Table Hc01: Sensitive Animal Species from the Meramec River Basin

Table Hc01: Sensitive Animal Species from the Meramec River Basin

(printout of Missouri Department of Conservation's Missouri Natural Heritage Database, 1995a).
Sensitive Animal Species Federal Status1 State Status2 # of Locations
Amphibians      
Hemidactylium scutatum (Four-toed salamander)   R 2
Rana sylvatica (Wood frog)   R 2
Typhlotriton spelaeus (Grotto salamander)   WL 1
Fish
Alosa Alabamae (Alabama shad)   R 2
Ameiurus nebulosus (Brown bullhead)   R 1
Crystallaria asprella (Crystal darter) C2 E 4
Hiodon tergisus (Mooneye)   R 6
Notropis buccatus (Silverjaw minnow)   WL 7
Typhlichthys subterraneus (Southern cavefish)   WL 1
Crustaceans
Allocrangonyx hubrichti (Central Mo. cave amphipod) C2 R 2
Cambarus hubrichti (Salem cave crayfish)   WL 1
Styogromus onondagaensis (Onondaga cave amphipod) 3C WL 4
Mollusks
Arcidens confragosus (Rock pocketbook)   R 13
Cumberlandia monodonta (Spectacle case) C2 WL 24
Elliptio crassidens crassidens (Elephant ear)   E 8
Epioblasma triquetra (Snuffbox) C2 R 7
Fusconaia ebena (Ebony shell)   E 5
Hendersonia occulta (Cherrystone snail)   R 1
Lampsilis abruptus (Pink mucket) E E 16
Leptodea leptodon (Scale shell) C2 R 11
Plethobasus cyphyus (Sheepnose)   R 32
Simpsonaias ambigua (Salamander mussel) C2 E 2
Vertigo meramecensis (Bluff vertigo) C2 SU 2
Insects
Agapetus artesus (Artesien caddisfly) C2 WL 1
Leucotrichia pictipes (A micro caddisfly)   SU 1
Ophiogomphus westfalli (Arkansas snaketail dragonfly) C2 R 1
Sinella auita (A springtail)   R 3
Mammals
Mustela frenata (Long-tailed weasel)   R 1
Myotis grisescens (Gray bat) E E 10
Myotis leibii (Eastern small-footed bat) C2 R 1
Myotis sodalis (Indiana bat) E E 9
Birds
Accipter cooperii (Cooper's hawk)   R 12
Accipiter striatus (Sharp-shinned hawk)   C 2
Ardea herodias (Great blue heron rookery)   C 10
Podilymbus podiceds (Pied-billed grebe)   R 1

1Federal status: E=Endangered; T=Threatened; C#-Candidate for federal listing; 3C-Former candidate

2State status: E=Endangered; R=Rare; SU=Status undetermined; WL=Watch listed. (Recent changes made by the USFWS in Federal listing of candidate species has eliminated 3C and C2 categories.)

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