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Canadian Species at Risk (November 2004)

Table 7. Species assessed and designated in a "risk category" (Extirpated, Endangered, Threatened or Special Concern) (455 species), with range of occurrence (by province, territory or ocean) and date of assessment. For Extirpated species, the historical range of occurrence and the approximate date of disappearance from Canada are shown.

EXTIRPATED CATEGORY (22)
Taxon/ Assessment DetailsCommon NameScientific NamePopulation NameHistorical Range of OccurrenceExtirpation DateAssessment Date
Mammals (4)
1   ↔Bear, GrizzlyUrsus arctosPrairie populationAB SK MB1880sMay 2002
2   ↔Ferret, Black-footedMustela nigripes AB SK MB1974May 2000
2   ↔Walrus, AtlanticOdobenus rosmarus rosmarusNorthwest Atlantic populationAtlantic Oceanmid 19th centuryMay 2000
2   ↔Whale, GreyEschrichtius robustusAtlantic populationAtlantic Oceanbefore end of 1800sMay 2000
Birds (2)
2   ↔Prairie-Chicken, GreaterTympanuchus cupido AB SK MB ONlast reported in 1987 in SaskatchewanMay 2000
2   ↔Sage-Grouse phaios subspecies, GreaterCentrocercus urophasianus phaios BCnot observed since 1960sMay 2000
Reptiles (4)
Gophersnake, PacificPituophis catenifer catenifer BCnot observed since 1957May 2002
2   ↔Lizard, Pigmy Short-hornedPhrynosoma douglasiiBritish Columbia populationBClast reported in 1898, near Osoyoos, BCMay 2000
Rattlesnake, TimberCrotalus horridus ON1941May 2001
Turtle, Pacific PondActinemys marmorata BCnot observed since 1959May 2002
Amphibians (1)
Salamander, TigerAmbystoma tigrinumGreat Lakes populationON1915Nov 2001
Fishes (3)
Bass, StripedMorone saxatilisSt. Lawrence Estuary populationQCLast recorded in 1968.Nov 2004
2  ↔Chub, GravelErimystax x-punctatus ONlast reported in 1958, Thames River drainageMay 2000
2   ↔PaddlefishPolyodon spathula ON1917May 2000
Arthropods (3)
2   ↔Blue, KarnerLycaeides melissa samuelis ON1991May 2000
2   ↔Elfin, FrostedCallophrys [Incisalia] irus ON1988May 2000
2   ↔Marble, IslandEuchloe ausonides BCbefore 1910May 2000
Molluscs (2)
Snail, Puget OregonianCryptomastix devia BCnot observed since 1905Nov 2002
2   ↔Wedgemussel, DwarfAlasmidonta heterodon NB1968May 2000
Vascular Plants (2)
2   ↔Spring Blue-eyed MaryCollinsia verna ONnot observed since 1954May 2000
2   ↔Tick-trefoil, IllinoisDesmodium illinoense ONnot observed since 1888May 2000
Mosses (1)
Moss, Incurved GrizzledPtychomitrium incurvum ON1828Nov 2002
Lichens (0)

 

ENDANGERED CATEGORY (172)
Taxon/ Assessment DetailsCommon NameScientific NamePopulation NameRange of OccurrenceAssessment Date
Mammals (20)
1   PBadger jacksoni subspecies, AmericanTaxidea taxus jacksoni ONMay 2000
1   PBadger jeffersonii subspecies, AmericanTaxidea taxus jeffersonii BCMay 2000
1   PCaribou, PearyRangifer tarandus pearyi NT NUMay 2004
1   ↔Caribou, WoodlandRangifer tarandus caribouAtlantic-Gaspésie populationQCMay 2002
2   ↔Fox, SwiftVulpes velox AB SKMay 2000
2+  ↔Marmot, Vancouver IslandMarmota vancouverensis BCMay 2000
2   ↔Marten, NewfoundlandMartes americana atrata NLMay 2000
1   ↑Mole, Townsend'sScapanus townsendii BCMay 2003
1   ↑Whale, BelugaDelphinapterus leucasEastern Hudson Bay populationNU QC Arctic Ocean Atlantic OceanMay 2004
