Archived: COSEWIC wildlife species assessments (short version), April 2016

COSEWIC Wildlife Species Assessments (short version), April 2016*

Wildlife Species are sorted according to current status and then by taxonomic group. Previous status is shown when applicable.
Status April 2016 Taxonomic group Common name (population) Previous status and date of previous assessment Range of occurrence in Canada
Endangered Mammals Pacific Water Shrew Endangered
April 2006
BC
Endangered Reptiles Spiny Softshell Threatened
May 2002
ON QC
Endangered Amphibians Unisexual Ambystoma (Small-mouthed Salamander dependent population) Not applicable ON
Endangered Amphibians Unisexual Ambystoma (Jefferson Salamander dependent population) Not applicable ON
Endangered Fishes River Darter (Great Lakes - Upper St. Lawrence populations) Not applicable ON
Endangered Fishes Sockeye Salmon (Sakinaw population) Endangered
April 2006
BC Pacific Ocean
Endangered Arthropods Eastern persius Duskywing Endangered
April 2006
ON
Endangered Arthropods Nine-spotted Lady Beetle Not applicable BC AB SK MB ON QC
Endangered Molluscs Shortface Lanx Not applicable BC
Threatened Birds McCown's Longspur Special Concern
April 2006
AB SK
Threatened Birds Red Crossbill percna subspecies Endangered
May 2004
QC NL
Threatened Molluscs Blue-grey Taildropper Endangered
April 2006
BC
Threatened Lichens Wrinkled Shingle Lichen Not applicable NB PE NS NL
Special Concern Mammals Harbour Porpoise (Pacific Ocean population) Special Concern
November 2003
BC Pacific Ocean Arctic Ocean
Special Concern Reptiles Northern Rubber Boa Special Concern
May 2003
BC
Special Concern Fishes Northern Sunfish (Great Lakes - Upper St. Lawrence populations) Not applicable ON QC
Special Concern Molluscs Pygmy Slug Not applicable BC
Special Concern Molluscs Sheathed Slug Not applicable BC
Special Concern Vascular Plants Baikal Sedge Threatened
May 2005
YT
Special Concern Lichens Mountain Crab-eye Not applicable BC
Not at Risk Amphibians Unisexual Ambystoma (Blue-spotted Salamander dependent population) Not applicable ON QC NB NS
Not at Risk Fishes Northern Sunfish (Saskatchewan - Nelson River populations) Not applicable ON
Not at Risk Fishes River Darter (Saskatchewan - Nelson River populations) Not applicable SK MB ON
Not at Risk Fishes River Darter (Southern Hudson Bay - James Bay populations) Not applicable MB ON
Not at Risk Mosses Porter's Twisted Moss Not applicable ON
Not at Risk Mosses Pygmy Pocket Moss Special Concern
May 2005
BC ON QC NS

*The assessment of Golden-eye Lichen (Teloschistes chrysophthalmus) was deferred to allow incorporation of additional information. It is anticipated that this wildlife species will be re-considered by COSEWIC in November 2016.

29/04/2016

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