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EN15 - Number of IUCN Red List species and national conservation list species with habitats in areas affected by operations, by level of extinction risk

[In lieu of the IUCN Red List, AEP has created a list of federally threatened and endangered species for the states in which AEP operates.  A fair number of these species are not found in the AEP service area, but have been included, as they may need to be considered in new construction that goes beyond the traditional AEP service-area boundaries. These plants and animals are found on the Endangered Species Act’s Threatened and Endangered List1(marine species have not been included).]

Mammals

Common name

States Found

Scientific name

Canada lynx

MI

Lynx canadensis

Carolina northern flying squirrel

TN VA

Glaucomys sabrinus coloratus

Delmarva Peninsula fox squirrel

VA

Sciurus niger cinereus

Florida panther

AR

Puma (Felis) concolor coryi

Gray bat

AR IN KY OK TN VA WV

Myotis grisescens

Indiana bat

AR IN KY MI OH OK TN VA WV

Myotis sodalist

Gulf Coast jaguarundi

TX

Herpailurus yaguarondi cacomitli

Louisiana black bear

LA TX

Ursus americanus luteolus

Mexican long-nosed bat

TX

Leptonycteris nivalis

Ocelot

TX

Leopardus pardalis

Ozark big-eared bat

AR OK

Corynorhinus townsendii ingens

Virginia big-eared bat

KY VA WV

Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus

Birds – Endangered and Threatened Species

Common name

States Found

Scientific name

Attwater’s prairie chicken

TX

Tympanuchus cupido attwateri

Bald eagle 2

All AEP states

Haliaeetus leucocephalus

Black-capped vireo

OK TX

Vireo atricapilla

Eskimo curlew

OK TX

Numenius borealis

Golden-cheeked warbler

TX

Dendroica chrysoparia

Interior least tern

AR IN KY LA OK TN TX

Sterna antillarum

Kirtland’s warbler

MI OH

Dendroica kirtlandii

Mexican spotted owl

TX

Strix occidentalis lucida

Northern aplomado falcon

TX

Falco femoralis septentrionalis

Piping plover

IN KY LA MI OH OK TX VA

Charadrius melodus

Red-cockaded woodpecker

AR LA OK TX VA

Piocoides borealis

Roseate tern

VA

Sterna dougallii dougallii

Southwestern willow flycatcher

TX

Empidonax traillii extimus

Whooping crane

IN LA MI OK TX

Grus americana

  1. http://www.fws.gov/endangered
  2. Though delisted in 2007, the bald eagle remains protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act and an amended and more stringent Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act.
  3. indicates only experimental populations found in that state.

Reptiles and Amphibians

Common name States Found Scientific name

American alligator

AR LA OK TX

Alligator mississippiensis (listed for similarity of appearance to American crocodile)

Barton Springs salamander

TX

Eurycea sosorum

Bog turtle

VA

Clemmys muhlenbergii

Cheat Mountain salamander

WV

Plethodon nettingi

Copperbelly water snake

IN MI OH

Nerodia erythrogaster neglota

Gopher tortoise

LA

Gopherus polypheemus

Houston toad

TX

Bufo houstonensis

Lake Erie water snake

OH

Nerodia sipedon insularum

Mississippi gopher frog

LA

Rana capito serosa

Ozark hellbender salamander

AR

Cryptobranchus alleganiensis bishopi

Ringed map turtle 

LA

Graptemys oculifera

San Marcos salamander

TX

Eurycea nana

Shenandoah salamander

VA

Plethodon Shenandoah

Texas blind salamander

TX

Typhlomolge rathbuni

Fish

Common name

States Found

Scientific name

Amber darter

TN

Percina antesella

Arkansas River shiner

AR OK TX

Notropis giardi

Big Bend gambusia

TX

Gambusia gaigei

Blackside dace

KY TN VA

Phoxinus cumberlandensis

Blue shiner

TN

Cyprinella caerulea

Bluemask (jewel) darter

TN

Etheostoma doration sp.

