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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 France may not be listed here. For a complete list of endangered species in Europe, browse the Europe endangered species list.

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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. Acropora Coral Acropora palmata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, Gulf of Mexico, North America (United States Territory)
2. Acropora Coral Acropora cervicornis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, Gulf of Mexico, North America (United States Territory)
3. Alpine Shrew Sorex alpinus Mammals Albania, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Poland, Romania, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Ukraine
4. Angel Shark Squatina squatina Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
5. Angular Rough Shark Oxynotus centrina Fishes Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
6. Apollo Butterfly Parnassius apollo Insects Asia, Europe, Middle East
7. Aran Rock Lizard Iberolacerta aranica Reptiles France, Spain
8. Arganiella exilis Arganiella exilis Snails France
9. Atlantic Cod Gadus morhua Fishes Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), Oceanic
10. Atlantic Halibut Hippoglossus hippoglossus Fishes Canada (Newfoundland), Europe, United States (Alaska)
11. Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
12. Aurelio's Rock Lizard Iberolacerta aurelioi Reptiles Andorra, France, Spain
13. Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States)
14. Baltic Sturgeon Acipenser sturio Fishes France
15. Barbus meridionalis Barbus meridionalis Fishes France, Spain
16. Basking Shark Cetorhinus maximus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
17. Bechstein's Bat Myotis bechsteinii Mammals Asia, Europe, Middle East
18. Bedriaga's Rock Lizard Archaeolacerta bedriagae Reptiles France, Italy
19. Belgrandiella pyrenaica Belgrandiella pyrenaica Snails France
20. Beluga Delphinapterus leucas Mammals Asia, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic
21. Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
22. Blackchin Guitarfish Rhinobatos cemiculus Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
23. Blue Skate Dipturus batis Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
24. Bofilliella subarcuata Bofilliella subarcuata Snails France, Spain
25. Bottlenose Skate Rostroraja alba Fishes Africa, Europe
26. Broad Sea Fan Eunicella verrucosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Algeria, France, Ireland, Italy, Mauritania, Morocco, Spain, United Kingdom, Western Sahara
27. Broad-fingered Crayfish Astacus astacus Crustaceans Asia, Europe
28. Bronze Whaler Carcharhinus brachyurus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
29. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Birds Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
30. Buglosse Crepue Anchusa crispa Plants France, Italy
31. Bythinella viridis Bythinella viridis Snails Belgium, France
32. Bythinella padiraci Bythinella padiraci Snails France
33. Bythinella bicarinata Bythinella bicarinata Snails France
34. Bythiospeum bourguignati Bythiospeum bourguignati Snails France
35. Bythiospeum articense Bythiospeum articense Snails France
36. Bythiospeum garnieri Bythiospeum garnieri Snails France
37. Camponotus universitatis Camponotus universitatis Insects France, Germany, Switzerland
38. Cape Shark Squalus acanthias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
39. Carabo Beetle Carabus olympiae Insects France, Italy
40. Centranthus trinervis Centranthus trinervis Plants France
41. Cerambyx Longicorn Cerambyx cerdo Insects Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
42. Chalepoxenus kutteri Chalepoxenus kutteri Insects France
43. Chinese Water Deer Hydropotes inermis Mammals China, France, Korea, United Kingdom
44. Cinquefoil Skipper Pyrgus cirsii Insects Europe
45. Common Bentwing Bat Miniopterus schreibersii Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
46. Common Guitarfish Rhinobatos rhinobatos Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
47. Common Tortoise Testudo graeca Reptiles Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
48. Corncrake Crex crex Birds Africa to Asia
49. Corsican Painted Frog Discoglossus montalentii Amphibians France
50. Cottus petiti Cottus petiti Fishes France
51. Cryptazeca monodonta Cryptazeca monodonta Snails France, Spain
52. Cryptazeca subcylindrica Cryptazeca subcylindrica Snails France
53. Dark Guest Ant Anergates atratulus Insects Europe
54. Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
55. Doronomyrmex goesswaldi Doronomyrmex goesswaldi Insects France, Switzerland
56. Dusky Grouper Epinephelus marginatus Fishes Africa, Europe, Middle East, South America
57. Egyptian Vulture  WATCH A LIVE EGYPTIAN VULTURE Neophron percnopterus Birds Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East
58. Elegant Tern Sterna elegans Birds Belgium, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), France, Guatemala, Honduras, Ireland, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, United States, United States Minor Outlying Islands
59. Elliptical Star Coral Dichocoenia stokesii Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
60. Epimyrma ravouxi Epimyrma ravouxi Insects France
