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Species designated in the five "risk" categories, with geographical occurrence (by province / territory / ocean) and year of designation. For extinct and extirpated species, the approximate date of disappearance is indicated and geographical occurrence is based on historical distribution records. 

Extinct Category (11)
Taxon/
Assessment
Details
Common NameScientific
Name
Historical
Range of
Occurrence
Extinction
Date
Examination
Date
Mammals (2)
1, 5Caribou Dawson's subspecies, WoodlandRangifer tarandus dawsoniBC1920sMay 2000
2, 5Mink, SeaMustela macrodonAtlantic coastal waters1894May 2000
Birds (3)
2, 5Auk, GreatPinguinus impennisQC NB NS NF1844May 2000
2, 5Duck, LabradorCamptorhynchus labradoriusQC NB NS NF1875May 2000
2, 5Pigeon, PassengerEctopistes migratoriusSK MB ON QC NB NS PE1914May 2000
Reptiles (0)
Amphibians (0)
Fishes (5)
2, 5Cisco, DeepwaterCoregonus johannaeON1952May 2000
2, 5Dace, Banff LongnoseRhinichthys cataractae smithiAB1986May 2000
2, 5Stickleback, Benthic Hadley LakeGasterosteus sp.BC1999May 2000
2, 5Stickleback, Limnetic Hadley LakeGasterosteus sp.BC1999May 2000
2, 5Walleye, BlueStizostedion vitreum glaucumON1965May 2000
Lepidopterans (0)
Molluscs (1)
2, 5Limpet, EelgrassLottia alveus alveusQC NS NF1929May 2000
Plants (0)
Mosses (0)
Lichens (0)

 

Extirpated Category (19)
Taxon/
Assessment
Details
Common Name.gc.cScientific
Name
Population
Name
Historical
Range of
Occurrence

Extirpation

Date

Examination

Date

Mammals (4)
1, 5Bear, GrizzlyUrsus arctosPrairie populationAB SK MB1880sMay 2002
2, 5Ferret, Black-footedMustela nigripes AB SK MB1974May 2000
2, 5Walrus, AtlanticOdobenus rosmarus rosmarusNorthwest Atlantic populationAtlantic Oceanmid 19th centuryMay 2000
2, 5Whale, GreyEschrichtius robustusAtlantic populationAtlantic Oceanbefore end of 1800sMay 2000
Birds (2)
2, 5Grouse, SageCentrocercus urophasianus phaiosBritish Columbia populationBCnot observed since 1960sMay 2000
2, 5Prairie-Chicken, GreaterTympanuchus cupido AB SK MB ONlast reported in 1987 in SKMay 2000
Reptiles (4)
2, 5Lizard, Pygmy ShorthornedPhrynosoma douglassii
douglassii
British Columbia
population
BClast reported in 1898,
near Osoyoos, BC
May 2000
1Rattlesnake, TimberCrotalus horridus ON1941May 2001
1Snake, Pacific
Gopher
Pituophis catenifer
catenifer
 BCnot observed since
1957
May 2002
1Turtle, Pacific PondClemmys marmorata BCnot observed since
1959
May 2002
Amphibians (1)
1Salamander, TigerAmbystoma tigrinumGreat Lakes
population
ONNot observed since
1915
Nov 2001
Fishes (2)
2, 5Chub, GravelErimystax x-punctatus ONlast reported in 1958,
Thames River
drainage
May 2000
2, 5PaddlefishPolyodon spathula ON1917May 2000
Lepidopterans (3)
2, 5Blue, KarnerLycaeides melissa
samuelis
 ON1991May 2000
2, 5Elfin, FrostedCallophrys [Incisalia] irus ON1988May 2000
2, 5Marble, IslandEuchloe ausonides BCbefore 1910May 2000
Molluscs (1)
2, 5Wedgemussel, DwarfAlasmidonta heterodon NB1968May 2000
Plants (2)
2, 5

Spring blue-eyed

Mary

Collinsia verna ONnot observed since
1954
May 2000
2, 5Tick-trefoil, IllinoisDesmodium illinoense ONnot observed since
1888
May 2000
Mosses (0)
Lichens (0)

 

 

Endangered Category (125)
Taxon/
Assessment
Details
Common NameScientific
Name
Population NameRange of
Occurrence
Assessment
Date
 Mammals (18)
1Badger jacksoni subspecies, AmericanTaxidea taxus jacksoni ONMay 2000
1Badger jeffersonii subspecies, AmericanTaxidea taxus jeffersonii BCMay 2000
 Caribou, PearyRangifer tarandus pearyiBanks Island populationNTApr 1991
 Caribou, PearyRangifer tarandus pearyiHigh Arctic populationNT NUApr 1991
1, 5Caribou, WoodlandRangifer tarandus caribouAtlantic-Gaspésie populationQCMay 2002
2, 5Fox, SwiftVulpes velox AB SKMay 2000
2+, 5Marmot, Vancouver IslandMarmota vancouverensis BCMay 2000
2, 5Marten, AmericanMartes americana atrataNewfoundland populationNFMay 2000
 Whale, BelugaDelphinapterus leucasUngava Bay population

