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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 Tennessee 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 Tennessee:

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. Acuminate Snaketail Ophiogomphus acuminatus Insects Alabama, Tennessee
2. Acute Elimia Elimia acuta Snails Alabama, Tennessee
3. Alabama Lampmussel Lampsilis virescens Clams Tennessee
4. Allegheny Woodrat Neotoma magister Mammals Alabama, Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
5. Alligator Snapping Turtle Macrochelys temminckii Reptiles United States
6. Amber Darter Percina antesella Fishes Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
7. 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
8. Anthony's Riversnail Athearnia anthonyi Snails Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
9. Appalachian Cottontail Sylvilagus obscurus Mammals United States
10. Appalachian Elktoe Alasmidonta raveneliana Clams North Carolina, Tennessee
11. Appalachian Monkeyface Pearlymussel Quadrula sparsa Clams Tennessee, Virginia
12. Appalachian Snaketail Ophiogomphus incurvatus Insects Alabama, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
13. Armigerous River Snail Lithasia armigera Snails United States
14. Ashy Darter Etheostoma cinereum Fishes Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia
15. Bachman's Sparrow Aimophila aestivalis Birds United States
16. Barrens Topminnow Fundulus julisia Fishes Tennessee
17. Berry Cave Salamander Gyrinophilus gulolineatus Amphibians Tennessee
18. Big South Fork Crayfish Cambarus bouchardi Crustaceans Kentucky, Tennessee
19. Birdwing Pearlymussel Conradilla caelata Clams Tennessee, Virginia
20. Black Rail Laterallus jamaicensis Birds Central America, North America (including United States), South America
21. Blotchside Logperch Percina burtoni Fishes Alabama, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
22. Blue Shiner Cyprinella caerulea Fishes Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
23. Bluemask Darter Etheostoma doration Fishes Tennessee
24. Bog Turtle Glyptemys muhlenbergii Reptiles Eastern United States
25. Boulder Darter Etheostoma wapiti Fishes Alabama, Tennessee
26. Braun's Rock-cress Arabis perstellata Plants Kentucky, Tennessee
27. Brawleys Fork Crayfish Cambarus williami Crustaceans Tennessee
28. Brook Elimia Elimia strigosa Snails Tennessee
29. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Birds Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
30. Catspaw Pearlymussel Epioblasma obliquata Clams Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee
31. Cherokee Clubtail Gomphus consanguis Insects United States
32. Chickamanga Crayfish Cambarus extraneus Crustaceans Georgia, Tennessee
33. Clubshell Pleurobema clava Clams Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia
34. Coal Elimia Elimia aterina Snails Tennessee, Virginia
35. Coldwater Darter Etheostoma ditrema Fishes Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
36. Conasauga Blue Burrower Cambarus cymatilis Crustaceans Georgia, Tennessee
37. Conasauga Logperch Percina jenkinsi Fishes Georgia, Tennessee
38. Coosa Moccasinshell Medionidus parvulus Clams Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
39. Coppercheek Darter Etheostoma aquali Fishes Tennessee
40. Corpulent Hornsnail Pleurocera corpulenta Snails Alabama, Tennessee
41. Cracking Pearlymussel Hemistena lata Clams Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia
42. Crawfish Frog Lithobates areolatus Amphibians United States
43. Cumberland Bean Pearlymussel Villosa trabalis Clams Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia
44. Cumberland Combshell Epioblasma brevidens Clams Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee, Virginia
45. Cumberland Dusky Salamander Desmognathus abditus Amphibians Tennessee
46. Cumberland Elktoe Alasmidonta atropurpurea Clams Kentucky, Tennessee
47. Cumberland Monkeyface Pearlymussel Quadrula intermedia Clams Tennessee, Virginia
48. Cumberland Pigtoe Pleurobema gibberum Clams Tennessee
49. Dalea foliosa Dalea foliosa Plants Alabama, Illinois, Tennessee
50. Diminutive Clubtail Gomphus diminutus Insects Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee
51. Domed Ancylid Rhodacme elatior Snails Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee
52. Dromedary Pearlymussel Dromus dromas Clams Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia
53. Duckbill Cat Polyodon spathula Fishes United States
54. Duskytail Darter Etheostoma percnurum Fishes Tennessee, Virginia
55. Dutton's River Snail Lithasia duttoniana Snails Tennessee
56. Edmund's Snaketail Ophiogomphus edmundo Insects Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee
