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Mississippi

Taxonomy Common Name Scientific Name
Amphibians One-toed amphiuma Amphiuma pholeter
Eastern hellbender Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis
Birds Eastern black rail Laterallus jamaicensis jamaicensis
Caddisflies Morse's little plain brown sedge Lepidostoma morsei
Crayfishes Speckled burrowing crayfish Fallicambarus danielae
Yazoo crayfish Orconectes hartfieldi
Sucarnoochee River crayfish Orconectes jonesi
Hardin crayfish Orconectes wrighti
Spinytail crayfish Procambarus fitzpatricki
Lagniappe crayfish Procambarus lagniappe
Jackson prairie crayfish Procambarus barbiger
Shutispear crayfish Procambarus lylei
Bearded red crayfish Procambarus pogum
Mississippi flatwoods crayfish Procambarus cometes
Crested riverlet crayfish Hobbseus cristatus
Yalobusha riverlet crayfish Hobbseus yalobushensis
Least crayfish Cambarellus diminutus
Oktibbeha riverlet crayfish Hobbseus orconectoides
Angular dwarf crayfish Cambarellus lesliei
Burrowing bog crayfish Fallicambarus burrisi
Tombigbee riverlet crayfish Hobbseus petilus
Dragonflies and Damselflies Southern snaketail Ophiogomphus australis
Yellow-sided clubtail Stylurus potulentus
Flowering Plants Rough-stemmed aster Symphyotrichum puniceum var. scabricaule
Bog spicebush Lindera subcoriacea
Southern meadowrue Thalictrum debile
Boykin's lobelia Lobelia boykinii
Wherry's sweet pitcherplant Sarracenia rubra ssp. wherryi
West's flax Linum westii
Hairy-peduncled beakrush Rhynchospora crinipes
Impressed-nerved sedge Carex impressinervia
Freshwater and Anadromous Fishes Piebald madtom Noturus gladiator
Crystal darter Crystallaria asprella
Frecklebelly madtom Noturus munitus
Alabama shad Alosa alabamae
Freshwater Mussels Rabbitsfoot Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica
Pyramid pigtoe Pleurobema rubrum
Tennessee pigtoe Fusconaia barnesiana
Rayed creekshell Anodontoides radiatus
Western fanshell Cyprogenia aberti
Delicate spike Elliptio arctata
Round hickorynut Obovaria subrotunda
Alabama spike Elliptio arca
Tennessee clubshell Pleurobema oviforme
Sheepnose Plethobasus cyphyus
Alabama hickorynut Obovaria unicolor
Snuffbox Epioblasma triquetra
Freshwater Snails Cylinder elimia Elimia cylindracea
Giant Silkworm and Royal Moths Louisiana eyed silkmoth Automeris louisiana
Tiger Beetles Cobblestone tiger beetle Cicindela marginipennis
Turtles Black-knobbed map turtle Graptemys nigrinoda
Alabama map turtle Graptemys pulchra
Western chicken turtle Deirochelys reticularia miaria
Pascagoula map turtle Graptemys gibbonsi

 

Trispot darter photo © Bernard Kuhajda