Alameda whipsnake (Masticophis lateralis euryxanthus)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
Adults reach a length of 3 to 4 feet (91 to 122 centimeters). Their back is colored sooty black or dark brown with a distinct yellow-orange stripe down each side. The front part of their underside is orange-rufous colored. The midsection is cream colored. The rear section and tail are pinkish.
- States/US Territories in which the Alameda whipsnake, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: California
- US Counties in which the Alameda whipsnake, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|12/05/1997||California/Nevada Region (Region 8)||Wherever found|
» Federal Register Documents
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|04/07/2003||Draft Recovery Plan for Chaparral and Scrub Community Species East of San Francisco Bay, California||View Implementation Progress||Draft|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|04/07/2003||68 FR 16826 16826||Notice of Availability of the Draft Recovery Plan for Chaparral and Scrub Community Species East of San Francisco Bay, CA, for Review and Comment||
|03/25/2009||74 FR 12878 12883||Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 58 Species in California, Nevada, Arizona, and Utah; Availability of Completed 5-Year Reviews in California and Nevada||
|04/27/2012||77 FR 25112 25116||5-Year Reviews of Species in California and Nevada||
|09/28/2011||Alameda Whipsnake (Masticophis lateralis euryxanthus) 5-Year Review|
» Critical Habitat
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type||Status|
|10/02/2006||71 FR 58176 58231||Designation of Critical Habitat for the Alameda Whipsnake; Final Rule||Final Rule||Not Required|
|10/03/2000||65 FR 58933 58962||Final Determination of Critical Habitat for the Alameda Whipsnake (Masticophis lateralis euryxanthus)||Final Rule||Final designated|
|03/08/2000||65 FR 12155 12181||Proposed Determination of Critical Habitat for the Alameda Whipsnake (Masticophis lateralis euryxanthus)||Proposed Rule||Not Required|
To learn more about critical habitat please see http://ecos.fws.gov/crithab
» Conservation Plans
|HCP Plan Summaries|
|East Bay Municipal Utility District|
|East Contra Costa County HCP/NCCP|
» Life History
No Life History information has been entered into this system for this species.
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