NU QC Arctic Ocean

Atlantic Ocean

Apr 1988
5Whale, BelugaDelphinapterus leucas

St. Lawrence River

population

QCApr 1997
 Whale, BelugaDelphinapterus leucas

Southeast Baffin Island-

Cumberland Sound

NU NF Arctic OceanApr 1990
1Whale, BlueBalaenoptera musculusAtlantic populationAtlantic OceanMay 2002
1Whale, BlueBalaenoptera musculusPacific populationPacific OceanMay 2002
 Whale, BowheadBalaena mysticetusEastern Arctic populationNU Arctic OceanApr 1980
 Whale, BowheadBalaena mysticetusWestern Arctic population

YT NT NU Arctic

Ocean

Apr 1986
2+Whale, KillerOrcinus orcaNortheast Pacific southern
resident population
Pacific OceanNov 2001
5Whale, RightEubalaena glacialis Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Apr 1990
 WolverineGulo guloEastern populationQC NFApr 1989
Birds (21)
 Bobwhite, NorthernColinus virginianus ONApr 1994
1, 3Chat, Western Yellow breastedIcteria virens auricollisBritish Columbia populationBCNov 2000
1, 5Crane, WhoopingGrus americana NT ABNov 2000
1, 5Curlew, EskimoNumenius borealis YT NT NU BC AB SK
MB ON QC NB NS PE
NF
May 2000
1, 5Flycatcher, AcadianEmpidonax virescens ONNov 2000
2, 5Grouse, SageCentrocercus urophasianus
urophasianus
Prairie populationAB SKMay 2000
2, 5Owl, BarnTyto albaEastern populationON QCMay 2000
2, 5Owl, BurrowingAthene cunicularia BC AB SK MBMay 2000
2, 5Owl, Northern SpottedStrix occidentalis caurina BCMay 2000
1Plover circumcinctus
subspecies, Piping
Charadrius melodus
circumcinctus
 AB SK MB ONMay 2001
1

Plover melodus subspecies,

Piping

Charadrius melodus melodus QC NB NS PE NFMay 2001
1, 5Plover, MountainCharadrius montanus AB SKNov 2000
1, 5Rail, KingRallus elegans ONNov 2000
1Screech-owl macfarlanei subspecies, WesternOtus kennicottii macfarlanei BCMay 2002
1, 5Shrike, Eastern LoggerheadLanius ludovicianus migrans MB ON QCNov 2000
1, 5Sparrow, Henslow'sAmmodramus henslowii ONNov 2000
2, 5Tern, RoseateSterna dougallii QC NB NSOct 1999
1, 5Thrasher, SageOreoscoptes montanus BC AB SKNov 2000
2, 5Warbler, Kirtland'sDendroica kirtlandii ONMay 2000
2, 5Warbler, ProthonotaryProtonotaria citrea ONMay 2000
1, 3Woodpecker, White-headedPicoides albolarvatus BCNov 2000
Reptiles (5)
1, 5Racer, BlueColuber constrictor foxii ONMay 2002
 Snake, Lake Erie WaterNerodia sipedon insularum ONApr 1991
1Snake, NightHypsiglena torquata BCMay 2001
2, 5Snake, Sharp-tailedContia tenuis BCOct 1999
1, 5Turtle, LeatherbackDermochelys coriacea Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
May 2001
Amphibians (5)
1, 5Frog, Northern CricketAcris crepitans ONMay 2001
2, 5Frog, Northern LeopardRana pipiensSouthern Mountain populationBCMay 2000
1, 5Frog, Oregon SpottedRana pretiosa BCMay 2000
1Frog, Rocky Mountain TailedAscaphus montanus BCMay 2000
1Salamander, TigerAmbystoma tigrinumSouthern Mountain
population
BCNov 2001
Fishes (11)
2, 5Dace, NooksackRhinichthys sp BCMay 2000
2, 3Lamprey, Morrison CreekLampetra richardsoni BCMay 2000
1Salmon, AtlanticSalmo salarInner Bay of Fundy
populations
NB NS (rarely NF)  Atlantic OceanMay 2001
1Salmon, CohoOncorhynchus kisutchInterior Fraser populationBCMay 2002
2, 3Stickleback, Benthic Paxton
Lake
Gasterosteus sp. BCMay 2000
2, 3Stickleback, Benthic Vananda
Creek
Gasterosteus sp. BCMay 2000
2, 3Stickleback, Limnetic Paxton
Lake
Gasterosteus sp. BCMay 2000
2, 3Stickleback, Limnetic Vananda
Creek
Gasterosteus sp. BCMay 2000
 Sucker, SalishCatostomus sp. BCApr 1986
1, 5Trout, AuroraSalvelinus fontinalis
timagamiensis
 ONMay 2000
1, 5Whitefish, AtlanticCoregonus huntsmani NSNov 2000
Lepidopterans (4)
1Blue, IslandPlebejus saepiolus insulanus BCNov 2000
1Checkerspot, Taylor'sEuphydryas editha taylori BCNov 2000
1Moth, Yucca*Tegeticula yuccasella ABMay 2002
2, 5Ringlet, MaritimeCoenonympha tullia nipisiquit QC NBMay 2000
Molluscs (7)
2, 5Bean, RayedVillosa fabalis ONMay 2000
2, 5Lampmussel, Wavy-rayedLampsilis fasciola ONOct 1999
1Mussel, MudpuppySimpsonaias ambigua ONMay 2001
2, 5Physa, HotwaterPhysella wrighti BCMay 2000
2+, 5Riffleshell, NorthernEpioblasma torulosa rangiana ONMay 2000
2, 3Snail, Banff SpringsPhysella johnsoni ABMay 2000
1SnuffboxEpioblasma triquetra ONMay 2001
Plants (50)
2+, 5Agalinis, Gattinger'sAgalinis gattingeri ONMay 2001
2, 5Agalinis, Skinner'sAgalinis skinneriana ONMay 2000
2, 5Ammannia, ScarletAmmannia robusta BC ONMay 2001
2, 5Avens, Eastern MountainGeum peckii NSMay 2000
2, 5Balsamroot, DeltoidBalsamorhiza deltoidea BCMay 2000
2, 5BlueheartsBuchnera americana ONMay 2000
2+, 5Braya, Long'sBraya longii NFMay 2000
1Bugbane, TallCimicifuga elata BCMay 2001
1, 3Bulrush, BashfulTrichophorum planifolium ONMay 2000
2, 5Bush-clover, SlenderLespedeza virginica ONMay 2000
2, 5Buttercup, Water-plantain

