Listed species believed to or known to occur in Montana

  • 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 Montana
  • 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 -- 16 listings

Animals -- 13 listings
Status Species/Listing Name
T Bat, Northern long-eared Wherever found (Myotis septentrionalis)
T Bear, grizzly Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem DPS (Ursus arctos horribilis)
T Bear, grizzly U.S.A., conterminous (lower 48) States, except where listed as an experimental population or delisted (Ursus arctos horribilis)
E Crane, whooping Wherever found, except where listed as an experimental population (Grus americana)
T Cuckoo, yellow-billed Western U.S. DPS (Coccyzus americanus)
E Ferret, black-footed Wherever found, except where listed as an experimental population (Mustela nigripes)
T Knot, red Wherever found (Calidris canutus rufa)
T Lynx, Canada Wherever Found in Contiguous U.S. (Lynx canadensis)
T Plover, piping [Atlantic Coast and Northern Great Plains populations] - Wherever found, except those areas where listed as endangered. (Charadrius melodus)
E Sturgeon, pallid Wherever found (Scaphirhynchus albus)
E Sturgeon, white U.S.A. (ID, MT), Canada (B.C.), Kootenai R. system (Acipenser transmontanus)
E Tern, least interior pop. (Sterna antillarum)
T Trout, bull U.S.A., conterminous, lower 48 states (Salvelinus confluentus)
Plants -- 3 listings
Status Species/Listing Name
T Catchfly, Spalding's (Silene spaldingii)
T Howellia, water (Howellia aquatilis)
T Ladies'-tresses, Ute (Spiranthes diluvialis)