Kentucky

Kentucky's Federally Endangered and Threatened Species List

 

Common Name

Scientific Name

Mussels

Cumberland elktoe

Alasmidonta atropurpurea

Fanshell

Cyprogenia stegaria

Dromedary pearlymussel

Dromus dromas

Cumberlandian combshell

Epioblasma brevidens

Oyster mussel

Epioblasma capsaeformis

Tan riffleshell

Epioblasma florentina walkeri

Northern riffleshell

Epioblasma torulosa rangiana

Tubercled blossom

Epioblasma torulosa torulosa

Cracking pearlymussel

Hemistena lata

Ring pink

Obovaria retusa

White Whartyback

Plethobasus cicatricosus

Rough pigtoe

Pleurobema plenum

Fat pocketbook

Potamilus capax

Orangefoot pimpleback

Villosa perpurpurea

Fish

Pallid sturgeon

Scaphirhynchus albus


Alasmidonta atropurpurea

Epioblasma capsaeformis

Epioblasma walkeri