Ranunculus alismaefolius var.

alismaefolius

 BCMay 2000
2, 5Cactus, Eastern Prickly PearOpuntia humifusa ONMay 2000
 2, 5Coreopsis, PinkCoreopsis rosea NSMay 2000
2, 5Cryptanthe, TinyCryptantha minima AB SKMay 2000
2, 5Fern, Southern MaidenhairAdiantum capillus-veneris BCMay 2000
2, 5Gentian, White PrairieGentiana alba ONMay 2001
2, 5Ginseng, AmericanPanax quinquefolius ON QCMay 2000
2+, 3Goat's-rue, VirginiaTephrosia virginiana ONMay 2000
2, 5Goldenrod, Showy

Solidago speciosa var.

rigidiuscula

 ONMay 2000
2, 5Lady's-slipper, Small WhiteCypripedium candidum MB ONMay 2000
2, 5Lotus, Seaside Birds-footLotus formosissimus BCMay 2000
2, 5Lousewort, Furbish'sPedicularis furbishiae NBMay 2000
2, 5Lupine, PrairieLupinus lepidus var. lepidus BCMay 2000
2, 5Milkwort, PinkPolygala incarnata ONMay 2000
2, 5Mountain-mint, HoaryPycnanthemum incanum ONMay 2000
2, 5Mulberry, RedMorus rubra ONMay 2000
1, 5Orchid, Western Prairie
Fringed
Platanthera praeclara MBMay 2000
2, 5Owl-clover, BeardedTriphysaria versicolor ssp. BCMay 2000
2+, 3Paintbrush, GoldenCastilleja levisecta BCMay 2000
2, 5Plantain, Heart-leavedPlantago cordata ONMay 2000
2, 5Pogonia, Large WhorledIsotria verticillata ONMay 2000
2, 5Pogonia, NoddingTriphora trianthophora ONMay 2000
2, 5Pogonia, Small WhorledIsotria medeoloides ONMay 2000
1, 5Quillwort, Engelmann'sIsoëtes engelmannii ONMay 2001
1Sanicle, Bear's-footSanicula arctopoides BCMay 2001
2,  3Sedge, False HopCarex lupuliformis ON QCMay 2000
2, 5Sedge, JuniperCarex juniperorum ONMay 2000
1Spike-rush, HorsetailEleocharis equisetoides ONNov 2000
1, 5Sundew, Thread-leavedDrosera filiformis NSMay 2001
2, 5Thistle, Pitcher'sCirsium pitcheri ONMay 2000
2, 5ToothcupRotala ramosior BC ONMay 2000
2, 5Tree, CucumberMagnolia acuminata ONMay 2000
2, 5Trillium, DroopingTrillium flexipes ONMay 2000
2+, 5Twayblade, PurpleLiparis liliifolia ONMay 2001
1, 3Violet, Bird's-footViola pedata ONMay 2002
1,Willow, BarrensSalix jejuna NFMay 2001
2, 5Wintergreen, SpottedChimaphila maculata ON QCMay 2000
2+, 5Wood-poppyStylophorum diphyllum ONMay 2000
2, 3Woodsia, Blunt-lobedWoodsia obtusa ON QCMay 2000
1Woolly-heads, TallPsilocarphus elatiorPacific populationBCMay 2001
Mosses (2)
1Moss, Poor PocketFissidens pauperculus BCNov 2001
2+, 3Moss, Rigid AppleBartramia stricta BCMay 2000
Lichens (2)
1Lichen, Boreal FeltErioderma pedicellatumAtlantic populationNB NSMay 2002
2, 5Seaside CentipedeHeterodermia sitchensis BCMay 2000

