Listed species believed to or known to occur in Missouri

  • 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 Missouri
  • 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 -- 38 listings

Animals -- 28 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)
T Cavefish, Ozark Wherever found (Amblyopsis rosae)
E Cavesnail, Tumbling Creek Wherever found (Antrobia culveri)
E crayfish, Benton County cave Wherever found (Cambarus aculabrum)
T Darter, Niangua Wherever found (Etheostoma nianguae)
E Dragonfly, Hine's emerald Wherever found (Somatochlora hineana)
E Hellbender, Ozark Wherever found (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis bishopi)
E Higgins eye (pearlymussel) Wherever found (Lampsilis higginsii)
T Knot, red Wherever found (Calidris canutus rufa)
T Madtom, Neosho Wherever found (Noturus placidus)
E Mapleleaf, winged Wherever found, except where listed as an experimental population (Quadrula fragosa)
E Mucket, Neosho Wherever found (Lampsilis rafinesqueana)
E Mucket, pink (pearlymussel) Wherever found (Lampsilis abrupta)
E Mussel, scaleshell Wherever found (Leptodea leptodon)
E Mussel, sheepnose Wherever found (Plethobasus cyphyus)
E Mussel, snuffbox Wherever found (Epioblasma triquetra)
E Pearlymussel, Curtis Wherever found (Epioblasma florentina curtisii)
E Pocketbook, fat Wherever found (Potamilus capax)
T Rabbitsfoot Wherever found (Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica)
E Sculpin, Grotto Wherever found (Cottus specus)
E Shiner, Topeka Wherever found, except where listed as an experimental population (Notropis topeka (=tristis))
E Spectaclecase (mussel) Wherever found (Cumberlandia monodonta)
E Sturgeon, pallid Wherever found (Scaphirhynchus albus)
E Tern, least interior pop. (Sterna antillarum)
E Woodpecker, red-cockaded Wherever found (Picoides borealis)
Plants -- 10 listings
Status Species/Listing Name
T Aster, decurrent false (Boltonia decurrens)
T bladderpod, Missouri (Physaria filiformis)
E Clover, running buffalo (Trifolium stoloniferum)
T Milkweed, Mead's (Asclepias meadii)
T No common name (Geocarpon minimum)
T Orchid, eastern prairie fringed (Platanthera leucophaea)
T Orchid, western prairie fringed (Platanthera praeclara)
T Pogonia, small whorled (Isotria medeoloides)
E Pondberry (Lindera melissifolia)
T Sneezeweed, Virginia (Helenium virginicum)