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Summary

SpeciesStatus
Nb of Species141BC Red List51
Mammals15BC Blue List81
Birds1Identified Wildlife26
Breeding Birds21COSEWIC Endangered14
Reptiles7COSEWIC Threatened12
Amphibians4COSEWIC Special Concern18
Fishes9SARA Schedule 134
Insects20Extirpated fom BC0
Molluscs15Extinct0
Vascular Plants46  
Mosses3  
Fungus0  

Mammals

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Grizzly BearUrsus arctosSpecial ConcernNoneBlue
Woodland Caribou (southern mountain population)Rangifer tarandus pop. 1EndangeredSchedule 1Red
Wolverine (luscus subspecies)Gulo gulo luscusSpecial ConcernNoneBlue
Townsend's Big-eared BatCorynorhinus townsendiiNoneNoneBlue
American BadgerTaxidea taxusEndangeredSchedule 1Red
Preble's Shrew Sorex prebleiNoneNoneRed
WolverineGulo guloSpecial ConcernNoneNone
FisherPekania pennantiNoneNoneBlue
Western Small-footed MyotisMyotis ciliolabrumNoneNoneBlue
Fringed MyotisMyotis thysanodesData DeficientSchedule 3Blue
Red-tailed Chipmunk, Simulans SubspeciesNeotamias ruficaudus simulansNoneNoneBlue
Bighorn SheepOvis canadensisNoneNoneBlue
Great Basin Pocket MousePerognathus parvusNoneNoneRed
CaribouRangifer tarandusNoneNoneNone
Little Brown MyotisMyotis lucifugusEndangeredNoneYellow

Birds

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Williamson's Sapsucker, thyroideus subspeciesSphyrapicus thyroideus thyroideusEndangeredSchedule 1None

Breeding Birds

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Flammulated OwlPsiloscops flammeolusSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Lewis's WoodpeckerMelanerpes lewisThreatenedSchedule 1Red
Short-eared OwlAsio flammeusSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
White-headed WoodpeckerPicoides albolarvatusEndangeredSchedule 1Red
Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virensEndangeredSchedule 1Red
Western Screech Owl (mcfarlanei subspecies)Megascops kennicottii macfarlaneiThreatenedSchedule 1Red
Rusty BlackbirdEuphagus carolinusSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Common NighthawkChordeiles minor ThreatenedSchedule 1Yellow
Barn SwallowHirundo rusticaThreatenedNoneBlue
Olive-sided flycatcherContopus cooperiThreatenedSchedule 1Blue
Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicaudaNoneNoneRed
Great Blue Heron, Herodias SubspeciesArdea herodias herodiasNoneNoneBlue
Swainson's HawkButeo swainsoniNoneNoneRed
Canyon WrenCatherpes mexicanusNot at RiskNoneBlue
Lark SparrowChondestes grammacusNoneNoneRed
BobolinkDolichonyx oryzivorusThreatenedNoneBlue
Horned Lark, Merrilli SubspeciesEremophila alpestris merrilliNoneNoneBlue
Prairie FalconFalco mexicanusNot at RiskNoneRed
Western Screech-owlMegascops kennicottiiThreatenedSchedule 1None
Williamson's SapsuckerSphyrapicus thyroideusEndangeredSchedule 1Blue
Brewer's Sparrow, Breweri SubspeciesSpizella breweri breweriNoneNoneRed

Reptiles

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Great Basin GophersnakePituophis catenifer deserticolaThreatenedSchedule 1Blue
Desert Night SnakeHypsiglena chlorophaeaEndangeredSchedule 1Red
Rubber BoaCharina bottaeSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Yellow
Western RattlesnakeCrotalus oreganusThreatenedSchedule 1Blue
Western SkinkPlestiodon skiltonianusSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Western Yellow-bellied RacerColuber constrictorSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Western Painted Turtle (intermountain - Rocky Mountain population)Chrysemys picta pop. 2Special ConcernSchedule 1Blue

