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

Endangered species found in Switzerland:

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. 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
2. Apollo Butterfly Parnassius apollo Insects Asia, Europe, Middle East
3. Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
4. Barbus caninus Barbus caninus Fishes Italy, Switzerland
5. Bechstein's Bat Myotis bechsteinii Mammals Asia, Europe, Middle East
6. Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
7. Bondelle Coregonus candidus Fishes Switzerland
8. Broad-fingered Crayfish Astacus astacus Crustaceans Asia, Europe
9. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Birds Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
10. Camponotus universitatis Camponotus universitatis Insects France, Germany, Switzerland
11. Cerambyx Longicorn Cerambyx cerdo Insects Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
12. Chondrostoma soetta Chondrostoma soetta Fishes Italy, Switzerland
13. Cinquefoil Skipper Pyrgus cirsii Insects Europe
14. Common Bentwing Bat Miniopterus schreibersii Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
15. Corncrake Crex crex Birds Africa to Asia
16. Dark Guest Ant Anergates atratulus Insects Europe
17. Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
18. Doronomyrmex pacis Doronomyrmex pacis Insects Switzerland
19. Doronomyrmex goesswaldi Doronomyrmex goesswaldi Insects France, Switzerland
20. Egyptian Vulture  WATCH A LIVE EGYPTIAN VULTURE Neophron percnopterus Birds Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East
21. Epimyrma stumperi Epimyrma stumperi Insects Switzerland
22. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
23. Eurasian Otter Lutra lutra Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
24. Eurasian Peregrine Falcon  WATCH A LIVE EURASIAN PEREGRINE FALCON Falco peregrinus peregrinus Birds Eurasia south to Africa and Mideast
25. 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
26. European Mink Mustela lutreola Mammals Europe
27. European Rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus Mammals Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (including United States), South America
28. Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
29. Formicoxenus nitidulus Formicoxenus nitidulus Insects Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland
30. Garden Dormouse Eliomys quercinus Mammals Asia, Europe
31. Giant Noctule Bat Nyctalus lasiopterus Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
32. Graphoderus bilineatus Graphoderus bilineatus Insects Asia, Europe, Middle East
33. Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
34. Harpagoxenus sublaevis Harpagoxenus sublaevis Insects Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland
35. Hermit Beetle Osmoderma eremita Insects Europe
36. Italian Agile Frog Rana latastei Amphibians Croatia, Italy, Slovenia, Switzerland
37. Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea Birds Asia, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic
38. Lavaret Coregonus lavaretus Fishes France, Switzerland
39. Leptothorax buschingeri Leptothorax buschingeri Insects Switzerland
40. Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
41. Marsh Earwort Jamesoniella undulifolia Plants Austria, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greenland, Korea, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
42. Mountain Alcon Blue Maculinea rebeli Insects Asia, Europe
43. Myrmica bibikoffi Myrmica bibikoffi Insects Switzerland
44. Myrmica winterae Myrmica winterae Insects Switzerland
45. Myrmica myrmicoxena Myrmica myrmicoxena Insects Switzerland
46. Orange-spotted Emerald Oxygastra curtisii Insects Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland
47. Orthotrichum scanicum Orthotrichum scanicum Plants Asia, Europe
48. Parachondrostoma toxostoma Parachondrostoma toxostoma Fishes France, Switzerland
49. Pfarrit Coregonus confusus Fishes Switzerland
50. Plebejus trappi Plebejus trappi Insects Italy, Switzerland
51. Predatory Bush Cricket Saga pedo Insects Asia, Europe, Middle East
52. Raetzer's Ringlet Erebia christi Insects Italy, Switzerland
53. Red Kite Milvus milvus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
54. Rosalia Longicorn Rosalia alpina Insects Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
55. Sandfelchen Coregonus arenicolus Fishes Austria, Germany, Switzerland
56. 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
57. Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
58. Southern Damselfly Coenagrion mercuriale Insects Africa, Europe
59. Sterlet Acipenser ruthenus Fishes Asia, Europe, Middle East
60. Stone Crayfish Austropotamobius torrentium Crustaceans Asia, Europe
61. Strongylognathus huberi Strongylognathus huberi Insects Italy, Switzerland
62. Strongylognathus alpinus Strongylognathus alpinus Insects Switzerland
63. Sudeten Ringlet Erebia sudetica Insects Czech Republic, France, Romania, Switzerland
64. Teleutomyrmex schneideri Teleutomyrmex schneideri Insects France, Switzerland
65. Western Barbastelle Barbastella barbastellus Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe
66. White-clawed Crayfish Austropotamobius pallipes Crustaceans Europe
67. White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala Birds Africa to Asia
68. Zingel asper Zingel asper Fishes France, Switzerland

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