*The Yucca Moth (Tegeticula yuccasella) and Soapweed (Yucca glauca) have an obligate mutualistic relationship. Soapweed was designated Threatened in May 2000.

 

 Threatened Category (100)
Taxon/
Assessment
Details
Common NameScientific
Name
Population NameRange of
Occurrencemage/x-xbitm
Assessment
Date
Mammals (15)
1, 3Bat, PallidAntrozous pallidus BCMay 2000
1, 5Bison, WoodBison bison athabascae YT NT BC ABMay 2000
 Caribou, PearyRangifer tarandus pearyiLow Arctic populationNT NUApr 1991
1, 5Caribou, WoodlandRangifer tarandus caribouBoreal population

NT BC AB SK MB

ON QC NF

May 2002
1, 5Caribou, WoodlandRangifer tarandus caribou

Southern Mountain

population

BC ABMay 2002
1, 3

Ermine haidarum

subspecies

Mustela erminea haidarum BCMay 2001
1, 3Fox, GreyUrocyon cinereoargenteus MB ONMay 2002
 Mole, Townsend'sScapanus townsendii BCApr 1996
2, 5Otter, SeaEnhydra lutris Pacific coasta lwatersMay 2000
5Porpoise, HarbourPhocoena phocoena

Northwest Atlantic

population

Atlantic OceanApr 1991
2+, 5Shrew, Pacific WaterSorex bendirii BCMay 2000
 Whale, BelugaDelphinapterus leucas

Eastern Hudson Bay

population

QC Arctic OceanApr 1988
 Whale, HumpbackMegaptera novaeangliaeNorth Pacific populationPacific OceanApr 1985
2+Whale, KillerOrcinus orca