Amphibians

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Coeur d'Alene SalamanderPlethodon idahoensisSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Yellow
Great Basin SpadefootSpea intermontanaThreatenedSchedule 1Blue
Blotched Tiger SalamanderAmbystoma mavortiumEndangeredSchedule 1Red
Western ToadAnaxyrus boreasSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue

Fishes

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Columbia SculpinCottus hubbsiSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Shorthead SculpinCottus confususSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Speckled DaceRhinichthys osculusEndangeredSchedule 1Red
Umatilla DaceRhinichthys umatillaThreatenedSchedule 3Red
Westslope Cutthroat TroutOncorhynchus clarkii lewisiSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
ChiselmouthAcrocheilus alutaceusNot at RiskNoneBlue
Bull TroutSalvelinus confluentusSpecial ConcernNoneBlue
White Sturgeon (Columbia River population)Acipenser transmontanus pop. 2EndangeredSchedule 1Red
White SturgeonAcipenser transmontanusEndangeredSchedule 1None

Insects

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
MonarchDanaus plexippusSpecial ConcernSchedule 1Blue
Western River CruiserMacromia magnificaNot at RiskNoneBlue
Emma's DancerArgia emmaNoneNoneBlue
Mormon Fritillary, erinna subspecies Speyeria mormonia erinnaNoneNoneRed
Olive Clubtail Stylurus olivaceusEndangeredNoneRed
River Jewelwing Calopteryx aequabilisNoneNoneRed
Lance-tipped DarnerAeshna constrictaNoneNoneRed
Immaculate Green HairstreakCallophrys affinisNoneNoneBlue
Badlands Tiger BeetleCicindela decemnotataNoneNoneRed
Sagebrush Tiger BeetleCicindela pugetanaNoneNoneBlue
Silver-spotted SkipperEpargyreus clarusNoneNoneBlue
Silver-spotted Skipper, clarus subspeciesEpargyreus clarus clarusNoneNoneBlue
Pronghorn ClubtailGomphus graslinellusNoneNoneBlue
Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchellaNoneNoneBlue
Lilac-bordered CopperLycaena nivalisNoneNoneBlue
Common Sooty WingPholisora catullusNoneNoneBlue
Checkered SkipperPyrgus communisNoneNoneBlue
California HairstreakSatyrium californicaNoneNoneBlue
Eastern Tailed BlueCupido comyntasNoneNoneBlue
Variegated FritillaryEuptoieta claudiaNoneNoneBlue

Molluscs

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Rocky Mountain Ridged MusselGonidea angulataEndangeredSchedule 1Red
Black GlossZonitoides nitidusNoneNoneBlue
Ashy Pebblesnail Fluminicola fuscusNoneNoneRed
Shortface LanxFisherola nuttalliNoneNoneRed
Rotund Physa Physella columbianaNoneNoneRed
Banded TigersnailAnguispira kochiNoneNoneBlue
Coeur d'Alene OregonianCryptomastix mullaniNoneNoneBlue
Attenuate FossariaFossaria truncatulaNoneNoneBlue
Pale Jumping-slugHemphillia camelusNoneNoneBlue
Pygmy SlugKootenaia burkeiCandidate for ListingNoneRed
Magnum MantleslugMagnipelta mycophagaSpecial ConcernNoneBlue
Rocky MountainsnailOreohelix strigosaNoneNoneBlue
Subalpine MountainsnailOreohelix subrudisNoneNoneBlue
Silky ValloniaVallonia cyclophorellaNoneNoneBlue
Sheathed SlugZacoleus idahoensisNoneNoneRed

