Listed species believed to or known to occur in Texas

  • 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 Texas
  • 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 -- 102 listings

Animals -- 71 listings
Status Species/Listing Name
E Amphipod, diminutive Wherever found (Gammarus hyalleloides)
E Amphipod, Peck's cave Wherever found (Stygobromus (=Stygonectes) pecki)
E Amphipod, Pecos Wherever found (Gammarus pecos)
E Bat, Mexican long-nosed Wherever found (Leptonycteris nivalis)
E Beetle, American burying Wherever found, except where listed as an experimental population (Nicrophorus americanus)
E Beetle, Coffin Cave mold Wherever found (Batrisodes texanus)
E Beetle, Comal Springs dryopid Wherever found (Stygoparnus comalensis)
E Beetle, Comal Springs riffle Wherever found (Heterelmis comalensis)
E Beetle, Helotes mold Wherever found (Batrisodes venyivi)
E Beetle, Kretschmarr Cave mold Wherever found (Texamaurops reddelli)
E Beetle, [no common name] Wherever found (Rhadine exilis)
E Beetle, [no common name] Wherever found (Rhadine infernalis)
E Beetle, Tooth Cave ground Wherever found (Rhadine persephone)
E Blindcat, Mexican (catfish) Wherever found (Prietella phreatophila)
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 Curlew, Eskimo Wherever found (Numenius borealis)
E Darter, fountain Wherever found (Etheostoma fonticola)
E Falcon, Northern Aplomado Wherever found, except where listed as an experimental population (Falco femoralis septentrionalis)
E Flycatcher, southwestern willow Wherever found (Empidonax traillii extimus)
E Gambusia, Big Bend Wherever found (Gambusia gaigei)
E Gambusia, Clear Creek Wherever found (Gambusia heterochir)
E Gambusia, Pecos Wherever found (Gambusia nobilis)
E Gambusia, San Marcos Wherever found (Gambusia georgei)
E Harvestman, Bee Creek Cave Wherever found (Texella reddelli)
E Harvestman, Bone Cave Wherever found (Texella reyesi)
E Harvestman, Cokendolpher Cave Wherever found (Texella cokendolpheri)
E Hornshell, Texas Wherever found (Popenaias popeii)
E Jaguarundi, Gulf Coast Wherever found (Herpailurus (=Felis) yagouaroundi cacomitli)
T Knot, red Wherever found (Calidris canutus rufa)
T Manatee, West Indian Wherever found (Trichechus manatus)
E Meshweaver, Braken Bat Cave Wherever found (Cicurina venii)
E Meshweaver, Government Canyon Bat Cave Wherever found (Cicurina vespera)
E Meshweaver, Madla Cave Wherever found (Cicurina madla)
E Meshweaver, Robber Baron Cave Wherever found (Cicurina baronia)
T Minnow, Devils River Wherever found (Dionda diaboli)
E Minnow, Rio Grande Silvery Wherever found, except where listed as an experimental population (Hybognathus amarus)
E Ocelot wherever found (Leopardus (=Felis) pardalis)
T Owl, Mexican spotted Wherever found (Strix occidentalis lucida)
T Pinesnake, Louisiana Wherever found (Pituophis ruthveni)
T Plover, piping [Atlantic Coast and Northern Great Plains populations] - Wherever found, except those areas where listed as endangered. (Charadrius melodus)
E Prairie-chicken, Attwater's greater Wherever found (Tympanuchus cupido attwateri)
E Pseudoscorpion, Tooth Cave Wherever found (Tartarocreagris texana)
E Pupfish, Comanche Springs Wherever found (Cyprinodon elegans)