Boulder darter

TN

Etheostoma wapiti

Clear Creek gambusia

TX

Gambusia heterochir

Comanche Springs pupfish

TX

Cyprinodon elegans

Conasauga logperch

TN

Percina jenkinsi

Devils River minnow

TX

Dionda diaboli

Duskytail darter

TN VA

Etheostome percnurum

Fountain darter

TX

Etheostoma fonticola

Leon Springs pupfish

TX

Cyprinodon bovinus

Leopard darter

AR OK

Percina pantherina

Neosho madtom

OK

Noturus placidus

Ozark cavefish

AR OK

Amblyopsis rosae

Palezone shiner

KY TN2

Notropis albizonatus

Pallid sturgeon

AR KY LA TN

Scaphirhynchus albus

Pecos gambusia

TX

Gambusia nobilis

Pygmy madtom

TN

Noturus stanauli

Relict darter

KY

Etheostoma chienense

Rio Grande silvery minnow

TX4

Hybognathus amarus

Roanoke logperch

VA

Percina rex

San Marcos gambusia

TX

Gambusia georgei

Sciotio madtom

OH

Noturus trautmani

Shortnose sturgeon

VA

Acipenser brevirostrum

Slackwater darter

TN

Etheostoma boschungi

Slender chub

TN VA

Erimystax cahni

Smoky madtom

TN

Noturus baileyi

Snail darter

TN

Percina tanasi

Spotfin chub

TN VA

Erimonax monachus

Yellowfin madtom

TN VA

Noturus flavipinnis

 

