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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.

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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 Maryland may not be listed here. For a complete list of endangered species in North America, browse the North America endangered species list or see the complete United States List.

Endangered species found in Maryland:

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. Acanthomyops murphyi Acanthomyops murphyi Insects Maryland
2. Allegheny Woodrat Neotoma magister Mammals Alabama, Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
3. American Chaffseed Schwalbea americana Plants Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
4. Appalachian Cottontail Sylvilagus obscurus Mammals United States
5. Appalachian Snaketail Ophiogomphus incurvatus Insects Alabama, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
6. Bachman's Sparrow Aimophila aestivalis Birds United States
7. Barndoor Winter Skate Dipturus laevis Fishes Canada, United States
8. Bicknell's Thrush Catharus bicknelli Birds Canada, Connecticut, Cuba, Delaware, Dominican Republic, Georgia, Haiti, Jamaica, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia
9. Black Rail Laterallus jamaicensis Birds Central America, North America (including United States), South America
10. Bog Turtle Glyptemys muhlenbergii Reptiles Eastern United States
11. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Birds Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
12. Canby's Dropwort Oxypolis canbyi Plants Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina
13. Cape Shark Squalus acanthias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
14. Delmarva Peninsula Fox Squirrel Sciurus niger cinereus Mammals USA (Delmarva Peninsula to southeastern Pennsylvania)
15. Dwarf Wedgemussel Alasmidonta heterodon Clams Canada (New Brunswick), United States
16. Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera Birds Central America, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
17. Greater Prairie-chicken Tympanuchus cupido attwateri Birds Canada, United States
18. Green Salamander Aneides aeneus Amphibians United States
19. Greenbrier Cave Amphipod Stygobromus emarginatus Crustaceans Maryland, West Virginia
20. Gulf Sturgeon Acipenser oxyrinchus Fishes Canada, United States
21. Harperella Ptilimnium nodosum Plants Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia
22. Hellbender Cryptobranchus alleganiensis Amphibians United States
23. Henslow's Sparrow Ammodramus henslowii Birds Canada, United States
24. Indiana Bat Myotis sodalis Mammals Eastern and Midwestern USA
25. Lined Seahorse Hippocampus erectus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
26. Maryland Darter Etheostoma sellare Fishes Maryland
27. Night Shark Carcharhinus signatus Fishes Africa, Central America, North America (United States), South America
28. North Atlantic Right Whale Balaena glacialis Mammals Northern Oceans
29. Northeastern Bulrush Scirpus ancistrochaetus Plants Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia
30. Oceanic Whitetip Shark Carcharhinus longimanus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
31. Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi Birds Central and South America, North America (including United States)
32. Pennsylvania Cave Amphipod Crangonyx dearolfi Crustaceans Maryland, Pennsylvania
33. Pizzini's Amphipod Stygobromus pizzinii Crustaceans District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia
34. Puritan Tiger Beetle Cicindela puritana Insects Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont
35. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus Birds Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
36. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus Birds Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
37. Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrow Ammodramus caudacutus Birds Canada, United States
38. Sandplain Gerardia Agalinis acuta Plants Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island
39. Shortnose Sturgeon Acipenser brevirostrum Fishes USA and Canada (Atlantic Coast)
40. Smooth Coneflower Echinacea laevigata Plants Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia
41. Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea Birds Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
42. Spotted Turtle Clemmys guttata Reptiles Canada, United States
43. Tidewater Stygonectid Amphipod Stygobromus identatus Crustaceans Maryland, North Carolina
44. Wood Turtle Glyptemys insculpta Reptiles Canada, United States

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