Listed species believed to or known to occur in New Mexico

  • 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 New Mexico
  • 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 -- 53 listings

Animals -- 40 listings
Status Species/Listing Name
E Amphipod, diminutive Wherever found (Gammarus hyalleloides)
E Amphipod, Noel's Wherever found (Gammarus desperatus)
E Bat, Mexican long-nosed Wherever found (Leptonycteris nivalis)
T Chub, Chihuahua Wherever found (Gila nigrescens)
E Chub, Gila Wherever found (Gila intermedia)
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)
E Flycatcher, southwestern willow Wherever found (Empidonax traillii extimus)
T Frog, Chiricahua leopard Wherever found (Rana chiricahuensis)
E Gambusia, Pecos Wherever found (Gambusia nobilis)
T gartersnake, narrow-headed Wherever found (Thamnophis rufipunctatus)
T gartersnake, northern Mexican Wherever found (Thamnophis eques megalops)
E Hornshell, Texas Wherever found (Popenaias popeii)
E Isopod, Socorro Wherever found (Thermosphaeroma thermophilus)
E Jaguar Wherever found (Panthera onca)
T Lynx, Canada Wherever Found in Contiguous U.S. (Lynx canadensis)
E Minnow, loach Wherever found (Tiaroga cobitis)
E Minnow, Rio Grande Silvery Wherever found, except where listed as an experimental population (Hybognathus amarus)
E Mouse, New Mexico meadow jumping Wherever found (Zapus hudsonius luteus)
T Owl, Mexican spotted Wherever found (Strix occidentalis lucida)
E Pikeminnow (=squawfish), Colorado Wherever found, except where listed as an experimental population (Ptychocheilus lucius)
T Plover, piping [Atlantic Coast and Northern Great Plains populations] - Wherever found, except those areas where listed as endangered. (Charadrius melodus)
T Rattlesnake, New Mexican ridge-nosed Wherever found (Crotalus willardi obscurus)
E Salamander, Jemez Mountains Wherever found (Plethodon neomexicanus)
T Shiner, Arkansas River Arkansas River Basin (AR, KS, NM, OK, TX) (Notropis girardi)
T Shiner, beautiful Wherever found (Cyprinella formosa)
T Shiner, Pecos bluntnose Wherever found (Notropis simus pecosensis)
E Snail, Pecos assiminea Wherever found (Assiminea pecos)
E Spikedace Wherever found (Meda fulgida)
E Springsnail, Alamosa Wherever found (Tryonia alamosae)
E Springsnail, Chupadera Wherever found (Pyrgulopsis chupaderae)
E Springsnail, Koster's Wherever found (Juturnia kosteri)
E Springsnail, Roswell Wherever found (Pyrgulopsis roswellensis)
E Springsnail, Socorro Wherever found (Pyrgulopsis neomexicana)
E Sucker, razorback Wherever found (Xyrauchen texanus)
E Sucker, Zuni bluehead Wherever found (Catostomus discobolus yarrowi)
E Tern, least interior pop. (Sterna antillarum)
E Topminnow, Gila (incl. Yaqui) Wherever found (Poeciliopsis occidentalis)
T Trout, Gila Wherever found (Oncorhynchus gilae)
E Wolf, Mexican Wherever found, except where listed as an experimental population (Canis lupus baileyi)
Plants -- 13 listings
Status Species/Listing Name
E Cactus, Knowlton's (Pediocactus knowltonii)
T Cactus, Kuenzler hedgehog (Echinocereus fendleri var. kuenzleri)
T Cactus, Lee pincushion (Coryphantha sneedii var. leei)
T Cactus, Mesa Verde (Sclerocactus mesae-verdae)
E Cactus, Sneed pincushion (Coryphantha sneedii var. sneedii)
T Fleabane, Zuni (Erigeron rhizomatus)
E Ipomopsis, Holy Ghost (Ipomopsis sancti-spiritus)
E Milk-vetch, Mancos (Astragalus humillimus)
E Pennyroyal, Todsen's (Hedeoma todsenii)
E Poppy, Sacramento prickly (Argemone pleiacantha ssp. pinnatisecta)
T Sunflower, Pecos (=puzzle, =paradox) (Helianthus paradoxus)
T Thistle, Sacramento Mountains (Cirsium vinaceum)
T Wild-buckwheat, gypsum (Eriogonum gypsophilum)