Florida panther (Puma (=felis) concolor coryi)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
The Florida panther is a large, long-tailed cat with a great deal of color variation: pale brown or rusty upper parts, dull white or buffy under parts; tail tip, back of ears, and sides of nose are dark brown or blackish. Mature male panthers examined in the wild in Florida since 1978 have weighed from 102 to 154 pounds (Roelke 1990, Roelke and Glass 1992) and measured nearly 7 feet from nose to tip of tail. Females were considerably smaller, with a weight range of 50 to 108 pounds (Roelke 1990) and measuring about 6 feet (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1987).
- States/US Territories in which the Florida panther, is known to or is believed to occur: Florida
- US Counties in which the Florida panther, is known to or is believed to occur: View All
- USFWS Refuges in which the Florida panther, is known to occur:
Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge, Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|03/11/1967||Southeast Region (Region 4)|
» Federal Register Documents
|01/31/2006||71 FR 5066 5067||Draft Third Revision of the Florida Panther Recovery Plan|
|12/18/2008||73 FR 77052 77053||Notice of Availability of the Florida Panther Recovery Plan|
|06/10/1994||59 FR 30034 30035||ETWP; Notice of Availability of Final Florida Panther Habitat Preservation Plan|
|03/11/1967||32 FR 4001||Endangered Species List - 1967|
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|11/01/2008||Third Revision of the Florida Panther Recovery Plan||View Implementation Progress||Final Revision 3|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|12/18/2008||73 FR 77052 77053||Notice of Availability of the Florida Panther Recovery Plan||
|06/10/1994||59 FR 30034 30035||ETWP; Notice of Availability of Final Florida Panther Habitat Preservation Plan||
|01/31/2006||71 FR 5066 5067||Draft Third Revision of the Florida Panther Recovery Plan||
|04/28/2009||Florida Panther (Puma concolor coryi) 5-Year Review|
» Critical Habitat
No critical habitat rules have been published for the Florida panther.
» Conservation Plans
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» Life History
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