American Burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus)

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Listing Status:    and  

Population detail

The FWS is currently monitoring the following populations of the American Burying beetle 

  • Population location: Entire, except where listed as an experimental population

    Listing status:  Endangered

      • States/US Territories in which this population is known to or is believed to occur:  Arkansas , Kansas , Massachusetts , Nebraska , Ohio , Oklahoma , Rhode Island , South Dakota , Texas
      • US Counties in which this population is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
      • USFWS Refuges in which this population is known to occur:  Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge
      • Countries in which the this population is known to occur:  Canada
  • Population location: In southwestern Missouri, the counties of Cedar, St. Clair, Bates, and Vernon.

    Listing status:  Experimental Population, Non-Essential

 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
07/13/1989 Southwest Region (Region 2) Entire, except where listed as an experimental population
07/22/2011 Great Lakes-Big Rivers Region (Region 3) In southwestern Missouri, the counties of Cedar, St. Clair, Bates, and Vernon.

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
10/11/1988 53 FR 39617 39621 Proposed End. Status for American Burying Beetle; 53 FR 39617-39621
02/01/2013 78 FR 7445 7447 Notice of Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for a General Conservation Plan for the American Burying Beetle for Pipelines and Well Field Development in Oklahoma and Texas.
01/29/2007 72 FR 4018 4019 Initiation of a 5-Year Review of Ten Listed Northeastern Species
07/22/2011 76 FR 43973 43980 Proposed Establishment of a Nonessential Experimental Population of American Burying Beetle in Southwestern Missouri
07/13/1989 54 FR 29652 29655 ETWP; Determination of Endangered Status for American Burying Beetle; 54 FR 29652 29655
03/22/2012 77 FR 16712 16718 Establishment of a Nonessential Experimental Population of American Burying Beetle in Southwestern Missouri: Final rule.
03/16/2016 81 FR 14058 14072 90-Day Findings on 29 Petitions; Notice of petition findings and initiation of status reviews

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
09/27/1991 American Burying Beetle Recovery Plan View Implementation Progress Final
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
01/29/2007 72 FR 4018 4019 Initiation of a 5-Year Review of Ten Listed Northeastern Species
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
Five Year Review
Date Title
06/16/2008 American Burying Beetle 5-Year Review

» Critical Habitat

No critical habitat rules have been published for the American Burying beetle.

» Conservation Plans

Habitat Conservation Plans (HCP) (learn more)
HCP Plan Summaries
Amended Oil and Gas Industry Conservation Plan for the American Burying Beetle in Oklahoma (ICP)
ICP - American Energy - Woodford, LLC
ICP - BP America Production Company
ICP - Bravo Arkoma
ICP - Canyon Creek Energy Operation
ICP - Chaparral Energy, LLC
ICP - Chesapeake Energy Corp.
ICP - Enable Midstream Partners
ICP - Enbridge
ICP - Explorer Pipeline Co.
ICP - Grand Mesa Pipeline, LLC
ICP - LINN Operating
ICP - MarkWest
ICP - Newfield Exploration Mid-Continent, Inc.
ICP - ONE GAS, Inc.
ICP - ONEOK
ICP - Pantera Energy Company
ICP - PetroQuest
ICP - Phillips 66 Pipeline Co.
ICP - Quartz Mountain Oil & Gas, LLC
ICP - SandRidge Energy, Inc.
ICP - ScissorTail Energy
ICP - TOMPC, LLC
Oncor HCP
TransCanada Keystone Gulf Coast Project
Weyerhaeuser, American Burying Beetle
Weyerhaeuser, American Burying Beetle

» Petitions

» Life History

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

» Other Resources

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