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This list has been prepared pursuant to Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Administrative Rule R657-48. By rule, wildlife species that are federally listed, candidates for federal listing, or for which a conservation agreement is in place automatically qualify for the Utah Sensitive Species List. The additional species on the Utah Sensitive Species List, “wildlife species of concern,” are those species for which there is credible scientific evidence to substantiate a threat to continued population viability. It is anticipated that wildlife species of concern designations will identify species for which conservation actions are needed, and that timely and appropriate conservation actions implemented on their behalf will preclude the need to list these species under the provisions of the Federal Endangered Species Act.


Federal Candidate Species
Relict Leopard Frog (extirpated) - Rana onca

Federally Threatened Species


Federally Endangered Species


Conservation Agreement Species

Columbia Spotted Frog - Rana luteiventris

Wildlife Species of Concern

Western Toad - Bufo boreas
Arizona Toad - Bufo microscaphus
Great Plains Toad - Bufo cognatus


Federal Candidate Species


Federally Threatened Species
Desert Tortoise - Gopherus agassizii

Federally Endangered Species

Conservation Agreement Species

Wildlife Species of Concern

Zebra-tailed Lizard - Callisaurus draconoides
Western Banded Gecko - Coleonyx variegatus
Desert Iguana - Dipsosaurus dorsalis
Gila Monster - Heloderma suspectum
Common Chuckwalla - Sauromalus ater
Desert Night Lizard - Xantusia vigilis
Sidewinder - Crotalus cerastes
Speckled Rattlesnake - Crotalus mitchellii
Mojave Rattlesnake - Crotalus scutulatus
Cornsnake - Elaphe guttata
Smooth Greensnake - Opheodrys vernalis
Western Threadsnake - Leptotyphlops humilis

As of 14 Dec 2007

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