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Amphibians
Scientific Name Common Name State status PBS status Federal status
Aneides aeneus Green Salamander PT PT
Lithobates sphenocephala Southern Leopard Frog
Pseudacris triseriata kalmi New Jersey Chorus Frog PE PE
Rana sphenocephala Coastal Plain Leopard Frog PE PE
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Reptiles
Scientific Name Common Name State status PBS status Federal status
Clonophis kirtlandii Kirtland's Snake PE PE
Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake PC CA
Glyptemys muhlenbergii Bog Turtle PE PE LT
Kinosternon subrubrum subrubrum Eastern Mud Turtle PX
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green Snake PE PE
Pseudemys rubriventris Redbelly Turtle PT CA
Sistrurus catenatus catenatus Eastern Massasauga PE PE C
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Fish
Scientific Name Common Name State status PBS status Federal status
Acantharchus pomotis Mud Sunfish PX
Acipenser brevirostrum Shortnose Stugeon PE PE LE
Acipenser fulvescens Lake Sturgeon PE PE
Acipenser oxyrinchus Atlantic Sturgeon PE PE C
Amia calva Bowfin PC CP
Ammocrypta pellucida Eastern Sand Darter PE PE
Aphredoderus sayanus Pirate Perch PX
Catostomus catostomus Longnose Sucker PE PE
Cottus sp. 7 Checkered Sculpin PE
Culaea inconstans Brook Stickleback PC CP
Enneacanthus chaetodon Black Banded Sunfish PX
Enneacanthus obesus Banded Sunfish PE PE
Erimystax x-punctatus Gravel Chub PE PE
Etheostoma camurum Bluebreast Darter PT PT
Etheostoma fusiforme Swamp Darter PX
Etheostoma maculatum Spotted Darter PT PT
Etheostoma tippecanoe Tippecanoe Darter PT PT
Gasterosteus aculeatus Threespine Stickleback PE PE
Ichthyomyzon bdellium Ohio Lamprey PC CP
Ichthyomyzon fossor Northern Brook Lampery PE PE
Ichthyomyzon greeleyi Mountain Brook Lamprey PT PT
Lampetra aepyptera Least Brook Lampery PC CR
Lepomis megalotis Longear Sunfish PE PE
Lota lota Burbot PE PE
Nocomis biguttatus Hornyhead Chub PC CR
Notropis bifrenatus Bridle Shiner PE PE
Noturus eleutherus Mountain Madtom PE PE
Noturus gyrinus Tadpole Madtom PE PE
Noturus stigmosus Northern Madtom PE PE
Percina copelandi Channel Darter PT PT
Percina evides Gilt Darter PT PT
Percina macrocephala Longhead Darter PT PT
Phoxinus eos Northern Redbelly Dace PX
Phoxinus erythrogaster Southern Redbelly Dace PT PT
Umbra pygmaea Eastern Mudminnow PC CP
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Mussels
Scientific Name Common Name State status PBS status Federal status
Alasmidonta marginata Elktoe N
Alasmidonta undulata Triangle Floater N
Alasmidonta varicosa Brook Floater PE
Anodontoides ferussacianus Cylindrical Papershell CR
Epioblasma torulosa rangiana Northern Riffleshell PE PE LE
Lampsilis cariosa Yellow Lampmussel CU
Lampsilis radiata Eastern Lampmussel CU
Lasmigona compressa Creek Heelsplitter CR
Lasmigona subviridis Green Floater CU
Pyganodon cataracta Eastern Floater
Villosa iris Rainbow Mussel PE
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Birds
Scientific Name Common Name State status PBS status Federal status
Accipiter gentilis Northern Goshawk CR