1   ↔Whale, BelugaDelphinapterus leucasUngava Bay populationQC Arctic Ocean Atlantic OceanMay 2004
1   PWhale, BlueBalaenoptera musculusAtlantic populationAtlantic OceanMay 2002
1   PWhale, BlueBalaenoptera musculusPacific populationPacific OceanMay 2002
Whale, BowheadBalaena mysticetusEastern Arctic populationNU Arctic OceanApr 1980
 Whale, BowheadBalaena mysticetusWestern Arctic populationYT NT NU Arctic OceanApr 1986
2+  PWhale, KillerOrcinus orcaNortheast Pacific southern resident populationPacific OceanNov 2001
1   PWhale, North Atlantic RightEubalaena glacialis Atlantic OceanMay 2003
1   ↔Whale, North Pacific RightEubalaena japonica Pacific OceanNov 2004
2+  ↑Whale, Northern BottlenoseHyperoodon ampullatusScotian Shelf populationAtlantic OceanNov 2002
Whale, SeiBalaenoptera borealisPacific populationPacific OceanMay 2003
1   ↔WolverineGulo guloEastern populationQC NLMay 2003
Birds (23)
1+  ↔Bobwhite, NorthernColinus virginianus ONNov 2003
1   ↑Chat auricollis subspecies, Yellow-breastedIcteria virens auricollisBritish Columbia populationBCNov 2000
1   ↔Crane, WhoopingGrus americana NT ABNov 2000
Crossbill percna subspecies, RedLoxia curvirostra percna NLMay 2004
1   ↔Curlew, EskimoNumenius borealis YT NT NU BC AB SK MB ON QC NB PE NS NLMay 2000
1   ↔Flycatcher, AcadianEmpidonax virescens ONNov 2000
Lark strigata subspecies, HornedEremophila alpestris strigata BCNov 2003
2   ↔Owl caurina subspecies, SpottedStrix occidentalis caurina BCMay 2000
2   ↔Owl, BarnTyto albaEastern populationON QCMay 2000
2   ↔Owl, BurrowingAthene cunicularia BC AB SK MBMay 2000
1   PPlover circumcinctus subspecies, PipingCharadrius melodus circumcinctus AB SK MB ONMay 2001
1   PPlover melodus subspecies, PipingCharadrius melodus melodus QC NB PE NS NLMay 2001
1   ↔Plover, MountainCharadrius montanus AB SKNov 2000
1   ↔Rail, KingRallus elegans ONNov 2000
2   ↔Sage-Grouse urophasianus subspecies, GreaterCentrocercus urophasianus urophasianus AB SKMay 2000
1   PScreech-Owl macfarlanei subspecies, WesternMegascops kennicottii macfarlanei BCMay 2002
1   ↔Shrike migrans subspecies, LoggerheadLanius ludovicianus migrans MB ON QCNov 2000
1   ↔Sparrow, Henslow'sAmmodramus henslowii ONNov 2000
2   ↔Tern, RoseateSterna dougallii QC NB NSOct 1999
1   ↔Thrasher, SageOreoscoptes montanus BC AB SKNov 2000
2   ↔Warbler, Kirtland'sDendroica kirtlandii ONMay 2000
2   ↔Warbler, ProthonotaryProtonotaria citrea ONMay 2000
1   ↑Woodpecker, White-headedPicoides albolarvatus BCNov 2000
Reptiles (7)
NightsnakeHypsiglena torquata BCMay 2001
1   ↔Racer, BlueColuber constrictor foxii ONMay 2002
1   ↔Seaturtle, LeatherbackDermochelys coriacea Pacific Ocean Atlantic OceanMay 2001
1   ↑Skink, PrairieEumeces septentrionalis MBMay 2004
2  ↔Snake, Sharp-tailedContia tenuis BCOct 1999
1   ↑Turtle, SpottedClemmys guttata ON QCMay 2004
Watersnake, Lake ErieNerodia sipedon insularum ONApr 1991
Amphibians (6)
1   ↔Frog, Northern CricketAcris crepitans ONMay 2001
2   ↔Frog, Northern LeopardRana pipiensSouthern Mountain populationBCMay 2000
1   ↔Frog, Oregon SpottedRana pretiosa BCMay 2000
Frog, Rocky Mountain TailedAscaphus montanus BCMay 2000
1   ↑Salamander, Small-mouthedAmbystoma texanum ONMay 2004
Salamander, TigerAmbystoma tigrinumSouthern Mountain populationBCNov 2001
Fishes (22)
