Know : List of Animals & Plants that went extinct in this decade (2010-19)


Mammals
Bettongia anhydra (Desert bettong)
Conilurus capricornensis (Capricorn rabbit-rat)
Dusicyon avus
Leporillus apicalis (Lesser stick-nest rat)
Melomys rubicola (Bramble Cay melomys)
Notomys robustus (Broad-cheeked hopping mouse)
Pennatomys nivalis (Nevis rice rat)
Pipistrellus murrayi (Christmas Island pipistrelle)
Pseudomys auritus (Long-eared mouse)
Sus bucculentus (Indo-Chinese warty pig)
Birds
Acrocephalus luscinius (Guam reed-warbler)
Acrocephalus musae (Forster’s reed-warbler)
Acrocephalus nijoi (Aguijan reed-warbler)
Acrocephalus yamashinae (Pagan reed-warbler)
Aegolius gradyi (Bermuda saw-whet owl)
Akialoa ellisiana (O’ahu ‘akialoa)
Akialoa lanaiensis (Lana’i ‘akialoa)
Akialoa stejnegeri (Kaua’i ‘akialoa)
Alectroenas payandeei (Rodrigues blue-pigeon)
Aplonis ulietensis (Raiatea starling)
Bermuteo avivorus (Bermuda hawk)
Chenonetta finschi (Finsch’s duck)
Coenocorypha barrierensis (North Island snipe)
Coenocorypha iredalei (South Island snipe)
Colaptes oceanicus (Bermuda flicker)
Columba thiriouxi (Mauritius wood pigeon)
Dryolimnas augusti (Reunion rail)
Eclectus infectus (Oceanic parrot)
Foudia delloni (Réunion fody)
Hemignathus lucidus (Oahu nukupu’u)
Himatione fraithii (Laysan honeycreeper)
Loxops wolstenholmei (O’ahu ‘akepa)
Nesoenas Cicur (Mauritius turtle-dove)
Nyctanassa carcinocatactes (Bermuda night heron)
Pipilo naufragus (Bermuda towhee)
Porphyrio paepae (Marquesan swamphen)
Prosobonia cancellata (Christmas sandpiper)
Pyrocephalus dubius (San Cristòbal flycatcher)
Tachybaptus rufolavatus (Alaotra grebe)
Tribonyx hodgenorum (Hodgen’s waterhen)
Zosterops conspicillatus (Bridled white-eye)
Zosterops semiflavus (Marianne white-eye)
Reptiles
Alinea luciae  (St. Lucia skink)
Chelonoidis abingdonii (Pinta Island tortoise)
Clelia errabunda (Underwood’s mussurana)
Contomastix charrua
Copeoglossum redondae (Redonda skink)
Cyclura onchiopsis (Navassa rhinoceros iguana)
Emoia nativitatis (Christmas Island whiptail-skink)
Erythrolamprus perfuscus (Barbados racer)
Leiocephalus cuneus
Leiolopisma ceciliae (Réunion giant skink)
Nactus soniae (Réunion nactus)
Scelotes guentheri (Günther’s dwarf burrowing skink)
Fish
Alburnus nicaeensis (İznik shemaya)
Anabarilius macrolepis
Aphanius splendens (Gölçük killifish)
Atherinella callida (Cunning silversid)
Cyprinodon arcuatus (Santa Cruz pupfish)
Labeo worthingtoni
Megupsilon aporus (Catarina pupfish)
Ciprinodonte Catarina
Noturus trautmani (Scioto madtom)
Platytropius siamensis (Siamese flat-barbelled catfish)
Pseudophoxinus handlirschi (Egirdir minnow)
Tristramella sacra (Long jaw tristramella)
Invertebrates
Bradycellus chavesi (São Miguel ground-beetle)
Bythinella gibbosa
Calathus extensicollis (Pico ground beetle)
Calathus vicenteorum (Santa Maria ground beetle)
Cambarellus alvarezi
Cambarellus chihuahuae (Chihuahuan dwarf crayfish)
Centrobunus braueri
Chambardia letourneuxi
Dicrogonatus gardineri (Gardiner’s giant mite)
Eucarlia alluaudi
Galba vancouverensis
Geonemertes rodericana
Germainaia geayi
Heleobia spinellii
Hirstienus nanus
Islamia ateni
Labidura herculeana (St. Helena giant earwig)
Leiorhagium solemi
Macrobrachium leptodactylus
Margatteoidea amoena
Melanoplus spretus (Rocky mountain locust)
Mercuria letourneuxiana
Metazalmoxis ferruginea
Neocnemis occidentalis (Santa Maria weevil)
Neoplanorbis tantillus (Little flat-top snail)
Orthomorpha crinita
Pacifastacus nigrescens (Sooty crayfish)
Peromona erinacea
Plectostoma sciaphilum
Pleorotus braueri
Pleurobema perovatum (Ovate clubshell)
Procambarus angustatus (Sandhillls crayfish)
Sitalcicus gardineri
Spirobolellus praslinus
Stagnicola pilsbryi
Stipax triangulifer
Thomasettia seychellana
Tokea orthostichon (Schmarda’s worm)
Unio madagascariensis
Unio malgachensis
Vitrea storchi
Zonites santoriniensis
Zonites siphnicus
Plants
Acalypha dikuluwensis
Acalypha wilderi
Amaranthus brownii
A specimen of the Amaranthaceae family
Angraecopsis dolabriformis
Angraecum astroarche
Basananthe cupricola
Centaurea pseudoleucolepis
Cyperus rockii (Kaua’i flatsedge)
Cyrtandra olona
Delissea sub cordata, Delissea undulata
Eulophia stenopetala
Euphrasia mendoncae
Fissidens microstictus
Habenaria petromedusa
Heliotropium pannifolium (St. Helena heliotrope)
Hibiscadelphus woodii (Wood’s hau kuahiwi)
Lepidium amissum (Waitakere scurvy grass)
Lepidium obtusatum
Logania depressa
Melicope macropus (Kaholuamanu melicope)
Native Hawaiian plant
Melicope nealae
Miconia abscondita
Myosotis laingii (Waiautoa forget-me-not)
Nobregaea latinervis
Ornithogalum visianicum (Visiani’s star of Bethlehem)
Sanicula kauaiensis (Kaua’i blacksnakeroot)
Schiedea amplexicaulis (Ma’oli’oli)
Stachytarpheta fallax
Stellaria elatinoides
Trilepidea adamsii (Adams mistletoe)
Viola cryana (Pensée de Cry)
Wikstroemia hanalei (Lavafield false ohelo)

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Source, Credits & Courtesy: International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) via LifeGate, Lucas Riera (Featured Image)

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