Morro Bay kangaroo rat (Dipodomys heermanni morroensis)

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Listing Status:   

Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND

General Information

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
 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
1970-10-13 California/Nevada Region (Region 8) Wherever found

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
2000-01-25 00:00:00.0 65 FR 3973 Availability of the Morro Bay Kangaroo Rat (Dipodomys heermanni morroensis) Draft Revised Recovery Plan
1977-09-22 00:00:00.0 42 FR 47840 47845 Final Correction and Augumentation of Critical Habitat Reorganization; 42 FR 47840 47845
1977-08-11 00:00:00.0 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)
1970-10-13 00:00:00.0 35 FR 16047 16048 Appendix D - United States List of Endangered Native Fish and Wildlife; 35 FR 16047 16048
2010-05-21 00:00:00.0 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
2012-04-27 00:00:00.0 77 FR 25112 25116 5-Year Reviews of Species in California and Nevada
1976-08-30 00:00:00.0 41 FR 36517 Proposed Critical Habitat for the Morro Bay Kangaroo Rat; 41 FR 36517 (Dipodomys heermanni morroensis)

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
2000-01-25 Draft Revised Recovery Plan for the Morro Bay Kangaroo Rat (Dipodomys heermanni morroensis) View Implementation Progress Draft Revision 1
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
2010-05-21 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
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
2000-01-25 65 FR 3973 Availability of the Morro Bay Kangaroo Rat (Dipodomys heermanni morroensis) Draft Revised Recovery Plan
  • Notice Recovery Plan Avail.
2012-04-27 77 FR 25112 25116 5-Year Reviews of Species in California and Nevada
  • Notice 5-year Review, Completion
Five Year Review
Date Title
2011-05-26 Morro Bay Kangaroo Rat (Dipodomys heermanni morroensis) 5-Year Review

» Critical Habitat

Date Citation Page Title Document Type Status
1977-09-22 42 FR 47840 47845 Final Correction and Augumentation of Critical Habitat Reorganization; 42 FR 47840 47845 Final Rule Final designated
1977-08-11 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
1976-08-30 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.

» Petitions

» Life History

No Life History information has been entered into this system for this species.

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