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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 Virginia 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 Virginia:

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. Allegheny Woodrat Neotoma magister Mammals Alabama, Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
2. 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
3. Appalachian Cottontail Sylvilagus obscurus Mammals United States
4. Appalachian Monkeyface Pearlymussel Quadrula sparsa Clams Tennessee, Virginia
5. Appalachian Snaketail Ophiogomphus incurvatus Insects Alabama, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
6. Ashy Darter Etheostoma cinereum Fishes Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia
7. Bachman's Sparrow Aimophila aestivalis Birds United States
8. Barndoor Winter Skate Dipturus laevis Fishes Canada, United States
9. Bath County Cave Amphipod Stygobromus mundus Crustaceans Virginia
10. Betula uber Betula uber Plants Virginia
11. 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
12. Big Levels Salamander Plethodon sherando Amphibians Virginia
13. Big Sandy Crayfish Cambarus veteranus Crustaceans Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia
14. Birdwing Pearlymussel Conradilla caelata Clams Tennessee, Virginia
15. Black Rail Laterallus jamaicensis Birds Central America, North America (including United States), South America
16. Black-capped Petrel Pterodroma hasitata Birds Central America, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
17. Blotchside Logperch Percina burtoni Fishes Alabama, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
18. Bog Turtle Glyptemys muhlenbergii Reptiles Eastern United States
19. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Birds Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
20. Burnsville Cove Cave Amphipod Stygobromus conradi Crustaceans Virginia
21. Cherokee Clubtail Gomphus consanguis Insects United States
22. Coal Elimia Elimia aterina Snails Tennessee, Virginia
23. Cracking Pearlymussel Hemistena lata Clams Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia
24. Cumberland Bean Pearlymussel Villosa trabalis Clams Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia
25. Cumberland Combshell Epioblasma brevidens Clams Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee, Virginia
26. Cumberland Monkeyface Pearlymussel Quadrula intermedia Clams Tennessee, Virginia
27. Delmarva Peninsula Fox Squirrel Sciurus niger cinereus Mammals USA (Delmarva Peninsula to southeastern Pennsylvania)
28. Dromedary Pearlymussel Dromus dromas Clams Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia
29. Duckbill Cat Polyodon spathula Fishes United States
30. Duskytail Darter Etheostoma percnurum Fishes Tennessee, Virginia
31. Dwarf Wedgemussel Alasmidonta heterodon Clams Canada (New Brunswick), United States
32. Ephemeral Cave Amphipod Stygobromus ephemerus Crustaceans Virginia
33. Fanshell Cyprogenia stegaria Clams Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
34. Fine-rayed Pigtoe Pearlymussel Fusconaia cuneolus Clams Tennessee, Virginia
35. Fraser Fir Abies fraseri Plants North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
36. Gammon's Riffle Beetle Stenelmis gammoni Insects Alabama, North Carolina, Virginia
37. Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera Birds Central America, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
38. Green Salamander Aneides aeneus Amphibians United States
39. Gulf Sturgeon Acipenser oxyrinchus Fishes Canada, United States
40. Hellbender Cryptobranchus alleganiensis Amphibians United States
41. Henslow's Sparrow Ammodramus henslowii Birds Canada, United States
42. Indiana Bat Myotis sodalis Mammals Eastern and Midwestern USA
43. James Spinymussel Pleurobema collina Clams Virginia, West Virginia
44. Kanawha Minnow Phenacobius teretulus Fishes North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia
45. Lee County Cave Isopod Lirceus usdagalun Crustaceans Virginia
46. Lined Seahorse Hippocampus erectus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
47. Littlewing Pearlymussel Pegias fabula Clams Alabama, Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
48. Longleaf Pine Pinus palustris Plants Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia
49. Macromia margarita Macromia margarita Insects United States
50. Madison Cave Isopod Antrolana lira Crustaceans Virginia, West Virginia
51. Mainstream River Snail Leptoxis praerosa Snails Alabama, Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia
52. Morrison's Cave Amphipod Stygobromus morrisoni Crustaceans Virginia, West Virginia
53. Mountain Blackside Dace Phoxinus cumberlandensis Fishes Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia
