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Action Plans

  • Action Plan for Multiple Species of Atlantic Coastal Plain Flora in Canada [Proposed] (2016)
    The Minister of Environment and Climate Change is the competent minister under SARA for the Pink Coreopsis, Thread-leaved Sundew, Water Pennywort, Goldencrest and Plymouth Gentian and has prepared this action plan to implement the recovery strategy, as per section 47 of SARA. The minister responsible for the Parks Canada Agency (PCA) is a competent minister for the Water Pennywort, where the species occurs on lands administered by PCA. To the ext ...

COSEWIC Status Reports

  • COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Baikal Sedge Carex sabulosa in Canada (2016)
    Baikal sedge, Carex sabulosa, is a tufted perennial plant with long rhizomes. The stems are 15-35 cm long, weak, arching, with mature fruiting heads often touching the ground. The 1-3.5 mm wide leaves are thick at the base, grayish-green, flat with margins curled inward. The leaves have purplish sheaths and are mostly shorter than the stems. The 2-5 cm long inflorescence consists of 3 to 5 spikes. The club-shaped terminal spike has female flowers ...
  • COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report on the Blue-grey Taildropper Prophysaon coeruleum in Canada (2016)
    The Blue-grey Taildropper is one of nine described species of taildropper slugs (genus Prophysaon) endemic to western North America. It is a small- to medium-sized slug (up to 45 mm long when extended) with a slender body. Distinguishing external features include blue-grey colour and parallel grooves and ridges on the back and sides of the tail. Internally, the slugs are distinguished from related species by features of reproductive anatomy.
  • COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Blue-grey Taildropper slug Prophysaon coeruleum in Canada (2016)
    The Blue-grey Taildropper is one of nine described species of taildropper slugs (genus Prophysaon) endemic to western North America. It is a small- to medium-sized slug (up to 45 mm long when extended) with a slender body. Distinguishing external features include blue-grey colour and parallel grooves and ridges on the back and sides of the tail. Internally, the slugs are distinguished from related species by features of reproductive anatomy.
  • COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report on the McCown's Longspur Rhynchophanes mccownii in Canada (2016)
    The McCown's Longspur (Rhynchophanes mccownii) is a grey or greyish brown sparrow-like songbird with an inverted black "T" pattern on its white tail. Males have a mostly white head with a black crown, moustache stripe, and bib patch. As an endemic species of the northern prairies, the species is a useful indicator of that habitat's condition.
  • COSEWIC assessment and status report on the McCown’s Longspur Calcarius mccownii in Canada (2016)
    The McCown's Longspur (Rhynchophanes mccownii) is a grey or greyish brown sparrow-like songbird with an inverted black "T" pattern on its white tail. Males have a mostly white head with a black crown, moustache stripe, and bib patch. As an endemic species of the northern prairies, the species is a useful indicator of that habitat's condition.
  • COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Mountain Crab-eye Acroscyphus sphaerophoroides in Canada (2016)
    Mountain Crab-eye is a medium-sized, yellowish to pale grey cushion-forming lichen. The lichen consists of dense tufts of cylindrical, stout, coral-like erect to semi-erect branches. The interior of the lichen is yellow to bright orange and solid. Fertile branches have immersed black fruiting bodies, giving the branches the appearance of stalked crab eyes. Non-fertile branches are smaller in diameter and height. The passively dispersed spores are ...
  • COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Nine-spotted Lady Beetle Coccinella novemnotata in Canada (2016)
    The Nine-spotted Lady Beetle (Coccinella novemnotata Herbst) is a small beetle (4.7 – 7.0 mm) that is native to North America. Adults are readily identifiable by external morphological features: their wing covers are pale orange to red, with a dark line where the two wing covers meet. They generally have nine black spots on their wing covers, but the size and number of these spots can vary. Furthermore, the head and pronotum are black with white ...
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