Asio flammeus Short-Eared Owl PE PE
Bartramia longicauda Upland Sandpiper PT PT
Botaurus lentiginosus American Bittern PE PE
Casmerodius albus Great Egret PE PE
Catharus ustulatus Swainsons Thrush CR
Charadrius melodus Piping Plover PX PX LE
Chlidonias niger Black Tern PE PE
Circus cyaneus Northern Harrier CA
Cistothorus palustris Marsh Wren CR
Cistothorus platensis Sedge Wren PE PE
Dendroica striata Blackpoll Warbler PE PE
Empidonax flaviventris Yellow-bellied Flycatcher PE PE
Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon PE PE
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald Eagle PT PT
Ixobrychus exilis Least Bittern PE PE
Lanius ludovicianus migrans Loggerhead Shrike PE PE
Nycticorax nycticorax Black-crowned Night-Heron PE PE
Nyctanassa violacea Yellow-crowned Night-Heron PE PE
Pandion haliaetus Osprey PT PT
Podilymbus podiceps Pied-billed grebe CR
Rallus elegans King Rail PE PE
Rallus limicola Virginia Rail
Spiza americana Dickcissel PE PE
Sterna hirundo Common Tern PE PE
Tyto alba Barn Owl CR

For more information on birds, visit the Pennsylvania Game Commission's Threatend & Endangered Species web page

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Mammals
Scientific Name Common Name State status PBS status Federal status
Cryptotis parva Least Shrew PE PE
Glaucomys sabrinus Northern Flying Squirrel PE
Myotis leibii Eastern Small-Footed Myotis PT PT
Myotis septentrionalis Northern Myotis CR
Myotis sodalis Indiana Bat PE PE LE
Neotoma magister Allegheny Woodrat PT PT
Sciurus niger cinerus Delmarva Fox Squirrel PE
Sorex palustris albibarbis Northern Water Shrew CR
Sorex palustris punctulatus West Virginia Water Shrew PT PT

For more information on mammals, visit the Pennsylvania Game Commission's Threatend & Endangered Species web page

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Plants
Scientific Name Common Name State status PBS status Federal status
Aconitum reclinatum White Monkshood PE PE
Agalinis auriculata Eared False-Foxglove PE PE
Aletris farinosa Colic-root TU PE
Amaranthus cannabinus Salt-marsh Water-hemp PR PR
Amelanchier sanguinea Roundleaf serviceberry TU PE
Ammannia coccinea Scarlet Ammannia PE PT
Andropogon glomeratus Bushy Bluestem TU PR
Aplectrum hyemale Puttyroot PR PR
Arethusa bulbosa Swamp Pink PE PE
Aristidia purpurascnes Arrow-feather, Three-awn PT PT
Asplenium bradleyi Bradley’s Spleenwort PT PE
Asplenium pinnatifidum Lobed Spleenwort N PR
Baccharis halimifolia Eastern Baccharis PR PR
Bidens bidentoides Swamp Beggar-ticks PT PE
Bidens laevis Beggar-ticks N PE
Boltonia asteroides Aster-like Boltonia PE PE
Bouteloua curtipendula Tall Gramma PT PT
Carex bullata Bull Sedge PE PE
Carex buxbaumii Brown Sedge TU PR
Carex careyana Carey’s Sedge PE PE
Carex collinsii Collin’s sedge PE PT
Carex crinita var. brevicrinis Short hair Sedge PE PE
Carex eburnea Ebony sedge PE PE
Carex lupuliformis False Hop Sedge TU PE
Carex meadii Mead’s Sedge TU PE
Carex mitchelliana Mitchell’s sedge PE PE
Carex paupercula Bog sedge PT PR
Carex polymorpha Variable Sedge PE PT
Carex shortiana Short’s Sedge N PR
