COSEWIC status report in preparation with anticipated assessment dates

This table lists the current stage of development for each status report. The table is sorted by expected date of species assessment. The assessment date for any wildlife species may change for a variety of reasons. Please check this list frequently if you use this information in your work.

November 2018 (22) wildlife species
Taxonomic group Common name Scientific name Last assessment Stage of current assessment Canadian range / known or potential jurisdictions 1
Arthropods Cobblestone Tiger Beetle Cicindela marginipennis Endangered November 2008 Initial report in preparation CWS, NS, Parks
Arthropods Pale Yellow Dune Moth Copablepharon grandis Special concern November 2007 Initial report in preparation AB, CWS, MB, Parks, SK
Arthropods Pygmy Snaketail Ophiogomphus howei Special concern November 2008 Initial report in preparation CWS, NB, ON, Parks
Arthropods Rapids Clubtail Gomphus quadricolor Endangered April 2008 Initial report in preparation CWS, ON, Parks
Arthropods Yellow Scarab Hunter Wasp Dielis pilipes Not applicable Revision to final report BC, CWS, Parks
Fishes (freshwater) Cisco Complexes Coregonus spp. Not applicable Revision to initial report AB, BC, CWS, DFO, MB, NT, NU, ON, Parks, QC, SK
Fishes (freshwater) Lake Chub  (Northern British Columbia Hotsprings populations) Couesius plumbeus Data deficient November 2004 Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, DFO, Parks
Fishes (freshwater) Nooksack Dace Rhinichthys cataractae Endangered April 2007 Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, DFO, Parks
Fishes (freshwater) Rainbow Smelt  (Lake Utopia large-bodied population) Osmerus mordax Threatened November 2008 Initial report in preparation CWS, DFO, NB, Parks
Fishes (freshwater) Rainbow Smelt  (Lake Utopia small-bodied population) Osmerus mordax Threatened November 2008 Initial report in preparation CWS, DFO, NB, Parks
Fishes (marine) Chinook Salmon (Fraser River, Sunshine Coast, Vancouver Island) Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Not applicable Revision to initial report BC, CWS, DFO, NWC, Parks, Pacific Ocean
Lichens Cryptic Paw Lichen Nephroma occultum Special concern April 2006 Revision to final report BC, CWS, Parks
Lichens White-rimmed Shingle Lichen Fuscopannaria leucosticta Not applicable Revision to initial report CWS, NB, NS, ON, Parks, QC
Mammals (marine) Ringed Seal Pusa hispida hispida Not applicable Revision to final report Arctic Ocean, ATK-SC, Atlantic Ocean, CMN, CWS, DFO, EMRWB, FJMC, HFTCC, MB, NB, NL, NMRWB, NS, NT, NU, NWMB, ON, Parks, PE, QC, TJFB, TWPCB, WMAC-NS, WMAC-NWT, YFWMB, YT
Mammals (terrestrial) Polar Bear Ursus maritimus Special concern April 2008 Revision to final report Arctic Ocean, ATK-SC, CWS, DFO, EMRWB, FJMC, GRRB, HFTCC, MB, NL, NMRWB, NT, NU, NWMB, NYRRC, ON, Parks, QC, SRRB, TJFB, TWPCB, WMAC-NS, WMAC-NWT, WRRB, YFWMB, YT
Mosses Slender Yoke-moss Zygodon gracilis Not applicable Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, Parks
Reptiles Greater Short-horned Lizard Phrynosoma hernandesi Endangered April 2007 Revision to initial report AB, CWS, Parks, SK
Reptiles Plains Hog-nosed Snake Heterodon nasicus Not applicable Revision to final report AB, CWS, MB, Parks, SK
Vascular plants Black Ash Fraxinus nigra Not applicable Revision to initial report CWS, MB, NB, NL, NS, ON, Parks, PE, QC
Vascular plants Goldenseal Hydrastis canadensis Threatened May 2000 Revision to initial report CWS, DFO, ON, Parks
Vascular plants Ute Ladies'-tresses Spiranthes diluvialis Not applicable Revision to final report BC, CWS, Parks
Vascular plants Yukon Draba Draba yukonensis Not applicable Initial report in preparation CWS, Parks, YFWMB, YT
April 2019 (26) wildlife species
Taxonomic group Common name Scientific name Last assessment Stage of current assessment Canadian range / known or potential jurisdictions 1
Amphibians Mudpuppy Necturus maculosus Not at risk May 2000 Revision to initial report CWS, HFTCC, MB, ON, Parks, QC
Birds Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica Not applicable Initial report in preparation AB, ARRC, BC, CMN, CRRC, CTRRC, CWS, DDRRC, DKRRC, EMRWB, HFTCC, LRRC, MB, MDRRC, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, NWMB, NYRRC, ON, Parks, PE, QC, SK, SRRC, TRRC, WMAC-NS, WMAC-NWT, WRRB, YFWMB, YT
