Federally Threatened, Endangered and Sensitive Species: Patagonia Mountain area

Federally Threatened, Endangered and Sensitive Species: Patagonia Mountain area

A list of Federally Threatened, Endangered and Sensitive Species in and around the Patagonia Mountains of the Coronado National Forest in southern Arizona listed by scientific name and common name.


Ambystoma mavortium stebbinsi – Sonora Tiger Salamander **(E)
Craugastor augusti cactorum –Western Barking Frog **(SS)
Gastrophryne olivacea – Western Narrow-mouthed Toad **(SS)
Hyla wrightorum (Huachuca/Canelo Pop.) — Arizona Treefrog (Huachuca/Canelo DPS) **(C)
Lithobates chiricahuensis – Chiricahua Leopard Frog **(T)
Lithobates tarahumarae – Tarahumara Frog **(SS)
Lithobates yavapaiensis – Lowland Leopard Frog **(SS)



Accipiter gentilis – Northern Goshawk **(SS)
Amazilia violiceps – Violet-crowned Hummingbird **(SS)
Ammodramus bairdii – Baird’s Sparrow **(SS)
Ammodramus savannarum ammolegus — Arizona grasshopper sparrow **(SS)
Anthus spragueii – Sprague’s Pipit **(C)
Antrostomus ridgwayi – Buff-collared Nightjar **(SS)
Athene cunicularia hypugaea – Western Burrowing Owl **(SS)
Buteo albonotatus – Zone-tailed Hawk **(SS)
Buteo plagiatus – Gray Hawk **(SS)
Buteogallus anthracinus – Common Black-Hawk **(SS)
Calothorax lucifer – Lucifer Hummingbird **(SS)
Camptostoma imberbe – Northern Beardless-Tyrannulet **(SS)
Coccyzus americanus – Yellow-billed Cuckoo (Western U.S. DPS) (T)
Empidonax fulvifrons pygmaeus – Northern Buff-breasted Flycatcher **(SS)
Empidonax traillii extimus – Southwestern Willow Flycatcher **(E)
Falco peregrinus anatum – American Peregrine Falcon **(SS)
Glaucidium brasilianum cactorum – Cactus Ferruginous Pygmy-owl **(SS)
Haliaeetus leucocephalus (wintering pop.) – Bald Eagle – Winter Population **(SS)
Pachyramphus aglaiae – Rose-throated Becard **(SS)
Strix occidentalis lucida – Mexican Spotted Owl **(T)
Tyrannus crassirostris – Thick-billed Kingbird **(SS)



Agosia chrysogaster chrysogaster – Gila Longfin Dace **(SS)
Catostomus clarkii – Desert Sucker **(SS)
Catostomus insignis – Sonora Sucker **(SS)
Cyprinodon macularius – Desert Pupfish **(E)
Gila ditaenia – Sonora Chub **(T)
Gila intermedia – Gila Chub **(E)
Poeciliopsis occidentalis occidentalis – Gila Topminnow **(E)



Argia sabino – Sabino Canyon Dancer **(SS)
Heterelmis stephani – Stephan’s Heterelmis Riffle Beetle **(SS)(C)
Pyrgulopsis thompsoni – Huachuca Springsnail **(SS)(C)



Baiomys taylori – Northern Pygmy Mouse **(SS)
Choeronycteris mexicana – Mexican Long-tongued Bat **(SS)
Corynorhinus townsendii pallescens – Pale Townsend’s Big-eared Bat **(SS)
Lasiurus blossevillii — Western Red Bat **(SS)
Leopardus pardalis — Ocelot **(E)
Leptonycteris curasoae yerbabuenae – Lesser Long-nosed Bat **(E)
Macrotus californicus – California Leaf-nosed Bat **(SS)
Panthera onca – Jaguar **(E)
Reithrodontomys fulvescens – Fulvous Harvest Mouse **(SS)
Reithrodontomys montanus – Plains Harvest Mouse **(SS)
Sciurus arizonensis – Arizona Gray Squirrel **(SS)
Sigmodon ochrognathus – Yellow-nosed Cotton Rat **(SS)
Sorex arizonae – Arizona Shrew **(SS)
Thomomys umbrinus intermedius – Southern Pocket Gopher **(SS)



