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Threatened and Endangered Species

There are 23 threatened and endangered plants and animals in Pima County. Most are in danger because their habitat has been destroyed or damaged.

Threatened--any species which is likely to become endangered within the forseeable future throughout all or a significant part of its range.

Endangered: any species which is in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant part of its range.

Candidate: the USFWS has sufficient information to support a proposal to list under the ESA.

 Threatened and Endangered Species

 Acuna Cactus Echinomastus erectrocentrus acunensis (Candidate)

Aplomado Falcon Falco femoralis (Endangered)

Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus (Endangered)

Cactus Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl Glaucidium brasilianum cactorum (Endangered)

Chiricahua Leopard Frog Rana chiricahuensis (Proposed Threatened)

Desert Pupfish Cyprinodon macularius (Endangered)

Gila Chub Gila intermedia (Candidate)

Gila Topminnow Poeciliopsis occidentalis (Endangered)

Huachuca Water Umbel Lilaeopsis schaffneriana ssp. recurva (Endangered)

Jaguar Panthera onca (Endangered)

Jaguarundi Felis yagouaroundi tolteca (Endangered)

 Kearney's Blue Star Amsonia kearneyana (Endangered)

 Lesser Long Nosed Bat Leptonycteris curasoae yerbabuenae (Endangered)

Masked Bobwhite (Quail) Colinus virginianus ridgwayi (Endangered)

Mexican Gray Wolf Canis lupus baileyi (Endangered)

Mexican Spotted Owl Strix occidentalis lucida (Threatened)

Mountain Plover Charadrius montanas (Proposed Threatened)

Nichol's Turk's Head Cactus Echinocactus horizonthalonius var. nicholii (Endangered)

Ocelot Felis pardalis (Endangered)

Pima Pineapple Cactus Coryphantha scheeri var. robustispina (Endangered)

Sonoran Pronghorn Antilocapra americana sonoriensis (Endangered)

Sonoyta Mud Turtle Kinosternon sonoriense longifemorale (Candidate)

Southwestern Willow Flycatcher Empidonax traillii extimus (Endangered)

Western Yellow-Billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus occidentealis(Candidate)

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