What species is endangered in Ohio?

What species is endangered in Ohio?

Bald Eagle

Species Status
Northern riffleshell (Epioblasma torulosa rangiana) Endangered
Pink mucket pearlymussel (Lampsilis abrupta) Endangered
Purple cat’s paw pearlymussel (Epioblasma obliquata obliquata) Endangered
Rabbitsfoot Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica Threatened

What animals are Ohio exclusives?

List of mammals of Ohio

  • The white-tailed deer is the state mammal of Ohio.
  • Northern short-tailed shrew.
  • Eastern red bat.
  • American red squirrel.
  • Pine vole.
  • Muskrat.
  • Red fox.
  • American mink.

How many species are in Ohio?

The Division has legal authority over Ohio’s fish and wildlife, which includes about 56 species of mammals, 200 species of breeding birds, 84 species and subspecies of amphibians and reptiles, 170 species of fish, 100 species of mollusks, and 20 species of crustaceans.

Are Owls a protected species in Ohio?

Now with a Citizen Science Project the Division is encouraging the public to report barn owl sightings throughout the breeding season. While their numbers are going up, barn owls are still a threatened species in Ohio and are considered threatened or endangered in most midwestern states.

Are there platypuses in Ohio?

mammals today are the monotremes: the duck-billed platypus and four species of echidna (spiny anteaters), all of which occur in Australia and New Guinea. Ohio is – or was – home to 65 native mammal species.

What is the most endangered species in Ohio?

Ohio Endangered Species

  • Allegheny Woodrat (Neotoma magister)
  • Karner Blue Butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis)
  • Green Salamander (Aneides aeneus)
  • Painted Trillium (Trillium undulatum)
  • Indiana Bat (Myotis sodalis)
  • Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis)
  • Timber Rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus)
  • Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus)

Are there rats in Ohio?

At least six species of native rats and mice live in a variety of ecosystems throughout Ohio. Two species of imported rodents, the Norway rat and the house mouse, typically reside in buildings but sometimes live outdoors. Unless they live in a heated building, most mice and rats hibernate to survive Ohio’s winters.