Abutilon parishii – Pima Indian Mallow **(SS)
Agave parviflora ssp. parviflora – Santa Cruz Striped Agave **(SS)
Amoreuxia gonzalezii – Saiya **(SS)
Amsonia grandiflora – Large-flowered Blue Star **(SS)
Asclepias lemmonii – Lemmon Milkweed **(SS)
Asclepias uncialis – Greene Milkweed **(SS)
Astragalus hypoxylus – Huachuca Milkvetch **(SS)
Browallia eludens – Bush-violet **(SS)
Capsicum annuum var. glabriusculum – Chiltepin **(SS)
Carex chihuahuensis – Chihuahuan Sedge **(SS)
Carex ultra – Arizona Giant Sedge **(SS)
Choisya mollis – Santa Cruz Star Leaf **(SS)
Conioselinum mexicanum – Mexican Hemlock Parsley **(SS)
Coryphantha recurvata – Santa Cruz Beehive Cactus **(SS)
Coryphantha scheeri var. robustispina – Pima Pineapple Cactus **(E)
Coursetia glabella – Smooth Baby-bonnets **(SS)
Dalea tentaculoides – Gentry’s Indigo Bush **(SS)
Desmodium metcalfei – Metcalfe’s Tick-trefoil **(SS)
Erigeron arisolius – Arid Throne Fleabane **(SS)
Graptopetalum bartramii – Bartram Stonecrop **(SS)
Heterotheca rutteri – Huachuca Golden Aster **(SS)
Hexalectris arizonica – Arizona Crested coral-root **(SS)
Hexalectris colemanii – Coleman’s coral-root **(SS)
Lilaeopsis schaffneriana ssp. recurva – Huachuca Water-umbel **(E)
Lilium parryi – Lemmon Lily **(SS)
Lotus alamosanus – Alamos Deer Vetch **(SS)
Lupinus huachucanus – Huachuca Mountain Lupine **(SS)
Macroptilium supinum – Supine Bean **(SS)
Manihot davisiae – Arizona Manihot **(SS)
Metastelma mexicanum – Wiggins Milkweed Vine **(SS)
Muhlenbergia palmeri – Palmer’s Muhly **(SS)
Muhlenbergia xerophila – Weeping Muhly **(SS)
Paspalum virletii – Virlet Paspalum **(SS)
Passiflora arizonica – Arizona Passionflower **(SS)
Pectis imberbis – Beardless Chinch Weed **(SS)
Pennellia tricornuta – Chiricahua Rock Cress **(SS)
Penstemon discolor – Catalina Beardtongue **(SS)
Phemeranthus humilis – Pinos Altos Flame Flower **(SS)
Phemeranthus marginatus – Tepic Flame Flower **(SS)
Physalis latiphysa – Broad-leaf Ground-cherry **(SS)
Potentilla rhyolitica var. rhyolitica – Huachuca Cinquefoil **(SS)
Psilotum nudum – Whisk Fern **(SS)
Samolus vagans – Chiricahua Mountain Brookweed **(SS)
Senecio multidentatus var. huachucanus – Huachuca Groundsel **(SS)
Sisyrinchium cernuum – Nodding Blue-eyed Grass **(SS)
Spiranthes delitescens – Canelo Hills Ladies’-tresses **(SS)
Stevia lemmonii – Lemmon’s Stevia **(SS)
Tragia laciniata – Sonoran Noseburn **(SS)
Viola umbraticola – Shade Violet **(SS)



Aspidoscelis burti stictogrammus – Giant Spotted Whiptail **(SS)
Crotalus pricei – Twin-spotted Rattlesnake **(SS)
Crotalus willardi willardi – Arizona Ridge-nosed Rattlesnake **(SS)
Gopherus morafkai – Sonoran Desert Tortoise **(SS)
Gyalopion quadrangulare – Thornscrub Hook-nosed Snake **(SS)
Oxybelis aeneus – Brown Vinesnake **(SS)
Plestiodon callicephalus – Mountain Skink **(SS)
Sceloporus slevini – Slevin’s Bunchgrass Lizard **(SS)
Senticolis triaspis intermedia – Northern Green Ratsnake **(SS)
Tantilla yaquia – Yaqui Black-headed Snake **(SS)
Thamnophis eques megalops – Northern Mexican Gartersnake (T)


(E)**Federally endangered species are listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), and are those species in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant part of their range.

(T)**Federally threatened species are listed under the ESA, and are those species likely to become endangered within the foreseeable future throughout or in a significant part of its range.

(C)**Proposed as candidate for status as federally endangered or threatened under the ESA.

(SS)**US Forest Service Sensitive species are identified by Regional Foresters, with the goal of avoiding trends toward federal listing and maintaining the species’ viability. Forest Service policy is to keep these species from being listed under the ESA through coordination in land managing activities.


Source: Arizona Game and Fish Department July 2013