Endangered Insects of Europe
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Common Name Range ***
Acilius duvergeri Italy, Portugal, Spain
Agabus spp. (2) Denmark, Ethiopia, Germany, Latvia, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden
Apollo Butterfly Europe
Bienkotetrix transsylvanicus Hungary, Romania
Bulgarian Emerald Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey
Carabo Beetle France, Italy
Cerambyx Longicorn Europe
Coenagrion syriacum Turkey
Corsican Swallowtail Corsica, Sardinia
Cretan Spotted Darner Greece
Dark Guest Ant Europe
Dark-winged Groundling Turkey
Dytiscus latissimus Austria, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Italy, Latvia, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Ukraine
Formicoxenus spp. (2) Austria, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, United States
Goldstreifiger Europe
Greek Goldenwing Greece
Greek Red Damselfly Albania, Greece
Hermit Beetle Europe
Higgin's Anomalous Blue Italy
Hipparchia spp. (3) Portugal
Italian Goldenring Italy
Leptothorax spp. (1) Canada, Switzerland, United States
Lycaena ottomanus Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Montenegro, Republic of Macedonia, Turkey
Madeira Brimstone (Butterfly) Portugal (Madeira)
Madeiran Large White Portugal (Madeira)
Morimus funereus Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovakia, Ukraine
Mountain Alcon Blue Europe
Myrmica spp. (9) Algeria, Belgium, Canada, France, India, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States
Orange-spotted Emerald Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland
Predatory Bush Cricket Europe
Raetzer's Ringlet Italy, Switzerland
Red Chaser Turkey
Rosalia Longicorn Europe
Sierra Nevada Blue Spain
Small Lappet Moth Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine
Southern Damselfly Europe
Stenobothrus eurasius Hungary, Romania
Strongylognathus spp. (19) Algeria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Georgia (Eurasia), Greece, Israel, Italy, Korea, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine
Zullich's Blue Spain
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**What insects are listed here?:

The Europe section of this site lists the folllowing insects appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Insects that dwell in or migrate to any region found in Europe and any nearby islands of the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Insects that dwell in the East Atlantic Ocean (Azores).
  • Insects of Iceland.
  • Insects that dwell in the Adriatic Sea and Sea of Azov.
  • Insects that dwell in the Black and Caspian Sea.
  • Insects that dwell in Corsica.
  • Insects that dwell in Cyprus.
  • Insects of the Palearctic.
  • Insects of Russia.
  • Insects of Eurasia.
  • Some species dwelling on the North African Coast.
  • Insects of the Mediterranean Sea and islands located in the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Insects dwelling in islands of Spain (Canary, Balearic).

This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total count of species found on this site as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, please visit our About EEC page.

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