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                    Zoological Conservation Elements
 Taxonomic           Scientific Name                          Common Name                       Global Rank
  Group


 Amphibians
                     Bufo houstonensis                        Houston toad                            G1
                     Rana areolata                            Crawfish frog                           G4
 Birds
                     Ammodramus henslowii                     Henslow's sparrow                       G4
                     Ammodramus leconteii                     Le Conte's sparrow                      G5
                     Anthus spragueii                         Sprague's pipit                         G4
                     Asio flammeus                            Short-eared owl                         G5
                     Calcarius pictus                         Smith's longspur                        G5
                     Caprimulgus carolinensis                 Chuck-wills-widow                       G5
                     Charadrius alexandrinus                  Snowy plover                            G4
                     Coccyzus americanus                      Yellow-billed cuckoo                    G5
                     Colinus virginianus                      Northern bobwhite                       G5
                     Dendroica chrysoparia                    Golden-cheeked warbler                  G2
                     Euphagus carolinus                       Rusty blackbird                         G4
                     Lanius ludovicianus migrans              Migrant loggerhead shrike               G5
                     Melanerpes erythrocephalus               Red-headed woodpecker                   G5
                     Passerina cirus                          Painted bunting                         G5
                     Rallus elegans                           King rail                               G4G5
                     Spiza americana                          Dickcissel                              G5
                     Sterna antillarum athalassos             Interior least tern                     G4T2Q
                     Tympanuchus cupido                       Greater prairie-chicken                 G4
                     Vireo atricapilla                        Black-capped vireo                      G2G3
                     Vireo bellii                             Bell’s vireo                            G5
                     Zonotrochia querula                      Harris’s sparrow                        G5
                     Colonial nesting site/rookery
                     Wading bird/anhinga colonies
 Crustaceans
                     Allocrangonyx pellucidus                 Oklahoma cave amphipod                  G2G3
                     Caecidotea acuticarpa                    A cave obligate isopod                  G3
                     Orconectes deanae                        Conchas crayfish                        G3
                     Orconectes difficilis                    Painted crayfish                        G4
                     Orconectes neglectus                     A crayfish                              G5
                     Procambarus steigmani                    A crayfish                              G1G2
                     Procambarus texanus                      A crayfish                              G1
                     Stygobromus pecki                        Peck’s cave amphipod                    G1
                     Fairy shrimp/tadpole shrimp assemblage


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Taxonomic            Scientific Name                      Common Name                        Global Rank
  Group


 Fish
                     Ammocrypta clara                     Western sand darter                      G3
                     Atractosteus spatula                 Alligator gar                            G3G4
                     Cycleptus elongatus                  Blue sucker                              G3G4
                     Cyprinella camura                    Bluntface shiner                         G5
                     Etheostoma cragini                   Arkansas darter                          G3
                     Etheostoma fonticola                 Fountain darter                          G1
                     Etheostoma microperca                Least darter                             G5
                     Etheostoma radiosum                  Orangebelly darter                       G4
                     Hybognathus placitus                 Plains minnow                            G4
                     Luxilus chrysocephalus               Striped shiner                           G5
                     Micropterus treculi                  Guadalupe bass                           G3
                     Nocomis asper                        Redspot chub                             G4
                     Notropis atrocaudalis                Blackspot shiner                         G4
                     Notropis bairdi                      Red river shiner                         G4
                     Notropis buccula                     Smalleye shiner                          G2Q
                     Notropis girardi                     Arkansas river shiner                    G2
                     Noturus placidus                     Neosho madtom                            G2
                     Polyodon spathula                    Paddlefish                               G4
                     Satan eurystomus                     Widemouth blindcat                       G1G2
                     Scaphirhynchus platorynchus          Shovelnose sturgeon                      G4
                     Trogloglanis pattersoni              Toothless blindcat                       G1G2
Insects
                     Argia leonorae                       Leonora's dancer                         G3
                     Atrytone arogos                      Arogos skipper                           G3G4
                     Ceuthophilus nodulosus               A cricket                                Unknown
                     Chimarra holzenthali                 A caddisfly                              G1
                     Dubiraphia parva                     Little dubiraphian riffle beetle         G1G3
                     Gryllotalpa major                    Prairie mole cricket                     G3
                     Hesperia viridis                     Green skipper                            G5
                     Heterelmis comalensis                Comal springs riffle beetle              G1
                     Hydroptila protera                   A caddisfly                              Unknown
                     Mayatrichia ponta                    A caddisfly                              Unknown
                     Melanoplus alexanderi                A grasshopper                            G1G2
                     Melanoplus angularis                 A spur-throat grasshopper                G1G3
                     Metrichia nigritta                   Page Spring micro caddisfly              Unknown
                     Nicrophorus americanus               American burying beetle                  G2G3
                     Paratettix brevipennis               A pygmy grasshopper                      G3G4
                     Pogonomyrmex comanche                Comanche harvester ant                   Unknown



