DEEP: Endangered, Threatened and Special Concern Species Fact Sheets

Fact Sheets and Other Related Links

Connecticut Endangered, Threatened and Special Concern Species Fact Sheets


Puritan Tiger Beetle

Freshwater Mussels

Dwarf Wedgemussel (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

A Field Guide to the Freshwater Mussels of Connecticut

Freshwater Mussels and the Connecticut River Watershed (Nedeau, 2008)


Rusty Patched Bumble Bee (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

Rusty Patched Bumble Bee Fact Sheet
Rusty Patched Bumble Bee Species Status Assessment (Final Report, Version 1, June 2016)

Connecticut Bumble Bee Guide (Tracy Zarrillo, The CT Agricultural Experiment Station)


Moth Decline in the Northeastern United States (News of the Lepidopteristsí Society, Volume 54, Number 2)


Connecticut Butterfly Atlas Project

Connecticut Butterfly Association, Reference Publications




Periodical Cicadas (Brood 2)

Dragonflies and Damselflies

A Conservation Status Assessment of Odonata for the Northeastern United States (Northeast Regional Conservation Needs Grant Program Report, 2014)

Rare Habitats

New England Wildflower Society, Go Botany website, plant identification and information

Pitch Pine - Scrub Oak Barrens (Written by Emery Gluck for Connecticut Woodlands, Spring 2015)


NatureServe Explorer - a source for information on more than 65,000 plants, animals, and ecosystems of the United States and Canada. Explorer includes particularly in-depth coverage for rare and endangered species.

Content Last Updated December 2017