61. Epimyrma corsica Epimyrma corsica Insects France
62. Erebia epistgyne Erebia epistgyne Insects France, Spain
63. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
64. Eurasian Otter Lutra lutra Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
65. Eurasian Peregrine Falcon  WATCH A LIVE EURASIAN PEREGRINE FALCON Falco peregrinus peregrinus Birds Eurasia south to Africa and Mideast
66. European Eel Anguilla anguilla Fishes European coasts from the Black Sea to the White Sea (Russia), Rivers of the North Atlantic, Baltic and Mediterranean Seas
67. European Leaf-toed Gecko Euleptes europaea Reptiles France, Italy, Tunisia
68. European Mink Mustela lutreola Mammals Europe
69. European Rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus Mammals Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (including United States), South America
70. European Roller Coracias garrulus Birds Asia, Europe, Middle East
71. Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
72. Fissuria boui Fissuria boui Snails France
73. Formicoxenus nitidulus Formicoxenus nitidulus Insects Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland
74. French Cave Salamander Speleomantes strinatii Amphibians France, Italy
75. Freshwater Pearl Mussel Margaritifera margaritifera Clams Europe
76. Frilled Shark Chlamydoselachus anguineus Fishes Angola, Australia, Chile, France, Guyana, Japan, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal (Madeira), South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom, United States (California)
77. Garden Dormouse Eliomys quercinus Mammals Asia, Europe
78. Giant Butterfly Ray Gymnura altavela Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
79. Giant Noctule Bat Nyctalus lasiopterus Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
80. Graphoderus bilineatus Graphoderus bilineatus Insects Asia, Europe, Middle East
81. Gray Nurse Shark Carcharias taurus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
82. Great Bustard Otis tarda Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
83. Great Raft Spider Dolomedes plantarius Arachnids Asia, Europe
84. Great White Shark Carcharodon carcharias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
85. Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
86. Gulper Shark Centrophorus granulosus Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), South America
87. Haddock Melanogrammus aeglefinus Fishes Asia, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic
88. Harpagoxenus sublaevis Harpagoxenus sublaevis Insects Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland
89. Helix ceratina Helix ceratina Snails France
90. Herault Sculpin Cottus rondeleti Fishes France
91. Hermit Beetle Osmoderma eremita Insects Europe
92. Hooded Seal Cystophora cristata Mammals Asia, Central America, Europe, North America, Oceanic, South America
93. Hydrobia scamandri Hydrobia scamandri Snails France
94. Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea Birds Asia, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic
95. Lamarck's Sheet Coral Agaricia lamarcki Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central and South America, Europe, North America (including United States)
96. Lamnifera pauli Lamnifera pauli Snails France, Spain
97. Lanza's Alpine Salamander Salamandra lanzai Amphibians France, Italy
98. Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotos Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
99. Large-eyed Rabbitfish Hydrolagus mirabilis Fishes France, Iceland, Ireland, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, Senegal, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, Western Sahara
100. Lavaret Coregonus lavaretus Fishes France, Switzerland
101. Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
102. Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus Birds Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory)
103. Limonium strictissimum Limonium strictissimum Plants France, Italy
104. Litthabitella elliptica Litthabitella elliptica Snails France
105. Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
106. Liver-oil Shark Galeorhinus galeus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), South America
107. Long-fingered Bat Myotis capaccinii Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
108. Long-nosed Skate Dipturus oxyrinchus Fishes Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
109. Lunetiere de Rotges Biscutella rotgesii Plants France
110. Macromia splendens Macromia splendens Insects France, Portugal, Spain
111. Marsh Earwort Jamesoniella undulifolia Plants Austria, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greenland, Korea, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
112. Meadow Viper Vipera ursinii Reptiles Europe
113. Mediterranean Horseshoe Bat Rhinolophus euryale Mammals Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Georgia (Eurasia), Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Portugal, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey
114. Mediterranean Monk Seal Monachus monachus Mammals Mediterranean Sea, Northwest African Coast and Black Sea
115. Mediterranean Trout Salmo cettii Fishes France, Italy
116. Millepora striata Millepora striata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, North America, South America
