Oahu Tree snails (Achatinella spp.)

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Listing Status:   

Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND

General Information

All 41 species of the genus Achatinella, also known as the O`ahu tree snails, are federally listed as endangered. O`ahu tree snails are diverse in patterns, colors, and shapes but all average about 3/4 inch in length. Most have smooth, glossy, and oblong or ovate shells with a variety of colors, including yellow, orange, red, brown, green, gray, black, and white.

  • States/US Territories in which the Oahu Tree snails is known to or is believed to occur:  Hawaii
  • US Counties in which the Oahu Tree snails is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
02/12/1981 Pacific Region (Region 1)

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
06/26/1980 45 FR 43358 43360 ETWP; Proposed Endangered Status for Achatinella, a Genus of Hawaiian Tree Snails
02/12/1981 46 FR 11999 ETWP; Listing the Hawaiian (Oahu) Tree Snails of the Genus Achatinella as Endangered Species; correction
10/10/2002 67 FR 63066 63067 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designations of Critical Habitat for Plant Species From the Island of Oahu, HI: Proposed rule; reopening of comment period, and public hearing announcement.
08/06/1981 46 FR 40025 40026 ETWP; Deferral of Effective Dates for Final Rules
03/16/2009 74 FR 11130 11133 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 103 Species in Hawaii
01/13/1981 46 FR 3178 3182 Listing of Hawaiin (Oahu) Tree Snails of Genus Achatinella, as Endangered Species

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
06/30/1992 Recovery Plan for the Oahu Tree Snails of the Genus Achatinella View Implementation Progress Final
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
03/16/2009 74 FR 11130 11133 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 103 Species in Hawaii
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
Five Year Review
Date Title
09/20/2011 Achatinella spp., 5-Year Review Summary and Evaluation

» Critical Habitat

No critical habitat rules have been published for the Oahu Tree snails.

» Conservation Plans

No conservation plans have been created for Oahu Tree snails.

» Petitions

» Life History

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

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