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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 South Carolina 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 South Carolina:

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. 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
2. Appalachian Cottontail Sylvilagus obscurus Mammals United States
3. Appalachian Snaketail Ophiogomphus incurvatus Insects Alabama, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
4. Bachman's Wood Warbler Vermivora bachmanii Birds Canada, Southeastern USA
5. 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
6. Black Rail Laterallus jamaicensis Birds Central America, North America (including United States), South America
7. Bluebarred Pygmy Sunfish Elassoma okatie Fishes Georgia, South Carolina
8. Bog Turtle Glyptemys muhlenbergii Reptiles Eastern United States
9. Broad River Spiny Crayfish Cambarus spicatus Crustaceans North Carolina, South Carolina
10. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis Birds Coastal Central and South America, USA (Carolinas to Texas, California, Oregon, Washington), West Indies
11. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Birds Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
12. Bunched Arrowhead Sagittaria fasciculata Plants North Carolina, South Carolina
13. Calico Grouper Epinephelus drummondhayi Fishes Bermuda - North Atlantic Ocean, Mexico, United States
14. Calvert's Emerald Somatochlora calverti Insects Alabama, Florida, South Carolina
15. Canby's Dropwort Oxypolis canbyi Plants Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina
16. Caribbean Reef Shark Carcharhinus perezi Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
17. Carolina Heelsplitter Lasmigona decorata Clams North Carolina, South Carolina
18. Devil Fish Manta birostris Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Hawaii, Middle East, North America, Oceanic, South America
19. Diminutive Clubtail Gomphus diminutus Insects Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee
20. Distocambarus youngineri Distocambarus youngineri Crustaceans South Carolina
21. Donkey Fish Dermatolepis inermis Fishes Central and South America, North America (including United States), Oceanic
22. Edisto Crayfish Procambarus echinatus Crustaceans South Carolina
23. Frosted Flatwoods Salamander Ambystoma cingulatum Amphibians Florida, Georgia, South Carolina
24. Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera Birds Central America, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
25. Gopher Frog Rana capito Amphibians United States
26. Gopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus Reptiles Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina
27. Green Salamander Aneides aeneus Amphibians United States
28. Gulf Sturgeon Acipenser oxyrinchus Fishes Canada, United States
29. Hammerhead Shark Sphyrna mokarran Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central and South America, Middle East, Oceanic, United States
30. Harperella Ptilimnium nodosum Plants Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia
31. Henslow's Sparrow Ammodramus henslowii Birds Canada, United States
32. Kirtland's Wood Warbler Dendroica kirtlandii Birds Bahamas, Bermuda - North Atlantic Ocean, Canada, Michigan, South Carolina, Turks and Caicos Islands, Wisconsin
33. Lined Seahorse Hippocampus erectus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
34. Longleaf Pine Pinus palustris Plants Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia
35. Mountain Sweet Pitcher-plant Sarracenia rubra ssp. jonesii Plants North Carolina, South Carolina
36. Night Shark Carcharhinus signatus Fishes Africa, Central America, North America (United States), South America
37. North Atlantic Right Whale Balaena glacialis Mammals Northern Oceans
38. 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
39. Oconee Stream Crayfish Cambarus chaugaensis Crustaceans Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina
40. Painted Bunting Passerina ciris Birds Central America, North America (including United States)
41. Persistent Trillium Trillium persistens Plants Georgia, South Carolina
42. Pine Barrens Treefrog Hyla andersonii Amphibians Alabama, Florida, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina
43. Poey's Grouper Epinephelus flavolimbatus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), South America
44. Pondberry Lindera melissifolia Plants Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina
45. Quercus oglethorpensis Quercus oglethorpensis Plants Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina
46. Quercus georgiana Quercus georgiana Plants Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina
47. Quillwort Isoetes melanospora Plants Georgia, South Carolina
48. Red Porgy Pagrus pagrus Fishes Asia, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, Mexico, United States
49. Red Wolf  WATCH A LIVE RED WOLF Canis rufus Mammals USA (SE US, west to central Texas)
50. Red-cockaded Woodpecker  WATCH A LIVE RED-COCKADED WOODPECKER Picoides borealis Birds USA (southcentral and southeastern)
51. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus Birds Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
52. Relict Trillium Trillium reliquum Plants Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina
53. Rhus michauxii Rhus michauxii Plants United States (GA, NC, SC, VA)
54. Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii dougallii Birds Northeastern USA
55. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus Birds Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
56. Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrow Ammodramus caudacutus Birds Canada, United States
57. Schweinitz's Sunflower Helianthus schweinitzii Plants North Carolina, South Carolina
58. Shortnose Sturgeon Acipenser brevirostrum Fishes USA and Canada (Atlantic Coast)
59. Smalltooth Sawfish  WATCH A LIVE SMALLTOOTH SAWFISH Pristis pectinata Fishes Gulf of Mexico, Texas through Florida (USA), USA - Atlantic: North Carolina through Florida
60. Smooth Coneflower Echinacea laevigata Plants Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia
61. Southern Hog-nosed Snake Heterodon simus Reptiles United States
62. Spotted Eagle Ray Aetobatus narinari Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, North America (including United States and US Island Territory and Hawaii), Oceans, South America
63. Spotted Turtle Clemmys guttata Reptiles Canada, United States
64. Towne's Clubtail Stylurus townesi Insects Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee
65. Venus Fly Trap Dionaea muscipula Plants North Carolina, South Carolina
66. West Indian Manatee  WATCH A LIVE WEST INDIAN MANATEE Trichechus manatus Mammals Caribbean Sea, South America, Southeastern USA
67. Whooping Crane Grus americana Birds Canada, Mexico, USA (Rocky Mountains east to Carolinas)
68. Wood Stork  WATCH A LIVE WOOD STORK Mycteria americana Birds Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina
69. Yellow Lampmussel Lampsilis cariosa Clams Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia), United States

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