Listed species believed to or known to occur in Colorado

  • As of 02/13/2015 the data in this report has been updated to use a different set of information. Results are based on where the species is believed to or known to occur. The FWS feels utilizing this data set is a better representation of species occurrence. Note: there may be other federally listed species that are not currently known or expected to occur in this state but are covered by the ESA wherever they are found; Thus if new surveys detected them in this state they are still covered by the ESA. The FWS is using the best information available on this date to generate this list.
  • This report shows listed species or populations believed to or known to occur in Colorado
  • This list does not include experimental populations and similarity of appearance listings.
  • This list includes species or populations under the sole jurisdiction of the National Marine Fisheries Service.
  • Click on the highlighted scientific names below to view a Species Profile for each listing.

Listed species -- 32 listings

Animals -- 16 listings
Status Species/Listing Name
E Butterfly, Uncompahgre fritillary Entire (Boloria acrocnema)
E Chub, bonytail Entire (Gila elegans)
E Chub, humpback Entire (Gila cypha)
T Cuckoo, yellow-billed Western U.S. DPS (Coccyzus americanus)
E Flycatcher, southwestern willow Entire (Empidonax traillii extimus)
T Lynx, Canada Contiguous U.S. DPS (Lynx canadensis)
E Mouse, New Mexico meadow jumping  (Zapus hudsonius luteus)
T Mouse, Preble's meadow jumping wherever found (Zapus hudsonius preblei)
T Owl, Mexican spotted Entire (Strix occidentalis lucida)
E Pikeminnow (=squawfish), Colorado Entire, except EXPN (Ptychocheilus lucius)
T Plover, piping except Great Lakes watershed (Charadrius melodus)
T sage-grouse, Gunnison entire (Centrocercus minimus)
T Skipper, Pawnee montane Entire (Hesperia leonardus montana)
E Sucker, razorback Entire (Xyrauchen texanus)
E Tern, least interior pop. (Sterna antillarum)
T trout, Greenback Cutthroat Entire (Oncorhynchus clarki stomias)
Plants -- 16 listings
Status Species/Listing Name
T beardtongue, Parachute (Penstemon debilis)
E Beardtongue, Penland (Penstemon penlandii)
T Bladderpod, Dudley Bluffs (Lesquerella congesta)
T Butterfly plant, Colorado (Gaura neomexicana var. coloradensis)
T Cactus, Colorado hookless (Sclerocactus glaucus)
E Cactus, Knowlton's (Pediocactus knowltonii)
T Cactus, Mesa Verde (Sclerocactus mesae-verdae)
T Ladies'-tresses, Ute (Spiranthes diluvialis)
E Milk-vetch, Mancos (Astragalus humillimus)
E milkvetch, Osterhout (Astragalus osterhoutii)
T Mustard, Penland alpine fen (Eutrema penlandii)
T Phacelia, DeBeque (Phacelia submutica)
E Phacelia, North Park (Phacelia formosula)
E Skyrocket, Pagosa (Ipomopsis polyantha)
T Twinpod, Dudley Bluffs (Physaria obcordata)
E wild buckwheat, clay-loving (Eriogonum pelinophilum)