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Texas "Species of Greatest Conservation Need" (current lists) per Texas Parks & Wildlife's (TPW) Texas Conservation Action Plan (TCAP)

Note, unless they are federally listed (2016 list), these species have no legal protection.

(Texas Invertebrate SGCN List - 2012 List)

Most of Texas' beetle SGCN (as of 2012) can be seen HERE

Distribution, abundance, taxonomy and life history of south Texas' SGCN beetle species treated in Riley & King (2008-2009).

Studies produced from this funding:

King, J.E. (2015) Beetle biodiversity response to vegetation restoration of mid-valley riparian woodland in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of southern Texas. Unpublished master's thesis, Texas A & M University, College Station. viii + 218 pp. (1)
Longing, S., S. Discua and J. Cokendolpher. (2014) Surveys and habitat assessment of endemic insects at the Monahans Dune System, Final report prepared for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Texas Tech University, Lubbock. 38 pp. (2)
Riley E.G., King J.E. (2008-2009) Element record datasheets submitted to Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, Wildlife Division, Austin. (3)
Williams, L.R. et al. (2014) Ecological niche modeling and field surveys for the Kisatchie painted crayfish, Orconectes maleate [sic]. Report to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Austin. Pgs. 1-10. (4)