Endangered Insects of North America**
Show insects in North America with profiles available.
Show all insects of concern in North America.
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Common Name Range ***
Acanthomyops spp. (2) Maryland, Michigan
Acuminate Snaketail Alabama, Tennessee
American Burying Beetle Eastern Canada, USA Eastern States south to Florida, west to South Dakota and Texas
Aphaenogaster bidentatus United States
Appalachian Snaketail Alabama, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
Arizona Giant Sand Treader Cricket Arizona
Avalon Hairstreak California
Belkin's Dune Tabanid Fly California, Mexico
Belle's Sanddragon Alabama, Florida, North Carolina
Big Pine Key Conehead Katydid Florida
Blind Cave Beetle United States
Boisduval's Blue Butterfly California, Oregon
Callippe Silverspot Butterfly California
Calvert's Emerald Alabama, Florida, South Carolina
Carson Wandering Skipper California, Nevada
Cherokee Clubtail United States
Ciervo Scarab Beetle California
Coachelia Giant Sand Treader Cricket California
Coachella Valley Jerusalem Cricket California
Coffin Cave Mold Beetle Texas
Columbia Clubtail Oregon, Washington
Columbia River Tiger Beetle Idaho, Oregon, Washington
Comal Springs Dryopid Beetle Texas
Comal Springs Riffle Beetle Texas
Crematogaster spp. (1) Guatemala, United States
Cresent Dune Scarab Beetle Nevada
Dakota Skipper Canada, United States
Delhi Sands Flower-loving Fly California
Delta Green Ground Beetle California
Desert Monkey Grasshopper United States
Diminutive Clubtail Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee
Donnelly's Knobtail Mexico (Vera Cruz)
Doronomyrmex spp. (1) Canada, France, Germany, Switzerland
Dorymyrmex insanus United States
Edmund's Snaketail Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee
El Segundo Blue Butterfly California
Everglades Sprite Florida
Flint's Knobtail Mexico (Oaxaca)
Formica spp. (2) United States
Formicoxenus spp. (3) Austria, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, United States
Franklin's Bumble Bee California, Oregon
Gammon's Riffle Beetle Alabama, North Carolina, Virginia
Giuliani's Dune Scarab Beetle Nevada
Globose Dune Beetle California, Mexico
Ground Beetle (2) Texas
Guatemalan Rubyspot Mexico
Harpagoxenus spp. (1) Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, United States
Helotes Mold Beetle Texas
Hermes Copper California, Mexico
Hine's Emerald Dragonfly Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Wisconsin
Hodges' Clubtail Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi
Hungerford's Crawling Water Beetle Canada, Michigan
Idaho Point-headed Grasshopper Idaho
Ischnura spp. (1) California, Ethiopia
Karner Blue Butterfly Canada (Ontario), Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin
Kelso Giant Sand Treader Cricket California
Kelso Jerusalem Cricket California
Keys Scaly Cricket Florida
Keys Short-winged Conehead Katydid Florida
Kretschmarr Cave Mold Beetle Texas
Laguna Mountains Skipper California
Lange's Metalmark Butterfly California
Laricis Tree Cricket Michigan, Ohio
Leptothorax spp. (3) Canada, Switzerland, United States
Lompoc Grasshopper California
Lotis Blue Butterfly California
Macromia spp. (1) France, Japan, Portugal, Spain, Sri Lanka, United States
Manica parasitica California
Michigan Bog Grasshopper Michigan
Middlekauf's Shieldback Katydid California
Mitchell's Satyr Butterfly Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio
Monomorium spp. (3) Algeria, India, Mexico, Singapore, Tunisia, United States
Mount Charleston Blue Butterfly Nevada
Mount St. Helens' Grylloblattid United States
Mt. Hermon June Beetle California
Myrmica spp. (3) Algeria, Belgium, Canada, France, India, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States
Navajo Jerusalem Cricket Arizona
Ohlone Tiger Beetle California
Ozark Emerald Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma
Palos Verdes Blue Butterfly California
Papilio esperanza Mexico
Paulson's Knobtail Mexico (Chiapas)
Pheidole spp. (2) Argentina, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Guyana, India, Madagascar, United States (Colorado)
Pinaleno Monkey Grasshopper Arizona
Pogonomyrmex spp. (2) United States
Polyergus lucidus Florida, Indiana
Port Conception Jerusalem Cricket California
Prairie Sphinx Moth United States
Protomognathus americanus Indiana
Pseudomyrmex leptosus United States
Puritan Tiger Beetle Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont
Purple Skimmer Florida
Quino Checkerspot Butterfly California, Mexico
Ringed Boghaunter Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Wisconsin
Ris's Sanddragon Mexico
Sabino Dancer Arizona, Mexico
Sacramento Anthicid Beetle United States
Salt Creek Tiger Beetle Nebraska
Samwell Cave Cricket United States (California)
San Bruno Elfin Butterfly California
San Joaquin Dune Beetle California
Santa Monica Mountains Grasshopper California
Santa Monica Shieldback Katydid United States
Say's Spiketail Florida, Georgia
Scarlet Bluet Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island
Schaus Swallowtail Florida
Sierra Pygmy Grasshopper California
Siskiyou Chloealtis Grasshopper Oregon
Slave Raiding Ant Indiana
Smith's Blue Butterfly California
Southern Snaketail Louisiana, Mississippi
Sugarfoot Moth Fly Florida
Superb Spharagemon Grasshopper Texas
Tanner's Black Camel Cricket Utah
Tennessee Clubtail Tennessee
Texas Emerald Louisiana, Texas
Tooth Cave Ground Beetle Texas
Torreya Pygmy Grasshopper Florida
Towne's Clubtail Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee
Tuxtla Knobtail Mexico (Vera Cruz)
Twin-striped Clubtail Alabama, Florida, Georgia
Uncompahgre Fritillary Butterfly Colorado
Westfall's Clubtail Florida
Yellow-sided Clubtail Florida, Mississippi
Zayante Band-winged Grasshopper California
Zerene Fritillary California
Zoe Waterfall Damsel Mexico

**What insects are listed here?:

The North America section of this site lists the folllowing insects appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Insects that dwell in or migrate to any part of the North American continent, except Hawaii, which has its own section.
  • Insects of Greenland and adjacent Atlantic islands.
  • Insects of the Mexican Holarctic.
  • Insects of the Gulf of Maine.

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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