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Tennessee

Taxonomy Common Name Scientific Name
Amphibians Tennessee cave salamander Gyrinophilus palleucus
Seepage salamander Desmognathus aeneus
Eastern hellbender Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis
Streamside salamander Ambystoma barbouri
Cumberland dusky salamander Desmognathus abditus
Birds Eastern black rail Laterallus jamaicensis jamaicensis
Butterflies and Skippers Linda's roadside-skipper Amblyscirtes linda
Conifers and relatives Carolina hemlock Tsuga caroliniana
Crayfishes Brawleys Fork crayfish Cambarus williami
Big South Fork crayfish Cambarus bouchardi
Tennessee cave crayfish Orconectes incomptus
Pristine crayfish Cambarus pristinus
Conasauga blue burrower Cambarus cymatilis
Obey crayfish Cambarus obeyensis
Chickamauga crayfish Cambarus extraneus
Hardin crayfish Orconectes wrighti
Blood River crayfish Orconectes burri
Hatchie burrowing crayfish Fallicambarus hortoni
Spiny scale crayfish Cambarus jezerinaci
Dragonflies and Damselflies Mountain river cruiser Macromia margarita
Cherokee clubtail Gomphus consanguis
Septima's clubtail Gomphus septima
Tennessee clubtail Gomphus sandrius
Edmund's snaketail Ophiogomphus edmundo
Flowering Plants Rockcastle wood-aster Eurybia saxicastellii
Rivergrass Calamovilfa arcuata
Tennessee pondweed Potamogeton tennesseensis
Harper's fimbristylis Fimbristylis perpusilla
Godfrey's stitchwort Minuartia godfreyi
Thorne's beakrush Rhynchospora thornei
Water stitchwort Stellaria fontinalis
Southern racemose goldenrod Solidago arenicola
Large-flowered Barbara's-buttons Marshallia grandiflora
Freshwater and Anadromous Fishes Barrens darter Etheostoma forbesi
Blackfin sucker Thoburnia atripinnis
Ashy darter Etheostoma cinereum
Saddled madtom Noturus fasciatus
Striated darter Etheostoma striatulum
Smallscale darter Etheostoma microlepidum
Holiday darter Etheostoma brevirostrum
Longhead darter Percina macrocephala
Sickle darter Percina williamsi
Barrens topminnow Fundulus julisia
Trispot darter Etheostoma trisella
Popeye shiner Notropis ariommus
Bridled darter Percina kusha
Egg-mimic darter Etheostoma pseudovulatum
Tippecanoe darter Etheostoma tippecanoe
Laurel dace Phoxinus saylori
Tuscumbia darter Etheostoma tuscumbia
Alabama shad Alosa alabamae
Crystal darter Crystallaria asprella
Frecklebelly madtom Noturus munitus
Piebald madtom Noturus gladiator
Freshwater Mussels Pyramid pigtoe Pleurobema rubrum
Spectaclecase Cumberlandia monodonta
Green floater Lasmigona subviridis
Tennessee pigtoe Fusconaia barnesiana
Rabbitsfoot Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica
Cumberland moccasinshell Medionidus conradicus
Coosa creekshell Villosa vanuxemensis umbrans
Alabama rainbow Villosa nebulosa
Snuffbox Epioblasma triquetra
Salamander mussel Simpsonaias ambigua
Tennessee heelsplitter Lasmigona holstonia
Sheepnose Plethobasus cyphyus
Tennessee clubshell Pleurobema oviforme
Rayed bean Villosa fabalis
Alabama spike Elliptio arca
Round hickorynut Obovaria subrotunda
Warrior pigtoe Pleurobema rubellum
Delicate spike Elliptio arctata
Purple lilliput Toxolasma lividus
Longsolid Fusconaia subrotunda
Freshwater Snails Domed ancylid Rhodacme elatior
Smooth mudalia Leptoxis virgata
Helmet rocksnail Lithasia duttoniana
Knobby rocksnail Lithasia curta
Spiny riversnail Io fluvialis
Corpulent hornsnail Pleurocera corpulenta
Elegant elimia Elimia teres
Spider elimia Elimia arachnoidea
Acute elimia Elimia acuta
Shortspire hornsnail Pleurocera curta
Hornworts A hornwort Megaceros aenigmaticus
Lichens Lea's bog lichen Phaeophyscia leana
Liverworts Gorge leafy liverwort Plagiochila caduciloba
Sharp's leafy liverwort Plagiochila sharpii ssp. sharpii
Mosses Appalachian fissidens moss Fissidens appalachensis
Other Beetles Coleman cave beetle Pseudanophthalmus colemanensis
Cumberland Gap cave beetle Pseudanophthalmus hirsutus
Stoneflies Sevier snowfly Allocapnia brooksi
Smokies snowfly Allocapnia fumosa
Smokies needlefly Megaleuctra williamsae
Tennessee forestfly Amphinemura mockfordi
Karst snowfly Allocapnia cunninghami

 

Trispot darter photo © Bernard Kuhajda