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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.

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.

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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 Michigan 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 Michigan:

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 latipes Acanthomyops latipes Insects Michigan, Virgin Islands
2. American Burying Beetle Nicrophorus americanus Insects Eastern Canada, USA Eastern States south to Florida, west to South Dakota and Texas
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. Bloater Coregonus hoyi Fishes Canada, United States
5. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Birds Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
6. Catspaw Pearlymussel Epioblasma obliquata Clams Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee
7. Clubshell Pleurobema clava Clams Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia
8. Cougar  WATCH A LIVE COUGAR Puma concolor Mammals North and Central America
9. Eastern Fox Snake Pantherophis gloydi Reptiles Michigan, New York, Ohio
10. Eastern Sand Darter Etheostoma pellucidum Fishes Canada, United States
11. Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera Birds Central America, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
12. Gray Wolf  WATCH A LIVE GRAY WOLF Canis lupus Mammals Mexico, United States
13. Greater Prairie-chicken Tympanuchus cupido attwateri Birds Canada, United States
14. Harpagoxenus canadensis Harpagoxenus canadensis Insects Canada, United States
15. Henslow's Sparrow Ammodramus henslowii Birds Canada, United States
16. Hungerford's Crawling Water Beetle Brychius hungerfordi Insects Canada, Michigan
17. Indiana Bat Myotis sodalis Mammals Eastern and Midwestern USA
18. Karner Blue Butterfly  WATCH A LIVE KARNER BLUE BUTTERFLY Lycaeides melissa samuelis Insects Canada (Ontario), Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin
19. Kirtland's Snake Clonophis kirtlandii Reptiles Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio
20. Kirtland's Wood Warbler Dendroica kirtlandii Birds Bahamas, Bermuda - North Atlantic Ocean, Canada, Michigan, South Carolina, Turks and Caicos Islands, Wisconsin
21. Kiyi Coregonus kiyi Fishes Canada, United States
22. Laricis Tree Cricket Oecanthus laricis Insects Michigan, Ohio
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23. Michigan Bog Grasshopper Appalachia arcana Insects Michigan
24. Michigan Monkey-flower Mimulus glabratus var. michiganensis Plants Michigan
25. Mitchell's Satyr Butterfly Neonympha mitchellii Insects Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio
26. Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi Birds Central and South America, North America (including United States)
27. Piping Plover Charadrius melodus Birds Canada, USA - Great Lakes Watershed
28. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus Birds Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
29. Ringed Boghaunter Williamsonia lintneri Insects Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Wisconsin
30. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus Birds Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
31. Shortjaw Cisco Coregonus zenithicus Fishes Canada, United States
32. Shortnose Cisco Coregonus reighardi Fishes Canada, United States
33. Spotted Turtle Clemmys guttata Reptiles Canada, United States
34. Subtle Cave Amphipod Stygobromus subtilis Crustaceans Illinois, Michigan, Missouri
35. Tubercled Blossom Pearlymussel Epioblasma torulosa Clams Alabama, Canada (Ontario), Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
36. Whooping Crane Grus americana Birds Canada, Mexico, USA (Rocky Mountains east to Carolinas)

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