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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 Texas 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 Texas:

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. Alligator Snapping Turtle Macrochelys temminckii Reptiles United States
2. American Burying Beetle Nicrophorus americanus Insects Eastern Canada, USA Eastern States south to Florida, west to South Dakota and Texas
3. Ashy Dogweed Thymophylla tephroleuca Plants Texas
4. Austin Blind Salamander Eurycea waterlooensis Amphibians Texas
5. Bachman's Sparrow Aimophila aestivalis Birds United States
6. Balcones Cave Amphipod Stygobromus balconis Crustaceans Texas
7. Balcones Cave Shrimp Palaemonetes antrorum Crustaceans Texas
8. Banner-tailed Kangaroo Rat Dipodomys spectabilis Mammals Arizona, Mexico, New Mexico, Texas
9. Barton Springs Salamander Eurycea sosorum Amphibians Texas
10. Bastrop Crayfish Procambarus texanus Crustaceans Texas
11. Bee Creek Cave Harvestman Texella reddelli Arachnids Texas
12. Bifurcated Cave Amphipod Stygobromus bifurcatus Crustaceans Texas
13. Big Bend Gambusia Gambusia gaigei Fishes Texas
14. Big Bend Slider Trachemys gaigeae Reptiles Mexico, New Mexico, Texas
15. Black Grouper Epinephelus nigritus Fishes Central and South America, Mexico, United States
16. Black Lace Cactus Echinocereus reichenbachii var. alvertii Plants Texas
17. Black Rail Laterallus jamaicensis Birds Central America, North America (including United States), South America
18. Black-capped Vireo Vireo atricapilla Birds Kansas, Louisiana, Mexico, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas
19. Black-spotted Newt Notophthalmus meridionalis Amphibians Mexico, Texas
20. Blackbelted Crayfish Procambarus nigrocinctus Crustaceans Texas
21. Blackbuck Antilope cervicapra Mammals Argentina, India, United States
22. Bone Cave Harvestman Texella reyesi Arachnids Texas
23. Braken Bat Cave Meshweaver Cicurina venii Arachnids Texas
24. Brazoria Crayfish Procambarus brazoriensis Crustaceans Texas
25. Brazos River Watersnake Nerodia harteri Reptiles Texas
26. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis Birds Coastal Central and South America, USA (Carolinas to Texas, California, Oregon, Washington), West Indies
27. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Birds Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
28. Cagle's Map Turtle Graptemys caglei Reptiles Texas
29. Caribbean Reef Shark Carcharhinus perezi Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
30. Cascade Cave Amphipod Stygobromus dejectus Crustaceans Texas
31. Cascade Caverns Salamander Eurycea latitans Amphibians Texas
32. Cassin's Finch Carpodacus cassinii Birds Canada, Mexico, United States
33. Celtis lindheimeri Celtis lindheimeri Plants Mexico, Texas
34. Chestnut-collared Longspur Calcarius ornatus Birds North America (including United States)
35. Chisholm Trail Salamander Eurycea chisholmensis Amphibians Texas
36. Clear Creek Gambusia Gambusia heterochir Fishes Texas
37. Coahuila Isopod Mexistenasellus coahuila Crustaceans Mexico, Texas
38. Coffin Cave Mold Beetle Batrisodes texanus Insects Texas
39. Cokendolpher Cave Harvestman Texella cokendolpheri Arachnids Texas
40. Colima Warbler Vermivora crissalis Birds Mexico, Texas
41. Comal Blind Salamander Eurycea tridentifera Amphibians Texas
42. Comal Springs Dryopid Beetle Stygoparnus comalensis Insects Texas
43. Comal Springs Riffle Beetle Heterelmis comalensis Insects Texas
44. Comanche Springs Pupfish Cyprinodon elegans Fishes Texas
45. Concho Water Snake Nerodia paucimaculata Reptiles Texas
46. Coryphantha sneedii var. sneedii Coryphantha sneedii var. sneedii Plants New Mexico, Texas
47. Coryphantha minima Coryphantha minima Plants Texas
48. Cougar  WATCH A LIVE COUGAR Puma concolor Mammals North and Central America
49. Crawfish Frog Lithobates areolatus Amphibians United States
50. Davis' Green Pitaya Echinocereus viridiflorus var. davisii Plants Texas
51. Desert Pocket Gopher Geomys arenarius Mammals Mexico, New Mexico, Texas
52. Devil's River Minnow Dionda diaboli Fishes Mexico, Texas
53. Devil's Sinkhole Amphipod Stygobromus hadenoecus Crustaceans Texas
54. Diminutive Amphipod Gammarus hyalelloides Crustaceans Texas
55. Dolloff Cave Spider Meta dolloff Arachnids California, Texas
56. Donkey Fish Dermatolepis inermis Fishes Central and South America, North America (including United States), Oceanic
57. Donrichard Moss Donrichardsia macroneuron Plants Texas
58. Duckbill Cat Polyodon spathula Fishes United States
