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Threatened and Endangered Animals of Indiana

Indiana Animals Protected by the Endangered Species Act


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The following list is an adaptation of data published at the The US Fish & Wildlife Service's Endangered Species Program Website.

Threatened and Endangered Animals of Indiana

Bat, gray (Myotis grisescens)
Bat, Indiana (Myotis sodalis)
Beetle, American burying (Nicrophorus americanus)
Butterfly, Karner blue (Lycaeides melissa samuelis)
Butterfly, Mitchell's satyr (Neonympha mitchellii mitchellii)
Catspaw (=purple cat's paw pearlymussel) (Epioblasma obliquata obliquata)
Catspaw, white (pearlymussel) (Epioblasma obliquata perobliqua)
Clubshell (Pleurobema clava)
Crane, whooping (Grus americana)
Curlew, Eskimo (Numenius borealis)
Dragonfly, Hine's emerald (Somatochlora hineana)
Eagle, bald (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
Fanshell (Cyprogenia stegaria)
Mapleleaf, winged (Quadrula fragosa)
Mucket, pink (pearlymussel) (Lampsilis abrupta)
Mussel, scaleshell (Leptodea leptodon)
Pearlymussel, cracking (Hemistena lata)
Pigtoe, rough (Pleurobema plenum)
Pimpleback, orangefoot (pearlymussel) (Plethobasus cooperianus)
Plover, piping (Charadrius melodus)
Pocketbook, fat (Potamilus capax)
Puma (=cougar), eastern (Puma (=Felis) concolor couguar)
Riffleshell, northern (Epioblasma torulosa rangiana)
Ring pink (mussel) (Obovaria retusa)
Snake, copperbelly water (Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta)
Tern, least (Sterna antillarum)
Wartyback, white (pearlymussel) (Plethobasus cicatricosus)
Wolf, gray (Canis lupus)


US Fish & Wildlife Service, 2005. 'Threatened and Endangered Species (Indiana)' (On-line), The Endangered Species Program. Accessed December 24, 2005.

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