117. Moitessieria locardi Moitessieria locardi Snails France
118. Moitessieria juvenisanguis Moitessieria juvenisanguis Snails France
119. Moitessieria corsica Moitessieria corsica Snails France
120. Mountain Alcon Blue Maculinea rebeli Insects Asia, Europe
121. Myrmica lemasnei Myrmica lemasnei Insects France, Spain
122. Ocellated Lizard Timon lepidus Reptiles France, Italy, Portugal, Spain
123. Olm Proteus anguinus Amphibians Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, France, Italy, Slovenia
124. One-finned Shark Heptranchias perlo Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
125. Orange-spotted Emerald Oxygastra curtisii Insects Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland
126. Orthotrichum scanicum Orthotrichum scanicum Plants Asia, Europe
127. Palacanthilhiopsis vervierii Palacanthilhiopsis vervierii Snails France
128. Paladilhia pleurotoma Paladilhia pleurotoma Snails France
129. Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
130. Parachondrostoma toxostoma Parachondrostoma toxostoma Fishes France, Switzerland
131. Pelophylax grafi Pelophylax grafi Amphibians France, Spain
132. Pillar Coral Dendrogyra cylindrus Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, Europe, North America (including United States), South America
133. Plagigeyeria conilis Plagigeyeria conilis Snails France
134. Plagiolepis grassei Plagiolepis grassei Insects France
135. Platyla foliniana Platyla foliniana Snails France, Italy
136. Pond Bat Myotis dasycneme Mammals Asia, Europe
137. Porbeagle Lamna nasus Fishes Denmark, France, Gibraltar, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom
138. Portuguese Dogfish Centroscymnus coelolepis Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory)
139. Potamon ibericum Potamon ibericum Crustaceans Asia, Europe, Middle East
140. Predatory Bush Cricket Saga pedo Insects Asia, Europe, Middle East
141. Pronged Clubtail Gomphus graslinii Insects France, Portugal, Spain
142. Pseudamnicola klemmi Pseudamnicola klemmi Snails France
143. Pseudamnicola anteisensis Pseudamnicola anteisensis Snails France
144. Pyrenean Brook Salamander Calotriton asper Amphibians Andorra, France, Spain
145. Pyrenean Desman Galemys pyrenaicus Mammals Andorra, France, Portugal, Spain
146. Pyrenean Frog Rana pyrenaica Amphibians France, Spain
147. Pyrenean Rock Lizard Iberolacerta bonnali Reptiles France, Spain
148. Rabbitfish Chimaera monstrosa Fishes Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East
149. Red Deer Cervus elaphus Mammals Afghanistan, Algeria, Bhutan, China, France, India, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia
150. Red Kite Milvus milvus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
151. Red Porgy Pagrus pagrus Fishes Asia, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, Mexico, United States
152. Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis Birds Asia, Europe, Middle East
153. Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus Birds Asia, Europe, Middle East
154. Renea singularis Renea singularis Snails France
155. Renea paillona Renea paillona Snails France
156. Renea moutoni Renea moutoni Snails France
157. Renea gormonti Renea gormonti Snails France
158. Renea bourguignatiana Renea bourguignatiana Snails France, Italy
159. Rosalia Longicorn Rosalia alpina Insects Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
160. Saker Falcon Falco cherrug Birds Africa, Asia, Europe
161. Sawback Angelshark Squatina aculeata Fishes Africa, Europe
162. Slender-billed Curlew Numenius tenuirostris Birds Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
163. Small Lappet Moth Phyllodesma ilicifolia Insects Austria, Belarus, Belgium, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mongolia, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine
164. Smoothback Angel Shark Squatina oculata Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
165. Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
166. Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Birds Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
167. Southern Damselfly Coenagrion mercuriale Insects Africa, Europe
168. Southern Water Vole Arvicola sapidus Mammals France, Portugal, Spain
169. Spanish Imperial Eagle Aquila adalberti Birds France, Gibraltar, Portugal, Spain
170. Spengler's Freshwater Mussel Margaritifera auricularia Clams Europe
171. Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri Birds Asia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
172. Sudeten Ringlet Erebia sudetica Insects Czech Republic, France, Romania, Switzerland
173. Teleutomyrmex schneideri Teleutomyrmex schneideri Insects France, Switzerland
174. Truncatellina arcyensis Truncatellina arcyensis Snails France
175. Vitrea pseudotrolli Vitrea pseudotrolli Snails France, Italy
176. Western Barbastelle Barbastella barbastellus Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe
177. Western Spadefoot Pelobates cultripes Amphibians France, Portugal, Spain
178. White-clawed Crayfish Austropotamobius pallipes Crustaceans Europe
179. White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala Birds Africa to Asia
180. Yelkouan Shearwater Puffinus yelkouan Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
181. Zingel asper Zingel asper Fishes France, Switzerland

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