15A NCAC 10I .0105         SPECIAL CONCERN SPECIES LISTED

The following species of resident wildlife shall be designated as state‑listed special concern species:

(1)           Amphibians:

(a)           Crevice salamander (Plethodon longicrus);

(b)           Dwarf salamander (Eurycea quadridigitata);

(c)           Dwarf black-bellied salamander (Desmognathus folkertsi);

(d)           Eastern hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis);

(e)           Four‑toed salamander (Hemidactylium scutatum);

(f)            Gray treefrog (Hyla versicolor);

(g)           Longtail salamander (Eurycea longicauda longicauda);

(h)           Mole salamander (Ambystoma talpoideum);

(i)            Mountain chorus frog (Pseudacris brachyphona);

(j)            Mudpuppy (Necturus maculosus);

(k)           Neuse River waterdog (Necturus lewisi);

(l)            Southern zigzag salamander (Plethodon ventralis); and

(m)          Weller's salamander (Plethodon welleri).

(2)           Birds:

(a)           American oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus);

(b)           Bachman's sparrow (Peucaea aestivalis);

(c)           Barn owl (Tyto alba);

(d)           Black‑capped chickadee (Poecile atricapillus);

(e)           Black rail (Laterallus jamaicensis);

(f)            Black skimmer (Rynchops niger);

(g)           Brown creeper (Certhia americana nigrescens);

(h)           Cerulean warbler (Setophaga cerulea);

(i)            Glossy ibis (Plegadis falcinellus);

(j)            Golden-winged warbler (Vermivora chrysoptera);

(k)           Least bittern (Ixobrychus exilis);

(l)            Least tern (Sternula antillarum);

(m)          Little blue heron (Egretta caerulea);

(n)           Loggerhead shrike (Lanius ludovicianus);

(o)           Painted bunting (Passerina ciris);

(p)           Red crossbill (Loxia curvirostra);

(q)           Snowy egret (Egretta thula);

(r)            Tricolored heron (Egretta tricolor);

(s)            Vesper sparrow (Pooecetes gramineus); and

(t)            Wilson's plover (Charadrius wilsonia).

(3)           Crustacea:

(a)           Broad River spiny crayfish (Cambarus spicatus);

(b)           Carolina skistodiaptomus (Skistodiaptomus carolinensis);

(c)           Carolina well diacyclops (Diacyclops jeannelli putei);

(d)           Chowanoke crayfish (Orconectes virginiensis);

(e)           Graceful clam shrimp (Lynceus gracilicornis);

(f)            Greensboro burrowing crayfish (Cambarus catagius);

(g)           Hiwassee headwaters crayfish (Cambarus parrishi);

(h)           Little Tennessee River crayfish (Cambarus georgiae);

(i)            North Carolina spiny crayfish (Orconectes carolinensis);

(j)            Oconee stream crayfish (Cambarus chaugaensis); and

(k)           Waccamaw crayfish (Procambarus braswelli).

(4)           Fish:

(a)           American brook lamprey (Lethenteron appendix);

(b)           Banded sculpin (Cottus carolinae);

(c)           Blackbanded darter (Percina nigrofasciata);

(d)           Bluefin killifish (Lucania goodei);

(e)           Blue Ridge sculpin (Cottus caeruleomentum);

(f)            Blueside darter (Etheostoma jessiae);

(g)           Broadtail madtom (Noturus sp.)(Lumber River and its tributaries and Cape Fear River and its tributaries);

(h)           Carolina darter (Etheostoma collis);

(i)            Cutlip minnow (Exoglossum maxillingua);

(j)            Freshwater drum (Aplodinotus grunniens)(French Broad River);

(k)           Highfin carpsucker (Carpiodes velifer)(Cape Fear River and its tributaries);

(l)            Kanawha minnow (Phenacobius teretulus);

(m)          Lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens);

(n)           Least killifish (Heterandria formosa);

(o)           Longhead darter (Percina macrocephala);

(p)           Mooneye (Hiodon tergisus);

(q)           Mountain madtom (Noturus eleutherus);

(r)            Ohio lamprey (Ichthyomyzon bdellium);

(s)            Olive darter (Percina squamata);

(t)            Pinewoods darter (Etheostoma mariae);

(u)           River carpsucker (Carpiodes carpio);

(v)           Sandhills chub (Semotilus lumbee);

(w)          Smoky dace (Clinostomus sp.)(Little Tennessee River and tributaries);

(x)           Striped shiner (Luxilus chrysocephalus);

(y)           Tennessee snubnose darter (Etheostoma simoterum);

(z)           Thinlip chub (Cyprinella zanema)(Lumber River and its tributaries and Cape Fear River and its tributaries);

(aa)         Waccamaw killifish (Fundulus waccamensis);

(bb)         Wounded darter (Etheostoma vulneratum); and

(cc)         Yellowfin shiner (Notropis lutipinnis)(Savannah River and its tributaries).

