THREATENED, ENDANGERED, AND CANDIDATE SPECIES OF SOUTH DAKOTA

Department of Game, Fish and Parks
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Invertebrates | Fishes | Reptiles and Amphibians | Birds | Mammals | Plants

Key to Codes

NAME
SCIENTIFIC NAME
FEDERAL STATUS
STATE STATUS

Invertebrates:
American burying beetle Nicrophorus americanus LE

Scaleshell

Leptodea leptodon

LE

Higgins Eye

Lampsilis higginsii

LE

Dakota skipper

Hesperia dacotae

C

Fishes:
Banded killifish Fundulus diaphanus SE
Blacknose shiner Notropis heterolepis SE
Finescale dace Phoxinus neogaeus SE
Longnose sucker Catostomus catostomus ST
Northern redbelly dace Phoxinus eos ST
Pallid sturgeon Scaphirhynchus albus LE SE
Pearl dace Margariscus margarita ST
Sicklefin chub Macrhybopsis meeki SE
Sturgeon chub Macrhybopsis gelida ST
Topeka shiner Notropis topeka LE
Reptiles and amphibians:
Eastern hognose snake Heterodon platirhinos ST
False map turtle Graptemys pseudogeographica ST
Lined snake Tropidoclonion lineatum SE
Birds:
American dipper Cinclus mexicanus ST
Bald eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus ST
Eskimo curlew Numenius borealis LE SE
Interior least tern Sterna antillarum athalassos LE SE
Osprey Pandion haliaetus ST
Peregrine falcon Falco peregrinus SE
Piping plover Charadrius melodus LT ST
Whooping crane Grus americana LE SE
Sage grouse Centrocercus urophasianus C
Mammals:
Black-footed ferret Mustela nigripes LE SE
Gray wolf Canis lupus LE
River otter Lontra canadensis ST
Swift fox Vulpes velox ST
Plants:
Western prairie fringed orchid Platanthera praeclara LT
KEY TO CODES:
LE = Federal Endangered SE = State Endangered
LT = Federal Threatened ST = State Threatened
C = Federal Candidate
PE = Proposed Endangered
PT= Proposed Threatened