Mount Graham Red squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus grahamensis)

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Listing Status:   

Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND

General Information

The Mount Graham squirrel is tiny, weighing a mere 8 ounces (224 grams) and measuring about 8 inches in length, with a 6-inch long fluffy tail. Unlike many other squirrels, the Mount Graham species does not have a white-fringed tail. Females and males look much alike; they are grayish brown in color and have rusty and yellowish markings along their backs. Their underfur is white, with a dark line running through it during the summer.

  • States/US Territories in which the Mount Graham Red squirrel, Entire is known to or is believed to occur:  Arizona
  • US Counties in which the Mount Graham Red squirrel, Entire is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
  • Additional species information
 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
06/03/1987 Southwest Region (Region 2) Entire

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
01/11/2006 71 FR 1765 1766 5-Year Review of Mt. Graham Red Squirrel and Little Colorado Spinedace
07/31/1986 51 FR 27429 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Public Hearings and Reopening of Comment Period on Proposed Endangered Status and Critical Habitat for the Mount Graham Red Squirrel
12/30/1982 47 FR 58454 58460 Review of Vertebrate Wildlife for Listing as End. or Thr. Species
01/05/1990 55 FR 425 429 ETWP; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Endangered Tamiasciurus hudsonicus grahamensis (Mount Graham Red Squirrel); 55 FR 425 429
05/27/2011 76 FR 30957 30958 Notice of Availability of a Draft Recovery Plan, First Revision, Mount Graham Red Squirrel for Review and Comment
06/03/1987 52 FR 20994 20999 Determination of End. Status for Mount Graham Red Squirrel; 52 FR 20994- 20999
05/21/1986 51 FR 18630 18634 Proposed Determination of End. Status & Crit. Hab. for Mount Graham Red Squirrel; 51 FR 18630-18634

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
05/27/2011 Draft Mount Graham Red Squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus grahamensis) Recovery Plan, First Revision View Implementation Progress Draft Revision 1
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
05/27/2011 76 FR 30957 30958 Notice of Availability of a Draft Recovery Plan, First Revision, Mount Graham Red Squirrel for Review and Comment
  • Notice Draft Recovery Plan Availability
01/11/2006 71 FR 1765 1766 5-Year Review of Mt. Graham Red Squirrel and Little Colorado Spinedace
  • Notice 5-year Review
Five Year Review
Date Title
01/15/2008 Mount Graham Red Squirrel Completed 5-Yr Review

» Critical Habitat

Date Citation Page Title Document Type Status
01/05/1990 55 FR 425 429 ETWP; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Endangered Tamiasciurus hudsonicus grahamensis (Mount Graham Red Squirrel); 55 FR 425 429 Final Rule Final designated
05/21/1986 51 FR 18630 18634 Proposed Determination of End. Status & Crit. Hab. for Mount Graham Red Squirrel; 51 FR 18630-18634 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 Mount Graham Red squirrel.

» Petitions

» Life History

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

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