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Old 06-13-2013, 02:08 PM   #41
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We did pretty good with 23 species nominated for "Wildlife Gardeners Top 10 Favorite Endangered Invertebrate Species".

Beetles seem popular at WG and mussels take a surprising second. 8 beetles, 4 mussel, 3 butterflies, 2 dragonflies, 1 mayfly, 1 crawfish, 1 snail, 1 cave shrimp, 1 spider, 1 bee.

Get ready to vote for your favorites. I will start a separate voting post.
A voting area has been created here: Vote here "Wildlife Gardeners Top 10 Favorite Endangered Invertebrate Species".
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Old 06-13-2013, 02:50 PM   #42
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Again... the nominated endangered invetebrate species...with links provided as many species may be unfamiliar.
8 beetles, 4 mussel, 3 butterflies, 2 dragonflies, 1 mayfly, 1 crayfish, 1 snail, 1 cave shrimp, 1 spider, 1 bee.

1. American Burying Beetle (Nicrophorus americanus)
Nicrophorus americanus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

2. Beaver Cave beetle (Pseudanophthalmus major)
Endangered Species | ESA Success Story

3. Casey's June Beetle (Dinacoma caseyi)
http://www.biologicaldiversity.org/species/invertebrates/Caseys_June_beetle/pdfs/Petition.pdf
Endangered Species Program | About Us | Featured Species | Caseys June Beetle

4. Eastern Beach Tiger beetle (Cicindela dorsalis)
Species Profile for Northeastern Beach tiger beetle (Cicindela dorsalis dorsalis)

5. Greater Adams Cave Beetle (Pseudanophthalmus pholeter)
Endangered Species | ESA Success Story

6. Lesser Adams Cave Beetle (Pseudanophthalmus cataryctos)
Endangered Species | ESA Success Story

7. Mount Hermon June Beetle (Polyphylla barbata)
California's Endangered Insects - Mt. Hermon June Beetle

8. Surprising cave beetle (Pseudanophthalmus inexpectatus)
Endangered Species | ESA Success Story



9.Carolina Heelsplitter (Lasmigona decorata)
http://www.dnr.sc.gov/cwcs/pdf/CarolinaHeelsplitter.pdf
Carolina heelsplitter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

10.Northern Riffleshell (Epioblasma torulosa rangiana)
Endangered Species Program | What We Do | Partnership Stories | Northern Riffleshell
Northern riffleshell - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

11.Purple Cats Paw (Epioblasma obliquata ssp. obliquata)
Epioblasma obliquata ssp. obliquata (Catspaw, Purple Cat's Paw Pearly Mussel)

12.Winged Maple leaf Mussel (Quadrula fragosa)
INHS 28


13.Karner Blue Butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis)
Lycaeides melissa samuelis

14.Northern Blue Butterfly (Lycaeides idas)
Northern Blue (Lycaeides idas)

15.Swamp Metalmark (Calephelis mutica)
Swamp Metalmark (Calephelis muticum)



16.Hine’s Emerald Dragonfly (Somatochlora hineana)
Hine's Emerald (Somatochlora hineana)

17.Spatterdock Darner Dragonfly (Aeshna mutata)
Spatterdock Darner (Rhionaeschna mutata)


18.Pecatonica River Mayfly (Acanthametropus pecatonica)
Pecatonica River Mayfly (Acanthametropus pecatonica)

19.Nashville crayfish (Orconectes shoupi)
Orconectes shoupi (Nashville Crayfish)

20.Chittenango Ovate Amber Snail (Succinea chittenangoensis)
Chittenango Ovate Amber Snail Fact Sheet - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation
Protecting New York’s thumbnail-sized snail | U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region

21.Kentucky Cave Shrimp (Palaemonias ganteri)
http://ecos.fws.gov/docs/federal_register/fr486.pdf
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kentucky_cave_shrimp

22.Spruce-Fir Moss spider (Microhexura montivaga)
Spruce-fir Moss Spider in North Carolina

23.Franklin bumble bee (Bombus franklini)
The Xerces Society Bumble bees: Franklin’s bumble bee (Bombus franklini)


Here is turttle's nomination if you would like to vote for the missed butterfly.
St. Francis’ satyr (Neonympha mitchellii francisci)

http://www.fws.gov/nc-es/insect/stfrancis.html

http://www.xerces.org/st-francis-satyr/
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Great job Gloria
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Thank you SO much for adding the links to these wonderful rare creatures. It sure is appreciated. Bravo............
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Old 06-13-2013, 10:30 PM   #45
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I would like to apologize to turttle for somehow missing the St. Francis’ satyr (Neonympha mitchellii francisci) nominated in post #6 along with the Carolina heelsplitter . SORRY!
It can still be voted for as a write-in so here is the information and I will add it to the above list.

St. Francis’ satyr (Neonympha mitchellii francisci)

Saint Francis Satyr in North Carolina

The Xerces Society Satyrs: St. Francis’ satyr (Neonympha mitchellii francisci)
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Old 06-15-2013, 10:56 AM   #46
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I can't pull in #2,5,6,8, and #22 to view.
Anyone else having trouble?
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Old 06-15-2013, 11:10 AM   #47
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I didn't have trouble getting #22.

2,5,6,8, are all from the Endangered Species own pages. I don't know why they would not be accessible today. I tried those links repeatedly to make sure all were working properly just yesterday.

I will get some other links ready and maybe a nice management person will put them in place as my editing time has lapsed.

Thanks hava, I would not have checked those links again today.
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And I finally did
22's showing up much the same...The specified URL can not be found.
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Old 06-15-2013, 11:59 AM   #49
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Seems none of the Fish and Wildlife or the Endangered Species site is available. Maybe it is a Maintenance issue?
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Old 06-15-2013, 12:44 PM   #50
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So you are saying they too are endangered.
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