Inventory of Threatened and Endangered Species in Everglades National Park

This following list includes federal candidate species, proposed species,
and formally listed species under the Endangered Species Act.

This list includes only those species that are presently or formerly known to
occur within Everglades National Park.

This list does not include state-listed species.

Glossary of Terms

Candidate: A species, subspecies, or isolated population (hereafter "species") not currently listed as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act, but is undergoing a preliminary review to determine status.

Proposed: A species thatfollowing a preliminary review to determine statusis proposed for listing under the Endangered Species Act as either threatened or endangered. Prior to listing a species, however, the proposal must undergo a formal public review.

Threatened: A species thatfollowing a formal public review is determined to be very likely to become endangered in the near future unless the species or its habitat is fully protected and managed for its survival

Endangered: A species thatfollowing a formal public reviewis determined to be in immediate danger of extinction unless the species or its habitat is fully protected and managed for its survival.



Federal Status

Current Situation

Atlantic Ridley Turtle Endangered Casual
Lepidochelys kempii
Bachman's Warbler Endangered Unknown
Vermivora bachmanii
Bartram's Scrub-Hairstreak Endangered Breeding
Strymon acis bartrami
Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow Endangered Breeding
Ammodramus maritimus mirabilis
Cape Sable Thoroughwort Endangered Resident
Chromolaena frustrata
Florida Bonneted Bat Endangered Unknown
Eumops floridanus
Florida Leafwing Butterfly Endangered Breeding
Anaea troglodyta floridalis
Florida Panther Endangered Breeding
Puma concolor coryi
Green Turtle Endangered Casual
Chelonia mydas
Hawksbill Turtle Endangered Casual
Eretmochelys imbricata
Ivory-billed Woodpecker Endangered Formerly
Campephilus principalis
Key Largo Cotton Mouse Endangered Unknown
Peromyscus gossypinus allapaticola
Key Largo Woodrat Endangered Unknown
Neotoma floridana smalli
Kirtland's Warbler Endangered Formerly
Setophaga kirtlandii
Leatherback Turtle Endangered Casual?
Dermochelys coriacea

Miami Blue Butterfly Endangered Formerly
Cyclargus thomasi bethunebakeri
Red-Cockaded Woodpecker Endangered Formerly
Picoides borealis
Smalltooth Sawfish Endangered Breeding
Pristis pectinata
Everglades Snail Kite Endangered Breeding
Rostrhamus sociabilis plumbeus
West Indian Manatee Endangered Breeding
Trichechus manatus


Federal Status

Current Situation

American Alligator Threatened Breeding
Alligator mississippiensis
American Crocodile Threatened Breeding
Crocodylus acutus
Arctic Peregrine Falcon Threatened Wintering
Falco peregrinus tundrius
Eastern Indigo Snake Threatened Breeding
Drymarchon corais couperi

Garber's Spurge Threatened Resident
Chamaesyce garberi
Loggerhead Turtle Threatened Breeding
Caretta caretta
Piping Plover Threatened Migrant
Charadrius melodus
Roseate Tern Threatened Wintering
Sterna dougallii dougallii
Stock Island Tree Snail Threatened Introduced
Orthalicus reses
Wood Stork Threatened Breeding
Mycteria americana


Federal Status

Current Situation

Blodgett's Silverbush Candidate Resident
Argythamnia blodgettii
Everglades Bully Candidate Resident
Sideroxylon reclinatum ssp. austrofloridense
Florida Bristle Fern Proposed Formerly
Trichomanes punctatum ssp. floridanum Endangered
Florida Pineland Crabgrass Candidate Resident
Digitaria pauciflora
Florida Prairie-clover Candidate Formerly
Dalea carthagenensis var. floridana

Gopher Tortoise Candidate Resident
Gopherus polyphemus
Pineland Sandmat Candidate Resident
Chamaesyce deltoidea ssp. pinetorum
Red Knot Proposed Unknown
Calidris canutus ssp. rufa Threatened

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