Listed species believed to or known to occur in Minnesota

  • 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 Minnesota
  • 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 -- 19 listings

Animals -- 15 listings
Status Species/Listing Name
T Bat, Northern long-eared Wherever found (Myotis septentrionalis)
E Bumble bee, Rusty patched Wherever found (Bombus affinis)
E Butterfly, Karner blue Wherever found (Lycaeides melissa samuelis)
E Higgins eye (pearlymussel) Wherever found (Lampsilis higginsii)
T Knot, red Wherever found (Calidris canutus rufa)
T Lynx, Canada Wherever Found in Contiguous U.S. (Lynx canadensis)
E Mapleleaf, winged Wherever found, except where listed as an experimental population (Quadrula fragosa)
E Mussel, sheepnose Wherever found (Plethobasus cyphyus)
E Mussel, snuffbox Wherever found (Epioblasma triquetra)
E Plover, piping [Great Lakes watershed DPS] - Great Lakes, watershed in States of IL, IN, MI, MN, NY, OH, PA, and WI and Canada (Ont.) (Charadrius melodus)
E Shiner, Topeka Wherever found, except where listed as an experimental population (Notropis topeka (=tristis))
T Skipper, Dakota Wherever found (Hesperia dacotae)
E skipperling, Poweshiek Wherever found (Oarisma poweshiek)
E Spectaclecase (mussel) Wherever found (Cumberlandia monodonta)
T Wolf, gray MN (Canis lupus)
Plants -- 4 listings
Status Species/Listing Name
T Bush-clover, prairie (Lespedeza leptostachya)
E Lily, Minnesota dwarf trout (Erythronium propullans)
T Orchid, western prairie fringed (Platanthera praeclara)
T roseroot, Leedy's (Rhodiola integrifolia ssp. leedyi)