Monito gecko (Sphaerodactylus micropithecus)

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Listing Status:   

Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND

General Information

The Monito gecko is a pale tan lizard with the upper surface randomly mottled with dark brown scales. Maximum size appears to be around 36 millimeters snout-vent length. No specific information is available on the feeding habits of the Monito gecko, but geckos as a group feed on insects and spiders.

  • States/US Territories in which the Monito gecko, Entire is known to or is believed to occur:  Puerto Rico
  • US Counties in which the Monito gecko, Entire is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
10/15/1982 Southeast Region (Region 4) Entire

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
09/21/2007 72 FR 54061 54062 5-Year Review of 18 Caribbean Species
10/15/1982 47 FR 46090 46093 Listing with Endangered Status & Critical Habitat for Monito Gecko

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
03/27/1986 Monito Gecko Recovery Plan View Implementation Progress Final
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
09/21/2007 72 FR 54061 54062 5-Year Review of 18 Caribbean Species
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation

» Critical Habitat

Date Citation Page Title Document Type Status
10/15/1982 47 FR 46090 46093 Listing with Endangered Status & Critical Habitat for Monito Gecko Final Rule Final designated

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

» Conservation Plans

No conservation plans have been created for Monito gecko.

» Petitions

» Life History

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

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