E Pupfish, Leon Springs Wherever found (Cyprinodon bovinus)
E Salamander, Austin blind Wherever found (Eurycea waterlooensis)
E Salamander, Barton Springs Wherever found (Eurycea sosorum)
T Salamander, Georgetown Wherever found (Eurycea naufragia)
T Salamander, Jollyville Plateau Wherever found (Eurycea tonkawae)
T Salamander, Salado Wherever found (Eurycea chisholmensis)
T Salamander, San Marcos Wherever found (Eurycea nana)
E Salamander, Texas blind Wherever found (Typhlomolge rathbuni)
T Sea turtle, green North Atlantic DPS (Chelonia mydas)
E Sea turtle, hawksbill Wherever found (Eretmochelys imbricata)
E Sea turtle, Kemp's ridley Wherever found (Lepidochelys kempii)
E Sea turtle, leatherback Wherever found (Dermochelys coriacea)
T Sea turtle, loggerhead Northwest Atlantic Ocean DPS (Caretta caretta)
T Shiner, Arkansas River Arkansas River Basin (AR, KS, NM, OK, TX) (Notropis girardi)
E Shiner, sharpnose Wherever found (Notropis oxyrhynchus)
E Shiner, smalleye Wherever found (Notropis buccula)
E Snail, Pecos assiminea Wherever found (Assiminea pecos)
E Spider, Government Canyon Bat Cave Wherever found (Neoleptoneta microps)
E Spider, Tooth Cave Wherever found (Neoleptoneta myopica)
E Springsnail, Phantom Wherever found (Pyrgulopsis texana)
E Tern, least interior pop. (Sterna antillarum)
E Toad, Houston Wherever found (Bufo houstonensis)
E Tryonia, Diamond Wherever found (Pseudotryonia adamantina)
E Tryonia, Gonzales Wherever found (Tryonia circumstriata (=stocktonensis))
E Tryonia, Phantom Wherever found (Tryonia cheatumi)
E Warbler (=wood), golden-cheeked Wherever found (Dendroica chrysoparia)
E Woodpecker, red-cockaded Wherever found (Picoides borealis)
Plants -- 31 listings
Status Species/Listing Name
E Ambrosia, south Texas (Ambrosia cheiranthifolia)
E Ayenia, Texas (Ayenia limitaris)
E Bladderpod, white (Lesquerella pallida)
E Bladderpod, Zapata (Lesquerella thamnophila)
E Cactus, black lace (Echinocereus reichenbachii var. albertii)
T Cactus, Chisos Mountain hedgehog (Echinocereus chisoensis var. chisoensis)
T Cactus, Lloyd's Mariposa (Echinomastus mariposensis)
E Cactus, Nellie cory (Coryphantha minima)
E Cactus, Sneed pincushion (Coryphantha sneedii var. sneedii)
E Cactus, star (Astrophytum asterias)
T cactus, Tobusch fishhook (Sclerocactus brevihamatus ssp. tobuschii)
E Cat's-eye, Terlingua Creek (Cryptantha crassipes)
T Cory cactus, bunched (Coryphantha ramillosa)
E Dawn-flower, Texas prairie (Hymenoxys texana)
E Dogweed, ashy (Thymophylla tephroleuca)
E Fescue, Guadalupe (Festuca ligulata)
E Gladecress, Texas golden (Leavenworthia texana)
E Ladies-tresses, Navasota (Spiranthes parksii)
E Manioc, Walker's (Manihot walkerae)
T No common name (Geocarpon minimum)
T Oak, Hinckley (Quercus hinckleyi)
E Phlox, Texas trailing (Phlox nivalis ssp. texensis)
E Pitaya, Davis' green (Echinocereus viridiflorus var. davisii)
E Pondweed, Little Aguja (=Creek) (Potamogeton clystocarpus)
E Poppy-mallow, Texas (Callirhoe scabriuscula)
T Rose-mallow, Neches River (Hibiscus dasycalyx)
E Rush-pea, slender (Hoffmannseggia tenella)
E Sand-verbena, large-fruited (Abronia macrocarpa)
E Snowbells, Texas (Styrax texanus)
T Sunflower, Pecos (=puzzle, =paradox) (Helianthus paradoxus)
E Wild-rice, Texas (Zizania texana)