Birds Red Knot islandica subspecies Calidris canutus islandica canutus islandica islandica Special concern April 2007 Initial report in preparation CWS, Parks
Birds Red Knot roselaari type Calidris canutus roselaari type canutus roselaari type roselaari type Threatened April 2007 Initial report in preparation CWS, Parks
Birds Red Knot rufa subspecies Calidris canutus rufa Endangered April 2007 Initial report in preparation AB, BC, CWS, GRRB, HFTCC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, NWMB, ON, Parks, PE, QC, SK, SRRB, WMAC-NWT
Fishes (marine) Yelloweye Rockfish  (Pacific Ocean outside waters population) Sebastes ruberrimus Special concern November 2008 Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, DFO, NJFMC, Parks, Pacific Ocean
Fishes (marine) Yelloweye Rockfish  (Pacific Ocean inside waters population) Sebastes ruberrimus Special concern November 2008 Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, DFO, NJFMC, Parks, Pacific Ocean
Mammals (marine) Fin Whale  (Atlantic population) Balaenoptera physalus Special concern May 2005 Initial report in preparation CWS, DFO, NB, NL, NS, NU, NWMB, Parks, PE, QC
Mammals (marine) Fin Whale  (Pacific population) Balaenoptera physalus Threatened May 2005 Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, DFO, NJFMC, Parks
Mammals (marine) Sei Whale  (Atlantic population) Balaenoptera borealis Data deficient May 2003 Revision to initial report ATK-SC, Atlantic Ocean, CMN, CWS, DFO, NB, NL, NS, NU, Parks, PE, QC
Mammals (marine) Sowerby's Beaked Whale Mesoplodon bidens Special concern November 2006 Revision to initial report ATK-SC, Atlantic Ocean, CMN, CWS, DFO, NL, NMRWB, NS, Parks, TJFB, TWPCB
Mammals (terrestrial) Swift Fox Vulpes velox Threatened November 2009 Revision to initial report AB, CWS, Parks, SK
Mammals (terrestrial) Vancouver Island Marmot Marmota vancouverensis Endangered April 2008 Revision to initial report BC, CWS, Parks
Mammals (terrestrial) Western Harvest Mouse dychei subspecies Reithrodontomys megalotis dychei Endangered April 2007 Revision to initial report AB, CWS, Parks
Mammals (terrestrial) Western Harvest Mouse megalotis subspecies Reithrodontomys megalotis megalotis Special concern April 2007 Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, Parks
Mammals (terrestrial) Western Harvest Mouse megalotis subspecies Reithrodontomys megalotis megalotis Special concern April 2007 Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, Parks
Molluscs Toothed Globe Mesodon zaletus Not applicable Revision to initial report CWS, ON, Parks
Mosses Dalton's Moss Daltonia splachnoides Not applicable Revision to initial report BC, CWS, Parks
Mosses Drooping-leaved Beard-moss Trichostomum recurvifolium Not applicable Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, Parks
Mosses Drooping-leaved Beard-moss Trichostomum recurvifolium Not applicable Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, Parks
Mosses Slender Yoke-moss Zygodon gracilis Not applicable Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, Parks
Vascular plants Dwarf Hesperochiron Hesperochiron pumilus Not applicable Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, Parks
Vascular plants Hairy Owl's-clover Castilleja tenuis Not applicable Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, Parks
Vascular plants Hairy Valerian Valeriana edulis ciliata Not applicable Initial report in preparation CWS, ON, Parks
Vascular plants Midget Quillwort Isoetes minima Not applicable Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, Parks
Vascular plants Puvirnituq Draba Draba puvirnituqii Not applicable Initial report in preparation CWS, Parks, QC
November 2019 (4) wildlife species
Taxonomic group Common name Scientific name Last assessment Stage of current assessment Canadian range / known or potential jurisdictions 1
Arthropods Manitoba Oakworm Moth Anisota manitobensis Not applicable Initial report in preparation CWS, MB, Parks
Arthropods Reversed Haploa Haploa reversa Not applicable Initial report in preparation CWS, ON, Parks
Arthropods Suckley's Cuckoo Bumble Bee Bombus suckleyi Not applicable Initial report in preparation AB, BC, CWS, MB, NL, NT, ON, Parks, SK
Fishes (freshwater) Columbia Sculpin Cottus hubbsi Special concern November 2010 Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, DFO, Parks
April 2020 (3) wildlife species
Taxonomic group Common name Scientific name Last assessment Stage of current assessment Canadian range / known or potential jurisdictions 1