Northeast Pacific northern

resident population

Pacific OceanNov 2001
2+, 3Whale, KillerOrcinus orca

Northeast Pacific transient

population

Pacific OceanNov 2001
Birds (8)
2, 3Bittern, LeastIxobrychus exilis MB ON QC NBNov 2001
2, 5Falcon, Anatum PeregrineFalco peregrinus anatum YT NT NU BC AB
SK MB ON QC NB NS NF
May 2000
1, 3Goshawk, Queen CharlotteAccipiter gentilis laingi BCNov 2000
2, 3Gull, Ross'sRhodostethia rosea NT NU MBNov 2001
1, 5Murrelet, MarbledBrachyramphus marmoratus BCNov 2000
2, 5Pipit, Sprague'sAnthus spragueii AB SK MBMay 2000
1, 5Shrike, Prairie LoggerheadLanius ludovicianus excubitorides AB SK MBApr 1986
 Warbler, HoodedWilsonia citrina ONNov 2000
Reptiles (11)
2, 3Gartersnake, Butler'sThamnophis butleri ONNov 2001
 Rattlesnake, Eastern MassasaugaSistrurus catenatus catenatus ONApr 1991
1Ribbonsnake, NorthernThamnophis sauritusAtlantic populationNSMay 2002
2, 5Snake, Black RatElaphe obsoleta obsoleta ONMay 2000
2, 5Snake, Eastern FoxElaphe vulpina gloydi ONMay 2000
2, 3Snake, Eastern Hog-nosedHeterodon platirhinos ONNov 2001
1Snake, Great Basin GopherPituophis catenifer deserticola BCMay 2002
2, 5Snake, QueenRegina septemvittata ONMay 2000
1StinkpotSternotherus odoratus ON QCMay 2002
 Turtle, Blanding'sEmydoidea blandingiiNova Scotia populationNSApr 1993
1, 5Turtle, Eastern Spiny SoftshelApalone spinifera ON QCMay 2002
Amphibians (5)
2+, 3Salamander, Allegheny Mountain DuskyDesmognathus ochrophaeus QCNov 2001
1Salamander, JeffersonAmbystoma jeffersonianum ONNov 2000
1, 3Salamander, Pacific GiantDicamptodon tenebrosus BCNov 2000
2, 3Spadefoot, Great BasinSpea intermontana BCNov 2001
2+, 5Toad, Fowler'sBufo fowleri ONNov 2000
Fishes (20)
2+, 3Chubsucker, LakeErimyzon sucetta ONNov 2001
 Cisco, BlackfinCoregonus nigripinnis ONApr 1988
 Cisco, ShortjawCoregonus zenithicus NT AB SK MB ONApr 1987
 Cisco, ShortnoseCoregonus reighardi ONApr 1987
1, 5Darter, ChannelPercina copelandi ON QCMay 2002
2, 5Darter, Eastern SandAmmocrypta pellucida ON QCNov 2000
2, 3Gar, SpottedLepisosteus oculatus ONNov 2000
2, 3Lamprey, Cowichan LakeLampetra macrostoma BCNov 2000
2+, 3Minnow, Western SilveryHybognathus argyritis ABNov 2001
 Redhorse, BlackMoxostoma duquesnei ONApr 1988
 Redhorse, CopperMoxostoma hubbsi QCApr 1987
2, 3Sculpin, Cultus PygmyCottus sp. BCNov 2000
 Sculpin, DeepwaterMyoxocephalus thompsoniGreat Lakes populationsONApr 1987
1, 5Sculpin, ShortheadCottus confusus BCMay 2001
2, 3Shiner, RosyfaceNotropis rubellusManitoba populationMBNov 2001
2, 5Smelt, Lake Utopia DwarfOsmerus sp NBMay 2000
 Sticklebacks, Enos LakeGasterosteus spp BCApr 1988
 Whitefish, LakeCoregonus clupeaformisLake Simcoe populationONApr 1987
1Wolffish, NorthernAnarhichas denticulatus Arctic Ocean Atlantic
Ocean
May 2001
1Wolffish, SpottedAnarhichas minor Arctic Ocean Atlantic
Ocean
May 2001
Lepidopterans (2)
1Hairstreak, Behr's
(Columbia)
Satyrium behrii columbia BCNov 2000
1Skipper, DunEuphyes vestrisWestern populationBCNov 2000
Molluscs (1)
2, 5Abalone, NorthernHaliotis kamtschatkana Pacific coastal
waters
May 2000
Plants (37)
1, 5Aster, AnticostiSymphyotrichum anticostense QC NBMay 2000
1, 3Aster, Crooked-stemSymphyotrichum prenanthoides ONMay 2002
1, 3Aster, Western Silver leavedSymphyotrichum sericeum MB ONMay 2000
 Aster, White WoodEurybia divaricata ON QCApr 1995
2+, 5Aster, White-topSericocarpus rigidus BCMay 2000
1, 3Blazing Star, DenseLiatris spicata ONMay 2001
1, 5Blue-flag, WesternIris missouriensis ABMay 2000
2+, 5Braya, Fernald'sBraya fernaldii NFMay 2000
2, 3BuffalograssBuchloë dactyloides SK MBNov 2001
 Chestnut, AmericanCastanea dentata ONApr 1987
1, 5Coffee-tree, KentuckyGymnocladus dioicus ONNov 2000
1, 5ColicrootAletris farinosa ONNov 2000
1Corydalis, Scouler'sCorydalis scouleri BCMay 2001
1Daisy, LakesideHymenoxys herbacea ONMay 2002
1, 5DeerberryVaccinium stamineum ONNov 2000
2, 5Gentian, PlymouthSabatia kennedyana NSMay 2000
2, 5Golden CrestLophiola aurea NSMay 2000
1, 5GoldensealHydrastis canadensis ONMay 2000
2+, 5Greenbrier, Round-leavedSmilax rotundifoliaGreat Lakes Plains populationONMay 2001
1, 3Hyacinth, WildCamassia scilloides ONMay 2002
 Jacob's Ladder, van Brunt'sPolemonium van-bruntiae QCApr 1994
1Lily, Lyall's MariposaCalochortus lyallii BCMay 2001
 Lipocarpha, Small-floweredLipocarpha micrantha BC ON QCApr 1992
2, 5Mosquito-fern, MexicanAzolla mexicana BCMay 2000
1+, 4Mouse-ear-cress, SlenderHalimolobos virgata AB SKMay 2000
1, 3Orchid, PhantomCephalanthera austiniae BCMay 2000
2+, 5Prairie-clover, HairyDalea villosa var. villosa SK MBMay 2000
2, 5RedrootLachnanthes caroliana NSMay 2000
1, 3Rose, Climbing PrairieRosa setigera ONMay 2002
 Sand-verbena, Small floweredTripterocalyx micanthus AB SKApr 1992
1Sanicle, PurpleSanicula bipinnatifida BCMay 2001
1, 3Soapweed*Yucca glauca ABMay 2000
 Spiderwort, WesternTradescantia occidentalis AB MBApr 1992
1Spike-rush, TubercledEleocharis tuberculosa NSMay 2000
2, 5Violet, Yellow MontaneViola praemorsa ssp. praemorsa BCMay 2000
2, 5Water-pennywortHydrocotyle umbellata NSMay 2000
1, 5Water-willow, AmericanJusticia americana ON QCMay 2000
Mosses (1)
1Moss, Haller's AppleBartramia halleriana BC ABNov 2001
Lichens (0)

