Culebra Island Giant anole (Anolis roosevelti)

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Listing Status:   

Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND

General Information

The giant anole is similar in proportions to A. cuvieri, which is found on the mainland of Puerto Rico, except that the head is more slender and pointed, and the body is larger overall. The male anole specimen described in 1931 had a body length of 16O milimeters. The color of this specimen was described as brownish-gray with two light lines on each side, one from ear to groin, the other from shoulder to groin; a distinct light spot on each temple; eyelids yellow; fan gray except lower rear quarter which is light yellow; tail yellowish brown; and underside whitish (Grant 1931).

  • States/US Territories in which the Culebra Island Giant anole, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur:  Puerto Rico , Virgin Islands
  • US Counties in which the Culebra Island Giant anole, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
  • Countries in which the the Culebra Island Giant anole, Wherever found is known to occur:  British Virgin Islands
 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
08/22/1977 Southeast Region (Region 4) Wherever found

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
09/27/2006 71 FR 56545 56547 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 5-Year Review of 37 Southeastern Species
01/10/1977 42 FR 2101 2102 Proposed Endangered Status and Critical Habitat for Giant Anole; 42 FR 2101 2102 (Anolis roosevelti)
07/21/1977 42 FR 37371 37373 Final Determination of Endangered Status and Critical Habitat for Giant Anole; 42 FR 37371 37373 (Anolis roosevelti)
09/22/1977 42 FR 47840 47845 Final Correction and Augumentation of Critical Habitat Reorganization; 42 FR 47840 47845

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
01/28/1983 Culebra Island Giant Anole Recovery Plan View Implementation Progress Final
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
09/27/2006 71 FR 56545 56547 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 5-Year Review of 37 Southeastern Species
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
Five Year Review
Date Title
01/14/2014 Culebra Island Giant Anole (Anolis roosevelti) 5-Year Review

» Critical Habitat

Date Citation Page Title Document Type Status
09/22/1977 42 FR 47840 47845 Final Correction and Augumentation of Critical Habitat Reorganization; 42 FR 47840 47845 Final Rule Final designated
07/21/1977 42 FR 37371 37373 Final Determination of Endangered Status and Critical Habitat for Giant Anole; 42 FR 37371 37373 (Anolis roosevelti) Final Rule Not Required
01/10/1977 42 FR 2101 2102 Proposed Endangered Status and Critical Habitat for Giant Anole; 42 FR 2101 2102 (Anolis roosevelti) 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 Culebra Island Giant anole.

» Petitions

» Life History

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

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