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Kentucky

Taxonomy Common Name Scientific Name
Amphibians Streamside salamander Ambystoma barbouri
Eastern hellbender Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis
Crayfishes Big Sandy crayfish Cambarus veteranus
Blood River crayfish Orconectes burri
Big South Fork crayfish Cambarus bouchardi
Appalachian cave crayfish Orconectes packardi
Dragonflies and Damselflies Appalachian snaketail Ophiogomphus incurvatus
Flowering Plants Rivergrass Calamovilfa arcuata
Hall's bulrush Schoenoplectus hallii
Water stitchwort Stellaria fontinalis
Rockcastle wood-aster Eurybia saxicastellii
Large-flowered Barbara's-buttons Marshallia grandiflora
Freshwater and Anadromous Fishes Blackfin sucker Thoburnia atripinnis
Spotted darter Etheostoma maculatum
Longhead darter Percina macrocephala
Smallscale darter Etheostoma microlepidum
Popeye shiner Notropis ariommus
Shawnee darter Etheostoma tecumsehi
Alabama shad Alosa alabamae
Ashy darter Etheostoma cinereum
Northern cavefish Amblyopsis spelaea
Crystal darter Crystallaria asprella
Tippecanoe darter Etheostoma tippecanoe
Freshwater Mussels Snuffbox Epioblasma triquetra
Spectaclecase Cumberlandia monodonta
Green floater Lasmigona subviridis
Pyramid pigtoe Pleurobema rubrum
Salamander mussel Simpsonaias ambigua
Purple lilliput Toxolasma lividus
Round hickorynut Obovaria subrotunda
Rayed bean Villosa fabalis
Tennessee clubshell Pleurobema oviforme
Rabbitsfoot Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica
Sheepnose Plethobasus cyphyus
Longsolid Fusconaia subrotunda
Kentucky creekshell Villosa ortmanni
Cumberland moccasinshell Medionidus conradicus
Freshwater Snails Shortspire hornsnail Pleurocera curta
Domed ancylid Rhodacme elatior
Knobby rocksnail Lithasia curta
Lichens Lea's bog lichen Phaeophyscia leana
Reptiles Kirtland's snake Clonophis kirtlandii
Stoneflies Karst snowfly Allocapnia cunninghami
Virginia stone Acroneuria kosztarabi

 

Trispot darter photo © Bernard Kuhajda