*Soapweed (Yucca glauca) and Yucca Moth (Tegeticula yuccasella) have an obligate mutualistic relationship. Yucca Moth was designated Endangered in May 2002.

 

Special Concern Category (147)
Taxon/
Assessment
Details
Common NameScientific
Name
Population NameRange of
Occurrence
Assessment
Date
Mammals (24)
 Bat, FringedMyotis thysanodes BCApr 1988
 Bat, Keen's Long-earedMyotis keenii BCApr 1988
 Bat, SpottedEuderma maculatum BCApr 1988
1, 5Bear, GrizzlyUrsus arctos YT NT NU BC ABMay 2002
5Bear, PolarUrsus maritimus YT NT NU MB ON QC
NF
Apr 1999
2, 5Beaver, MountainAplodontia rufa BCNov 2001
1, 3Caribou, WoodlandRangifer tarandus caribouNorthern Mountain
population
YT NT BCMay 2002
 Cottontail, Nuttall'sSylvilagus nuttallii nuttalliiBritish Columbia populationBCApr 1994
 Kangaroo Rat, Ord'sDipodomys ordii AB SKApr 1995
2, 5Mole, EasternScalopus aquaticus ONNov 2000
 Mouse, Western HarvestReithrodontomys megalotis
megalotis
British Columbia populationBCApr 1994
2, 5Prairie Dog, Black-tailedCynomys ludovicianus SKNov 2000
 Seal, HarbourPhoca vitulina mellonaeLac des Loups MarinsQCApr 1996
 Shrew, GaspéSorex gaspensis QC NB NSApr 1988
 Squirrel, Southern FlyingGlaucomys volans ON QC NSApr 1988
2, 5Vole, WoodlandMicrotus pinetorum ON QCNov 2001
 Whale, BelugaDelphinapterus leucasEastern High Arctic / Baffin
Bay population
NU Arctic OceanApr 1992
 Whale, FinBalaenoptera physalus Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Apr 1987
 Whale, HumpbackMegaptera novaeangliaeWestern North Atlantic
population
Atlantic OceanApr 1985
2+Whale, KillerOrcinus orcaNortheast Pacific offshore
population
Pacific OceanNov 2001
 Whale, Northern BottlenoseHyperoodon ampullatusGully populationAtlantic OceanApr 1996
 Whale, Sowerby's BeakedMesoplodon bidens Atlantic OceanApr 1989
1, 0Wolf, EasternCanis lupus lycaon ON QCMay 2001
 WolverineGulo guloWestern populationYT NT NU BC AB SK MB ONApr 1989
Birds (22)
1, 5Chat, Eastern Yellow breastedIcteria virens virens ONNov 2000
 Curlew, Long-billedNumenius americanus BC AB SKApr 1992
1, 4Duck, HarlequinHistrionicus histrionicusEastern populationNU QC NB NS NFMay 2001
2, 5Falcon, Peale's PeregrineFalco peregrinus pealei BCNov 2001
4Falcon, Tundra PeregrineFalco peregrinus tundrius YT NT NU QC NFApr 1992
1Goldeneye, Barrow'sBucephala islandicaEastern populationQC NB NS PE NFNov 2000
2, 5Gull, IvoryPagophila eburnea YT NT NU NFNov 2001
4Hawk, FerruginousButeo regalis AB SK MBApr 1995
5Hawk, Red-shoulderedButeo lineatus ON QC NBApr 1996
 Heron, Pacific Great BlueArdea herodias fannini BCApr 1997
 Murrelet, AncientSynthliboramphus antiquus BCApr 1993
2, 5Owl, BarnTyto albaWestern populationBCNov 2001
2, 5Owl, FlammulatedOtus flammeolus BCNov 2001
 Owl, Short-earedAsio flammeus YT NT NU BC AB SK MB ON QC NB NS
PE NF
Apr 1994
2, 5Rail, YellowCoturnicops noveboracensis NT BC AB SK MB ON
QC NB
Nov 2001
1Screech-owl kennicottii subspecies, WesternOtus kennicottii kennicottii BCMay 2002
1, 5Sparrow, "Ipswich" SavannahPasserculus sandwichensis
princeps
 NSMay 2000
 Thrush, Bicknell'sCatharus bicknelli QC NB NSApr 1999
 Warbler, CeruleanDendroica cerulea ON QCApr 1993
5Waterthrush, LouisianaSeiurus motacilla ON QCApr 1996
2, 5Woodpecker, Lewis'sMelanerpes lewis BCNov 2001
 Woodpecker, Red-headedMelanerpes erythrocephalus SK MB ON QCApr 1996
Reptiles (10)
 Lizard, Eastern Short-hornedPhrynosoma douglassii
brevirostre
 AB SKApr 1992
