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.

April 2019 (21) wildlife species
Taxonomic group Common name Scientific name Last assessment Stage of current assessment Canadian range / known or potential jurisdictions 1
Arthropods Frosted Elfin Callophrys irus Extirpated April 2010 Revision to final report CWS, ON, Parks
Arthropods Karner Blue Lycaeides melissa samuelis Extirpated April 2010 Revision to final report CWS, ON, Parks
Birds Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica Not applicable Revision to final report AB, ARRC, BC, CMN, CRRC, CTRRC, CWS, DDRRC, DKRRC, EMRWB, GRRB, HFTCC, LRRC, MB, MDRRC, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, NWMB, NYRRC, ON, Parks, PE, QC, SK, SRRB, SRRC, TRRC, WMAC-NS, WMAC-NWT, WRRB, YFWMB, YT
Freshwater fishes Cisco Complexes Coregonus spp. Not applicable Revision to initial report AB, BC, CWS, DFO, MB, NT, NU, ON, Parks, QC, SK
Freshwater fishes Gravel Chub Erimystax x-punctatus Extirpated April 2008 Initial report in preparation CWS, DFO, ON, Parks
Freshwater fishes Paddlefish Polyodon spathula Extirpated April 2008 Initial report in preparation CWS, DFO, ON, Parks
Lichens Cryptic Paw Lichen Nephroma occultum Special concern April 2006 Revision to initial report BC, CWS, NWC, Parks
Lichens White-rimmed Shingle Lichen Fuscopannaria leucosticta Not applicable Revision to final report CWS, NB, NS, ON, Parks, QC
Marine fishes Shortfin Mako  (Atlantic population) Isurus oxyrinchus Special concern April 2017 Initial report in preparation Atlantic Ocean, CWS, DFO, NB, NL, NS, Parks, PE, QC, TJFB
Marine mammals Fin Whale  (Atlantic population) Balaenoptera physalus Special concern May 2005 Revision to final report Atlantic Ocean, CWS, DFO, NB, NL, NMRWB, NS, NU, Parks, PE, QC, TJFB, TWPCB
Marine mammals Fin Whale  (Pacific population) Balaenoptera physalus Threatened May 2005 Revision to final report BC, CWS, DFO, FJMC, NJFMC, Parks, Pacific Ocean
Marine mammals Sowerby's Beaked Whale Mesoplodon bidens Special concern November 2006 Revision to final report Atlantic Ocean, CMN, CWS, DFO, NL, NMRWB, NS, NU, Parks, TJFB, TWPCB
Mosses Carey's Bristle-moss Seligeria careyana Not applicable Revision to final report BC, CWS, Parks
Mosses Dalton's Moss Daltonia splachnoides Not applicable Revision to final report BC, CWS, Parks
Mosses Drooping-leaved Beard-moss Trichostomum recurvifolium Not applicable Revision to final report BC, CWS, Parks
Reptiles Plains Hog-nosed Snake Heterodon nasicus Not applicable Revision to final report AB, CWS, MB, Parks, SK
Terrestrial mammals Vancouver Island Marmot Marmota vancouverensis Endangered April 2008 Revision to final report BC, CWS, Parks
Vascular plants Dwarf Hesperochiron Hesperochiron pumilus Not applicable Revision to final report BC, CWS, Parks
Vascular plants Goldenseal Hydrastis canadensis Threatened May 2000 Revision to initial report CWS, DFO, ON, Parks
Vascular plants Hairy Owl's-clover Castilleja tenuis Not applicable Revision to final report BC, CWS, Parks
Vascular plants Midget Quillwort Isoetes minima Not applicable Revision to final report BC, CWS, Parks
November 2019 (40) wildlife species
Taxonomic group Common name Scientific name Last assessment Stage of current assessment Canadian range / known or potential jurisdictions 1
Amphibians Great Basin Spadefoot Spea intermontana Threatened April 2007 Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, Parks
Amphibians Mudpuppy Necturus maculosus Not at risk May 2000 Revision to initial report CWS, HFTCC, MB, ON, Parks, QC
Arthropods Cobblestone Tiger Beetle Cicindela marginipennis Endangered November 2008 Revision to final report CWS, NB, Parks
Arthropods Giant Lacewing Polystoechotes punctata Not applicable Initial report in preparation AB, BC, CWS, ON, Parks, QC, SK
Arthropods Manitoba Oakworm Moth Anisota manitobensis Not applicable Revision to initial report CWS, MB, Parks
Arthropods Reversed Haploa Haploa reversa Not applicable Revision to initial report 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