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 Taxonomic           Scientific Name                      Common Name                         Global Rank
   Group


 Insects (cont’d)
                     Problema byssus                      Byssus skipper                            G3G4
                     Procloeon distinctum                 A mayfly                                  G1
                     Proserpinus gaurae                   Proud sphinx                              G2G4
                     Pseudocentroptiloides morihari       A mayfly                                  G2
                     Rhyssemus brownwoodi                 A scarab beetle                           Unknown
                     Speyeria idalia                      Regal fritillary                          G3
                     Sphinx eremitoides                   Sage sphinx                               G1G2
                     Stallingsia maculosus                Manfreda giant-skipper                    G1G2
                     Stygoparnus comalensis               Comal Springs dryopid beetle              G1
                     Taeniopteryx starki                  Leon River winter stonefly                G1G2
                     Trigonidomimus belfragei             Belfrage's cricket                        Unknown
                     Zealeuctra arnoldi                   Plateau needlefly                         G3
                     Lost pine insect assemblage
 Other Arthropods
                     Texella fendi                        A cave-obligate harvestman                Unknown
                     Invertebrate cave
                     Wet aquatic cave
Mammals
                     Dipodomys elator                     Texas kangaroo rat                        G1G2
                     Spilogale putorius interrupta        Eastern spotted skunk                     G5T4
                     Sylvilagus aquaticus                 Swamp rabbit                              G5
                     Bat cave
                     Prairie dog town
Mollusks
                     Ellipsaria lineolata                 Butterfly                                 G4
                     Fusconaia askewi                     Texas pigtoe                              G2
                     Lampsilis rafinesqueana              Neosho mucket                             G2
                     Mesodon kiowaensis                   Drywood oval                              G2G3
                     Quadrula aurea                       Golden orb                                G1
                     Quadrula cylindrica                  Rabbitsfoot                               G3
                     Quadrula houstonensis                Smooth pimpleback                         G2
                     Quadrula metanevra                   Monkeyface                                G4
                     Quadrula nodulata                    Wartyback                                 G4
                     Quincuncina mitchelli                False spike                               GH
                     Toxolasma lividus                    Purple lilliput                           G2
                     Truncilla macrodon                   Texas fawnsfoot                           G2




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 Taxonomic           Scientific Name                      Common Name                     Global Rank
  Group


 Reptiles
                     Cemophora coccinea copei             Northern scarlet snake                G5T5
                     Graptemys caglei                     Cagle's map turtle                    G3
                     Macrochelys temminckii               Alligator snapping turtle             G3G4
                     Nerodia harteri                      Brazos water snake                    G2
                     Phrynosoma cornutum                  Texas horned lizard                   G4G5




Crosstimbers and Southern Tallgrass Prairie Ecoregional Assessment      Final Conservation Elements List
                                                                                     04/22/04

				
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