American Burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus)
Listing Status: and
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
|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
|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|
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|09/27/1991||American Burying Beetle Recovery Plan||View Implementation Progress||Final|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|01/29/2007||72 FR 4018 4019||Initiation of a 5-Year Review of Ten Listed Northeastern Species||
|06/16/2008||American Burying Beetle 5-Year Review|
» Critical Habitat
No critical habitat rules have been published for the American Burying beetle.
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» Life History
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