Summary of COSEWIC Wildlife Species Assessments, November 2019

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Wildlife species are sorted according to current status and then by common name.
Status Common name (population) Scientific name Range of occurrence
Extinct Striped Bass (St. Lawrence River population) Morone saxatilis QC Atlantic Ocean
Endangered Chestnut–collared Longspur Calcarius ornatus AB SK MB
Endangered Coastrange Sculpin (Cultus Lake population) Cottus aleuticus BC
Endangered Gillman's Goldenrod Solidago gillmanii ON
Endangered Reversed Haploa Moth Haploa reversa ON
Endangered Shagreen Inflectarius inflectus ON
Endangered Slender Yoke–moss Zygodon gracilis BC
Endangered Toothed Globe Mesodon zaletus ON
Endangered Western Harvest Mouse dychei subspecies Reithrodontomys megalotis dychei AB
Endangered Western Harvest Mouse megalotis subspecies Reithrodontomys megalotis megalotis BC
Threatened Carolina Mantleslug Philomycus carolinianus ON
Threatened Great Basin Spadefoot Spea intermontana BC
Threatened Rocky Mountain Sculpin (Missouri River populations) Cottus sp. AB
Threatened Rocky Mountain Sculpin (Saskatchewan – Nelson River populations) Cottus sp. AB
Threatened Suckley’s Cuckoo Bumble Bee Bombus suckleyi YT NT BC AB SK MB ON QC NB PE NS NL
Special Concern Columbia Sculpin Cottus hubbsi BC
Special Concern Manitoba Oakworm Moth Anisota manitobensis MB
Special Concern Plains Hog–nosed Snake Heterodon nasicus AB SK MB
Special Concern Puvirnituq Mountain Draba Draba puvirnituqii QC
Special Concern Ringed Seal Pusa hispida YT NT NU BC MB ON QC NB PE NS NL Pacific Ocean Arctic Ocean Atlantic Ocean
Special Concern Rocky Mountain Sculpin (Pacific populations) Cottus sp. BC


Meeting date: November 29, 2019

About us

The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) is an independent advisory panel to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada that meets twice a year to assess the status of wildlife species at risk of extinction. Members are wildlife biology experts from academia, government, non-governmental organizations and the private sector responsible for designating wildlife species in danger of disappearing from Canada.

COSEWIC secretariat

Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment and Climate Change Canada
351 St. Joseph Blvd, 16th floor
Gatineau QC K1A 0H3

Telephone: 819-938-4125
Fax: 819-938-3984
Email: ec.cosepac-cosewic.ec@canada.ca