Endangered Species Search by Area Selection

Find out if there are any endangered species in your state, your country, island, etc. Browse endangered species listings according to area on our planet using the selection box below.

For a complete list of US endangered species, select United States below. Browse the different areas in the pulldown for other countries or specific US or Canadian states. For sea creatures and creatures found on islands in the oceans, we recommend browsing the oceania list.

Select an area:

Select the species group:
 All species   Amphibians   Arachnids   Birds  
 Centipedes   Clams   Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones   Crustaceans  
 Fishes   Insects   Mammals   Plants  
 Reptiles   Snails   Worms    

Note/Disclaimer: This list is made possible through a database keyword search/filtering process which may not be 100% accurate. Therefore, all endangered species of New Mexico may not be listed here. For a complete list of endangered species in North America, browse the North America endangered species list or see the complete United States List.

Endangered species found in New Mexico:

This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total at the bottom of this page 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 Us page.

 Species NameScientific NameGroupRange
1. Alamosa Springsnail Tryonia alamosae Snails New Mexico
2. Banner-tailed Kangaroo Rat Dipodomys spectabilis Mammals Arizona, Mexico, New Mexico, Texas
3. Beautiful Shiner Cyprinella formosa Fishes Arizona, Mexico, New Mexico
4. Bendire's Thrasher Toxostoma bendirei Birds Arizona, California, Canada, Mexico, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah
5. Big Bend Slider Trachemys gaigeae Reptiles Mexico, New Mexico, Texas
6. Caribbean Electric Ray Narcine bancroftii Fishes Brazil, Florida, French Guiana, Guyana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Suriname, Venezuela
7. Cassin's Finch Haemorhous cassinii Birds Canada, Mexico, United States
8. Charalito Chihuahua Gila nigrescens Fishes Mexico, New Mexico
9. Chestnut-collared Longspur Calcarius ornatus Birds North America (including United States)
10. Chiricahua Leopard Frog Lithobates chiricahuensis Amphibians Arizona, Mexico, New Mexico
11. Colorado Pikeminnow Ptychocheilus lucius Fishes Arizona, California, Colorado, Mexico, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming
12. Coryphantha sneedii var. sneedii Coryphantha sneedii var. sneedii Plants New Mexico, Texas
13. Cougar  WATCH A LIVE COUGAR Puma concolor Mammals North and Central America
14. Desert Pocket Gopher Geomys arenarius Mammals Mexico, New Mexico, Texas
15. Dunes Sagebrush Lizard Sceloporus arenicolus Reptiles New Mexico, Texas
16. Eared Quetzal Euptilotis neoxenus Birds Arizona, Mexico, New Mexico
17. Gila Chub Gila intermedia Fishes Arizona, Mexico, New Mexico
18. Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum Reptiles Mexico, United States
19. Gila Springsnail Pyrgulopsis gilae Snails New Mexico
20. Gila Topminnow Poeciliopsis occidentalis Fishes Arizona, New Mexico
21. Gila Trout Oncorhynchus gilae Fishes Arizona, New Mexico
22. Gray Wolf  WATCH A LIVE GRAY WOLF Canis lupus Mammals Mexico, United States
Featured Articles:

