Endangered Species in Santa Cruz County - Status Key 'E'
21 species have the selected status...
- Ben Lomond Spineflower
"The Ben Lomond spineflower is a small annual herb in the buckwheat family; it is ..."
- California Clapper Rail
"The California Clapper Rail lives year-round in coastal wetlands and brackish areas around San Francisco, ..."
- California Least Tern
"Long, narrow wings and a broad, forked tail identify the California least tern. Also have ..."
- California Tiger Salamander
"It is a large, stocky, terrestrial salamander with a broad, rounded snout. Adults males are ..."
- Coho Salmon
"Coho smolts generally migrate to the open ocean in the spring of their second year. ..."
- Least Bell's Vireo
"Least Bell's vireos are small birds. They are only 11.5-12.5 centimeters long. (About 4.5 to ..."
- Mount Hermon June Beetle
"The Mt. Hermon June Beetle is a member of the family Scarabaeidae, a group containing ..."
- Ohlone Tiger Beetle
"Tiger beetles are day-active insects that prey on small arthropods; because many tiger beetles feed ..."
- Robust Spineflower
"The Robust Spineflower is an annual herb, member of the buckwheat family; native to California ..."
- San Francisco garter snake
"The San Francisco Garter Snake is a colorful garter snake, averaging 2-3 ft. in length. ..."
- San Joaquin Kit Fox
"The San Joaquin kit fox (Vulpes macrotis mutica) is the smallest fox in North America, ..."
- Santa Cruz Cypress
"A member of the coniferous cypress family, the Santa Cruz Cypress is a tree ranging ..."
- Santa Cruz Long-Toed Salamander
"The Santa Cruz long-toed salamander is a relatively small (four to 12 inches), black salamander ..."
- Santa Cruz Wallflower
"Also known as the Ben Lomond Wallflower, this is a short-lived perennial plant, or occasionally ..."
- Scotts Valley Polygonum
"The Scotts Valley Polygonum (also known as Hickman's Knotweed) is a small, erect, taprooted annual ..."
- Scotts Valley Spineflower
"A short-lived annual species in the buckwheat family, the Scotts Valley Spineflower is a low-growing ..."
- Smith's Blue Butterfly
"Smith's Blue Butterfly historically ranged along the coast from Monterey Bay south to Point Gorda, ..."
- Southwestern Willow Flycatcher
"A small diurnal bird, the flycatcher is distinguishable by its brownish-olive upperparts, a whitish throat ..."
- Tidewater Goby
"The Tidewater Goby is a small, 2-inch long, bottom-dwelling fish with large fins, a ventral ..."
- White-Rayed Pentachaeta
"The White-rayed Pentachaeta (also known as the White-rayed Pygmy Daisy) is an annual herb in ..."
- Zayante Band-winged Grasshopper
"The Zayante Band-winged Grasshopper is a smaller species of grasshopper, typically brownish-grey with bluish hind ..."
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E — Endangered
T — Threatened
CH — Critical Habitat
PE — Taxa proposed for listing as endangered
PT — Taxa proposed for listing as threatened
PCH — Critical habitat which has been proposed
C — Candidate species for which the Fish and Wildlife Service has on file sufficient information on the biological vulnerability and threats to support proposals to list as endangered or threatened
D — Delisted due to Recovery