Birds Ross's Gull Rhodostethia rosea Threatened April 2007 Initial report in preparation CWS, MB, NU, NWMB, Parks
Vascular plants Coastal Wood Fern Dryopteris arguta Special concern November 2001 Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, Parks
Vascular plants Gillman's Goldenrod Solidago gillmanii Not applicable Initial report in preparation CWS, ON, Parks
November 2020 (7) wildlife species
Taxonomic group Common name Scientific name Last assessment Stage of current assessment Canadian range / known or potential jurisdictions 1
Mammals (marine) Beluga Whale  (James Bay population) Delphinapterus leucas Not applicable Initial report in preparation Arctic Ocean, CWS, DFO, ON, Parks, QC
Mammals (marine) Beluga Whale  (Cumberland Sound population) Delphinapterus leucas Threatened May 2004 Initial report in preparation CWS, DFO, NU, NWMB, Parks
Mammals (marine) Beluga Whale  (Eastern Hudson Bay population) Delphinapterus leucas Endangered May 2004 Initial report in preparation CWS, DFO, HFTCC, NL, NU, NWMB, Parks, QC
Mammals (marine) Beluga Whale  (Eastern High Arctic - Baffin Bay population) Delphinapterus leucas Special concern May 2004 Initial report in preparation CWS, DFO, NU, NWMB, Parks
Mammals (marine) Beluga Whale  (Ungava Bay population) Delphinapterus leucas Endangered May 2004 Initial report in preparation CWS, DFO, HFTCC, NU, NWMB, Parks, QC
Mammals (marine) Beluga Whale  (Eastern Beaufort Sea population) Delphinapterus leucas Not at risk May 2004 Initial report in preparation CWS, DFO, FJMC, NT, NU, NWMB, Parks, YT
Mammals (marine) Beluga Whale  (Western Hudson Bay population) Delphinapterus leucas Special concern May 2004 Initial report in preparation CWS, DFO, MB, NU, NWMB, ON, Parks
Report production stopped (12) wildlife species 2
Taxonomic group Common name Scientific name Last assessment Stage of current assessment Canadian range / known or potential jurisdictions 1
Arthropods Giant Lacewing Polystoechotes punctata Not applicable Initial report in preparation AB, BC, CWS, ON, Parks, QC, SK
Birds Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera Threatened April 2006 Revision to final report CWS, MB, ON, Parks, QC, SK
Birds Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla Not applicable Initial report in preparation AB, BC, CWS, HFTCC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, NWMB, ON, Parks, PE, QC, SK, WMAC-NS, WMAC-NWT, YT
Fishes (freshwater) Upper Great Lakes Kiyi Coregonus kiyi kiyi Special concern May 2005 Initial report in preparation CWS, DFO, ON, Parks
Fishes (marine) Longspine Thornyhead Sebastolobus altivelis Not applicable Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, DFO, Parks, Pacific Ocean
Fishes (marine) Tope Galeorhinus galeus Not applicable Revision to initial report   BC, CWS, DFO, Parks, Pacific Ocean
Fishes (marine) White Shark  (Atlantic population) Carcharodon carcharias Endangered April 2006 Initial report in preparation CWS, DFO, NB, NJFMC, NL, NS, Parks, PE, QC
Mammals (terrestrial) American Marten  (Newfoundland population) Martes americana atrata Threatened April 2007 Revision to initial report CWS, NL, Parks
Vascular plants Broad Beech Fern Phegopteris hexagonoptera Special concern April 1983 Revision to final report CWS, ON, Parks, QC
Vascular plants Gaspé Bay Saxifrage Micranthes gaspensis Not applicable Revision to initial report CWS, Parks, QC
Vascular plants Green Dragon Arisaema dracontium Special concern April 1984 Revision to initial report CWS, ON, Parks, QC
Vascular plants Shumard Oak Quercus shumardii Special concern April 1999 Revision to final report CWS, ON, Parks
Date not determined (5) wildlife species
Taxonomic group Common name Scientific name Last assessment Stage of current assessment Canadian range / known or potential jurisdictions 1
Arthropods American Bumble Bee Bombus pensylvanicus Not applicable Revision to final report CWS, ON, Parks, QC
Lichens Pale-bellied Frost Lichen Physconia subpallida Not applicable Initial report in preparation CWS, ON, Parks
Mammals (marine) Sea Otter Enhydra lutris Special concern April 2007 Revision to initial report BC, CWS, DFO, NJFMC, Parks
Molluscs Fawnsfoot Truncilla donaciformis Endangered April 2008 Revision to initial report   CWS, DFO, ON, Parks
Molluscs Hotwater Physa Physella wrighti Endangered April 2008 Initial report in preparation   BC, CMN, CWS, DFO, Parks
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