54. Night Shark Carcharhinus signatus Fishes Africa, Central America, North America (United States), South America
55. North Atlantic Right Whale Balaena glacialis Mammals Northern Oceans
56. Northeastern Bulrush Scirpus ancistrochaetus Plants Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia
57. Northern Flying Squirrel Glaucomys sabrinus Mammals North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
58. 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
59. Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi Birds Central and South America, North America (including United States)
60. Orangefin Madtom Noturus gilberti Fishes North Carolina, Virginia
61. Oyster Mussel Epioblasma capsaeformis Clams Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
62. Panhandle Pebblesnail Somatogyrus virginicus Snails North Carolina, Virginia
63. Peaks Of Otter Salamander Plethodon hubrichti Amphibians Virginia
64. Peter's Mountain Mallow Iliamna corei Plants Virginia
65. Pink Mucket Pearlymussel Lampsilis abrupta Clams Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
66. Pizzini's Amphipod Stygobromus pizzinii Crustaceans District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia
67. Purple Bean Villosa perpurpurea Clams Tennessee, Virginia
68. Red-cockaded Woodpecker  WATCH A LIVE RED-COCKADED WOODPECKER Picoides borealis Birds USA (southcentral and southeastern)
69. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus Birds Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
70. Rhus michauxii Rhus michauxii Plants United States (GA, NC, SC, VA)
71. Roanoke Bass Ambloplites cavifrons Fishes North Carolina, Virginia
72. Roanoke Logperch Percina rex Fishes Virginia
73. Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii dougallii Birds Northeastern USA
74. Rough Pigtoe Pleurobema plenum Clams Alabama, Indiana, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia
75. Rough Rabbitsfoot Quadrula cylindrica strigillata Clams Tennessee, Virginia
76. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus Birds Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
77. Rye Cove Cave Isopod Lirceus culveri Crustaceans Virginia
78. Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrow Ammodramus caudacutus Birds Canada, United States
79. Shale Barren Rock-cress Arabis serotina Plants Virginia, West Virginia
80. Shenandoah Mountain Salamander Plethodon virginia Amphibians Virginia, West Virginia
81. Shenandoah Salamander Plethodon shenandoah Amphibians Virginia
82. Shiny Pigtoe Fusconaia cor Clams Tennessee, Virginia
83. Shortnose Sturgeon Acipenser brevirostrum Fishes USA and Canada (Atlantic Coast)
84. Slender Chub Erimystax cahni Fishes Tennessee, Virginia
85. Small-anthered Bittercress Cardamine micranthera Plants North Carolina, Virginia
86. Smooth Coneflower Echinacea laevigata Plants Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia
87. Smooth Rocksnail Leptoxis virgata Snails Alabama, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
88. Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea Birds Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
89. Spiny River Snail Io fluvialis Snails Alabama, Tennessee, Virginia
90. Spotted Turtle Clemmys guttata Reptiles Canada, United States
91. Tennessee Clubshell Pleurobema oviforme Clams Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
92. Tidewater Interstitial Amphipod Stygobromus araeus Crustaceans North Carolina, Virginia
93. Townsend's Big-eared Bat Corynorhinus townsendii Mammals Arkansas, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Virginia, West Virginia
94. Tubercled Blossom Pearlymussel Epioblasma torulosa Clams Alabama, Canada (Ontario), Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
95. Virginia Fringed Mountain Snail Polygyriscus virginianus Snails Virginia
96. Virginia Pigtoe Lexingtonia subplana Clams North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
97. Weller's Salamander Plethodon welleri Amphibians North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
98. West Indian Manatee  WATCH A LIVE WEST INDIAN MANATEE Trichechus manatus Mammals Caribbean Sea, South America, Southeastern USA
99. White-spotted Salamander Plethodon punctatus Amphibians Virginia, West Virginia
100. Whooping Crane Grus americana Birds Canada, Mexico, USA (Rocky Mountains east to Carolinas)
101. Yellow Blossom Pearlymussel Epioblasma florentina Clams Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
102. Yellow Lampmussel Lampsilis cariosa Clams Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia), United States
103. Yellowfin Madtom Noturus flavipinnis Fishes Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia

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