Key Largo woodrat (Neotoma floridana smalli)

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Listing Status:   

Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND

General Information

The Key Largo woodrat is a medium-sized (2OO-26O gram) rat with a gray-brown back and head. Its belly, chest, and throat are white, and the tail is hairy. This species is a noctural herbivore, feeding on the buds, leaves, and fruit of many plant species. Food may be stored in the stick nests built by this species.

  • States/US Territories in which the Key Largo woodrat, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur:  Florida
  • US Counties in which the Key Largo woodrat, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
  • USFWS Refuges in which the Key Largo woodrat, Wherever found is known to occur:  Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge
 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
09/21/1983 Southeast Region (Region 4) Wherever found

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
08/30/2016 81 FR 59650 59652 5-Year Status Reviews of 22 Southeastern Species; Notice of initiation of reviews; request for information.
03/26/2007 72 FR 14132 14133 Notice of Availability of a Final Implementation Schedule for the South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan
08/30/1985 50 FR 35271 35272 Proposed Crit. Hab. for Key Largo Woodrat & Cotton Mouse; 50 FR 35271- 35272
12/30/1982 47 FR 58454 58460 Review of Vertebrate Wildlife for Listing as End. or Thr. Species
04/02/2004 69 FR 17442 17443 Notice of Availability of a Technical/Agency Draft Implementation Schedule for the South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan
09/21/1983 48 FR 43040 43043 Emergency Determination of End. Status for Key Largo Woodrat & Key Largo Cotton Mouse; Emergency Rule; 48 FR 43040-43043
02/09/1984 49 FR 4951 4956 Proposed End. Status & Crit. Hab for Key Largo Woodrat & Key Largo Cotton Mouse; 49 FR 4951-4956
04/26/2007 72 FR 20866 20868 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 5-Year Review of 22 Southeastern Species
02/18/1986 51 FR 5746 5747 Withdrawal of Crit. Hab. Proposals for Key Largo Woodrat & Key Largo Cotton Mouse; 51 FR 5746-5747
08/31/1984 49 FR 34504 34510 Determination of End. Status for Key Largo Woodrat & Key Largo Cotton Mouse; 49 FR 34504-34510

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
05/18/1999 South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) View Implementation Progress Final
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
04/02/2004 69 FR 17442 17443 Notice of Availability of a Technical/Agency Draft Implementation Schedule for the South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan
  • Notice Draft Recovery Plan Availability
03/26/2007 72 FR 14132 14133 Notice of Availability of a Final Implementation Schedule for the South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan
  • Notice Recovery Plan Avail.
04/26/2007 72 FR 20866 20868 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 5-Year Review of 22 Southeastern Species
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
08/30/2016 81 FR 59650 59652 5-Year Status Reviews of 22 Southeastern Species; Notice of initiation of reviews; request for information.
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
Five Year Review
Date Title
09/25/2028 Key Largo Woodrat (Neotoma floridana smalli) 5-year Review

» Critical Habitat

Date Citation Page Title Document Type Status
08/30/1985 50 FR 35271 35272 Proposed Crit. Hab. for Key Largo Woodrat & Cotton Mouse; 50 FR 35271- 35272 Proposed Rule Unknown
02/09/1984 49 FR 4951 4956 Proposed End. Status & Crit. Hab for Key Largo Woodrat & Key Largo Cotton Mouse; 49 FR 4951-4956 Proposed Rule Not Required

To learn more about critical habitat please see http://ecos.fws.gov/crithab

» Conservation Plans

Habitat Conservation Plans (HCP) (learn more)
HCP Plan Summaries
Driscoll Properties
Driscoll Properties, Inc., Driscoll Foundation, Inc., and Ocean Reef
Nichols/Hendrix/Post

» Petitions

» Life History

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

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