Vascular Plants

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Lemmon's Holly FernPolystichum lemmoniiThreatenedSchedule 1Red
Steer's HeadDicentra unifloraNoneNoneBlue
Lance-leaved FigwortScrophularia lanceolataNoneNoneRed
ScalepodIdahoa scapigeraNoneNoneRed
HeterocodonHeterocodon rariflorumNoneNoneBlue
Short-flowered Monkey-flowerMimulus breviflorusNoneNoneBlue
Edible Valerian Valeriana edulis ssp. edulisNoneNoneRed
Northern Gooseberry cognatum subspeciesRibes oxyacanthoides ssp. cognatumNoneNoneRed
Prairie Pepper-grass Lepidium densiflorum var. pubicarpumNoneNoneRed
Prairie Rocket Erysimum asperumNoneNoneRed
Rabbitbrush Goldenweed Ericameria bloomeriData DeficientNoneRed
Tall Beggarticks Bidens vulgataNoneNoneRed
Spanish-cloverAcmispon americanus var. americanusNoneNoneBlue
Nettle-leaved Giant-hyssopAgastache urticifoliaNoneNoneBlue
Large-flowered BrickelliaBrickellia grandifloraNot at RiskNoneRed
Narrow-leaved BrickelliaBrickellia oblongifolia ssp. oblongifoliaNoneNoneBlue
Peduncled SedgeCarex pedunculataNoneNoneBlue
Holm's Rocky Mountain SedgeCarex scopulorum var. bracteosaNoneNoneBlue
Hairy Owl-cloverCastilleja tenuisNoneNoneRed
Common ClarkiaClarkia rhomboideaNoneNoneRed
Obscure CryptanthaCryptantha ambiguaNoneNoneBlue
Awned CyperusCyperus squarrosusNoneNoneBlue
False-mermaidFloerkea proserpinacoidesNot at RiskNoneBlue
Hairstem GroundsmokeGayophytum ramosissimumNoneNoneRed
Prairie GentianGentiana affinisNoneNoneBlue
Wild LicoriceGlycyrrhiza lepidotaNoneNoneBlue
Western StickseedLappula occidentalis var. cupulataNoneNoneRed
Slender GiliaLathrocasis tenerrimaNoneNoneRed
Northern LinanthusLeptosiphon septentrionalisNoneNoneBlue
Water MarigoldMegalodonta beckiiNoneNoneBlue
OniongrassMelica bulbosaNoneNoneBlue
Purple OniongrassMelica spectabilisNoneNoneBlue
Tall BluebellsMertensia paniculata var. borealisNoneNoneBlue
Brewer's Monkey-flowerMimulus breweriNoneNoneBlue
Varied-leaf PhaceliaPhacelia heterophylla ssp. virgataNoneNoneRed
Alpine SorrelRumex paucifoliusNoneNoneBlue
Booth's WillowSalix boothiiNoneNoneBlue
Small-flowered SkullcapScutellaria angustifolia ssp. micranthaNoneNoneBlue
Sweet-marsh ButterweedSenecio hydrophiloidesNoneNoneRed
Smooth GoldenrodSolidago giganteaNoneNoneRed
Rough DropseedSporobolus compositus var. compositusNoneNoneBlue
Blunt-sepaled StarwortStellaria obtusaNoneNoneBlue
Long-leaved AsterSymphyotrichum ascendensNoneNoneRed
Thick-leaved ThelypodyThelypodium laciniatum var. laciniatumNoneNoneBlue
Cup CloverTrifolium cyathiferumNoneNoneRed
Northern VioletViola septentrionalisNoneNoneRed

Mosses

English NameScientific NameCOSEWICSARABC Status
Lacks a Common NameBryum calobryoidesNoneNoneRed
Lacks a Common NamePhilonotis yezoanaNoneNoneBlue
Lacks a Common NamePohlia elongataNoneNoneBlue

Extinct or Extirpated

No Extirpated or Extinct

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Please cite these pages as: Pearson, Mike and Healey, M.C.2012. Species at Risk and Local Government: a Primer for BC. Stewardship Centre of British Columbia, Courtenay BC.