Endangered Insects of North America**
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Show all insects of concern in North America.
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Common Name Range ***
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
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
Cherokee Clubtail United States
Ciervo Scarab Beetle California
Coffin Cave Mold Beetle Texas
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
Edmund's Snaketail Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee
El Segundo Blue Butterfly California
Everglades Sprite Florida
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
Ground Beetle (2) Texas
Guatemalan Rubyspot 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
Karner Blue Butterfly Canada (Ontario), Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin
Keys Short-winged Conehead Katydid Florida
Kretschmarr Cave Mold Beetle Texas
Laguna Mountains Skipper California
Lange's Metalmark Butterfly California
Leptothorax spp. (3) Canada, Switzerland, United States
Lompoc Grasshopper California
Lotis Blue Butterfly California
Michigan Bog Grasshopper Michigan
Middlekauf's Shieldback Katydid California
Mitchell's Satyr Butterfly Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio
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
Ohlone Tiger Beetle California
Ozark Emerald Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma
Palos Verdes Blue Butterfly California
Pheidole spp. (2) Argentina, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Guyana, India, Madagascar, United States (Colorado)
Pinaleno Monkey Grasshopper Arizona
Polyergus lucidus Florida, Indiana
Prairie Sphinx Moth United States
Pseudomyrmex leptosus United States
Puritan Tiger Beetle Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont
Quino Checkerspot Butterfly California, Mexico
Ringed Boghaunter Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Wisconsin
Ris's Sanddragon Mexico
Salt Creek Tiger Beetle Nebraska
San Bruno Elfin Butterfly California
San Joaquin Dune Beetle California
Scarlet Bluet Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island
Schaus Swallowtail Florida
Sierra Pygmy Grasshopper California
Slave Raiding Ant Indiana
Smith's Blue Butterfly California
Sugarfoot Moth Fly Florida
Tanner's Black Camel Cricket Utah
Texas Emerald Louisiana, Texas
Tooth Cave Ground Beetle Texas
Twin-striped Clubtail Alabama, Florida, Georgia
Uncompahgre Fritillary Butterfly Colorado
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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