Amargosa vole (Microtus californicus scirpensis)

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Listing Status:   

Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND

General Information

Timid, mouse like rodents with small eyes, barely visible ears, short legs, and a short tail. Is cinnamon brown overall, with pale feet and a bi colored tail. Adults measure up to 20 cm long with a 2.5-3.8 cm long tail. They weigh about 21-56 g.

  • States/US Territories in which the Amargosa vole, Entire is known to or is believed to occur:  California
  • US Counties in which the Amargosa vole, Entire is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
11/15/1984 California/Nevada Region (Region 8) Entire

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
03/05/2008 73 FR 11945 11950 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 58 Species in California and Nevada; Availability of Completed 5-Year Reviews in California, Nevada and Southern Oregon
11/15/1984 49 FR 45160 45164 Determination of End. Status & Crit. Hab for Amargosa vole; 49 FR 45160- 45164
12/30/1982 47 FR 58454 58460 Review of Vertebrate Wildlife for Listing as End. or Thr. Species
04/01/2013 78 FR 19510 19514 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 56 Species in California and Nevada; request for information
08/29/1983 48 FR 39090 39093 Proposed End. Status & Crit. Hab. for Amargosa Vole; 48 FR 39090-39093
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

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
09/15/1997 Amargosa Vole (Microtus californicus scirpensis) Recovery Plan View Implementation Progress Final
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
03/05/2008 73 FR 11945 11950 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 58 Species in California and Nevada; Availability of Completed 5-Year Reviews in California, Nevada and Southern Oregon
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
04/01/2013 78 FR 19510 19514 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 56 Species in California and Nevada; request for information
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
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
  • Notice 5-year Review, Completion
Five Year Review
Date Title
02/04/2009 Amargosa Vole 5-Year Review

» Critical Habitat

Date Citation Page Title Document Type Status
11/15/1984 49 FR 45160 45164 Determination of End. Status & Crit. Hab for Amargosa vole; 49 FR 45160- 45164 Final Rule Final designated
08/29/1983 48 FR 39090 39093 Proposed End. Status & Crit. Hab. for Amargosa Vole; 48 FR 39090-39093 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 Amargosa vole.

» Petitions

» Life History

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

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