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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 West 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 West 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. Appalachian Cottontail Sylvilagus obscurus Mammals United States
3. Appalachian Snaketail Ophiogomphus incurvatus Insects Alabama, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
4. Armigerous River Snail Lithasia armigera Snails United States
5. Bachman's Sparrow Aimophila aestivalis Birds United States
6. Big Sandy Crayfish Cambarus veteranus Crustaceans Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia
7. Cheat Mountain Salamander Plethodon nettingi Amphibians West Virginia
8. Clubshell Pleurobema clava Clams Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia
9. Cooper's Cave Amphipod Stygobromus cooperi Crustaceans West Virginia
10. Duckbill Cat Polyodon spathula Fishes United States
11. Eastern Sand Darter Etheostoma pellucidum Fishes Canada, United States
12. Elk River Crayfish Cambarus elkensis Crustaceans West Virginia
13. Fanshell Cyprogenia stegaria Clams Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
14. Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera Birds Central America, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
15. Gray Bat Myotis grisescens Mammals Central and Southeastern USA
16. Green Salamander Aneides aeneus Amphibians United States
17. Greenbrier Cave Amphipod Stygobromus emarginatus Crustaceans Maryland, West Virginia
18. Greenbrier Cave Crayfish Cambarus nerterius Crustaceans West Virginia
19. Greenbrier Cavesnail Fontigens turritella Snails West Virginia
20. Harperella Ptilimnium nodosum Plants Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia
21. Hellbender Cryptobranchus alleganiensis Amphibians United States
22. Henslow's Sparrow Ammodramus henslowii Birds Canada, United States
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23. Indiana Bat Myotis sodalis Mammals Eastern and Midwestern USA
24. James Spinymussel Pleurobema collina Clams Virginia, West Virginia
25. Kanawha Minnow Phenacobius teretulus Fishes North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia
26. Madison Cave Isopod Antrolana lira Crustaceans Virginia, West Virginia
27. Minute Cave Amphipod Stygobromus parvus Crustaceans West Virginia
28. Morrison's Cave Amphipod Stygobromus morrisoni Crustaceans Virginia, West Virginia
29. Northeastern Bulrush Scirpus ancistrochaetus Plants Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia
30. Northern Flying Squirrel Glaucomys sabrinus Mammals North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
31. Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi Birds Central and South America, North America (including United States)
32. Pink Mucket Pearlymussel Lampsilis abrupta Clams Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
33. Pink Ring Mussel Obovaria retusa Clams Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia
34. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus Birds Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
35. Running Buffalo Clover Trifolium stoloniferum Plants Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio, West Virginia
36. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus Birds Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
37. Shale Barren Rock-cress Arabis serotina Plants Virginia, West Virginia
38. Shenandoah Mountain Salamander Plethodon virginia Amphibians Virginia, West Virginia
39. Spotted Turtle Clemmys guttata Reptiles Canada, United States
40. Spring Cave Amphipod Stygobromus spinatus Crustaceans West Virginia
41. Streamside Salamander Ambystoma barbouri Amphibians United States
42. Townsend's Big-eared Bat Corynorhinus townsendii Mammals Arkansas, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Virginia, West Virginia
43. Tubercled Blossom Pearlymussel Epioblasma torulosa Clams Alabama, Canada (Ontario), Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
44. West Virginia Spring Salamander Gyrinophilus subterraneus Amphibians West Virginia
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45. White-spotted Salamander Plethodon punctatus Amphibians Virginia, West Virginia
46. Whooping Crane Grus americana Birds Canada, Mexico, USA (Rocky Mountains east to Carolinas)
47. Wood Turtle Glyptemys insculpta Reptiles Canada, United States
48. Yellow Lampmussel Lampsilis cariosa Clams Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia), United States

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