(5)           Mammals:

(a)           Allegheny woodrat (Neotoma magister);

(b)           Buxton Woods white-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus buxtoni);

(c)           Coleman's oldfield mouse (Peromyscus polionotus colemani);

(d)           Eastern big-eared bat (Corynorhinus rafinesquii macrotis);

(e)           Eastern small‑footed bat (Myotis leibii leibii);

(f)            Florida yellow bat (Lasiurus intermedius floridanus);

(g)           Pungo white-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus easti);

(h)           Southeastern bat (Myotis austroriparius);

(i)            Southern rock vole (Microtus chrotorrhinus carolinensis); and

(j)            Star‑nosed mole (Condylura cristata parva).

(6)           Mollusks:

(a)           Appalachian gloss (Zonitoides patuloides);

(b)           Bidentate dome (Ventridens coelaxis);

(c)           Black mantleslug (Pallifera hemphilli);

(d)           Blackwater ancylid (Ferrissia hendersoni);

(e)           Blue‑foot lancetooth (Haplotrema kendeighi);

(f)            Cape Fear spike (Elliptio marsupiobesa);

(g)           Clingman covert (Fumonelix wheatleyi clingmanicus);

(h)           Dark glyph (Glyphyalinia junaluskana);

(i)            Dwarf proud globe (Patera clarki clarki);

(j)            Dwarf threetooth (Triodopsis fulciden);

(k)           Fringed coil (Helicodiscus fimbriatus);

(l)            Glossy supercoil (Paravitrea placentula);

(m)          Great Smoky slitmouth (Stenotrema depilatum);

(n)           High mountain supercoil (Paravitrea andrewsae);

(o)           Honey glyph (Glyphyalinia vanattai);

(p)           Lamellate supercoil (Paravitrea lamellidens);

(q)           Mirey Ridge supercoil (Paravitrea clappi);

(r)            Open supercoil (Paravitrea umbilicaris);

(s)            Pink glyph (Glyphyalinia pentadelphia);

(t)            Pod lance (Elliptio folliculata);

(u)           Queen crater (Appalachina chilhoweensis);

(v)           Ramp Cove supercoil (Paravitrea lacteodens);

(w)          Ridged lioplax (Lioplax subcarinata);

(x)           Roanoke slabshell (Elliptio roanokensis);

(y)           Saw‑tooth disc (Discus bryanti);

(z)           Seep mudalia (Leptoxis dilatata);

(aa)         Spike (Elliptio dilatata);

(bb)         Spiral coil (Helicodiscus bonamicus);

(cc)         Velvet covert (Inflectarius subpalliatus);

(dd)         Waccamaw amnicola (Amnicola sp.);

(ee)         Waccamaw siltsnail (Cincinnatia sp.); and

(ff)          Wavy‑rayed lampmussel (Lampsilis fasciola).

(7)           Reptiles:

(a)           Carolina pigmy rattlesnake (Sistrurus miliarius miliarius);

(b)           Carolina swamp snake (Seminatrix pygaea paludis);

(c)           Carolina watersnake (Nerodia sipedon williamengelsi);

(d)           Cumberland slider (Trachemys scripta troostii);

(e)           Diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin);

(f)            Eastern chicken turtle (Deirochelys reticularia reticularia);

(g)           Eastern smooth green snake (Opheodrys vernalis vernalis);

(h)           Eastern spiny softshell (Apalone spinifera spinifera);

(i)            Mimic glass lizard (Ophisaurus mimicus);

(j)            Outer Banks kingsnake (Lampropeltis getula sticticeps);

(k)           Stripeneck musk turtle (Sternotherus minor peltifer); and

(l)            Timber rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus).

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 113‑134; 113‑291.2; 113‑292; 113‑333;

Eff. September 1, 1989;

Amended Eff. October 1, 2017; August 1, 2016; May 1, 2008; July 18, 2002; April 1, 2001; November 1, 1991; April 1, 1991; June 1, 1990.