Santa Cruz Long-Toed salamander (Ambystoma macrodactylum croceum)

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Listing Status:   

Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND

General Information

A small ambystomatid salamander. Differs from the other four subspecies of long-toed salamanders by a series of discrete, irregular patches of dull orange or metallic yellow markings on its dorsal side and by greatly reduced dorsal head markings of small scattered dots, which are often absent, anterior to the eyes. The ventral surface is sooty black, with bluish to whitish flecks on the sides.

  • States/US Territories in which the Santa Cruz Long-Toed salamander, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur:  California
  • US Counties in which the Santa Cruz Long-Toed salamander, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
  • USFWS Refuges in which the Santa Cruz Long-Toed salamander, Wherever found is known to occur:  Ellicott Slough National Wildlife Refuge
 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
1967-03-11 California/Nevada Region (Region 8) Wherever found

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
2008-03-05 00:00:00.0 73 FR 11945 11950 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 58 Species in California and Nevada; Availability of Completed 5-Year Reviews in California, Nevada and Southern Oregon
2010-05-21 00:00:00.0 75 FR 28636 28642 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 34 Species in California and Nevada; Availability of 96 Completed 5-Year Reviews in California and Nevada
1978-06-22 00:00:00.0 43 FR 26759 26760 Proposed Determination of Critical Habitat for the Santa Cruz Long-toed Salamander
2013-04-01 00:00:00.0 78 FR 19510 19514 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 56 Species in California and Nevada; request for information
2006-12-20 00:00:00.0 71 FR 76359 76361 Receipt of an Application for an Incidental Take Permit for the Tucker Pond Low Effect Habitat Conservation Plan, Santa Cruz County, California
1967-03-11 00:00:00.0 32 FR 4001 Endangered Species List - 1967

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
1999-07-02 Draft Revised Recovery Plan for the Santa Cruz Long-toed Salamander View Implementation Progress Draft Revision 2
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
2008-03-05 73 FR 11945 11950 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 58 Species in California and Nevada; Availability of Completed 5-Year Reviews in California, Nevada and Southern Oregon
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
2013-04-01 78 FR 19510 19514 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 56 Species in California and Nevada; request for information
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
2010-05-21 75 FR 28636 28642 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 34 Species in California and Nevada; Availability of 96 Completed 5-Year Reviews in California and Nevada
  • Notice 5-year Review, Completion
Five Year Review
Date Title
2009-05-28 Santa Cruz Long-Toed Salamander 5-Year Review

» Critical Habitat

Date Citation Page Title Document Type Status
1978-06-22 43 FR 26759 26760 Proposed Determination of Critical Habitat for the Santa Cruz Long-toed Salamander Proposed Rule Unknown

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

» Conservation Plans

Habitat Conservation Plans (HCP) (learn more)
HCP Plan Summaries
Seascape Uplands
Tucker

» Petitions

» Life History

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

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