Ten creatures that may become extinct in the next 10 years

10 Unusually White Creatures You'll Probably Never See in Real Life

Twelve Incredibly Odd Endangered Creatures

The Seven Sea Turtle Species of the World
More articles
23. Gray-checkered Whiptail Aspidoscelis dixoni Reptiles New Mexico, Texas
24. Holy Ghost Ipomopsis Ipomopsis sancti-spiritus Plants New Mexico
25. Jaguar  WATCH A LIVE JAGUAR Panthera onca Mammals Arizona, California, Central and South America, Louisiana, Mexico, New Mexico, Texas
26. Jemez Mountains Salamander Plethodon neomexicanus Amphibians New Mexico
27. Knowlton Cactus Pediocactus knowltonii Plants Colorado, New Mexico
28. Koster's Springsnail Juturnia kosteri Snails New Mexico
29. Kuenzler Hedgehog Cactus Echinocereus fendleri var. kuenzleri Plants New Mexico
30. Least Tern Sterna antillarum Birds Bahamas, Central America (winters), Greater and Lesser Antilles, Mexico, Northern South America, USA (California, including the Miss. R. Basin), Atlantic Gulf Coasts
31. Lesser Long-nosed Bat Leptonycteris curasoae yerbabuenae Mammals Arizona, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, New Mexico
32. Lesser Prairie-chicken Tympanuchus pallidicinctus Birds Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas
33. Little White Whiptail Aspidoscelis gypsi Reptiles New Mexico
34. Loach Minnow Tiaroga cobitis Fishes Arizona, New Mexico
35. Mancos Milk-vetch Astragalus humillimus Plants Colorado, New Mexico
36. Merriam's Kangaroo Rat Dipodomys merriami Mammals Mexico, United States
37. Mexican Long-nosed Bat Leptonycteris nivalis Mammals Central America, Mexico, New Mexico, Texas
38. Mexican Long-tongued Bat Choeronycteris mexicana Mammals Arizona, California, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas
39. Mountain Plover Charadrius montanus Birds Canada, Mexico, United States
40. New Mexico Hotspring Snail Pyrgulopsis thermalis Snails New Mexico
41. Noel's Amphipod Gammarus desperatus Crustaceans New Mexico
42. Northern Aplomado Falcon Falco femoralis septentrionalis Birds Arizona, Guatemala, Mexico, New Mexico, Texas
43. Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi Birds Central and South America, North America (including United States)
44. Orconectes deanae Orconectes deanae Crustaceans New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas
Featured Articles:

Eight Species Declared Extinct But May Still be Out There

Ten creatures that may become extinct in the next 10 years

Twelve Incredibly Odd Endangered Creatures

The Seven Sea Turtle Species of the World
More articles
45. Painted Bunting Passerina ciris Birds Central America, North America (including United States)
46. Pecos Assiminea Snail Assiminea pecos Snails Mexico, New Mexico, Texas
47. Pecos Gambusia Gambusia nobilis Fishes New Mexico, Texas
48. Pecos River Pupfish Cyprinodon pecosensis Fishes New Mexico, Texas
49. Pinyon Jay Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus Birds United States
50. Prairie Sphinx Moth Euproserpinus wiesti Insects United States
51. Razorback Sucker Xyrauchen texanus Fishes Arizona, California, Colorado, Mexico, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming
52. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus Birds Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
53. Rio Grande Monkeyface Quadrula couchiana Clams New Mexico, Texas
54. Rio Grande Silvery Minnow Hybognathus amarus Fishes Mexico, New Mexico, Texas
55. Robust Cottontail Sylvilagus robustus Mammals New Mexico, Texas
56. Roswell Springsnail Pyrgulopsis roswellensis Snails New Mexico
57. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus Birds Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
58. Sacramento Prickly Poppy Argemone pleiacantha ssp. pinnatisecta Plants New Mexico
59. Socorro Isopod Thermosphaeroma thermophilum Crustaceans New Mexico
60. Socorro Springsnail Pyrgulopsis neomexicana Snails New Mexico
61. Sonora Mud Turtle Kinosternon sonoriense Reptiles Arizona, Mexico, New Mexico
62. South Sierra Nevada Springsnail Pyrgulopsis giuliani Snails New Mexico
63. Southwestern Willow Flycatcher Empidonax traillii extimus Birds Arizona, California, Colorado, Mexico, New Mexico, Texas, Utah
64. Spikedace Meda fulgida Fishes Arizona, New Mexico
65. Spotted Owl Strix occidentalis Birds Arizona, California, Canada, Mexico, New Mexico, Texas
66. Sprague's Pipit Anthus spragueii Birds Canada, Mexico, United States
Featured Articles:

Ten creatures that may become extinct in the next 10 years

Captive cheetah gives birth to largest litter ever recorded

The Seven Sea Turtle Species of the World

Photos that will make you think twice before littering
More articles
67. Thick-billed Parrot  WATCH A LIVE THICK-BILLED PARROT Rhynchopsitta pachyrhyncha Birds Arizona, Mexico, New Mexico
68. Todsen's Pennyroyal Hedeoma todsenii Plants New Mexico
69. White Sands Pupfish Cyprinodon tularosa Fishes New Mexico
70. White-sided Jackrabbit Lepus callotis Mammals Arizona, Mexico, New Mexico
71. Yaqui Chub Gila purpurea Fishes Arizona, New Mexico

Endangered Species of Our Planet

Donate, Adopt, Get Involved

EEC Conservation Directory

Mailing List

Would you like to receive a notice and link when the new Creature Feature is posted?

Enter your e-mail address below:


Fun & Games

Are you inspired by endangered animals? Check out our games and coloring pages! More to come soon.
color endangered creatures
play hangman