57. Elimia porrecta Elimia porrecta Snails Tennessee
58. Elimia teres Elimia teres Snails Tennessee
59. Elimia troostiana Elimia troostiana Snails Tennessee
60. Elk River File Snail Lithasia lima Snails Alabama, Tennessee
61. Fanshell Cyprogenia stegaria Clams Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
62. Fine-lined Pocketbook Lampsilis altilis Clams Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
63. Fine-rayed Pigtoe Pearlymussel Fusconaia cuneolus Clams Tennessee, Virginia
64. Fraser Fir Abies fraseri Plants North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
65. Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera Birds Central America, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
66. Gopher Frog Rana capito Amphibians United States
67. Gray Bat Myotis grisescens Mammals Central and Southeastern USA
68. Greater Prairie-chicken Tympanuchus cupido attwateri Birds Canada, United States
69. Green Pitcher-plant Sarracenia oreophila Plants Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee
70. Green Salamander Aneides aeneus Amphibians United States
71. Guthrie's Ground-plum Astragalus bibullatus Plants Tennessee
72. Hatchie Burrowing Crayfish Fallicambarus hortoni Crustaceans Tennessee
73. Hellbender Cryptobranchus alleganiensis Amphibians United States
74. Henslow's Sparrow Ammodramus henslowii Birds Canada, United States
75. Hiwassee Crayfish Cambarus hiwasseensis Crustaceans Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee
76. Jay's River Snail Lithasia jayana Snails Tennessee
77. Junaluska Salamander Eurycea junaluska Amphibians North Carolina, Tennessee
78. Knotty Elimia Elimia interrupta Snails Tennessee
79. Least Tern Sterna antillarum Birds Bahamas, Central America (winters), Greater and Lesser Antilles, Mexico, Northern South America, USA (California, including the Miss. R. Basin), Atlantic Gulf Coasts
80. Littlewing Pearlymussel Pegias fabula Clams Alabama, Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
81. Macromia margarita Macromia margarita Insects United States
82. Mainstream River Snail Leptoxis praerosa Snails Alabama, Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia
83. Mountain Blackside Dace Phoxinus cumberlandensis Fishes Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia
84. Muddy Rocksnail Lithasia salebrosa Snails Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee
85. Nickajack Cave Isopod Caecidotea nickajackensis Crustaceans Georgia, Tennessee
86. Northern Flying Squirrel Glaucomys sabrinus Mammals North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
87. Norton's Cave Amphipod Stygobromus nortoni Crustaceans Tennessee
88. Obey Crayfish Cambarus obeyensis Crustaceans Tennessee
89. Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi Birds Central and South America, North America (including United States)
90. Opaque Pebblesnail Somatogyrus tennesseensis Snails Alabama, Tennessee
91. Orangefoot Pimpleback Pearlymussel Plethobasus cooperianus Clams Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee
92. Orconectes wrighti Orconectes wrighti Crustaceans Mississippi, Tennessee
93. Orconectes shoupi Orconectes shoupi Crustaceans Tennessee
94. Orconectes incomptus Orconectes incomptus Crustaceans Tennessee
95. Orconectes cooperi Orconectes cooperi Crustaceans Alabama, Tennessee
96. Ovate Clubshell Pleurobema perovatum Clams Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee
97. Oyster Mussel Epioblasma capsaeformis Clams Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
98. Painted Bunting Passerina ciris Birds Central America, North America (including United States)
99. Painted Clubshell Pleurobema chattanoogaense Clams Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
100. Pale Lilliput Pearlymussel Toxolasma cylindrellus Clams Alabama, Tennessee
101. Palezone Shiner Notropis albizonatus Fishes Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee
102. Pallid Sturgeon Scaphirhynchus albus Fishes Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee
103. Pink Mucket Pearlymussel Lampsilis abrupta Clams Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
104. Pink Ring Mussel Obovaria retusa Clams Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia
105. Pristine Crayfish Cambarus pristinus Crustaceans Tennessee
106. Purple Bean Villosa perpurpurea Clams Tennessee, Virginia
107. Pygmy Madtom Noturus stanauli Fishes Tennessee
108. Red Wolf  WATCH A LIVE RED WOLF Canis rufus Mammals USA (SE US, west to central Texas)
109. Red-cheeked Salamander Plethodon jordani Amphibians North Carolina, Tennessee
110. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus Birds Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
