Smith's Blue butterfly (Euphilotes enoptes smithi)

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Listing Status:   

Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND

  • States/US Territories in which the Smith's Blue butterfly, Entire is known to or is believed to occur:  California
  • US Counties in which the Smith's Blue butterfly, Entire is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
  • USFWS Refuges in which the Smith's Blue butterfly, Entire is known to occur:  Salinas River National Wildlife Refuge
 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
06/08/1976 California/Nevada Region (Region 8) Entire

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
11/03/2005 70 FR 66842 66844 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Extension of Comment Period for the Valley Elderberry Longhorn Beetle, Smith's Blue Butterfly, Delhi Sands Flower Loving Fly, Morro Shoulderband Snail, Giant Garter Snake, San Francisco Garter Snake, Island Night Lizard, California Least Tern, Least Bell's Vireo, Chinese Camp Brodiaea, Mariposa Pussypaws, San Clemente Island Indian Paintbrush, Spring-Loving Centaury, Springville Clarkia, San Clemente Island Larkspur, Santa Barbara Island Dudleya, Ash Meadows Gumplant, San Clemente Island Woodland Star, San Clemente Island Lotus, San Clemente Island Bush Mallow, Amargosa Niterwort, Eureka Valley Evening Primrose, Yreka Phlox, Hartweg's Golden Sunburst, San Joaquin Adobe Sunburst, Santa Cruz Island Rock-Cress, Keck's Checker-mallow, Eureka Dune Grass, Kneeland Prairie Pennycress, Hidden Lake Bluecurls, and Red Hills Vervain 5-Year Reviews.
09/29/2004 69 FR 58181 58183 Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Document for Issuance of an Incidental Take Permit Associated With a Habitat Conservation Plan at the Fort Ord Military Installation, Monterey County, CA
10/14/1975 40 FR 48139 48140 Proposed Endangered Status for 6 Species of Butterfly in California; 40 FR 48139 48140 (San Bruno elfin, Callophrys mossii bayensis; Lotis blue, Lycaeides argyrognomon lotis; Mission blue, Icaricia icarioides missionensis; Smith's blue, Philotes enoptes smithi; El Segundo blue, Shijimiaeoides batiodes allyni; Lange's metalmark, Apodemia mormo langei)
06/01/1976 41 FR 22041 22044 Determination That Six Species of Butterflies are Endangered Species; 41 FR 22041 22044 (Lotis blue, Lycaeides argyrognomon lotis; El Segundo blue, Shijimiaeoides battoides allyni; Smith's blue, Shijimiaeoides enoptes smithi; Mission blue, Icaricia icarioides missionensis; San Bruno elfin, Callophrys mossi bayensis; Lange's metalmark, Apodemia mormo langei)
02/08/1977 42 FR 7972 7976 Proposed Determination of Critical Habitat for Six Butterflies and Two Plants; 42 FR 7972 7976
07/07/2005 70 FR 39327 39329 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of the Valley Elderberry Longhorn Beetle, Smith's Blue Butterfly, Delhi Sands Flower Loving Fly, Morro Shoulderband Snail, Giant Garter Snake, San Francisco Garter Snake, Island Night Lizard, California Least Tern, Least Bell's Vireo, Chinese Camp Brodiaea, Mariposa Pussypaws, San Clemente Island Indian Paintbrush, Spring-Loving Centaury, Springville Clarkia, San Clemente Island Larkspur, Santa Barbara Island Dudleya, Ash Meadows Gumplant, San Clemente Island Woodland Star, San Clemente Island Lotus, San Clemente Island Bush Mallow, Amargosa Niterwort, Eureka Valley Evening Primrose, Yreka Phlox, Hartweg's Golden Sunburst, San Joaquin Adobe Sunburst, Santa Cruz Island Rock-Cress, Keck's Checker-mallow, Eureka Dune Grass, Kneeland Prairie Pennycress, Hidden Lake Bluecurls, and Red Hills Vervain
02/14/2007 72 FR 7064 7084 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 58 Species in California and Nevada; Availability of Completed 5-Year Reviews in California and Nevada
10/18/2006 71 FR 61502 61503 Receipt of an Application for an Incidental Take Permit for the Sarment Parcel Low-Effect Habitat Conservation Plan, Monterey County,California
05/25/2011 76 FR 30377 30382 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of Species in California, Nevada, and the Klamath Basin of Oregon
06/12/2006 71 FR 33770 33772 Post Ranch Inn Habitat Conservation Plan, Monterey County, CA

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
11/09/1984 Smith's Blue Butterfly Recovery Plan View Implementation Progress Final
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
05/25/2011 76 FR 30377 30382 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of Species in California, Nevada, and the Klamath Basin of Oregon
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
02/14/2007 72 FR 7064 7084 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 58 Species in California and Nevada; Availability of Completed 5-Year Reviews in California and Nevada
  • Notice 5-year Review, Completion
07/07/2005 70 FR 39327 39329 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of the Valley Elderberry Longhorn Beetle, Smith's Blue Butterfly, Delhi Sands Flower Loving Fly, Morro Shoulderband Snail, Giant Garter Snake, San Francisco Garter Snake, Island Night Lizard, California Least Tern, Least Bell's Vireo, Chinese Camp Brodiaea, Mariposa Pussypaws, San Clemente Island Indian Paintbrush, Spring-Loving Centaury, Springville Clarkia, San Clemente Island Larkspur, Santa Barbara Island Dudleya, Ash Meadows Gumplant, San Clemente Island Woodland Star, San Clemente Island Lotus, San Clemente Island Bush Mallow, Amargosa Niterwort, Eureka Valley Evening Primrose, Yreka Phlox, Hartweg's Golden Sunburst, San Joaquin Adobe Sunburst, Santa Cruz Island Rock-Cress, Keck's Checker-mallow, Eureka Dune Grass, Kneeland Prairie Pennycress, Hidden Lake Bluecurls, and Red Hills Vervain
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
11/03/2005 70 FR 66842 66844 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Extension of Comment Period for the Valley Elderberry Longhorn Beetle, Smith's Blue Butterfly, Delhi Sands Flower Loving Fly, Morro Shoulderband Snail, Giant Garter Snake, San Francisco Garter Snake, Island Night Lizard, California Least Tern, Least Bell's Vireo, Chinese Camp Brodiaea, Mariposa Pussypaws, San Clemente Island Indian Paintbrush, Spring-Loving Centaury, Springville Clarkia, San Clemente Island Larkspur, Santa Barbara Island Dudleya, Ash Meadows Gumplant, San Clemente Island Woodland Star, San Clemente Island Lotus, San Clemente Island Bush Mallow, Amargosa Niterwort, Eureka Valley Evening Primrose, Yreka Phlox, Hartweg's Golden Sunburst, San Joaquin Adobe Sunburst, Santa Cruz Island Rock-Cress, Keck's Checker-mallow, Eureka Dune Grass, Kneeland Prairie Pennycress, Hidden Lake Bluecurls, and Red Hills Vervain 5-Year Reviews.
  • Notice 5-year Review
  • Notice Comment Period Extension
Five Year Review
Date Title
09/26/2006 Smith's Blue Butterfly 5-Year Review

» Critical Habitat

Date Citation Page Title Document Type Status
02/08/1977 42 FR 7972 7976 Proposed Determination of Critical Habitat for Six Butterflies and Two Plants; 42 FR 7972 7976 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
North of Playa Shopping Center, D.B.O. Development Corp.
Post-Ranch Inn
Sarment property
Wildcat Line LP HCP

» Petitions

» Life History

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

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