× Your search results are below.

Endangered Species Search by Area Selection


Find out if there are any endangered species in your state, your country, island, etc. Browse endangered species listings according to area on our planet using the selection box below.

For a complete list of US endangered species, select United States below. Browse the different areas in the pulldown for other countries or specific US or Canadian states. For sea creatures and creatures found on islands in the oceans, we recommend browsing the oceania list.

Select an area:


Select the species group:
 All species   Amphibians   Arachnids   Birds  
 Centipedes   Clams   Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones   Crustaceans  
 Fishes   Insects   Mammals   Plants  
 Reptiles   Snails   Worms    

Note/Disclaimer: This list is made possible through a database keyword search/filtering process which may not be 100% accurate. Therefore, all endangered species of Italy may not be listed here. For a complete list of endangered species in Europe, browse the Europe endangered species list.

Endangered species found in Italy:

This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total at the bottom of this page as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, please visit our About Us page.

 Species NameScientific NameGroupRange
1. Acilius duvergeri Acilius duvergeri Insects Algeria, Italy, Morocco, Portugal, Spain
2. Adriatic Sturgeon Acipenser naccarii Fishes Albania, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Serbia and Montenegro
3. Aeolian Wall Lizard Podarcis raffonei Reptiles Italy
4. Alpine Shrew Sorex alpinus Mammals Albania, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Poland, Romania, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Ukraine
5. Ambrosi's Cave Salamander Speleomantes ambrosii Amphibians Italy
6. Angel Shark Squatina squatina Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
7. Angular Rough Shark Oxynotus centrina Fishes Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
8. Apennine Chamois Rupicapra rupicapra ornata Mammals Italy
9. Apollo Butterfly Parnassius apollo Insects Asia, Europe, Middle East
10. Arno Goby Padogobius nigricans Fishes Italy
11. Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
12. Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States)
13. Barbaricina Colombine Aquilegia barbaricina Plants Italy
14. Barbus caninus Barbus caninus Fishes Italy, Switzerland
15. Basking Shark Cetorhinus maximus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
16. Bechstein's Bat Myotis bechsteinii Mammals Asia, Europe, Middle East
17. Bedriaga's Rock Lizard Archaeolacerta bedriagae Reptiles France, Italy
18. Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
19. Blackchin Guitarfish Rhinobatos cemiculus Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
20. Blue Skate Dipturus batis Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
21. Bottlenose Skate Rostroraja alba Fishes Africa, Europe
22. Broad Sea Fan Eunicella verrucosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Algeria, France, Ireland, Italy, Mauritania, Morocco, Spain, United Kingdom, Western Sahara
23. Bronze Whaler Carcharhinus brachyurus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
24. Brown Bear  WATCH A LIVE BROWN BEAR Ursus arctos Mammals China (Tibet), Italy, Mexican Holarctic
25. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Birds Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
26. Buglosse Crepue Anchusa crispa Plants France, Italy
27. Bupleuro delle Madoni Bupleurum elatum Plants Italy
28. Bupleuro di Marettimo Bupleurum dianthifolium Plants Italy
29. Cantareus mazzullii Cantareus mazzullii Snails Italy
30. Cape Shark Squalus acanthias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
31. Carabo Beetle Carabus olympiae Insects France, Italy
32. Carinurella paradoxa Carinurella paradoxa Crustaceans Italy, Slovenia
33. Carpione Del Garda Salmo carpio Fishes Italy
34. Centranthus amazonum Centranthus amazonum Plants Italy
35. Chalepoxenus muellerianus Chalepoxenus muellerianus Insects Italy
36. Chondrina oligodonta Chondrina oligodonta Snails Italy
37. Chondrostoma soetta Chondrostoma soetta Fishes Italy, Switzerland
38. Ciliellopsis oglasae Ciliellopsis oglasae Snails Italy
39. Cinquefoil Skipper Pyrgus cirsii Insects Europe
40. Cobitis zanandreai Cobitis zanandreai Fishes Italy
41. Cochlostoma canestrinii Cochlostoma canestrinii Snails Italy
42. Common Bentwing Bat Miniopterus schreibersii Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
43. Common Tortoise Testudo graeca Reptiles Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
44. Corncrake Crex crex Birds Africa to Asia
45. Corsican Hare Lepus corsicanus Mammals Italy
46. Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
47. Dark Guest Ant Anergates atratulus Insects Europe
48. Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
49. Dusky Grouper Epinephelus marginatus Fishes Africa, Europe, Middle East, South America
50. Dytiscus latissimus Dytiscus latissimus Insects Austria, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Italy, Latvia, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Ukraine