Carex sprengelii Sprengel's sedge N PR
Carex typhina Cattail sedge PE PT
Carya laciniosa Shellbark hickory N WATCH
Chasmanthium latifolium Wild oats TU PE
Chionanthus virginicus Fringe-tree N PT
Chrysopsis mariana Maryland Golden-aster PT PE
Cimicifuga americana Mountain bugbane PT PR
Cladium mariscoides Twig-rush PE PE
Corydalis aurea Golden Corydalis N PE
Cuscuta cephalanthi Buttonbush dodder TU PT
Cuscuta pentagona Field Dodder N PT
Cymophyllus fraserianus Fraser's Sedge PE PE
Cynanchum laeve Smooth Swallow-wort PE PE
Cyperus refractus Reflexed Flatsedge PE PE
Cypripedium reginae Showy Lady's Slipper PT PT
Delphinium exaltatum Tall Larkspur PE PE
Deschampsia cespitosa Tufted Hairgrass N PT
Dodecatheon meadia Common shooting star PE PE
Dodecatheon radicatum Jeweled Shooting-Star PT PT
Dryopteris clintoniana Clinton’s Wood Fern N PT
Echinochloa walteri Walter’s Barnyard-grass PE PE
Eleocharis parvula Little-spike Spike-rush PE PE
Eleocharis compressa Flat-stemmed Spike-rush PE PE
Elephantopus carolinianus Elephant’s Foot PE PR
Ellisia nyctelea Ellisia; Waterpod PT PT
Erigenia bulbosa Harbinger-of-spring PT PR
Erythronium albidum White-trout Lily N TU
Eupatorium rotundifolium Round-leaved thoroughwort TU TU
Eupatorium godfreyanum Vasey’s Eupatorium N PT
Euphorbia purpurea Glade Spurge PE PE
Filipendula rubra Queen of the praire TU TU
Fimbristylis annua Annual Fimbry PT PT
Galium latifolium Purple Bedstraw N TU
Gaultheria hispidula Creeping snowberry PR PR
Gaylussacia brachycera Box Huckleberry PT PE
Gentiana villosa Striped Gentian TU PE
Helianthemum bicknellii Bicknell’s Hoary Rockrose PE PE
Heteranthera multiflora Multiflowered Mud-plantain PE PE
Hieracium traillii Maryland Hawkweed PE PE
Hypericum stragulum St. Andrew’s Cross N PT
Ilex opaca American Holly PT PT
Isoetes valida Quillwort N PR
Isotria medeoloides Small-whorled Pogonia PE PE LT
Juncus dichotomus Forked Rush PE PE
Juniperus communis Common Juniper N TU
Lactuca hirsuta Downy Lettuce N TU
Lathyrus ochroleucus Wild pea PT PT
Ledum groenlandicum Common Labrador tea PR PR
Leucothoe racemosa Swamp Dog-hobble TU PT
Linum sulcatum Grooved Yellow Flax PE PE
Lipocarpha micrantha Common Hemicarpa PE PE
Lithospermum canescens Hoary puccoon N TU
Lithospermum caroliniense Hispid Gromwell PE PE
Ludwigia decurrens Upright Primrose Willow PE PE
Ludwigia polycarpa False Loosestrife Seedbox PE PE
Lycopodiella appressa Southern Bog Clubmoss PT PT
Lycopus rubellus Bugleweed PE PE
Magnolia tripetala Umbrella Magnolia PT PR
Magnolia virginiana Sweet Bay Magnolia PT PT
Marshallia grandiflora Large-Flowered Marshallia PE PE
Matelea obliqua Oblique Milkvine PE PE
Melica nitens Three-flowered Melic-grass PT PT
Muhlenbergia uniflora Fall Dropseed Muhly PE PT
Oenothera argillicola Shale-Barren Evening Primrose PT PT
Onosmodium molle var. hispidissim um False Gromwell PE PE
Opuntia humifusa Prickly-pear Cactus PR PR
Orontium aquaticum Golden Club PR WATCH
Panicum scoparium Velvety Panic-grass PE PE
Passiflora lutea Passion-flower PE PT
Paxistima canbyi Canby's Mountain-Lover PE PE
Pedicularis lanceolata Swamp Lousewort N PE