Freshwater Mussels

Common name

 States Found

Scientific name

Alabama (Inflated) heelsplitter

LA

Potamilus inflatus

Alabama lamp mussle

TN

Lampsilis virescens

Anthony’s riversnail

TN

Athearnia anthonyi

Appalachian elktoe

TN

Alasmidonta raveneliana

Appalachian monkeyface pearlymussel

TN VA

Quadrula sparsa

Arkansas fatmucket

AR

Lampsilis powelli

Birdwing pearlymussel

TN VA

Conradilla caelata

Clubshell

IN KY MI OH TN WV

Pleurobema clava

Coosa moccasinshell

TN

Medionidus parvulus

Cracking pearlymussel

KY TN VA

Hemistena lata

Cumberland bean

KY TN VA

Villosa trabalis

Cumberland elktoe

KY TN

Alasmidonta atropupurea

Cumberland monkeyface pearlymussel

TN VA

Quadrula intermedia

Cumberland pigtoe

TN

Pleurobema gibberum

Cumberlandian combshell

KY TN VA

Epioblasma brevidens

Curtis pearlymussel

AR

Epioblasma florentina curtisi

Dromedary pearlymussel

KY TN VA

Dromus dromas

Dwarf wedgemussel

VA

Alasmidonta heterodon

Fanshell

IN KY OH VA TN WV

Cyprogenia stegaria

Fat pocketbook

AR IN KY LA OH

Potamilus capax

Finelined pocketbook

TN

lampsilis altilis

Fine-rayed pigtoe

TN VA

Fusconaia cuneolus

Flat-spired three-toothed land snail

WV

Triodopsis platysayoides

Fluted kidneyshell

VA

Ptychobranchus subtentum

Georgia pigtoe

TN

Pleurobena hanleyianum

Green blossom pearlymussel

TN VA

Epioblasma torulosa gubernaculums

James spinymussel

VA WV

Pleurobema collina

Littlewing pearlymussel

KY TN VA

Pegias fibula

Louisiana pearlshell

LA

Margaritfera bembeli

Magazine Mountain shagreen

AR

Mesodon magazinensis

Northern riffleshell

IN KY MI OH WV

Epioblasma torulosa rangiana

Orangefoot pimpleback

IN KY OH TN

Plethobasus cooperianus

Ouachita rock pocketbook

OK AR

Arkansia wheeleri

Ovate clubshell

TN

Pleurobema perovatum

Oyster mussel

KY TN VA

Epioblasma capsaeformis

Pale lilliput pearlymussel

TN

Toxoplasma cylindrellus

Pink mucket

AR IN KY LA OH TN VA WV

Lampsilis abrupta

Purple bean

TN VA

Villosa perpurpurea

Purple catspaw pearlymussel

KY OH TN IN

Epioblasma obliquata obliquata

Rabbitsfoot

IN TN

Quadrula cylindrical

Rayed bean

IN MI VA

Villosa fabalis

Ring pink pearlymussel

KY TN IN OH WV

Obovaria retusa

Rough pigtoe

IN KY TN VA

Pleurobema plenum

Rough rabbitsfoot

TN VA

Quadrula cylindrica strigillata

Scaleshell mussel

AR IN KY MI OH OK TN

Leptodea leptodon

Shiny pigtoe

TN VA

Fusconaia cor

Southern acornshell

TN

Epioblasma othcaloogensis

Southern pigtoe

TN

Pleurobema georgianum

Speckled pocketbook

AR

Lamsilis streckeri

Tan riffleshell

KY TN VA

Epioblasma florentina walkeri

Triangular kidneyshell

TN

Ptychobranchus greeni

Tuberculed-blossom pearlymussel

KY TN WV

Epiblasma toruslosa torulosa

Turgid-blossom pearly mussel

TN

Epiblasma turgidula

Upland combshell

TN

Eioblasma metastriata

Virginia fringed mountain snail

VA

Polygriscus virginianus

White catspaw pearlymussel

IN MI OH

Epioblasma obliquata perobliqua

White wartyback pearlymussel

IN TN KY

Plethobasus cicatricosus

Winged mapleleaf mussel

IN KY OH OK TN

Quadrula fragosa

Yellow blossom pearlymussel

KY TN VA

Epioblasma florentina florentina

 

Other Invertebrates

Common Name

States Found

Scientific Name

American burying beetle

AR IN KY MI OH OK LA TN TX VA WV

Nicrophorus americanus

Anthony’s riversnail

TN

Atheamia anthonyi

Cave crayfish

AR

Cambarus aculabrum and C. zophanastes

Coffin Cave mold beetle

TX

Batrisodes texanus

Comal Springs dryopid beetle

TX

Stygopamus comalensis

Comal Springs riffle beetle

TX

Heterelmus comalensis

Flat-spired three-toothed snail

WV

Triodopsis platysayoides

Hines emerald dragonfly

IN MI OH

Somatochlora hineana

Hungerford's crawling water beetle

MI

Brychius hungerfordi

Karner blue butterfly

IN MI OH

Lycaeides melissa samuelis

Kentucky cave shrimp

KY

Palaemonias ganteri

Lee County cave isopod

VA

Lirceus usdagalun

Madison Cave isopod

VA WV

Antrolana lira

Mitchell’s satyr butterfly

IN MI OH VA

Neomympha mitchellii

Nashville crayfish

TN

Orconectes shoupi

Northeastern beach tiger beetle

VA

Cicindela dorsalis dorsalis

Painted snake coiled forest snail

TN

Anguispira picta

Peck’s cave amphipod

TX

Styglobromus pecki

Royal marstonia

TN

Pyrgulopsis ogmorphaphe

Six-banded longhorn beetle

MI

Dryobius sexnotatus

Spruce-fir moss spider

TN VA

Microhexura montivaga

Virginia fringed mountain snail

VA

Polygyriscus virginianus

 

Plants

Common Name

States Found

Scientific Name

American chaffseed

LA MI  TN  VA

Schwalbea americana

American Hart’s-tongue fern

MI TN

Asplenium scolopandrium var. americanum

Ashy dogweed

TX

Thymophylla tephrolenca

Black lace cactus

TX

Echinocereus reichenbachii var. albertii

Blue Ridge goldenrod

TN

Solidago spithamaea

Braun's rock cress

KY TN

Arabis perstellata var. perstellata

Bunched cory cactus

TX

Corypantha ramillosa

Chisos Mountain hedgehog cactus

TX

Echinocereus chisoensis var. chisoensis

Cumberland rosemary

KY TN

Conradina verticillata

Cumberland sandwort

KY TN

Arendria cumberlandensis

Davis’ green pitaya

TX

Echinocereus viridiflorus var. davisii

Dwarf lake iris

MI

Iris lacustrius

Earthfruit (tinytim)

