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Threatened and Endangered Animals of Iowa

Iowa 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 Iowa

Bat, Indiana (Myotis sodalis)
Beetle, American burying (Nicrophorus americanus)
Crane, whooping (Grus americana)
Curlew, Eskimo (Numenius borealis)
Eagle, bald lower 48 States (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
Higgins eye (pearlymussel) (Lampsilis higginsii)
Mapleleaf, winged (Quadrula fragosa)
Mussel, scaleshell (Leptodea leptodon)
Pimpleback, orangefoot (pearlymussel) (Plethobasus cooperianus)
Plover, piping (Charadrius melodus)
Pocketbook, fat (Potamilus capax)
Shiner, Topeka (Notropis topeka (=tristis))
Snail, Iowa Pleistocene (Discus macclintocki)
Sturgeon, pallid (Scaphirhynchus albus)
Tern, least (Sterna antillarum)
Wolf, gray (Canis lupus)


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

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