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Key Largo woodrat (Neotoma floridana smalli)

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

Listing Status:   

Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND

General Information

The Key Largo woodrat is a medium-sized (2OO-26O gram) rat with a gray-brown back and head. Its belly, chest, and throat are white, and the tail is hairy. This species is a noctural herbivore, feeding on the buds, leaves, and fruit of many plant species. Food may be stored in the stick nests built by this species.

This species is listed wherever it is found, but
 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
09/21/1983 Southeast Region (Region 4) Entire

» Federal Register Documents

Most Recent Federal Register Documents (Showing 5 of 9: view all)
Date Citation Page Title
04-26-2007 72 FR 20866 20868 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 5-Year Review of 22 Southeastern Species
03-26-2007 72 FR 14132 14133 Notice of Availability of a Final Implementation Schedule for the South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan
04-02-2004 69 FR 17442 17443 Notice of Availability of a Technical/Agency Draft Implementation Schedule for the South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan
02-18-1986 51 FR 5746 5747 Withdrawal of Crit. Hab. Proposals for Key Largo Woodrat & Key Largo Cotton Mouse; 51 FR 5746-5747
08-30-1985 50 FR 35271 35272 Proposed Crit. Hab. for Key Largo Woodrat & Cotton Mouse; 50 FR 35271- 35272

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
05/18/1999 South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) View Implementation Progress Final
Other Recovery Documents (Showing 3 of 3)
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
04/26/2007 72 FR 20866 20868 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 5-Year Review of 22 Southeastern Species
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
03/26/2007 72 FR 14132 14133 Notice of Availability of a Final Implementation Schedule for the South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan
  • Notice Recovery Plan Avail.
04/02/2004 69 FR 17442 17443 Notice of Availability of a Technical/Agency Draft Implementation Schedule for the South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan
  • Notice Draft Recovery Plan Availability
Five Year Review
Date Title
09/25/2028 Key Largo Woodrat (Neotoma floridana smalli) 5-year Review

» Critical Habitat

Current Critical Habitat Documents (Showing 2 of 2)
Date Citation Page Title Document Type Status
08/30/1985 50 FR 35271 35272 Proposed Crit. Hab. for Key Largo Woodrat & Cotton Mouse; 50 FR 35271- 35272 Proposed Rule Unknown
02/09/1984 49 FR 4951 4956 Proposed End. Status & Crit. Hab for Key Largo Woodrat & Key Largo Cotton Mouse; 49 FR 4951-4956 Proposed Rule Not Required

To learn more about critical habitat please see http://ecos.fws.gov/crithab

» Conservation Plans

Habitat Conservation Plans (HCP) (learn more) (Showing 3 of 3)
HCP Plan Summaries
Driscoll Properties
Driscoll Properties, Inc., Driscoll Foundation, Inc., and Ocean Reef
Nichols/Hendrix/Post

» Petitions

No petition findings have been published for the Key Largo woodrat, Entire.

» Life History

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

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