1Milksnake, EasternLampropeltis triangulum ON QCMay 2002
 Racer, Eastern Yellow-belliedColuber constrictor flaviventris SKApr 1991
1Ribbonsnake, NorthernThamnophis sauritusGreat Lakes populationONMay 2002
 Skink, Five-linedEumeces fasciatus ONApr 1998
 Skink, Northern PrairieEumeces septentrionalis septentrionalis MBApr 1989
1Skink, WesternEumeces skiltonianus BCMay 2002
1Turtle, Northern MapGraptemys geographica ON QCMay 2002
 Turtle, SpottedClemmys guttata ON QCApr 1991
 Turtle, WoodClemmys insculpta ON QC NB NSApr 1996
Amphibians (7)
1Frog, Coast TailedAscaphus truei BCMay 2000
 Frog, Northern LeopardRana pipiensPrairie populationNT AB SK MBApr 1998
2, 5Frog, Northern Red-leggedRana aurora BCMay 2002
2+, 5Salamander, Coeur d'AlènePlethodon idahoensis BCNov 2001
 Salamander, SmallmouthAmbystoma texanum ONApr 1991
2, 5Salamander, SpringGyrinophilus porphyriticus ON QCMay 2002
2, 5Toad, Great PlainsBufo cognatus AB SK MBMay 2002
Fishes (36)
 Buffalo, BigmouthIctiobus cyprinellus SK MB ONApr 1989
 Buffalo, BlackIctiobus niger ONApr 1989
1, 5Chub, SilverMacrhybopsis storeriana MB ONMay 2001
 Cisco, SpringCoregonus sp. QCApr 1992
 Cod, AtlanticGadus morhua Atlantic OceanApr 1998
 Dace, RedsideClinostomus elongatus ONApr 1987
 Dace, SpeckledRhinichthys osculus BCApr 1980
 Dace, UmatillaRhinichthys umatilla BCApr 1988
 Darter, GreensideEtheostoma blennioides ONApr 1990
 Killifish, BandedFundulus diaphanusNewfoundland populationNFApr 1989
 KiyiCoregonus kiyi ONApr 1988
 Lamprey, ChestnutIchthyomyzon castaneus SK MBApr 1991
 Lamprey, Northern BrookIchthyomyzon fossor MB ON QCApr 1991
0Madtom, NorthernNoturus stigmosus ONApr 1998
1, 5Minnow, PugnoseOpsopoeodus emiliae ONMay 2000
 Prickleback, PigheadAcantholumpenus mackayi Arctic OceanApr 1989
5Redhorse, RiverMoxostoma carinatum ON QCApr 1987
1Sculpin, Columbia MottledCottus bairdi hubbsi BCMay 2000
 Sculpin, FourhornMyoxocephalus quadricornisFreshwater formNT NUApr 1989
 Shiner, BigmouthNotropis dorsalis MBApr 1985
2+, 5Shiner, BridleNotropis bifrenatus ON QCNov 2001
 Shiner, PugnoseNotropis anogenus ONApr 1985
5Shiner, SilverNotropis photogenis ONApr 1987
 Stickleback, GiantGasterosteus sp. BCApr 1980
 Sticklebacks, Charlotte UnarmouredGasterosteus sp. BCApr 1983
 Sturgeon, GreenAcipenser medirostris BCApr 1987
 Sturgeon, ShortnoseAcipenser brevirostrum NBApr 1980
 Sturgeon, WhiteAcipenser transmontanus BCApr 1990
2+, 5Sucker, SpottedMinytrema melanops ONNov 2001
 Sunfish, OrangespottedLepomis humilis ONApr 1989
 Sunfish, RedbreastLepomis auritus NBApr 1989
1, 5Topminnow, BlackstripeFundulus notatus ONMay 2001
2+, 5WarmouthLepomis gulosus ONNov 2001
 Whitefish, SquangaCoregonus sp. YTApr 1987
1Wolffish, AtlanticAnarhichas lupus North Atlantic OceanNov 2000
 Wolffish, BeringAnarhichas orientalis Arctic OceanApr 1989
Lepidopterans (2)
2, 5MonarchDanaus plexippus BC AB SK MB ON
QC NB NS PE
Nov 2001
1Weidemeyer's AdmiralLimenitis weidemeyerii ABMay 2000
Molluscs (1)
1Oyster, OlympiaOstrea conchaphila BCNov 2000
Plants (41)
1, 4Ash, BlueFraxinus quadrangulata ONNov 2000
 Aster, BathurstSymphyotrichum subulatum NBApr 1992
 Aster, Gulf of St. LawrenceSymphyotrichum laurentianum QC NB PEApr 1989
 Aster, WillowSymphyotrichum praealtum ONApr 1999
 Bartonia, BranchedBartonia paniculata ssp. paniculata ONApr 1992
1Beggarticks, Vancouver
Island
Bidens amplissima BCNov 2001
 Bulrush, Long'sScirpus longii NSApr 1994
 Columbo, AmericanFrasera caroliniensis ONApr 1993
