Morro Bay kangaroo rat (Dipodomys heermanni morroensis)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
The Morro Bay kangaroo rat is endemic to the vicinity of Los Osos in western San Luis Obispo County in coastal central California.
- States/US Territories in which the Morro Bay kangaroo rat, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: California
- US Counties in which the Morro Bay kangaroo rat, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|10/13/1970||California/Nevada Region (Region 8)||Wherever found|
» Federal Register Documents
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|01/25/2000||Draft Revised Recovery Plan for the Morro Bay Kangaroo Rat (Dipodomys heermanni morroensis)||View Implementation Progress||Draft Revision 1|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|05/21/2010||75 FR 28636 28642||Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 34 Species in California and Nevada; Availability of 96 Completed 5-Year Reviews in California and Nevada||
|01/25/2000||65 FR 3973||Availability of the Morro Bay Kangaroo Rat (Dipodomys heermanni morroensis) Draft Revised Recovery Plan||
|04/27/2012||77 FR 25112 25116||5-Year Reviews of Species in California and Nevada||
|05/26/2011||Morro Bay Kangaroo Rat (Dipodomys heermanni morroensis) 5-Year Review|
» Critical Habitat
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type||Status|
|09/22/1977||42 FR 47840 47845||Final Correction and Augumentation of Critical Habitat Reorganization; 42 FR 47840 47845||Final Rule||Final designated|
|08/11/1977||42 FR 40685 40690||Determination of Critical Habitat for Six Endangered Species Including Palila, Renumbering of Critical Habitat Listings; 42 FR 40685 40690 (Florida Everglades kite, Rostrhamus sociabilis plumbeus; American peregrine falcon, Falco peregrinus anatum; palila Psittirostra bailleui; dusky seaside sparrow, Ammospiza maritima nigrescens; Cape Sable sparrow, Ammospiza maritima mirabilis; Morro Bay kangaroo rat, Dipodomus heermanni morroensis)||Final Rule||Not Required|
|08/30/1976||41 FR 36517||Proposed Critical Habitat for the Morro Bay Kangaroo Rat; 41 FR 36517 (Dipodomys heermanni morroensis)||Proposed Rule||Not Required|
To learn more about critical habitat please see http://ecos.fws.gov/crithab
» Conservation Plans
No conservation plans have been created for Morro Bay kangaroo rat.
» Life History
No Life History information has been entered into this system for this species.
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