Santa Rosa Island Fox (Urocyon littoralis santarosae)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
The species of the Santa Rosa Island Fox is an animal. (Wikipedia) The Santa Rosa Island Fox is no larger than an average house cat. It is the second smallest kind of fox. The adult foxes generally weight four to seven pounds. (Wikipedia) Typically the head to body length is 18-20 inches. The shoulder height is 4-6 inches. The tail is 4-11 inches long, which is much shorter, compared to the Gray Fox whose tail length is 10-17 inches long. The male fox is always larger than the female. (Island Grey Fox) The Island Fox’s coloration varies, and can range from gray to brown to red. Typically their fur is a grayish with black tips, cinnamon colored fur on the sides of their body, and white or cream colored fur on the stomach and face. The top of their tail has a black stripe, and rest of the front of their tail is gray, with the underside of being a rusty color.
- States/US Territories in which the Santa Rosa Island Fox, wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: California
- US Counties in which the Santa Rosa Island Fox, wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|03/05/2004||California/Nevada Region (Region 8)||wherever found|
» Federal Register Documents
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|02/27/2015||Recovery Plan for Four Subspecies of Island Fox (Urocyon littoralis)||View Implementation Progress||Final|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|03/09/2015||80 FR 12521 12522||Recovery Plan and Initiation of Status Review for Four Subspecies of Island Fox (Urocyon littoralis); Notice of document availability and initiation of status reviews||
|02/16/2016||81 FR 7723 7741||Proposed Rule: Removing the SanMiguel Island Fox, Santa Rosa Island Fox, and Santa Cruz Island Fox From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife, and Reclassifying the Santa Catalina Island Fox From Endangered to Threatened||
|09/14/2012||77 FR 56858 56859||Notice of availability: Draft Recovery Plan for Four Subspecies of Island Fox||
|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||
|02/19/2016||Island Fox Post-Delisting Monitoring - Golden Eagle Management Strategy|
|11/01/2013||Island Fox Post-Delisting Monitoring - Epidemic Response Plan|
» Critical Habitat
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type||Status|
|11/09/2005||70 FR 67924 67929||Final Determination Concerning Critical Habitat for the San Miguel Island Fox, Santa Rosa Island Fox, Santa Cruz Island Fox, and Santa Catalina Island Fox||Final Rule||Final designated|
|10/07/2004||69 FR 60134 60138||Endangered and threatened wildlife and plants; proposed designation of critical habitat for the san miguel island fox, santa rosa island fox, santa cruz island fox, and santa catalina island fox, proposed rule||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 Santa Rosa Island Fox.
» Life History
No Life History information has been entered into this system for this species.
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