Spring and Spring Run Species of Greatest Conservation Need

Mammals | Birds | Amphibians | Reptiles | Fish | Invertebrates

Mammals

Scientific Name

Common Name

Status

Trend

Myotis austroriparius Southeastern Bat Medium Stable
Myotis grisescens Gray Bat Low Declining
Lasiurus borealis Eastern Red Bat Unknown Unknown
Lasiurus seminolus Seminole Bat Unknown Unknown
Lasiurus intermedius Northern Yellow Bat Unknown Unknown
Lasiurus cinereus Hoary Bat Unknown Unknown
Corynorhinus rafinesquii Rafinesque's Big-eared Bat Low Unknown
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown Bat Medium Unknown
Pipistrellus subflavus Eastern Pipistrelle Unknown Unknown
Lutra canadensis lataxina River Otter Medium Declining
Mustela vison evergladensis Everglades Mink Low Unknown
Mustela vison halilimnetes Gulf Salt Marsh Mink Low Unknown
Mustela vison lutensis Atlantic Salt Marsh Mink Low Unknown
Trichechus manatus latirostris Florida Manatee Medium Stable

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Birds

Scientific Name

Common Name

Status

Trend

Ixobrychus exilis Least Bittern Medium Unknown
Egretta thula Snowy Egret Medium Declining
Egretta caerulea Little Blue Heron Medium Declining
Nycticorax nycticorax Black-crowned Night-Heron Unknown Unknown
Nyctanassa violacea Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Unknown Unknown
Elanoides forficatus Swallow-tailed Kite Low Unknown
Ictinia mississippiensis Mississippi Kite Medium Unknown
Aramus guarauna Limpkin Medium Unknown
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary Warbler Medium Unknown

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Amphibians

Scientific Name

Common Name

Status

Trend

Amphiuma pholeter One-toed Amphiuma Medium Stable
Desmognathus auriculatus Southern Dusky Salamander Low Declining
Haideotriton wallacei Georgia Blind Salamander Unknown Unknown

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Reptiles

Scientific Name

Common Name

Status

Trend

Macrochelys temminckii Alligator Snapping Turtle Medium Stable
Graptemys barbouri Barbour's Map Turtle Medium Stable
Pseudemys concinna suwanniensis Suwannee Cooter Medium Stable
Farancia erytrogramma Rainbow Snake Unknown Unknown

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Fish

Scientific Name

Common Name

Status

Trend

Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus Atlantic Sturgeon Low Declining
Acipenser oxyrinchus desotoi Gulf Sturgeon Low Stable
Alosa alabamae Alabama Shad Low Unknown
Pteronotropis welaka Bluenose Shiner Medium Unknown
Moxostoma n. sp. cf poecilurum Grayfin Redhorse Abundant Stable
Morone saxatilis Striped Bass Low Unknown
Micropterus notius Suwannee Bass Medium Stable

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Invertebrates

Scientific Name

Common Name

Status

Trend

Elliptio chipolaensis Chipola Slabshell Unknown Unknown
Medionidus acutissimus Alabama Moccasinshell Low Declining
Medionidus walkeri Suwannee Moccasinshell Low Declining
Quadrula infucata Sculptured Pigtoe Unknown Unknown
Quadrula kleiniana Suwannee Pigtoe Unknown Unknown
Villosa amygdala Florida Rainbow Unknown Unknown
Villosa villosa Downy Rainbow Unknown Unknown
Aphaostracon asthenes Blue Spring Hydrobe Unknown Unknown
Aphaostracon chalarogyrus Freemouth Hydrobe Unknown Unknown
Aphaostracon monas Wekiwa Hydrobe Unknown Unknown
Aphaostracon pycnum Dense Hydrobe Unknown Unknown
Aphaostracon theiocrenetum Clifton Springs Hydrobe Unknown Unknown
Aphaostracon xynoelictum Fenney Springs Hydrobe Unknown Unknown
Cincinnatia helicogyra Helicoid Spring Siltsnail Unknown Unknown
Cincinnatia mica Ichetucknee Siltsnail Low Stable
Cincinnatia monroensis Enterprise Siltsnail Unknown Unknown
Cincinnatia parva Blue Spring Siltsnail Unknown Unknown
Cincinnatia ponderosa Sanlando Spring Siltsnail Unknown Unknown
Cincinnatia vanhyningi Seminole Spring Siltsnail Unknown Unknown
Cincinnatia wekiwae Wekiwa Siltsnail Unknown Unknown
Cambarus cryptodytes Dougherty Plain (Apalachicola) Cave Crayfish Medium Stable
Procambarus acherontis Orlando (Palm Springs) Cave Crayfish Unknown Unknown
Procambarus attiguus Silver Glen Springs (Cave) Crayfish Low Stable
Procambarus delicatus Big-cheeked Cave Crayfish Unknown Unknown
Procambarus horsti Big Blue Spring Cave Crayfish Unknown Unknown
Procambarus orcinus Woodville (Karst) Cave Crayfish Medium Stable
Procambarus pallidus Pallid Cave Crayfish Abundant Stable
Caecidotea sp. 1 Rock Springs Cave Isopod Unknown Unknown
Caecidotea sp. 8 Econfina Springs Cave Isopod Unknown Unknown
Hexagenia limbata A Burrowing Mayfly Low Stable
Hetaerina americana American Rubyspot Unknown Unknown
Tachopteryx thoreyi Gray Petaltail Low Unknown
Hydroptila wakulla Wakulla Springs Vari-colored Microcaddisfly Low Unknown

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