Nothocestrum (commonly known as the Aiea species) is a genus of plants of concern and found in the following area(s): Hawaii.
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|Scientific Name||Status||Listing Date||Range|
|1.||Nothocestrum breviflorum||EN-US FWS||March 4, 1994||Hawaii|
|3.||Nothocestrum peltatum||EN-US FWS||February 25, 1994||Hawaii|
Twelve Incredibly Odd Endangered Creatures1. Solenodon
The solenodon is a mammal found primarily in Cuba and Hispanola. The species was thought to be extinct until scientists found a few still alive in 2003. Solenodons only prefer to come out at night. They eat primarily insects and they are one of the few mammal species that are venomous, delivering a very powerful toxin. Symptoms of a solenodon bite are very similar to a snake bite, including swelling and severe pain, lasting several days.