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Florida panther (Puma (=felis) concolor coryi)

Federal Register | Recovery | Critical Habitat | Conservation Plans | Petitions | Life History

Listing Status:   

Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND

General Information

The Florida panther is a large, long-tailed cat with a great deal of color variation: pale brown or rusty upper parts, dull white or buffy under parts; tail tip, back of ears, and sides of nose are dark brown or blackish. Mature male panthers examined in the wild in Florida since 1978 have weighed from 102 to 154 pounds (Roelke 1990, Roelke and Glass 1992) and measured nearly 7 feet from nose to tip of tail. Females were considerably smaller, with a weight range of 50 to 108 pounds (Roelke 1990) and measuring about 6 feet (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1987).

This species is listed wherever it is found, but
 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
03/11/1967 Southeast Region (Region 4)

» Federal Register Documents

Most Recent Federal Register Documents (Showing 4 of 4)
Date Citation Page Title
12-18-2008 73 FR 77052 77053 Notice of Availability of the Florida Panther Recovery Plan
01-31-2006 71 FR 5066 5067 Draft Third Revision of the Florida Panther Recovery Plan
06-10-1994 59 FR 30034 30035 ETWP; Notice of Availability of Final Florida Panther Habitat Preservation Plan
03-11-1967 32 FR 4001 Endangered Species List - 1967

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
12/18/2008 Third Revision of the Florida Panther Recovery Plan View Implementation Progress Final Revision 3
Other Recovery Documents (Showing 3 of 3)
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
12/18/2008 73 FR 77052 77053 Notice of Availability of the Florida Panther Recovery Plan
  • Notice Final Recovery Plan Availability
01/31/2006 71 FR 5066 5067 Draft Third Revision of the Florida Panther Recovery Plan
  • Notice Draft Recovery Plan Availability
06/10/1994 59 FR 30034 30035 ETWP; Notice of Availability of Final Florida Panther Habitat Preservation Plan
  • Notice Recovery Plan Avail.
Five Year Review
Date Title
04/28/2009 Florida Panther (Puma concolor coryi) 5-Year Review

» Critical Habitat

No critical habitat rules have been published for the Florida panther, .

» Conservation Plans

Habitat Conservation Plans (HCP) (learn more) (Showing 1 of 1)
HCP Plan Summaries
City Gate

» Petitions

No petition findings have been published for the Florida panther, .

» Life History

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

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