1Fern, American Hart's-tongueAsplenium scolopendrium var. americanum ONNov 2000
 Fern, Broad BeechPhegopteris hexagonoptera ON QCApr 1983
2, 5Fern, Coastal WoodDryopteris arguta BCNov 2001
 Fleabane, Provancher'sErigeron philadelphicus ssp.
provancheri
 QCApr 1992
 Gentian, Victorin'sGentianopsis victorinii QCApr 1987
1Goldenrod, Riddell'sSolidago riddellii MB ONNov 2000
 Goosefoot, SmoothChenopodium subglabrum AB SK MBApr 1992
 Green DragonArisaema dracontium ON QCApr 1984
 Hackberry, DwarfCeltis tenuifolia ONApr 1985
2, 5Hairgrass, MackenzieDeschampsia mackenzieana SKNov 2001
4Helleborine, GiantEpipactis gigantea BCApr 1998
2, 5Hop-tree, CommonPtelea trifoliata ON QCApr 1984
 Indian-plantain, TuberousArnoglossum plantagineum ONMay 2002
 Lilaeopsis, EasternLilaeopsis chinensis NSApr 1987
 Locoweed, Hare-footedOxytropis lagopus ABApr 1995
 Meadowfoam, Macoun'sLimnanthes macounii BCApr 1988
2, 5Milk-vetch, Fernald'sAstragalus robbinsii var. fernaldii QC NFNov 2001
5Oak, ShumardQuercus shumardii ONApr 1999
 Orchid, Eastern Prairie
Fringed
Platanthera leucophaea ONApr 1986
2+, 4Pepperbush, SweetClethra alnifolia NSMay 2001
 Pondweed, Hill'sPotamogeton hillii ONApr 1986
 Quillwort, Bolander'sIsoëtes bolanderi ABApr 1995
 Rose-mallow, SwampHibiscus moscheutos ONApr 1987
 Rue-anemone, FalseEnemion biternatum ONApr 1990
 Rush, New JerseyJuncus caesariensis NSApr 1992
1Tansy, FloccoseTanacetum huronense var.
floccosum
 SKMay 2000
2, 5Thrift, AthabascaArmeria maritima ssp. interior SKMay 2002
 Water-hemlock, Victorin'sCicuta maculata var. victorinii QCApr 1987
1Willow, Felt-leafSalix silicicola NU SKMay 2000
1Willow, Sand-dune
Short-capsuled
Salix brachycarpa var. psammophila SKMay 2000
1Willow, Turnor'sSalix turnorii SKMay 2000
1Woolly-heads, TallPsilocarphus elatior AB SKMay 2001
1Yarrow, Large-headed WoollyAchillea millefolium var.
megacephalum
Prairie populationSKMay 2000
Mosses (0)
Lichens (4)
 Cryptic PawNephroma occultum BCApr 1995
1Lichen, Boreal FeltErioderma pedicellatumBoreal populationNFMay 2002
 Oldgrowth SpecklebellyPseudocyphellaria rainierensis BCApr 1996
 Seaside BoneHypogymnia heterophylla BCApr 1996

Explanation of symbols

Re-assessments and new species

3 Species placed in a higher risk category (uplisted) after re-examination on the date shown.
4 Species placed in a lower risk category (downlisted) after re-examination on the date shown.
5 Species stays in the same risk category (no change) after re-examination on the date shown.
0 Species moved to the Not at Risk category from a risk category (de-listed) on the date shown.
6 Species moved to the Data Deficient Category from a risk category, or to a risk category from the Data Deficient Category (changed), on the date shown.
(no arrow) New species examined on the date shown.

Evaluation with COSEWIC’s new quantitative criteria

COSEWIC has recently begun using quantitative criteria to assess species’ risk of extinction.

These criteria were adapted from the criteria used by the World Conservation Union (IUCN) and have been used by COSEWIC since October 1999.

1 or 1+ Species has been assessed with new quantitative criteria based on a new status report or an update status report. A plus sign (+) indicates the report has an addendum.
2 or 2+ Species re-assessed with new quantitative criteria using an existing status report. A plus sign (+) indicates the report has an addendum.