1   PCod, AtlanticGadus morhuaNewfoundland and Labrador populationAtlantic OceanMay 2003
2   ↔Dace, NooksackRhinichthys sp. BCMay 2000
1   ↑Dace, SpeckledRhinichthys osculus BCNov 2002
2   ↑Lamprey, Morrison CreekLampetra richardsoni BCMay 2000
2+  ↑Madtom, NorthernNoturus stigmosus ONNov 2002
1   ↑Redhorse, CopperMoxostoma hubbsi QCNov 2004
Salmon, AtlanticSalmo salarInner Bay of Fundy populationsNB NS Atlantic OceanMay 2001
Salmon, CohoOncorhynchus kisutchInterior Fraser populationBC Pacific OceanMay 2002
1   ↔Salmon, SockeyeOncorhynchus nerkaSakinaw populationBC Pacific OceanMay 2003
1   ↔Salmon, SockeyeOncorhynchus nerkaCultus populationBC Pacific OceanMay 2003
Shark, PorbeagleLamna nasus Atlantic OceanMay 2004
1   ↑Shiner, PugnoseNotropis anogenus ONNov 2002
1   PStickleback, Benthic Enos LakeGasterosteus sp. BCNov 2002
2   ↑Stickleback, Benthic Paxton LakeGasterosteus sp. BCMay 2000
2   ↑Stickleback, Benthic Vananda CreekGasterosteus sp. BCMay 2000
1   PStickleback, Limnetic Enos LakeGasterosteus sp. BCNov 2002
2   ↑Stickleback, Limnetic Paxton LakeGasterosteus sp. BCMay 2000
2  ↑Stickleback, Limnetic Vananda CreekGasterosteus sp. BCMay 2000
1   ↑Sturgeon, WhiteAcipenser transmontanus BCNov 2003
1   ↔Sucker, SalishCatostomus sp. BCNov 2002
1   ↔Trout, AuroraSalvelinus fontinalis timagamiensis ONMay 2000
1   ↔Whitefish, AtlanticCoregonus huntsmani NSNov 2000
Arthropods (6)
Blue, IslandPlebejus saepiolus insulanus BCNov 2000
Checkerspot, Taylor'sEuphydryas editha taylori BCNov 2000
Metalmark, MormonApodemia mormoSouthern Mountain populationBCMay 2003
Moth, Sand-verbenaCopablepharon fuscum BCNov 2003
Moth, YuccaTegeticula yuccasella ABMay 2002
2   ↔Ringlet, MaritimeCoenonympha tullia nipisiquit QC NBMay 2000
Molluscs (12)
2   ↔Bean, RayedVillosa fabalis ONMay 2000
Forestsnail, OregonAllogona townsendiana BCNov 2002
Hickorynut, RoundObovaria subrotunda ONMay 2003
KidneyshellPtychobranchus fasciolaris ONMay 2003
2   ↔Lampmussel, Wavy-rayedLampsilis fasciola ONOct 1999
Mussel, MudpuppySimpsonaias ambigua ONMay 2001
2   ↔Physa, HotwaterPhysella wrighti BCMay 2000
Pigtoe, RoundPleurobema sintoxia ONMay 2004
2+  ↔Riffleshell, NorthernEpioblasma torulosa rangiana ONMay 2000
2   ↑Snail, Banff SpringsPhysella johnsoni ABMay 2000
Snail, Lake Winnipeg PhysaPhysa sp. MBNov 2002
SnuffboxEpioblasma triquetra ONMay 2001
Vascular Plants (68)
2+  ↔Agalinis, Gattinger'sAgalinis gattingeri ONMay 2001
2   ↔Agalinis, Skinner'sAgalinis skinneriana ONMay 2000
2   ↔Ammannia, ScarletAmmannia robusta BC ONMay 2001
2   ↔Avens, Eastern MountainGeum peckii NSMay 2000
2   ↔Balsamroot, DeltoidBalsamorhiza deltoidea BCMay 2000
2   ↔BlueheartsBuchnera americana ONMay 2000
2+  ↔Braya, Long'sBraya longii NLMay 2000
Bugbane, TallActaea elata BCMay 2001
1   ↑Bulrush, BashfulTrichophorum planifolium ONMay 2000
2   ↔Bush-clover, SlenderLespedeza virginica ONMay 2000
2   ↔Buttercup, Water-plantainRanunculus alismaefolius var. alismaefolius BCMay 2000
ButternutJuglans cinerea ON QC NBNov 2003
2  ↔Cactus, Eastern Prickly PearOpuntia humifusa ONMay 2000
Catchfly, Coastal Scouler'sSilene scouleri ssp. grandis BCMay 2003
1   ↑Chestnut, AmericanCastanea dentata ONNov 2004
Collomia, SlenderCollomia tenella BCNov 2003
2   ↔Coreopsis, PinkCoreopsis rosea NSMay 2000
