Riparian Brush rabbit (Sylvilagus bachmani riparius)

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Listing Status:   

Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND

General Information

The riparian brush rabbit (Sylvilagus bachmani riparius) is a medium to small cottontail in the Leporidae family. Its colors vary from dark brown to gray above to white underneath. Adult rabbits are about 11 to 14 inches long, weighing less than 2 pounds.

  • States/US Territories in which the Riparian Brush rabbit, Entire is known to or is believed to occur:  California
  • US Counties in which the Riparian Brush rabbit, Entire is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
  • USFWS Refuges in which the Riparian Brush rabbit, Entire is known to occur:  San Joaquin River National Wildlife Refuge
  • Additional species information
 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
02/23/2000 California/Nevada Region (Region 8) Entire

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
11/21/1997 62 FR 62276 62282 ETWP; Proposed Endangered Status for the Riparian Brush Rabbit and Riparian Woodrat
09/19/1997 62 FR 49398 49397 Review of Plant and Animal Taxa
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
11/15/1994 59 FR 58982 59028 ETWP; Animal Candidate Review for Listing as Endangered or Threatened Species.
09/18/1985 50 FR 37958 37967 Review of Vertebrate Wildlife; Notice of Review; 50 FR 37958-37967
10/25/1999 64 FR 57535 57547 Review of Plant and Animal Taxa That Are Candidates or Proposed for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Recycled Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions
02/23/2000 65 FR 8881 8890 Final Rule to List the Riparian Brush Rabbit and the Riparian, or San Joaquin Valley, Woodrat as Endangered
11/21/1991 56 FR 58804 58836 ETWP; Animal Candidate Review for Listing as Endangered or Threatened Species; 56 FR 58804 58836
10/30/2001 66 FR 54808 54832 ETWP; Review of Plant and Animal Species That Are Candidates or Proposed for Listing as Endangered or Threatened,Annual Notice of Findings on Recycled Petitions, and Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions; Proposed Rule
01/06/1989 54 FR 554 579 ETWP; Animal Notice of Review; 54 FR 554 579

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
09/30/1998 Recovery Plan for Upland Species of the San Joaquin Valley, California View Implementation Progress Final
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
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, Initiation

» Critical Habitat

No critical habitat rules have been published for the Riparian Brush rabbit.

» Conservation Plans

Habitat Conservation Plans (HCP) (learn more)
HCP Plan Summaries
PG&E San Joaquin Valley Operations & Maintenance HCP
San Joaquin County Multi-Species Habitat Conservation and Open Space Plan

» Petitions

» Life History

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

» Other Resources

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