Endangered Insects of Europe
Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones
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|Acilius duvergeri||Algeria, Italy, Morocco, Portugal, Spain|
|Agabus spp. (2)||Denmark, Germany, Latvia, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden|
|Apollo Butterfly||Asia, Europe, Middle East|
|Bienkotetrix transsylvanicus||Hungary, Romania|
|Bulgarian Emerald||Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey|
|Camponotus universitatis||France, Germany, Switzerland|
|Canary Islands Large White||Spain (Canary Islands)|
|Carabo Beetle||France, Italy|
|Cerambyx Longicorn||Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East|
|Chalepoxenus spp. (4)||France, Italy, Kazakhstan, Ukraine|
|Chortipphus acroleucus||Hungary, Romania|
|Coenagrion syriacum||Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey|
|Corsican Swallowtail||Corsica, Sardinia|
|Cretan Spotted Darner||Greece|
|Cucujus cinnaberinus||Austria, Belarus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Montenegro, Norway, Poland, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Sweden|
|Dark Guest Ant||Europe|
|Dark-winged Groundling||Iran, Iraq, Israel, Syria, Turkey|
|Deronectes spp. (3)||Portugal, Spain|
|Doronomyrmex spp. (3)||France, Germany, Switzerland|
|Dytiscus latissimus||Austria, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Italy, Latvia, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Ukraine|
|Epimyrma spp. (8)||Czech Republic, France, Greece, Italy, Russia, Spain, Switzerland|
|Erebia epistgyne||France, Spain|
|Formicoxenus spp. (2)||Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland|
|Graphoderus bilineatus||Asia, Europe, Middle East|
|Graptodytes delectus||Spain (Canary Islands)|
|Greek Red Damsel||Albania, Greece|
|Harpagoxenus spp.||Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland|
|Higgin's Anomalous Blue||Italy|
|Hipparchia spp. (3)||Portugal|
|Hydrotarsus spp. (2)||Spain (Canary Islands)|
|Isophya harzi||Hungary, Romania|
|Lycaena ottomanus||Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Montenegro, Republic of Macedonia, Turkey|
|Macromia spp.||France, Portugal, Spain|
|Madeira Brimstone (Butterfly)||Portugal (Madeira)|
|Madeiran Large White||Portugal (Madeira)|
|Meladema spp. (2)||Portugal, Spain (Canary Islands)|
|Metrioptera domogledi||Hungary, Romania|
|Miramella irena||Hungary, Romania|
|Morimus funereus||Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovakia, Ukraine|
|Mountain Alcon Blue||Asia, Europe|
|Myrmica spp. (9)||Belgium, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom|
|Myrmoxenus gordiagini||Croatia, Russia|
|Nehalennia speciosa||Austria, Belarus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Japan, Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Ukraine|
|Odontopodisma spp. (2)||Hungary, Romania|
|Onconotus servillei||Hungary, Romania|
|Onychogomphus spp. (3)||Algeria, Armenia, Georgia (Eurasia), Iran, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan|
|Orange-spotted Emerald||Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland|
|Piedmont Anomalous Blue||Italy|
|Plagiolepis spp. (3)||Austria, France, Russia|
|Plebejus spp. (2)||Italy, Spain, Switzerland|
|Predatory Bush Cricket||Asia, Europe, Middle East|
|Pronged Clubtail||France, Portugal, Spain|
|Pseudochazara euxina||Russia, Ukraine|
|Raetzer's Ringlet||Italy, Switzerland|
|Red Chaser||Armenia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Syria, Turkey|
|Rosalia Longicorn||Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East|
|Rossomyrmex spp. (2)||Russia, Spain|
|Sierra Nevada Blue||Spain|
|Small Lappet Moth||Austria, Belarus, Belgium, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mongolia, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine|
|Southern Damselfly||Africa, Europe|
|Stenobothrus eurasius||Hungary, Romania|
|Strongylognathus spp. (19)||Croatia, Czech Republic, Greece, Italy, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine|
|Sudeten Ringlet||Czech Republic, France, Romania, Switzerland|
|Sympetrum nigrifemur||Portugal, Spain (Canary Islands)|
|Teleutomyrmex spp. (2)||France, Spain, Switzerland|
|Turkish Red Damsel||Greece, Syria, Turkey|
|Zerynthia caucasica||Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia (Eurasia), Turkey|
|Zubovskia banatica||Hungary, Romania|
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Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones | Plants
***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).
In some cases, the creatures listed in this section may also be found on other continents or in other areas, which is why you may see additional
areas noted in the range column.
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
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