2   ↔Cryptanthe, TinyCryptantha minima AB SKMay 2000
2   ↔Fern, Southern MaidenhairAdiantum capillus-veneris BCMay 2000
1   ↑Fringed-orchid, Eastern PrairiePlatanthera leucophaea ONMay 2003
1   ↔Fringed-orchid, Western PrairiePlatanthera praeclara MBMay 2000
1   ↔Gentian, White PrairieGentiana alba ONMay 2001
2  ↔Ginseng, AmericanPanax quinquefolius ON QCMay 2000
2+  ↑Goat's-rue, VirginiaTephrosia virginiana ONMay 2000
2   ↔Goldenrod, ShowySolidago speciosa ONMay 2000
Grass, Forked Three-awnedAristida basiramea ON QCNov 2002
2   ↔Lady's-slipper, Small WhiteCypripedium candidum MB ONMay 2000
1   ↑Lipocarpha, Small-floweredLipocarpha micrantha BC ONNov 2002
2   ↔Lotus, Seaside Birds-footLotus formosissimus BCMay 2000
2   ↔Lousewort, Furbish'sPedicularis furbishiae NBMay 2000
2   ↔Lupine, PrairieLupinus lepidus var. lepidus BCMay 2000
Lupine, StreambankLupinus rivularis BCNov 2002
2   ↔Milkwort, PinkPolygala incarnata ONMay 2000
2   ↔Mountain-mint, HoaryPycnanthemum incanum ONMay 2000
2   ↔Mulberry, RedMorus rubra ONMay 2000
2   ↔Owl-clover, BeardedTriphysaria versicolor ssp. versicolor BCMay 2000
Owl-clover, RosyOrthocarpus bracteosus BCMay 2004
2+  ↑Paintbrush, GoldenCastilleja levisecta BCMay 2000
2  ↔Plantain, Heart-leavedPlantago cordata ONMay 2000
2  ↔Pogonia, Large WhorledIsotria verticillata ONMay 2000
2  ↔Pogonia, NoddingTriphora trianthophora ONMay 2000
2   ↔Pogonia, Small WhorledIsotria medeoloides ONMay 2000
Pussytoes, StoloniferousAntennaria flagellaris BCMay 2004
1   ↔Quillwort, Engelmann'sIsoëtes engelmannii ONMay 2001
Rush, Kellogg'sJuncus kelloggii BCMay 2003
Sand-verbena, PinkAbronia umbellata BCMay 2004
1   ↑Sand-verbena, Small-floweredTripterocalyx micranthus AB SKNov 2002
Sandwort, DwarfMinuartia pusilla BCMay 2004
Sanicle, Bear's-footSanicula arctopoides BCMay 2001
2   ↑Sedge, False HopCarex lupuliformis ON QCMay 2000
2   ↔Sedge, JuniperCarex juniperorum ONMay 2000
Spike-rush, HorsetailEleocharis equisetoides ONNov 2000
1   ↔Sundew, Thread-leavedDrosera filiformis NSMay 2001
2   ↔Thistle, Pitcher'sCirsium pitcheri ONMay 2000
Tonella, Small-floweredTonella tenella BCNov 2003
2   ↔ToothcupRotala ramosior BC ONMay 2000
2   ↔Tree, CucumberMagnolia acuminata ONMay 2000
Trefoil, Bog Bird’s-footLotus pinnatus BCMay 2004
2   ↔Trillium, DroopingTrillium flexipes ONMay 2000
Triteleia, Howell'sTriteleia howellii BCMay 2003
2+  ↔Twayblade, PurpleLiparis liliifolia ONMay 2001
1   ↑Violet, Bird's-footViola pedata ONMay 2002
Willow, BarrensSalix jejuna NLMay 2001
2   ↔Wintergreen, SpottedChimaphila maculata ON QCMay 2000
2+  ↔Wood-poppyStylophorum diphyllum ONMay 2000
 2  ↑Woodsia, Blunt-lobedWoodsia obtusa ON QCMay 2000
1Woolly-heads, DwarfPsilocarphus brevissimus BCNov 2003
Woolly-heads, TallPsilocarphus elatiorPacific populationBCMay 2001
Mosses (6)
Cord-moss, RustyEntosthodon rubiginosus BCNov 2004
Moss, Margined StreamsideScouleria marginata BCNov 2002
1Moss, Poor PocketFissidens pauperculus BCNov 2001
2+  ↑Moss, Rigid AppleBartramia stricta BCMay 2000
Moss, Silver HairFabronia pusilla BCNov 2002
Moss, Spoon-leavedBryoandersonia illecebra ONMay 2003
Lichens (2)
Lichen, Boreal FeltErioderma pedicellatumAtlantic populationNB NSMay 2002
2   ↔Seaside CentipedeHeterodermia sitchensis BCMay 2000