AR LA TX

Geocarpon minimum

Eastern prairie fringed orchid

IN MI OH OK VA

Platanthera leucophaea

Green pitcher plant

TN

Sarracenia oreophila

Guthrie’s ground-plum

TN

Astragalus bibullatus

Harperella

AR WV VA

Ptilimnium nodosum

Hinkley oak

TX

Quercus hinkley

Houghton's goldenrod

MI

Solidago houghtonii

Johnston’s frankenia

TX

Frankenia johnstonii

Lakeside daisy

MI OH

Hymenoxys herbacea

Large flowered skullcap

TN

Scutellaria montana

Large-fruited sand verbena

TX

Abronia macrocarpa

Leafy prairie clover

TN

Dalea foliosa

Little aguja pondweed

TX

Potamogeton clystocarpus

Lloyd’s mariposa cactus

TX

Echinomastus mariposensis

Louisiana quillwort

LA

Isoetes louisianensis

Mead’s milkweed

IN

Asclepias meadii

Michaux's sumac

VA

Rhus michauxii

Michigan monkey flower

MI

Mimulus michiganensis

Missouri bladderpod

AR

Physaria filiformis

Morefield’s leather flower

TN2

Clematis morefieldii

Navasota ladies’ tresses

TX

Spiranthes parksii

Nillie cory cactus

TX

Coryphantha minima

Northeastern bulrush

VA WV

Scirpus ancistrochaetus

Northern wild monkshood

OH

Aconitum noveborancense

Pecos sunflower

TX

Helianthus paradoxus

Peter’s mountain mallow

VA

Lliamna corei

Pitcher's thistle

IN MI

Cirsium pitcheri

Pondberry

AR

Lindera melissifolia

Price's potato-bean

KY TN

Apios priceana

Roan Mountain bluet

TN

Hedyotis purpurea var. montana

Rock Gnome lichen

TN VA

Gymnoderma lineare

Running buffalo clover

AR IN KY OH WV

Trifolium stoloniferum

Ruth’s golden aster

TN

Pithopsis ruthii

Seabeach amaranth

VA

Amaranthus pumilus

Sensitive joint vetch

VA

Aeschynomene virginica

Shale barren rockcress

VA WV

Arabis serotina

Short's goldenrod

IN KY

Solidago shortii

Slender rush pea

TX

Hoffmannseggia tenella

Small whorled pogonia

MI OH TN VA WV

Isotria medeoloides

Small-anthered bittercress

VA

Cardamine micranthera

Smooth coneflower

VA

Echinacea laevigata

Sneed pincushion cactus

TX

Coryphantha sneedii var. sneedii

South Texas ambrosia

TX

Ambrosia cheiranthifolia

Spreading avens

TN

Geum radiatum

Spring Creek bladderpod

TN

Lesquerella perforata

Star cactus

TX

Astrophytum asterias

Swamp pink

VA

Helonias bullata

Tennessee yellow-eyed grass

TN

Xyris tennesseensis

Terlingua Creek cat’s eye

TX

Cryptantha crassipes

Texas ayenia

TX

Ayenia limitaris

Texas poppy mallow

TX

Callirhoe scabriuscula

Texas prairie dawn flower

TX

Hymenoxys texana

Texas snowbells

TX

Styrax texanus

Texas trailing phlox

TX

Phlox nivalis ssp. texensis

Texas wild rice

TX

Zizania texana

Tobusch fishhook cactus

TX

Ancistrocactus tobuschii

Virginia round-leaf birch

VA

Betula uber

Virginia sneezeweed

VA

Helenium virginicum

Virginia spiraea

KY OH TN VA WV

Spiraea virginiana

Walker’s manioc

TX

Manihot walkerae

Western prairie fringed orchid

OK

Platanthera praeclara

White bladderpod

TX

Lesquerella pallida

White-haired goldenrod

KY

Solidago albopilosa

Zapata bladderpod

TX

Lesquerella thamnophila

Source Information - USFWS Federal Threatened and Endangered species list and websites, for example, http://ecos.fws.gov/speciesProfile/profile/speciesProfile.action?spcode=A08F; WERS staff records (D. Bouchard).

2012