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Virginia

Taxonomy Common Name Scientific Name
Amphibians Eastern hellbender Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis
Amphipods Morrison's cave amphipod Stygobromus morrisoni
Tidewater amphipod Stygobromus indentatus
Birds Eastern black rail Laterallus jamaicensis jamaicensis
Butterflies and Skippers Rare skipper Problema bulenta
Conifers and relatives Carolina hemlock Tsuga caroliniana
Crayfishes New River crayfish Cambarus chasmodactylus
Spiny scale crayfish Cambarus jezerinaci
Chowanoke crayfish Orconectes virginiensis
Big Sandy crayfish Cambarus veteranus
Dragonflies and Damselflies Cherokee clubtail Gomphus consanguis
Appalachian snaketail Ophiogomphus incurvatus
Mountain river cruiser Macromia margarita
Septima's clubtail Gomphus septima
Ferns and relatives Winter quillwort Isoetes hyemalis
Flowering Plants Long beach seedbox Ludwigia brevipes
Sun-facing coneflower Rudbeckia heliopsidis
Raven's seedbox Ludwigia ravenii
Tennessee pondweed Potamogeton tennesseensis
Cape fear spatterdock Nuphar lutea ssp. sagittifolia
Panhandle lily Lilium iridollae
Harper's fimbristylis Fimbristylis perpusilla
Doll's-daisy Boltonia montana
Bog spicebush Lindera subcoriacea
Freshwater and Anadromous Fishes Sickle darter Percina williamsi
Popeye shiner Notropis ariommus
Orangefin madtom Noturus gilberti
Chesapeake logperch Percina bimaculata
Candy darter Etheostoma osburni
Laurel dace Phoxinus saylori
Ashy darter Etheostoma cinereum
Freshwater Mussels Atlantic pigtoe Fusconaia masoni
Snuffbox Epioblasma triquetra
Green floater Lasmigona subviridis
Brook floater Alasmidonta varicosa
Yellow lance Elliptio lanceolata
Tennessee pigtoe Fusconaia barnesiana
Cumberland moccasinshell Medionidus conradicus
Spectaclecase Cumberlandia monodonta
Longsolid Fusconaia subrotunda
Tennessee heelsplitter Lasmigona holstonia
Pyramid pigtoe Pleurobema rubrum
Tennessee clubshell Pleurobema oviforme
Rayed bean Villosa fabalis
Purple lilliput Toxolasma lividus
Sheepnose Plethobasus cyphyus
Freshwater Snails Spider elimia Elimia arachnoidea
Spiny riversnail Io fluvialis
Smooth mudalia Leptoxis virgata
Isopods Rye cove isopod Lirceus culveri
Other Beetles Saint paul cave beetle Pseudanophthalmus sanctipauli
Hubricht's cave beetle Pseudanophthalmus hubrichti
Maddens cave beetle Pseudanophthalmus limicola
Silken cave beetle Pseudanophthalmus sericus
Cumberland Gap cave beetle Pseudanophthalmus hirsutus
South Branch Valley cave beetle Pseudanophthalmus potomaca
Natural Bridge cave beetle Pseudanophthalmus pontis
New River Valley cave beetle Pseudanophthalmus egberti
Little Kennedy cave beetle Pseudanophthalmus cordicollis
Thomas' cave beetle Pseudanophthalmus thomasi
Maiden spring cave beetle Pseudanophthalmus virginicus
Avernus cave beetle Pseudanophthalmus avernus
Overlooked cave beetle Pseudanophthalmus praetermissus
Hubbard's cave beetle Pseudanophthalmus hubbardi
Crossroads cave beetle Pseudanophthalmus intersectus
Stoneflies Smokies needlefly Megaleuctra williamsae
Lobed roachfly Tallaperla lobata
Smokies snowfly Allocapnia fumosa
Virginia stone Acroneuria kosztarabi
Blueridge springfly Remenus kirchneri
Turtles Northern red-bellied cooter Pseudemys rubriventris

 

Trispot darter photo © Bernard Kuhajda