Other British Endangered Species

Other British Endangered Species

Crustaceans

White clawed crayfish Austropotamobius pallipes

Insects

Ants Black-backed meadow ant Formica pratensis (possibly extinct) Black bog ant Formica candida Narrow-headed ant Formica exsecta Red-barbed Ant Formica rufibarbis Bees
Shrill carder bee Bombus sylvarum Beetles Beaulieu dung beetle Aphodius niger (a dung beetle) Blue ground beetle Carabus intricatus Crucifix ground beetle Panagaeus crux-major (a ground beetle) Hazel pot beetle Cryptocephalus coryli (a leaf beetle) Lizard weevil Cathormiocerus britannicus (probably endemic) Stag beetle Lucanus cervus Violet click beetle Limoniscus violaceus Butterflies and moths Bright wave moth Idaea ochrata Heath fritillary Mellicta athalia High brown fritillary Argynnis adippe Large blue butterfly Maculinea arion Large copper butterfly Lycaena dispar Marsh fritillary Eurodryas aurinia Netted carpet moth Eustroma reticulata Pearl bordered fritillary Boloria euphrosyne Silver spotted skipper butterfly Hesperia comma Speckled footman moth Coscinia cribraria Crickets European mole cricket Gryllotalpa gryllotalpa Damselflies Southern damselfly Coenagrion mercuriale Flies Golden hoverfly Chrysotoxum octomaculatum Hornet robberfly Asilus crabroniformis Manx robber fly Machimus cowini (endemic)

Molluscs

Gastropods Desmoulin’s whorl snail Vertigo moulinsiana Geyer’s whorl snail Vertigo geyeri Glutinous snail Myxas glutinosa Little whirlpool ram’s-horn snail Anisus vorticulus Narrow-mouthed whorl snail Vertigo angustior Round-mouthed whorl snail Vertigo genesii Sandbowl snail Catinella arenaria Shining rams-horn snail Segmentina nitida Bivalves Depressed river mussel Pseudanodonta complanata Freshwater pea mussel Pisidium tenuilineatum Freshwater pearl mussel Margaritifera margaritifera

Other invertebrates

Ivell’s sea anemone (endemic and probably extinct) Medicinal leech Hirudo medicinalis Starlet sea anemone Nematostella vectensis