59. Dunes Sagebrush Lizard Sceloporus arenicolus Reptiles New Mexico, Texas
60. Eskimo Curlew Numenius borealis Birds Alaska and Northern Canada to Argentina
61. Ezell's Cave Amphipod Stygobromus flagellatus Crustaceans Texas
62. False Spike Quincuncina mitchelli Clams Texas
63. Fountain Darter Etheostoma fonticola Fishes Texas
64. Golden-cheeked Wood Warbler Dendroica chrysoparia Birds Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Texas
65. Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera Birds Central America, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
66. Government Canyon Bat Cave Meshweaver Cicurina vespera Arachnids Texas
67. Government Canyon Bat Cave Spider Neoleptoneta microps Arachnids Texas
68. Gray Wolf  WATCH A LIVE GRAY WOLF Canis lupus Mammals Mexico, United States
69. Gray-checkered Whiptail Aspidoscelis dixoni Reptiles New Mexico, Texas
70. Greater Prairie-chicken Tympanuchus cupido attwateri Birds Canada, United States
71. Ground Beetle Rhadine infernalis Insects Texas
72. Ground Beetle Rhadine exilis Insects Texas
73. Hammerhead Shark Sphyrna mokarran Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central and South America, Middle East, Oceanic, United States
74. Helotes Mold Beetle Batrisodes venyivi Insects Texas
75. Henslow's Sparrow Ammodramus henslowii Birds Canada, United States
76. Houston Toad Bufo houstonensis Amphibians Texas
77. Jaguar  WATCH A LIVE JAGUAR Panthera onca Mammals Arizona, California, Central and South America, Louisiana, Mexico, New Mexico, Texas
78. Jaguarundi Herpailurus yagouaroundi Mammals Arizona, Costa Rica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Texas
79. Johnston's Frankenia Frankenia johnstonii Plants Mexico (Nuevo Leon), Texas
80. Jollyville Plateau Salamander Eurycea tonkawae Amphibians Texas
81. Kretschmarr Cave Mold Beetle Texamaurops reddelli Insects Texas
82. Large-fruited Sand-verbena Abronia macrocarpa Plants Texas
83. Largetooth Sawfish Pristis perotteti Fishes Africa, Central and South America, Europe, Mexico, United States
84. 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
85. Leon Springs Pupfish Cyprinodon bovinus Fishes Texas
86. Lesser Prairie-chicken Tympanuchus pallidicinctus Birds Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas
87. Little Aguja Creek Pondweed Potamogeton clystocarpus Plants Texas
88. Long-legged Cave Amphipod Stygobromus longipes Crustaceans Texas
89. Longleaf Pine Pinus palustris Plants Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia
90. Louisiana Pine Snake Pituophis ruthveni Reptiles Louisiana, Texas
91. Madla's Cave Meshweaver Cicurina madla Arachnids Texas
92. Merriam's Kangaroo Rat Dipodomys merriami Mammals Mexico, United States
93. Mexican Long-nosed Bat Leptonycteris nivalis Mammals Central America, Mexico, New Mexico, Texas
94. Mexican Long-tongued Bat Choeronycteris mexicana Mammals Arizona, California, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas
95. Mimic Cavesnail Phreatodrobia imitata Snails Texas
96. Naegele Springsnail Pyrgulopsis metcalfi Snails Texas
97. Navasota Ladies'-tresses Spiranthes parksii Plants Texas
98. Neches Crayfish Procambarus nechesae Crustaceans Texas
99. Northern Aplomado Falcon Falco femoralis septentrionalis Birds Arizona, Guatemala, Mexico, New Mexico, Texas
100. Nueces Crayfish Procambarus nueces Crustaceans Texas
101. 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
102. Ocelot  WATCH A LIVE OCELOT Leopardus pardalis Mammals USA (Arizona, Texas) to Central and South America
103. Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi Birds Central and South America, North America (including United States)
104. One-finned Shark Heptranchias perlo Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
105. Orconectes maletae Orconectes maletae Crustaceans Louisiana, Texas
106. Orconectes deanae Orconectes deanae Crustaceans New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas
107. Painted Bunting Passerina ciris Birds Central America, North America (including United States)
108. Parkhill Prairie Crayfish Procambarus steigmani Crustaceans Texas
109. Peck's Cave Amphipod Stygobromus pecki Crustaceans Texas
110. Pecos Amphipod Gammarus pecos Crustaceans Texas
111. Pecos Assiminea Snail Assiminea pecos Snails Mexico, New Mexico, Texas
112. Pecos Gambusia Gambusia nobilis Fishes New Mexico, Texas
113. Pecos River Pupfish Cyprinodon pecosensis Fishes New Mexico, Texas
114. Phantom Cave Snail Cochliopa texana Snails Texas
115. Pinyon Jay Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus Birds United States