Penstemon canescens Appalachian beardtongue N TU
Phyllanthus caroliniensis Carolina Leaf-flower PE PE
Pinus echinata Shortleaf Pine; Yellow Pine N PT
Piptochaetium avenaceum Blackseed needlegrass N PE
Poa autumnalis Autumn Bluegrass PE PE
Poa paludigena Bog Bluegrass PT PR
Platanthera blephariglottis White Fringed-orchid N PE
Platanthera peramoena Purple fringless orchid TU PT
Pluchea odorata Shrubby Camphor-weed TU PE
Polemonium vanbruntiae Jacob's Ladder PE PE
Polymnia uvedalia Leaf-Cup N PR
Potamogeton pulcher Spotted Pondweed PE PE
Quercus falcata Southern Red Oak PE PE
Quercus phellos Willow Oak PE PE
Quercus shumardii Shumard’s Oak PE PE
Ranunculus flabellaris Yellow-water Crowfoot N PT
Ribes lacustre Swamp currant TU PE
Rotala ramosior Toothcup PR PR
Ruellia strepens Limestone Petunia PT PT
Sagittaria calycina var. spongiosa Long-lobed Arrowhead PE PE
Sagittaria subulata Subulate Arrowhead PR PR
Salix petiolaris Meadow willow TU WATCH
Samolus parviflorus Pineland Pimpernel TU PR
Schoenoplectus acutus Hard-stemmed Bulrush PE PE
Schoenoplectus fluviatilis River Bulrush PR PR
Schoenoplectus smithii Smith’s Bulrush PE PE
Scirpus ancistrochaetus Northeastern Bulrush PE PT LE
Scleria pauciflora Few-flowered Nutrush PT PT
Scutellaria saxatilis Rock skullcap TU PE
Senecio anomymus Plain Ragwort PR PR
Senna marilandica Wild Senna TU PR
Shepherdia canadensis Canada Buffalo-berry PE PE
Sida hermaphrodita Sida; Virgina Mallow PE PE
Solidago roanensis Tenessee Goldenrod PR PR
Solidago speciosa var. erecta Slender Goldenrod PE PE
Solidago simplex Sticky Goldenrod PE PE
Spiraea betulifolia Dwarf spiraea PT PE
Sporobolus heterolepis Prairie Dropseed PE PE
Stellaria borealis Mountain starwort N TU
Streptopus amplexifolius White twisted-stalk PT PE
Symphyotrichum depauperatum Serpentine Aster PT PT
Thalictrum coriaceum Thick-leafed meadowrue PE PT
Tipularia discolor Cranefly Orchid PR PR
Trillium cernuum Nodding Trillium N PT
Trillium nivale Snow trillium PR PR
Tripsacum dactyloides Eastern Gamma-grass TU PE
Trollius laxus Spreading Globeflower PE PE
Woodwardia areolata Netted chain fern N PT
Utricularia cornuta Horned bladderwort N PT
Uvularia pudica Mountain bellwort TU PR
Vernonia glauca Tawny Ironweed PE PE
Viburnum nudum Possum-haw PE PE
Viola appalachiensis Appalachian blue violet PT TU
Viola selkirkii Great-spurred violet N PR
Vittaria appalachiana Appalachian Gametophyte Fern PT PT
Zizania aquatica Annual Wild Rice PR PR
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Insects
Scientific Name Common Name State status PBS status Federal status
Aeshna clepsydra Mottled Darner
Callophrys gryneus Juniper Hairstreak
Celithemis eponina Halloween Pennant
Enallagma durum Big Bluet
Euphyes dion Dion Skipper
Gomphus adelphus Mustached Clubtail
Gomphus rogersi Roger’s Clubtail
Libellula incesta Slaty Skimmer
Libellula needhami Needham's Skimmer
Lycaena epixanthe Bog Copper
Nannothemis bella Elfin Skimmer
Nastra lherminier Swarthy Skipper
Papilio cresphontes Giant Swallowtail
Somatochlora elongata Ski-tailed Emerald
Speyeria idalia Regal Fritillary
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