Birds Band-tailed Pigeon Patagioenas fasciata Special concern November 2008 Revision to initial report BC, CWS, Parks
Birds Chestnut-collared Longspur Calcarius ornatus Threatened November 2009 Revision to final report AB, CWS, MB, Parks, SK
Birds Red Knot islandica subspecies Calidris canutus islandica Special concern April 2007 Revision to initial report CMN, CWS, NT, NU, Parks
Birds Red Knot roselaari type Calidris canutus roselaari type Threatened April 2007 Revision to initial report BC, CMN, CWS, Parks, YT
Birds Red Knot rufa subspecies Calidris canutus rufa Endangered April 2007 Revision to initial report AB, BC, CWS, GRRB, HFTCC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, NWMB, ON, Parks, PE, QC, SK, SRRB, WMAC-NWT
Freshwater fishes Coastrange Sculpin  (Cultus population) Cottus aleuticus Threatened April 2010 Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, DFO, Parks
Freshwater fishes Columbia Sculpin Cottus hubbsi Special concern November 2010 Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, DFO, Parks
Freshwater fishes Lake Chubsucker Erimyzon sucetta Endangered November 2008 Initial report in preparation CWS, DFO, ON, Parks
Freshwater fishes Rocky Mountain Sculpin  (Missouri populations) Cottus sp. Threatened May 2005 Initial report in preparation AB, CWS, DFO, Parks
Freshwater fishes Rocky Mountain Sculpin  (Pacific Populations) Cottus sp. Special concern April 2010 Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, DFO, Parks
Freshwater fishes Rocky Mountain Sculpin  (Saskatchewan - Nelson River population) Cottus sp. Not applicable Initial report in preparation AB, CWS, DFO, Parks
Lichens Seaside Bone Lichen Hypogymnia heterophylla Threatened April 2008 Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, Parks
Lichens Seaside Centipede Lichen Heterodermia sitchensis Endangered April 2006 Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, Parks
Lichens Vole Ears Lichen Erioderma mollissimum Endangered November 2009 Initial report in preparation CWS, NB, NL, NS, Parks
Marine fishes Sockeye Salmon  (Adams-ES) Oncorhynchus nerka Not applicable Revision to initial report BC, CWS, DFO, NJFMC, NWC, Parks, Pacific Ocean
Marine fishes Sockeye Salmon  (Alouette-ES) Oncorhynchus nerka Not applicable Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, DFO, NJFMC, NWC, Parks, Pacific Ocean
Marine fishes Sockeye Salmon  (Coquitlam-ES) Oncorhynchus nerka Not applicable Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, DFO, NJFMC, NWC, Parks, Pacific Ocean
Marine fishes Sockeye Salmon  (Fraser-ES) Oncorhynchus nerka Not applicable Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, DFO, NJFMC, NWC, Parks, Pacific Ocean
Marine fishes Sockeye Salmon  (Momich-ES) Oncorhynchus nerka Not applicable Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, DFO, NJFMC, NWC, Parks, Pacific Ocean
Marine fishes Sockeye Salmon  (North Barriere-ES_) Oncorhynchus nerka Not applicable Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, DFO, NJFMC, NWC, Parks, Pacific Ocean
Marine fishes Sockeye Salmon  (Seton-S) Oncorhynchus nerka Not applicable Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, DFO, NJFMC, NWC, Parks, Pacific Ocean
Marine fishes Steelhead Trout  (Chilcotin River population) Oncorhynchus mykiss Not applicable Revision to initial report BC, CWS, DFO, NJFMC, Parks, Pacific Ocean
Marine fishes Steelhead Trout  (Thompson River population) Oncorhynchus mykiss Not applicable Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, DFO, NJFMC, Parks, Pacific Ocean
Marine fishes Steelhead Trout  (Thompson River population) Oncorhynchus mykiss Not applicable Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, DFO, NJFMC, Parks, Pacific Ocean
Marine fishes Yelloweye Rockfish  (Pacific Ocean outside waters population) Sebastes ruberrimus Special concern November 2008 Revision to initial report BC, CWS, DFO, NJFMC, Parks, Pacific Ocean
