THREATENED, ENDANGERED,

and CANDIDATE SPECIES OF SOUTH DAKOTA


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Invertebrates | Fishes | Reptiles and Amphibians | Birds | Mammals | Plants

Key to Codes

Last Modified: November 26, 2012 2:20 PM

NAME

SCIENTIFIC NAME

FEDERAL STATUS

STATE STATUS

Invertebrates:

American burying beetle Nicrophorus americanus LE
Scaleshell Leptodea leptodon LE
Higgins Eye

Lampsilis higginsii LE

Dakota skipper

Hesperia dacotae C

Poweshiek skipperling Oarisma poweshiek C
Fishes:
Banded killifish Fundulus diaphanus SE
Blacknose shiner Notropis heterolepis SE
Finescale dace Chrosomus neogaeus SE
Longnose sucker Catostomus catostomus ST
Northern pearl dace Margariscus nachtriebi ST
Northern redbelly dace Chrosomus eos ST
Pallid sturgeon Scaphirhynchus albus LE SE
Shovelnose sturgeon Scaphirhynchus platorynchus LT  
Sicklefin chub Macrhybopsis meeki SE
Sturgeon chub Macrhybopsis gelida ST
Topeka shiner Notropis topeka LE
Reptiles and amphibians:

Eastern hognose snake Heterodon platirhinos ST
False map turtle Graptemys pseudogeographica ST
Lined snake Tropidoclonion lineatum SE
Birds:
American dipper Cinclus mexicanus ST
Bald eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus ST
Eskimo curlew Numenius borealis LE SE
Interior least tern Sterna antillarum athalassos LE SE
Osprey Pandion haliaetus ST
Peregrine falcon Falco peregrinus SE
Piping plover Charadrius melodus LT ST
Whooping crane Grus americana LE SE
Greater Sage-Grouse Centrocercus urophasianus C
Sprague's pipit Anthus spragueii C
Mammals:
Black-footed ferret Mustela nigripes LE SE
Gray wolf Canis lupus LE
Northern river otter Lontra canadensis ST
Swift fox Vulpes velox ST
Plants:
Western prairie fringed orchid Platanthera praeclara LT
KEY TO CODES:
LE = Federal Endangered SE = State Endangered
LT = Federal Threatened ST = State Threatened
C = Federal Candidate
PE = Proposed Endangered
PT= Proposed Threatened

To request a listing of species monitored by the SD Natural Heritage Program, click here, or contact:
SD Natural Heritage Program
Department of Game, Fish & Parks
523 E Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501
605.773.4345