116. Poey's Grouper Epinephelus flavolimbatus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), South America
117. Prairie Sphinx Moth Euproserpinus wiesti Insects United States
118. Proserpine Shiner Cyprinella proserpina Fishes Mexico, Texas
119. Quercus arkansana Quercus arkansana Plants Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas
120. Quercus tardifolia Quercus tardifolia Plants Texas
121. Quercus hinckleyi Quercus hinckleyi Plants Texas
122. Quercus graciliformis Quercus graciliformis Plants Texas
123. Quercus buckleyi Quercus buckleyi Plants Oklahoma, Texas
124. Quercus boyntonii Quercus boyntonii Plants Alabama, Texas
125. Red Wolf  WATCH A LIVE RED WOLF Canis rufus Mammals USA (SE US, west to central Texas)
126. Red-cockaded Woodpecker  WATCH A LIVE RED-COCKADED WOODPECKER Picoides borealis Birds USA (southcentral and southeastern)
127. Red-crowned Parrot Amazona viridigenalis Birds Mexico, Puerto Rico, US (TX, FL, CA)
128. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus Birds Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
129. Reddell's Cave Amphipod Stygobromus reddelli Crustaceans Texas
130. Reticulate Collared Lizard Crotaphytus reticulatus Reptiles Mexico, Texas
131. Rio Grande Darter Etheostoma grahami Fishes Mexico, Texas
132. Rio Grande Monkeyface Quadrula couchiana Clams New Mexico, Texas
133. Rio Grande Silvery Minnow Hybognathus amarus Fishes Mexico, New Mexico, Texas
134. Robber Baron Cave Meshweaver Cicurina baronia Arachnids Texas
135. Robust Cottontail Sylvilagus robustus Mammals New Mexico, Texas
136. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus Birds Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
137. Salina Mucket Potamilus metnecktayi Clams Texas
138. Sambar Deer Rusa unicolor Mammals Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, North America (United States)
139. San Gabriel Springs Salamander Eurycea naufragia Amphibians Texas
140. San Marcos Gambusia Gambusia georgei Fishes Texas
141. San Marcos Salamander Eurycea nana Amphibians Texas
142. Sand Sturgeon Scaphirhynchus platorynchus Fishes United States
143. Slender Rush-pea Hoffmannseggia tenella Plants Texas
144. Smalleye Shiner Notropis buccula Fishes Texas
145. Smalltooth Sawfish  WATCH A LIVE SMALLTOOTH SAWFISH Pristis pectinata Fishes Gulf of Mexico, Texas through Florida (USA), USA - Atlantic: North Carolina through Florida
146. South Texas Ambrosia Ambrosia cheiranthifolia Plants Texas
147. Southwestern Willow Flycatcher Empidonax traillii extimus Birds Arizona, California, Colorado, Mexico, New Mexico, Texas, Utah
148. Spot-tailed Earless Lizard Holbrookia lacerata Reptiles Mexico, Texas
149. 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
150. Spotted Owl Strix occidentalis Birds Arizona, California, Canada, Mexico, New Mexico, Texas
151. Sprague's Pipit Anthus spragueii Birds Canada, Mexico, United States
152. Star Cactus Astrophytum asterias Plants Mexico, Texas
153. Styrax texanus Styrax texanus Plants Texas
154. Superb Spharagemon Grasshopper Eximacris superbum Insects Texas
155. Terlingua Creek Cat's-eye Cryptantha crassipes Plants Texas
156. Texas Ayenia Ayenia limitaris Plants Mexico, Texas
157. Texas Blind Salamander Typhlomolge rathbuni Amphibians Texas
158. Texas Emerald Somatochlora margarita Insects Louisiana, Texas
159. Texas Heelsplitter Potamilus amphichaenus Clams Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas
160. Texas Hornshell Popenaias popeii Clams Mexico (Coahuila), Texas
161. Texas Kangaroo Rat Dipodomys elator Mammals Oklahoma, Texas
162. Texas Poppy-mallow Callirhoe scabriuscula Plants Texas
163. Texas Prairie Dawn-flower Hymenoxys texana Plants Texas
164. Texas Salamander Eurycea neotenes Amphibians Texas
165. Texas Trailing Phlox Phlox nivalis ssp. texensis Plants Texas
166. Texas Wild-rice Zizania texana Plants Texas
167. Tobusch Fishhook Cactus Ancistrocactus tobuschii Plants Texas
168. Tooth Cave Ground Beetle Rhadine persephone Insects Texas
169. Tooth Cave Pseudoscorpion Tartarocreagris texana Arachnids Texas
170. Tooth Cave Spider Tayshaneta myopica Arachnids Texas
171. Toothless Blindcat Trogloglanis pattersoni Fishes Texas
172. Walker's Manihot Manihot walkerae Plants Mexico, Texas
173. White Bladderpod Lesquerella pallida Plants Texas
174. Whooping Crane Grus americana Birds Canada, Mexico, USA (Rocky Mountains east to Carolinas)
175. Widemouth Blindcat Satan eurystomus Fishes Texas
176. Zapata Bladderpod Lesquerella thamnophila Plants Texas

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