Marine fishes Yelloweye Rockfish  (Pacific Ocean inside waters population) Sebastes ruberrimus Special concern November 2008 Revision to initial report BC, CWS, DFO, NJFMC, Parks, Pacific Ocean
Marine mammals Ringed Seal Pusa hispida hispida Not applicable Revision to final report Arctic Ocean, 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
Mosses Rigid Apple Moss Bartramia aprica Endangered November 2009 Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, Parks
Mosses Slender Yoke-moss Zygodon gracilis Not applicable Revision to final report BC, CWS, Parks
Terrestrial mammals Swift Fox Vulpes velox Threatened November 2009 Revision to initial report AB, CWS, Parks, SK
Terrestrial mammals Western Harvest Mouse dychei subspecies Reithrodontomys megalotis dychei Endangered April 2007 Revision to initial report AB, CWS, Parks
Terrestrial mammals Western Harvest Mouse megalotis subspecies Reithrodontomys megalotis megalotis Special concern April 2007 Revision to initial report BC, CWS, Parks
Vascular plants Puvirnituq Draba Draba puvirnituqii Not applicable Revision to final report CWS, Parks, QC
April 2020 (24) wildlife species
Taxonomic group Common name Scientific name Last assessment Stage of current assessment Canadian range / known or potential jurisdictions 1
Birds Canada Warbler Wilsonia canadensis Threatened April 2008 Initial report in preparation AB, BC, CWS, HFTCC, MB, NB, NS, NT, ON, Parks, PE, QC, SK, YFWMB, YT
Birds Ferruginous Hawk Buteo regalis Threatened April 2008 Initial report in preparation AB, CWS, MB, Parks, SK
Birds Ross's Gull Rhodostethia rosea Threatened April 2007 Initial report in preparation CWS, MB, NU, NWMB, Parks
Birds Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus Special concern April 2008 Initial report in preparation AB, BC, CWS, GRRB, HFTCC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, NWMB, ON, Parks, PE, QC, SK, SRRB, TWPCB, WMAC-NS, WMAC-NWT, WRRB, YFWMB, YT
Freshwater fishes Northern Brook Lamprey  (Saskatchewan-Nelson River populations) Ichthyomyzon fossor Data Deficient April 2007 Initial report in preparation CWS, DFO, MB, Parks
Freshwater fishes Northern Brook Lamprey  (Great Lakes - Upper St. Lawrence populations) Ichthyomyzon fossor Special concern April 2007 Initial report in preparation CWS, DFO, MB, ON, Parks, QC
Freshwater fishes Silver Lamprey  (Saskatchewan - Nelson River populations) Ichthyomyzon unicuspis Data Deficient May 2011 Initial report in preparation CWS, DFO, MB, ON, Parks
Freshwater fishes Silver Lamprey  (Great Lakes - Upper St. Lawrence populations) Ichthyomyzon unicuspis Special concern May 2011 Initial report in preparation CWS, DFO, ON, Parks, QC
Marine fishes Tope Galeorhinus galeus Not applicable Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, DFO, Parks, Pacific Ocean
Marine fishes White Shark  (Atlantic population) Carcharodon carcharias Endangered April 2006 Initial report in preparation CWS, DFO, NB, NJFMC, NL, NS, Parks, PE, QC
Molluscs Cypress Hills Mountainsnail Oreohelix stantoni Not applicable Initial report in preparation AB, CWS, Parks, SK
Molluscs Domed Disc Discus patulus Not applicable Initial report in preparation CWS, ON, Parks
Molluscs Purple Wartyback Cyclonaias tuberculata Not applicable Initial report in preparation CWS, ON, Parks
Molluscs Shagreen Inflectarius inflectus Not applicable Revision to initial report CWS, ON, Parks
Reptiles Eastern Hog-nosed Snake Heterodon platirhinos Threatened November 2007 Initial report in preparation CWS, ON, Parks
Reptiles Five-lined Skink  (Great Lakes / St. Lawrence population) Plestiodon fasciatus Special concern April 2007 Initial report in preparation CWS, ON, Parks
Reptiles Five-lined Skink  (Carolinian population) Plestiodon fasciatus Endangered April 2007 Initial report in preparation CWS, ON, Parks
Vascular plants Coastal Wood Fern Dryopteris arguta Special concern November 2001 Revision to final report BC, CWS, Parks
Vascular plants Deerberry Vaccinium stamineum Not applicable Initial report in preparation CMN, CWS, ON, Parks
