Listed species believed to or known to occur in Arkansas

  • 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 Arkansas
  • 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 -- 36 listings

Animals -- 31 listings
Status Species/Listing Name
E Bat, gray Wherever found (Myotis grisescens)
E Bat, Indiana Wherever found (Myotis sodalis)
T Bat, Northern long-eared Wherever found (Myotis septentrionalis)
E Bat, Ozark big-eared Wherever found (Corynorhinus (=Plecotus) townsendii ingens)
E Beetle, American burying Wherever found, except where listed as an experimental population (Nicrophorus americanus)
E Blossom, turgid (pearlymussel) Wherever found; Except where listed as Experimental Populations (Epioblasma turgidula)
T Cavefish, Ozark Wherever found (Amblyopsis rosae)
E crayfish, Benton County cave Wherever found (Cambarus aculabrum)
E Crayfish, Hell Creek Cave Wherever found (Cambarus zophonastes)
T Darter, leopard Wherever found (Percina pantherina)
E Darter, yellowcheek Wherever found (Etheostoma moorei)
T fatmucket, Arkansas Wherever found (Lampsilis powellii)
E Hellbender, Ozark Wherever found (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis bishopi)
T Knot, red Wherever found (Calidris canutus rufa)
E Mapleleaf, winged Wherever found, except where listed as an experimental population (Quadrula fragosa)
E Mucket, Neosho Wherever found (Lampsilis rafinesqueana)
E Mussel, scaleshell Wherever found (Leptodea leptodon)
E Mussel, snuffbox Wherever found (Epioblasma triquetra)
T Pearlshell, Louisiana Wherever found (Margaritifera hembeli)
E Pearlymussel, Curtis Wherever found (Epioblasma florentina curtisii)
T Plover, piping [Atlantic Coast and Northern Great Plains populations] - Wherever found, except those areas where listed as endangered. (Charadrius melodus)
E Pocketbook, fat Wherever found (Potamilus capax)
E Pocketbook, Ouachita rock Wherever found (Arkansia wheeleri)
E Pocketbook, speckled Wherever found (Lampsilis streckeri)
T Rabbitsfoot Wherever found (Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica)
T Shiner, Arkansas River Arkansas River Basin (AR, KS, NM, OK, TX) (Notropis girardi)
E Spectaclecase (mussel) Wherever found (Cumberlandia monodonta)
E Sturgeon, pallid Wherever found (Scaphirhynchus albus)
E Tern, least interior pop. (Sterna antillarum)
E Woodpecker, ivory-billed Wherever found (Campephilus principalis)
E Woodpecker, red-cockaded Wherever found (Picoides borealis)
Plants -- 5 listings
Status Species/Listing Name
T bladderpod, Missouri (Physaria filiformis)
E Clover, running buffalo (Trifolium stoloniferum)
E Harperella (Ptilimnium nodosum)
T No common name (Geocarpon minimum)
E Pondberry (Lindera melissifolia)