COSEWIC summary of wildlife species assessments, April 2018

Wildlife species are sorted according to current status and then by common nameFootnote 1 .

Status Common name (population) Scientific name Range of occurrence
Extinct Lake Whitefish (Como Lake dwarf form) Coregonus clupeaformis ON
Extinct Lake Whitefish (Como Lake normal form) Coregonus clupeaformis ON
Endangered Acuteleaf Small Limestone Moss Seligeria acutifolia BC
Endangered Allegheny Mountain Dusky Salamander (Appalachian population) Desmognathus ochrophaeus QC
Endangered Allegheny Mountain Dusky Salamander (Carolinian population) Desmognathus ochrophaeus ON
Endangered Banff Springs Snail Physella johnsoni AB
Endangered Basking Shark (Pacific population) Cetorhinus maximus BC Pacific Ocean
Endangered Carmine Shiner Notropis percobromus MB
Endangered Coastal Vesper Sparrow Pooecetes gramineus affinis BC
Endangered Downy Yellow False Foxglove Aureolaria virginica ON
Endangered False–foxglove Sun Moth Pyrrhia aurantiago ON
Endangered Gray Ratsnake (Carolinian population) Pantherophis spiloides ON
Endangered Harbour Seal Lacs des Loups Marins subspecies Phoca vitulina mellonae QC
Endangered Red–headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus SK MB ON QC
Endangered Streaked Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris strigata BC
Endangered Striped Whitelip Webbhelix multilineata ON
Endangered Tall Bugbane Actaea elata BC
Endangered Tall Woolly–heads Psilocarphus elatior BC
Threatened Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica SK MB ON QC NB NS
Threatened European Whitefish (Dezadeash Lake dwarf form) Coregonus lavaretus YT
Threatened European Whitefish (Dezadeash Lake normal form) Coregonus lavaretus YT
Threatened European Whitefish (Little Teslin Lake dwarf form) Coregonus lavaretus YT
Threatened European Whitefish (Squanga Lake dwarf form) Coregonus lavaretus YT
Threatened Fern–leaved Yellow False Foxglove Aureolaria pedicularia ON
Threatened Gray Ratsnake (Great Lakes / St. Lawrence population) Pantherophis spiloides ON
Threatened Lake Whitefish (Little Teslin Lake normal form) Coregonus clupeaformis YT
Threatened Lake Whitefish (Opeongo Lake dwarf form) Coregonus clupeaformis ON
Threatened Lake Whitefish (Opeongo Lake normal form) Coregonus clupeaformis ON
Threatened Lake Whitefish (Squanga Lake normal form) Coregonus clupeaformis YT
Threatened Smoker’s Lung Lichen Lobaria retigera BC
Threatened Smooth Yellow False Foxglove Aureolaria flava ON
Special concern Athabasca Thrift Armeria maritima ssp. interior SK
Special concern Blanket–leaved Willow Salix silicicola SK
Special concern Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor YT NT NU BC AB SK MB ON QC NB PE NS NL
Special concern Eastern Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta picta QC NB NS
Special concern Floccose Tansy Tanacetum huronense var. floccosum AB SK
Special concern Large–headed Woolly Yarrow Achillea millefolium var. megacephala SK
Special concern Mackenzie Hairgrass Deschampsia mackenzieana NT SK
Special concern Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta marginata ON QC
Special concern Olive–sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi YT NT NU BC AB SK MB ON QC NB PE NS NL
Special concern Red–tailed Leafhopper (Prairie population) Aflexia rubranura MB
Special concern Sand–dune Short–capsuled Willow Salix brachycarpa var. psammophila SK
Special concern Turnor's Willow Salix turnorii SK
Data deficient Spring Salamander (Carolinian population) Gyrinophilus porphyriticus ON
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