Vascular plants Gillman's Goldenrod Solidago gillmanii Not applicable Revision to initial report CWS, ON, Parks
Vascular plants Green-scaled Willow Salix chlorolepsis Threatened April 2006 Initial report in preparation CWS, Parks, QC
Vascular plants Lakeside daisy Hymenoxis herbacea Threatened May 2002 Initial report in preparation CWS, ON, Parks
Vascular plants Provancher's Fleabane Erigeron philadelphicus provancheri Special concern April 1992 Initial report in preparation CWS, Parks, QC
Vascular plants Western Silvery Aster Symphyotrichum sericeum Threatened May 2000 Initial report in preparation CMN, CWS, MB, ON, Parks
November 2020 (13) wildlife species
Taxonomic group Common name Scientific name Last assessment Stage of current assessment Canadian range / known or potential jurisdictions 1
Marine mammals Beluga Whale  (Cumberland Sound population) Delphinapterus leucas Threatened May 2004 Initial report in preparation CWS, DFO, NU, NWMB, Parks
Marine mammals Beluga Whale  (Eastern Hudson Bay population) Delphinapterus leucas Endangered May 2004 Initial report in preparation CWS, DFO, HFTCC, NL, NU, NWMB, Parks, QC
Marine mammals Beluga Whale  (Eastern High Arctic - Baffin Bay population) Delphinapterus leucas Special concern May 2004 Initial report in preparation CWS, DFO, NU, NWMB, Parks
Marine mammals Beluga Whale  (Ungava Bay population) Delphinapterus leucas Endangered May 2004 Initial report in preparation CWS, DFO, HFTCC, NU, NWMB, Parks, QC
Marine mammals 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
Marine mammals Beluga Whale  (Western Hudson Bay population) Delphinapterus leucas Special concern May 2004 Initial report in preparation CWS, DFO, MB, NU, NWMB, ON, Parks
Marine mammals Beluga Whale  (James Bay population) Delphinapterus leucas Not applicable Initial report in preparation Arctic Ocean, CWS, DFO, ON, Parks, QC
Marine mammals Killer Whale  (Northwest Atlantic / Eastern Arctic populations) Orcinus orca Special concern November 2008 Initial report in preparation CWS, DFO, HFTCC, NU, NWMB, Parks
Marine mammals Killer Whale  (Northeast Pacific transient population) Orcinus orca Threatened November 2008 Initial report in preparation CWS, DFO, NJFMC, Parks
Marine mammals Killer Whale  (Northeast Pacific northern resident population) Orcinus orca Threatened November 2008 Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, DFO, NJFMC, Parks
Marine mammals Killer Whale  (Northeast Pacific southern resident population) Orcinus orca Endangered November 2008 Initial report in preparation BC, CMN, CWS, DFO, Parks
Marine mammals Killer Whale  (Northeast Pacific offshore population) Orcinus orca Threatened November 2008 Initial report in preparation CWS, DFO, Parks
Vascular plants American Water-willow Justicia americana Not applicable Initial report in preparation CMN, CWS, ON, Parks, QC
Report production stopped (8) wildlife species 2
Taxonomic group Common name Scientific name Last assessment Stage of current assessment Canadian range / known or potential jurisdictions 1
Birds Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera Threatened April 2006 Revision to final report CWS, MB, ON, Parks, QC, SK
Freshwater fishes Upper Great Lakes Kiyi Coregonus kiyi kiyi Special Concern May 2005 Initial report in preparation CWS, DFO, ON, Parks
Marine fishes Longspine Thornyhead Sebastolobus altivelis Not applicable Initial report in preparation BC, CWS, DFO, Parks, Pacific Ocean
Terrestrial mammals 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 (4) wildlife species
Taxonomic group Common name Scientific name Last assessment Stage of current assessment Canadian range / known or potential jurisdictions 1
Lichens Pale-bellied Frost Lichen Physconia subpallida Not applicable Initial report in preparation CWS, ON, Parks
Marine mammals Sea Otter Enhydra lutris Special Concern April 2007 Initial report in preparation 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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