Snowy

egret--Endangered * Common moorhen--Threatened * Sandhill

crane--Endangered * Bald eagle--Endangered * Mississippi

kite--Endangered * Least bittern--Endangered * Black

rail--Endangered * Black-crowned night heron--Endangered *

Yellow-crowned night heron--Threatened * Osprey--Endangered *

Double-crested cormorant--Threatened * Wilson's

phalarope--Endangered * Pied-billed grebe--Threatened * King

rail--Threatened * Least tern--Endangered * Forster's

tern--Endangered * Common tern--Endangered * Bewick's

Wren--Endangered * Yellow-headed blackbird--Endangered

"mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">There are 8 threatened or endangered

wetland mammals in Illinois. * Indiana Bat--Endangered *

Southeastern myotis--Endangered * Gray Bat--Endangered *

Rafinesques's big-eared bat--Endangered * Rice rat--Threatened *

Golden mouse--Threatened * River otter--Endangered *

Bobcat--Threatened There

are 3 endangered or threatened wetland invertebrate in

Illinois. * Swamp metalmark--Endangered * Elfin skimmer

dragonfly--Threatened * Hine's emerald dragonfly--Endangered

There are 4 threatened or

endangered wetland fish in Illinois. * Least brook

lamprey--Threatened * Spotted sunfish--Threatened * Bantam

sunfish--Threatened * Taillight shiner--Endangered

"mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">There are 138 threatened or

endangered wetland plants in Illinois. * Speckled

adler--Endangered * Shadbush--Endangered * Virginia

snakeroot--Threatened * Forked aster--Threatened * American slough

grass--Endangered * Screwstem--Endangered * Yellow

birch--Endangered * Decurrent false aster--Threatened * Water

arum--Endangered * Grass pink orchid--Endangered * Cuckoo

flower--Endangered * Winged sedge--Endangered *

Arkansana--sedge--Endangered * Golden sedge--Endangered * Brownish

sedge--Endangered * Cordroot sedge--Endangered * Carex

canescens--Sedge--Endangered * Crawe's sedge--Threatened * Carex

crawfordii--Sedge--Endangered * Carex

cryptolepis--sedge--Endangered * Shortleaf sedge--Endangered *

Cypress-knee sedge--Endangered * Swollen sedge--Endangered * Large

sedge--Endangered * Sharp-scaled sedge--Endangered * Few-seeded

sedge--Endangered * Reniform sedge--Endangered * Drooping

sedge--Endangered * Beaked sedge--Endangered * Three-seeded

sedge--Endangered * Tuckerman's sedge--Endangered * Little green

sedge--Endangered * Leatherleaf--Threatened * False

bugbane--Endangered * Blue jasmine--Endangered *

Leatherflower--Endangered * Hemlock parsley--Endangered *

Bunchberry--Endangered * Finger dog-shade--Endangered * Small

yellow lady's slipper--Endangered * Moccasin flower, Pink lady's

slipper--Endangered * White lady's slipper--Endangered * Showy

lady's slipper--Endangered * Narrow-leaved sundew--Threatened *

Round-leaved sundew--Endangered * Log fern--Endangered * Small

burhead--Endangered * Few flowered spikerush--Endangered * Beaked

spikerush--Threatened * Downy willow herb--Threatened * Rusty

cotton grass--Endangered * Tall cotton grass--Endangered *

Thoroughwort--Endangered * Queen-of-the-prairie--Threatened *

Baldwin's fimbristylis--Endangered * Vahl's

fimbristylis--Endangered * Bog bedstraw--Threatened *

Wintergreen--Endangered * Arkansas manna-grass--Endangered *

Northern manna-grass--Endangered * Narrow-leaved

sunflower--Threatened * Tall sunflower--Endangered * Mud

plantain--Endangered * Water-pennywort--Endangered * One-flowered

hydrolea--Endangered * Shore St. John's wort--Endangered *

Quillwort--Endangered * Richardson's rush--Endangered * Vasey's

rush--Endangered * Water willow--Endangered * Tamarack--Threatened

* Salt meadow grass--Endangered * Bog clubmoss--Endangered *

Loosestrife--Endangered * Creeping loosestrife--Endangered *

Squirting cucumber--Endangered * Yellow monkey flower--Endangered *

Panicum joorii--Panic grass--Endangered * Tall flat panic

grass--Endangered * Panicum yadkinense--Panic grass--Endangered *

Bead grass--Endangered * Water elm--Endangered * Wood

orchid--Endangered * Platanthera flava--Tubercled

orchid--Endangered * Platanthera flava herbiola--Tubercled

orchid--Endangered * Pairie white fringed orchid--Endangered *

Autumn bluegrass--Endangered * Snake-mouth--Endangered * Downy

Solomon's seal--Threatened * Halbred-leaved tearthumb--Endangered *

Bird's-eye primrose--Endangered * Pole manna-grass--Endangered *

Alder buckthorn--Endangered * Grass beaked rush--Endangered *

Clustered beaked rush--Endangered * Northern gooseberry--Endangered

* Hairy marsh yellow cress--Endangered * Dwarf

Raspberry--Threatened * Bristly blackberry--Endangered *

Arrowhead--Endangered * Autumn willow--Endangered * Red-berried

elder--Threatened * American burnet--Endangered * Pitcher

plant--Endangered * Arrow-grass--Endangered * Tufted

bulrush--Endangered * Scripus hattorianus--Bulrush--Endangered *

Alkali bulrush--Endangered * Scirpus

polyphyllus--Bulrush--Threatened * Weak bulrush--Endangered *

Smith's bulrush--Endangered * American mountain ash--Endangered *

American burreed--Endangered * Green-fruited burreed--Endangered *

Hooded ladies' tresses--Endangered * Patterson bindweed--Threatened

* Storax--Threatened * Sullivantia--Threatened * Powdery

thalia--Endangered * Thismia--Endangered * Arbor vitae--Threatened

* False asphodel--Threatened * Star-flower--Threatened * Common bog

arrowgrass--Endangered * Slender bog arrowgrass--Endangered *

Horned bladderwort--Endangered * Flat-leaved

bladderwort--Endangered * Small bladderwort--Endangered * Highbush

blueberry--Endangered * Large cranberry--Endangered * Small

cranberry--Endangered * Marsh valerian--Endangered * American

brooklime--Endangered * Marsh speedwell--Threatened * Hairy white

violet--Endangered * Primrose violet--Endangered * White

camass--Endangered There

are 10 threatened or endangered wetland reptiles in Illinois. *

Spotted turtle--Endangered * Kirtland's snake--Threatened *

Illinois mud turtle--Endangered * Alligator snapping

turtle--Threatened * Green water snake--Threatened * Broad-banded

water snake--Endangered * River cooter--Endangered * Eastern

massasauga--Endangered * Eastern ribbon snake--Endangered ·

Blanding turtle--Threatened


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