Summary of COSEWIC wildlife species assessments, May 2019

Wildlife species are sorted according to current status and then by common name
Status Common name (population) Scientific name Range of occurrence
Extirpated Frosted Elfin Callophrys irus ON
Extirpated Gravel Chub Erimystax x-punctatus ON
Extirpated Karner Blue Plebejus samuelis ON
Extirpated Paddlefish Polyodon spathula ON
Endangered Carey’s Small Limestone Moss Seligeria careyana BC
Endangered Dalton’s Moss Daltonia splachnoides BC
Endangered Drooping–leaved Beard–moss Oxystegus recurvifolius BC
Endangered Dwarf Hesperochiron Hesperochiron pumilus BC
Endangered Hairy Paintbrush Castilleja tenuis BC
Endangered Columbia Quillwort Isoetes minima BC
Endangered Sei Whale (Atlantic population) Balaenoptera borealis Atlantic Ocean
Endangered Shortfin Mako (Atlantic population) Isurus oxyrinchus QC NB PE NS NL Atlantic Ocean
Endangered Vancouver Island Marmot Marmota vancouverensis BC
Threatened Cryptic Paw Lichen Nephroma occultum BC
Threatened Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica YT NT NU BC AB SK MB ON QC NB PE NS NL
Threatened White–rimmed Shingle Lichen Fuscopannaria leucosticta ON QC NB NS
Special concern Fin Whale (Atlantic population) Balaenoptera physalus Atlantic Ocean
Special concern Fin Whale (Pacific population) Balaenoptera physalus Pacific Ocean
Special concern Goldenseal Hydrastis canadensis ON
Special concern Sowerby's Beaked Whale Mesoplodon bidens Atlantic Ocean
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