frosted flatwoods salamander (Ambystoma cingulatum)

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Listing Status:   

Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND

General Information

The flatwoods salamander is meduim-sized, reaching an adult length of 5 inches (13 centimeters). Body color ranges from silvery gray to black, with the back heavily mottled with a variable gray cross-band pattern.The underside is plain gray with faint creamy blotches. The head is small and equal to the neck in diameter.

  • States/US Territories in which the frosted flatwoods salamander, Entire is known to or is believed to occur:  Florida , Georgia , South Carolina
  • US Counties in which the frosted flatwoods salamander, Entire is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
  • USFWS Refuges in which the frosted flatwoods salamander, Entire is known to occur:  St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge
 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
04/01/1999 Southeast Region (Region 4) Entire

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
02/07/2007 72 FR 5856 5912 Designation of Critical Habitat for the Flatwoods Salamander; Proposed Rule
11/21/1991 56 FR 58804 58836 ETWP; Animal Candidate Review for Listing as Endangered or Threatened Species; 56 FR 58804 58836
09/21/1994 59 FR 48406 48407 ETWP; 90-Day Finding on Petition To Add the Flatwoods Salamander to the List of Endangered and Treatened Wildlife
04/01/1999 64 FR 15691 15704 ETWP; Final Rule To List the Flatwoods Salamander as a Threatened Species.
01/06/1989 54 FR 554 579 ETWP; Animal Notice of Review; 54 FR 554 579
11/15/1994 59 FR 58982 59028 ETWP; Animal Candidate Review for Listing as Endangered or Threatened Species.
09/18/1985 50 FR 37958 37967 Review of Vertebrate Wildlife; Notice of Review; 50 FR 37958-37967
12/16/1997 62 FR 65787 65794 ETWP; Proposed Rule to List the Flatwoods Salamander as Threatened
05/12/1993 58 FR 27986 27987 ETWP; 90-Day Finding for Petition to List Flatwoods Salamander as Endangered or Threatened and Designate Critical Habitat
12/30/1982 47 FR 58454 58460 Review of Vertebrate Wildlife for Listing as End. or Thr. Species
02/10/2009 74 FR 6700 6774 Determination of Endangered Status for Reticulated Flatwoods Salamander; Designation of Critical Habitat for Frosted Flatwoods Salamander and Reticulated Flatwoods Salamander; Final Rule
08/13/2008 73 FR 47258 47324 Proposed Endangered Status for Reticulated Flatwoods Salamander; Proposed Designation of Critical Habitat for Frosted Flatwoods Salamander and Reticulated Flatwoods Salamander
06/14/2005 70 FR 34492 34494 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 25 Southeastern Species
09/23/2014 79 FR 56821 56823 5-Year Status Reviews of 27 Southeastern Species; Notice of initiation of reviews; request for information

» Recovery

Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
06/14/2005 70 FR 34492 34494 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 25 Southeastern Species
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
09/23/2014 79 FR 56821 56823 5-Year Status Reviews of 27 Southeastern Species; Notice of initiation of reviews; request for information
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
Five Year Review
Date Title
02/10/2009 Flatwoods Salamander 5-Year Review (74 FR 6699)

» Critical Habitat

Date Citation Page Title Document Type Status
02/10/2009 74 FR 6700 6774 Determination of Endangered Status for Reticulated Flatwoods Salamander; Designation of Critical Habitat for Frosted Flatwoods Salamander and Reticulated Flatwoods Salamander; Final Rule Final Rule Final designated
08/13/2008 73 FR 47258 47324 Proposed Endangered Status for Reticulated Flatwoods Salamander; Proposed Designation of Critical Habitat for Frosted Flatwoods Salamander and Reticulated Flatwoods Salamander Proposed Rule Not Required
02/07/2007 72 FR 5856 5912 Designation of Critical Habitat for the Flatwoods Salamander; Proposed Rule Proposed Rule Not Required

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

» Conservation Plans

Safe Harbor Agreements (SHA): (learn more)
SHA Plan Summaries
GA DNR Statewide RCW HCP & SHA - Amendment #2

» Petitions

» Life History

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

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