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COSEWIC Annual Report - 2006

Appendix II - Species Selected for Status Report Preparation to be included in the Next Call for Bids Fall 2006

Part A. Species selected from COSEWIC's Candidate List
SpeciesRange of Occurrence
North American burying beetle, Nicrophorus americanaMB, NS, ON, QC
Dense Whitlow-grass, Draba pycnospermaQC, NS, NL
Deepwater redfish, Sebastes mentellaAtlantic region; jurisdictions include DFO, NL, NS, NB
Bertha's diving beetle, Sanfilippodytes bertaeAB
Silver lamprey, Ichthyomyzon unicuspisMB, ON, QC
American plaice, Hippoglossoides platessoidesAtlantic region; jurisdictions include
DFO, NL, NS, NB
Sable Island borer, Papaipema sp.NS
Dark saltflat tiger beetle, Cicindela parowana Wickham ssp. wallisiBC
Skillet clubtail dragonfly, Gomphus ventricosusNB, NS, ON, QC
Virginia mallow, Sida hermaphroditaON
Whip-poor-will, Caprimulgus vociferusSK, MB, ON, QC, NB, NS

Part B. Species requiring updates for which status reports need to be recommissioned

Marine Mammals

Status History

Killer Whale (Orcinus orca)
Northeast Pacific southern resident population
Endangered, 2001 based on 1999 report and an addendum
Northeast Pacific northern resident population
Threatened, 2001 based on 1999 report and an addendum
Northeast Pacific transient population
Threatened, 2001 based on 1999 report and an addendum
Northeast Pacific offshore population
Special Concern, 2001 based on 1999 report and an addendum
Northwest Atlantic / Eastern Arctic populations
Data Deficient, 2001 based on 1999 report and an addendum

Terrestrial Mammals

Status History

Vancouver Island Marmot (Marmota vancouverensis)
Endangered, 2000 based on 1997 report and an addendum

Birds

Status History

Roseate Tern (Sterna dougallii)
Endangered, 1999
Least Bittern (Ixobrychus exilis)
Threatened, 2001 based on a report from 1999
Sprague's Pipit (Anthus spragueii)
Threatened, 2000 based on a report from 1999

Reptiles

Status History

Eastern Foxsnake (Elaphe gloydi)
Threatened, 2000 based on a report from 1999
Queen Snake (Regin septemvittata)
Threatened, 2000 based on a report from 1999

Molluscs

Status History

Northern Abalone (Haliotis kamtschatkana)
Threatened, 2000

Vascular Plants & Lichens

Status History

Drooping Trillium (Trillium flexipes)
Endangered, 2000 based on a report from 1996
Virginia Goat's-rue (Tephrosia virginiana)
Endangered, 2000 based on a report from 1996
Deltoid Balsamroot (Balsamorhiza deltoidea)
Endangered, 2000 based on a report from 1996
Prairie Lupine (Lupinus lepidus var. lepidus)
Endangered, 2000 based on a report from 1996
Seaside Birds-foot Lotus (Lotus formosissimus)
Endangered, 2000 based on a report from 1996
Water-plantain Buttercup (Ranunculus alismifolius var. alismifolius)
Endangered, 2000 based on a report from 1996
White-top Aster (Sericocarpus rigidus)
Threatened, 2000 based on a report from 1996
Redroot (Lachnanthes caroliana)
Threatened, 2000 based on a report from 1994

Part C. Species requiring status report recommissioning

Species

Other Information

Banded Killifish (mainland populations) – MB ON QC NB NS PE
Not at Risk, 1989 (no acceptable bidders from Winter 2005 Call for Bids)
Felt Lichen (NS NB)
New report (contract had to be cancelled from Winter 2004 Call for Bids)
Frost Lichen (ON)
New report (successful bidder from Winter 2004 Call for Bids had to decline contract)