Oahu Tree snails (Achatinella spp.)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
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
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|02/12/1981||Pacific Region (Region 1)|
» Federal Register Documents
|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|
|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|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|03/16/2009||74 FR 11130 11133||Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 103 Species in Hawaii||
|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.
» Life History
No Life History information has been entered into this system for this species.
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