51. Egyptian Vulture  WATCH A LIVE EGYPTIAN VULTURE Neophron percnopterus Birds Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East
52. Epimyrma kraussei Epimyrma kraussei Insects Italy
53. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
54. Eurasian Otter Lutra lutra Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
55. Eurasian Peregrine Falcon  WATCH A LIVE EURASIAN PEREGRINE FALCON Falco peregrinus peregrinus Birds Eurasia south to Africa and Mideast
56. European Eel Anguilla anguilla Fishes European coasts from the Black Sea to the White Sea (Russia), Rivers of the North Atlantic, Baltic and Mediterranean Seas
57. European Leaf-toed Gecko Euleptes europaea Reptiles France, Italy, Tunisia
58. European Rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus Mammals Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (including United States), South America
59. European Roller Coracias garrulus Birds Asia, Europe, Middle East
60. Falkneri camerani Falkneri camerani Snails Italy
61. Falsa Sanicola Petagnaea gussonei Plants Italy
62. Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
63. Fibreno Trout Salmo fibreni Fishes Italy
64. Formicoxenus nitidulus Formicoxenus nitidulus Insects Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland
65. French Cave Salamander Speleomantes strinatii Amphibians France, Italy
66. Garden Dormouse Eliomys quercinus Mammals Asia, Europe
67. Gene's Cave Salamander Atylodes genei Amphibians Italy
68. Giant Butterfly Ray Gymnura altavela Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
69. Giant Noctule Bat Nyctalus lasiopterus Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
70. Goldstreifiger Buprestis splendens Insects Asia, Europe
71. Graphoderus bilineatus Graphoderus bilineatus Insects Asia, Europe, Middle East
72. Gray Nurse Shark Carcharias taurus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
73. Great Bustard Otis tarda Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
74. Great Raft Spider Dolomedes plantarius Arachnids Asia, Europe
75. Great Snipe Gallinago media Birds Africa, Asia, Europe
76. Great White Shark Carcharodon carcharias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
77. Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
78. Gulper Shark Centrophorus granulosus Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), South America
79. Harpagoxenus sublaevis Harpagoxenus sublaevis Insects Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland
80. Hermit Beetle Osmoderma eremita Insects Europe
81. Hieracium lucidum Hieracium lucidum Plants Italy
82. Higgin's Anomalous Blue Polyommatus galloi Insects Italy
83. Horvath's Rock Lizard Iberolacerta horvathi Reptiles Austria, Croatia, Germany, Italy, Slovenia
84. Ichnosomunda sacchii Ichnosomunda sacchii Snails Italy
85. Imperial Cave Salamander Speleomantes imperialis Amphibians Italy
86. Italian Agile Frog Rana latastei Amphibians Croatia, Italy, Slovenia, Switzerland
87. Italian Bleak Alburnus albidus Fishes Italy
88. Italian Cave Salamander Speleomantes italicus Amphibians Italy
89. Italian Goldenring Cordulegaster trinacriae Insects Italy
90. Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea Birds Asia, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic
91. Knipowitschia punctatissima Knipowitschia punctatissima Fishes Italy
92. Lamyropsis microcephala Lamyropsis microcephala Plants Italy
93. Lanza's Alpine Salamander Salamandra lanzai Amphibians France, Italy
94. Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
95. Limonium strictissimum Limonium strictissimum Plants France, Italy
96. Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
97. Liver-oil Shark Galeorhinus galeus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), South America
98. Long-fingered Bat Myotis capaccinii Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
99. Long-nosed Skate Dipturus oxyrinchus Fishes Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
100. Maltese Ray Leucoraja melitensis Fishes Algeria, Italy, Malta, Tunisia
101. Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
102. Meadow Viper Vipera ursinii Reptiles Europe
103. Mediterranean Horseshoe Bat Rhinolophus euryale Mammals Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Georgia (Eurasia), Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Portugal, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey
104. Mediterranean Monk Seal Monachus monachus Mammals Mediterranean Sea, Northwest African Coast and Black Sea
105. Mediterranean Trout Salmo cettii Fishes France, Italy
106. Mehely's Horseshoe Bat Rhinolophus mehelyi Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
107. Melanopsis etrusca Melanopsis etrusca Snails Italy
108. Metacyclops gasparoi Metacyclops gasparoi Crustaceans Italy
109. Milkwort Polygala sinisica Plants Italy
110. Monolistra schottlaenderi Monolistra schottlaenderi Crustaceans Italy
111. Monte Albo Cave Salamander Speleomantes flavus Amphibians Italy
112. Mountain Alcon Blue Maculinea rebeli Insects Asia, Europe
113. Myrmica laurae Myrmica laurae Insects Italy
114. Myrmica symbiotica Myrmica symbiotica Insects Italy
115. Myrmica samnitica Myrmica samnitica Insects Italy
116. Niphargus timavi Niphargus timavi Crustaceans Italy, Slovenia