111. Red-legged Salamander Plethodon shermani Amphibians North Carolina, Tennessee
112. Roan Mountain Bluet Hedyotis purpurea var. montana Plants North Carolina, Tennessee
113. Rock Gnome Lichen Gymnoderma lineare Plants North Carolina, Tennessee
114. Rough Pigtoe Pleurobema plenum Clams Alabama, Indiana, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia
115. Rough Rabbitsfoot Quadrula cylindrica strigillata Clams Tennessee, Virginia
116. Rough Rockshell Quadrula tuberosa Clams Kentucky, Tennessee
117. Royal Marstonia Snail Pyrgulopsis ogmorhaphe Snails Tennessee
118. Rugged Hornsnail Pleurocera alveare Snails Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee
119. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus Birds Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
120. Ruth's Golden Aster Pityopsis ruthii Plants Tennessee
121. Sand Sturgeon Scaphirhynchus platorynchus Fishes United States
122. Sandwort Arenaria cumberlandensis Plants Kentucky, Tennessee
123. Scaleshell Mussel Leptodea leptodon Clams Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin
124. Seepage Salamander Desmognathus aeneus Amphibians Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee
125. Shiny Pigtoe Fusconaia cor Clams Tennessee, Virginia
126. Shortspire Hornsnail Pleurocera curta Snails Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee
127. Slackwater Darter Etheostoma boschungi Fishes Alabama, Tennessee
128. Slender Chub Erimystax cahni Fishes Tennessee, Virginia
129. Slowwater Elimia Elimia interveniens Snails Alabama, Tennessee
130. Smoky Madtom Noturus baileyi Fishes Tennessee
131. Smooth Rocksnail Leptoxis virgata Snails Alabama, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
132. Snail Darter Percina tanasi Fishes Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
133. Southern Acornshell Epioblasma othcaloogensis Clams Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
134. Southern Cavefish Typhlichthys subterraneus Fishes Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee
135. Southern Clubshell Pleurobema decisum Clams Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee
136. Southern Pigtoe Pleurobema georgianum Clams Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
137. Spiny River Snail Io fluvialis Snails Alabama, Tennessee, Virginia
138. Spreading Avens Geum radiatum Plants North Carolina, Tennessee
139. Spring Creek Bladderpod Lesquerella perforata Plants Tennessee
140. Spruce-fir Moss Spider Microhexura montivaga Arachnids North Carolina, Tennessee
141. Streamside Salamander Ambystoma barbouri Amphibians United States
142. Striated Darter Etheostoma striatulum Fishes Tennessee
143. Sturgeon Chub Macrhybopsis gelida Fishes United States
144. Telescope Hornsnail Pleurocera walkeri Snails Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee
145. Tennessee Cave Salamander Gyrinophilus palleucus Amphibians Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
146. Tennessee Clubshell Pleurobema oviforme Clams Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
147. Tennessee Clubtail Gomphus sandrius Insects Tennessee
148. Tennessee Purple Coneflower Echinacea tennesseensis Plants Tennessee
149. Tennessee Yellow-eyed Grass Xyris tennesseensis Plants Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
150. Towne's Clubtail Stylurus townesi Insects Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee
151. Triangular Kidneyshell Ptychobranchus greenii Clams Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
152. Trispot Darter Etheostoma trisella Fishes Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
153. Tubercled Blossom Pearlymussel Epioblasma torulosa Clams Alabama, Canada (Ontario), Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
154. Turgid Blossom Pearlymussel Epioblasma turgidula Clams Tennessee
155. Upland Combshell Epioblasma metastriata Clams Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
156. Valley Flame Crayfish Cambarus deweesae Crustaceans Kentucky, Tennessee
157. Varicose Rocksnail Lithasia verrucosa Snails United States
158. Virginia Pigtoe Lexingtonia subplana Clams North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
159. Weller's Salamander Plethodon welleri Amphibians North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
160. White Wartyback Pearlymussel Plethobasus cicatricosus Clams Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee
161. Whooping Crane Grus americana Birds Canada, Mexico, USA (Rocky Mountains east to Carolinas)
162. Yellow Blossom Pearlymussel Epioblasma florentina Clams Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
163. Yellowfin Madtom Noturus flavipinnis Fishes Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia

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