Coachella Valley Fringe-Toed lizard (Uma inornata)

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Listing Status:   

Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND

General Information

These lizards have several specialized adaptations: elongated scales on their hind feet ("fringes") for added traction in loose sand, a shovel-shaped head and a lower jaw adapted to aid diving into and moving short distances beneath the sand, elongated scales covering their ears to keep sand out, and unique morphology (form or structure) of internal nostrils that allows them to breathe below the sand without inhaling sand particles.

  • States/US Territories in which the Coachella Valley Fringe-Toed lizard, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur:  California
  • US Counties in which the Coachella Valley Fringe-Toed lizard, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
  • USFWS Refuges in which the Coachella Valley Fringe-Toed lizard, Wherever found is known to occur:  Coachella Valley National Wildlife Refuge
 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
1980-09-25 California/Nevada Region (Region 8) Wherever found

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
1978-09-28 00:00:00.0 43 FR 44806 44808 Proposed Listing and Critical Habitat Determination for the Coachella Valley Fringe-toed Lizard
2007-02-14 00:00:00.0 72 FR 7064 7084 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 58 Species in California and Nevada; Availability of Completed 5-Year Reviews in California and Nevada
1980-09-25 00:00:00.0 45 FR 63812 63820 ETWP: Listing as Threatened with Critical Habitat for the Coachella Valley Fringe-Toed Lizard
2005-01-10 00:00:00.0 70 FR 1737 1738 Notice of Intent to Scope for the Preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Issuance of an Incidental Take Permit Associated with the Agua Calliente Band of Cahuilla Indians Habitat Conservation Plan, Riverside County, CA
1980-05-28 00:00:00.0 45 FR 36038 36041 ETWP; Reproposal of Critical Habitat for the Coachella Valley Fringed-Toed Lizard
2011-05-25 00:00:00.0 76 FR 30377 30382 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of Species in California, Nevada, and the Klamath Basin of Oregon

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
1985-09-11 Coachella Valley Fringe-toed Lizard Recovery Plan View Implementation Progress Final
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
2011-05-25 76 FR 30377 30382 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of Species in California, Nevada, and the Klamath Basin of Oregon
  • Notice 5-year Review, Completion
2007-02-14 72 FR 7064 7084 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 58 Species in California and Nevada; Availability of Completed 5-Year Reviews in California and Nevada
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
Five Year Review
Date Title
2010-08-06 Coachella Valley fringe-toed Lizard 5-Year Review

» Critical Habitat

Date Citation Page Title Document Type Status
1980-09-25 45 FR 63812 63820 ETWP: Listing as Threatened with Critical Habitat for the Coachella Valley Fringe-Toed Lizard Final Rule Final designated
1980-05-28 45 FR 36038 36041 ETWP; Reproposal of Critical Habitat for the Coachella Valley Fringed-Toed Lizard Proposed Rule Not Required
1978-09-28 43 FR 44806 44808 Proposed Listing and Critical Habitat Determination for the Coachella Valley Fringe-toed Lizard Proposed Rule Not Required

To learn more about critical habitat please see http://ecos.fws.gov/crithab

» Conservation Plans

Habitat Conservation Plans (HCP) (learn more)
HCP Plan Summaries
Coachella Valley Fringe-toed Lizard
Coachella Valley Multi-Species HCP

» Petitions

» Life History

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

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