Listed species believed to or known to occur in West Virginia

  • 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 West Virginia
  • 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 -- 29 listings

Animals -- 23 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, Virginia big-eared Wherever found (Corynorhinus (=Plecotus) townsendii virginianus)
E Bean, rayed Wherever found (Villosa fabalis)
E Blossom, tubercled (pearlymussel) Wherever found; Except where listed as Experimental Populations (Epioblasma torulosa torulosa)
E Bumble bee, Rusty patched Wherever found (Bombus affinis)
E Clubshell Wherever found; Except where listed as Experimental Populations (Pleurobema clava)
T Crayfish, Big Sandy Wherever found (Cambarus callainus)
E Crayfish, Guyandotte River Wherever found (Cambarus veteranus)
E Darter, candy Wherever found (Etheostoma osburni)
E Darter, diamond Wherever found (Crystallaria cincotta)
E Fanshell Wherever found (Cyprogenia stegaria)
T Isopod, Madison Cave Wherever found (Antrolana lira)
T Knot, red Wherever found (Calidris canutus rufa)
E Mucket, pink (pearlymussel) Wherever found (Lampsilis abrupta)
E Mussel, sheepnose Wherever found (Plethobasus cyphyus)
E Mussel, snuffbox Wherever found (Epioblasma triquetra)
E Riffleshell, northern Wherever found (Epioblasma torulosa rangiana)
T Salamander, Cheat Mountain Wherever found (Plethodon nettingi)
T Snail, flat-spired three-toothed Wherever found (Triodopsis platysayoides)
E Spectaclecase (mussel) Wherever found (Cumberlandia monodonta)
E Spinymussel, James Wherever found (Pleurobema collina)
Plants -- 6 listings
Status Species/Listing Name
E Bulrush, Northeastern (Scirpus ancistrochaetus)
E Clover, running buffalo (Trifolium stoloniferum)
E Harperella (Ptilimnium nodosum)
T Pogonia, small whorled (Isotria medeoloides)
E rock cress, Shale barren (Arabis serotina)
T Spiraea, Virginia (Spiraea virginiana)