117. Nitocrella stochi Nitocrella stochi Crustaceans Italy
118. Nuragica Columbine Aquilegia nuragica Plants Italy
119. Ocellated Lizard Timon lepidus Reptiles France, Italy, Portugal, Spain
120. Olm Proteus anguinus Amphibians Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, France, Italy, Slovenia
121. One-finned Shark Heptranchias perlo Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
122. Orange-spotted Emerald Oxygastra curtisii Insects Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland
123. Orthotrichum scanicum Orthotrichum scanicum Plants Asia, Europe
124. Oxychilus oglasicola Oxychilus oglasicola Snails Italy
125. Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
126. Piedmont Anomalous Blue Polyommatus humedasae Insects Italy
127. Platyla foliniana Platyla foliniana Snails France, Italy
128. Plebejus trappi Plebejus trappi Insects Italy, Switzerland
129. Pleurotus nebrodensis Pleurotus nebrodensis Plants Italy
130. Potamon fluviatile Potamon fluviatile Crustaceans Asia, Europe
131. Predatory Bush Cricket Saga pedo Insects Asia, Europe, Middle East
132. Rabbitfish Chimaera monstrosa Fishes Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East
133. Raetzer's Ringlet Erebia christi Insects Italy, Switzerland
134. Red Kite Milvus milvus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
135. Red Porgy Pagrus pagrus Fishes Asia, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, Mexico, United States
136. Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus Birds Asia, Europe, Middle East
137. Renea bourguignatiana Renea bourguignatiana Snails France, Italy
138. Retinella stabilei Retinella stabilei Snails Italy
139. Ribes sardoum Ribes sardoum Plants Italy
140. Romanogobio benacensis Romanogobio benacensis Fishes Italy, Slovenia
141. Rosalia Longicorn Rosalia alpina Insects Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
142. Rutilus rubilio Rutilus rubilio Fishes Italy
143. Saker Falcon Falco cherrug Birds Africa, Asia, Europe
144. Sardinian Brook Salamander Euproctus platycephalus Amphibians Italy
145. Sardinian Long-eared Bat Plecotus sardus Mammals Italy
146. Sarrabus Cave Salamander Speleomantes sarrabusensis Amphibians Italy
147. Sawback Angelshark Squatina aculeata Fishes Africa, Europe
148. Scardinius scardafa Scardinius scardafa Fishes Italy
149. Sea Marigold Calendula maritima Plants Italy
150. Sicilian Fir Abies nebrodensis Plants Italy
151. Silene hicesiae Silene hicesiae Plants Italy
152. Slender-billed Curlew Numenius tenuirostris Birds Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
153. Small Lappet Moth Phyllodesma ilicifolia Insects Austria, Belarus, Belgium, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mongolia, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine
154. Smoothback Angel Shark Squatina oculata Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
155. Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
156. Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea Birds Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
157. Southern Damselfly Coenagrion mercuriale Insects Africa, Europe
158. Squalius lucumonis Squalius lucumonis Fishes Italy
159. Star Thistle Centaurea gymnocarpa Plants Italy
160. Strongylognathus cecconii Strongylognathus cecconii Insects Italy
161. Strongylognathus alboini Strongylognathus alboini Insects Italy
162. Strongylognathus pisarskii Strongylognathus pisarskii Insects Italy
163. Strongylognathus italicus Strongylognathus italicus Insects Italy
164. Strongylognathus insularis Strongylognathus insularis Insects Italy
165. Strongylognathus huberi Strongylognathus huberi Insects Italy, Switzerland
166. Strongylognathus emeryi Strongylognathus emeryi Insects Italy
167. Strongylognathus destefanii Strongylognathus destefanii Insects Italy
168. Supramonte Cave Salamander Speleomantes supramontis Amphibians Italy
169. Tacheocampylaea tacheoides Tacheocampylaea tacheoides Snails Italy
170. Timavo Sculpin Cottus scaturigo Fishes Italy
171. Troglocaris anophthalmus Troglocaris anophthalmus Crustaceans Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Italy, Slovenia
172. Tyrrheniellina josephi Tyrrheniellina josephi Snails Italy
173. Violet Viola ucriana Plants Italy
174. Vitrea pseudotrolli Vitrea pseudotrolli Snails France, Italy
175. Western Barbastelle Barbastella barbastellus Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe
176. White Grouper Epinephelus aeneus Fishes Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
177. White-clawed Crayfish Austropotamobius pallipes Crustaceans Europe
178. White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala Birds Africa to Asia
179. Xerosecta giustii Xerosecta giustii Snails Italy
180. Yelkouan Shearwater Puffinus yelkouan Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
181. Zelkova sicula Zelkova sicula Plants Italy

Endangered Species of Our Planet



Donate, Adopt, Get Involved

EEC Conservation Directory
Donate

Mailing List

Would you like to receive a notice and link when the new Creature Feature is posted?

Enter your e-mail address below:

 
HTML   Text-only

Coloring

Are you inspired by endangered animals? Check out our coloring pages!
color endangered creatures