Columbia Basin Pygmy Rabbit (Brachylagus idahoensis)
The Pygmy Rabbit, Brachylagus idahoensis, is smallest species of rabbit in North American, and is one of only two rabbit species in North America to dig its own burrow. The Pygmy Rabbit differs significantly from species within either the Lepus or Sylvilagus genera and is generally considered to be within the monotypic genus Brachylagus.
- States/US Territories in which the Columbia Basin Pygmy Rabbit, Columbia Basin DPS is known to or is believed to occur: Washington
- US Counties in which the Columbia Basin Pygmy Rabbit, Columbia Basin DPS is known to or is believed to occur: View All
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|11/30/2001||Pacific Region (Region 1)||U.S.A. (WA-Douglas, Grant, Lincoln, Adams, Benton Counties)|
» Federal Register Documents
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|01/23/2013||Recovery Plan for the Columbia Basin Distinct Population Segment of the Pygmy Rabbit (Brachylagus idahoensis)||View Implementation Progress||Final|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|01/23/2013||78 FR 4865 4866||NOA: Recovery Plan for the Columbia Basin Distinct Population Segment of the Pygmy Rabbit (Brachylagus idahoensis)||
|09/07/2007||72 FR 51461 51462||Draft Recovery Plan for Columbia Basin Distinct Population Segment of the Pygmy Rabbit (Brachylagus idahoensis)||
|06/29/2011||76 FR 38203 38204||Amendment to the Draft Recovery Plan for the Columbia Basin Distinct Population Segment of the Pygmy Rabbit; Notice of availability; request for comment||
|04/08/2010||75 FR 17947 17950||5-Year Status Reviews of 69 Species in Idaho, Washington, Hawaii, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands||
|09/29/2010||Columbia Basin Distinct Population Segment of the Pygmy Rabbit, 5-Year Review Summary and Evaluation|
» Critical Habitat
No critical habitat rules have been published for the Columbia Basin Pygmy Rabbit.
» Conservation Plans
|HCP Plan Summaries|
|Douglas County Multiple Species General Conservation Plan (Foster Creek Conservation District)|
|SHA Plan Summaries|
|Columbia Basin Pygmy Rabbit Template SHA|
» Life History
No Life History information has been entered into this system for this species.
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