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frosted flatwoods salamander (Ambystoma cingulatum)

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

Listing Status:   

Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND

General Information

The flatwoods salamander is meduim-sized, reaching an adult length of 5 inches (13 centimeters). Body color ranges from silvery gray to black, with the back heavily mottled with a variable gray cross-band pattern.The underside is plain gray with faint creamy blotches. The head is small and equal to the neck in diameter.

This species is listed wherever it is found, but
 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
04/01/1999 Southeast Region (Region 4) Entire

» Federal Register Documents

Most Recent Federal Register Documents (Showing 5 of 14: view all)
Date Citation Page Title
09-23-2014 79 FR 56821 56823 5-Year Status Reviews of 27 Southeastern Species; Notice of initiation of reviews; request for information
02-10-2009 74 FR 6700 6774 Determination of Endangered Status for Reticulated Flatwoods Salamander; Designation of Critical Habitat for Frosted Flatwoods Salamander and Reticulated Flatwoods Salamander; Final Rule
08-13-2008 73 FR 47258 47324 Proposed Endangered Status for Reticulated Flatwoods Salamander; Proposed Designation of Critical Habitat for Frosted Flatwoods Salamander and Reticulated Flatwoods Salamander
02-07-2007 72 FR 5856 5912 Designation of Critical Habitat for the Flatwoods Salamander; Proposed Rule
06-14-2005 70 FR 34492 34494 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 25 Southeastern Species

» Recovery

Other Recovery Documents (Showing 2 of 2)
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
09/23/2014 79 FR 56821 56823 5-Year Status Reviews of 27 Southeastern Species; Notice of initiation of reviews; request for information
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
06/14/2005 70 FR 34492 34494 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 25 Southeastern Species
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
Five Year Review
Date Title
02/10/2009 Flatwoods Salamander 5-Year Review (74 FR 6699)

» Critical Habitat

Current Critical Habitat Documents (Showing 3 of 3)
Date Citation Page Title Document Type Status
02/10/2009 74 FR 6700 6774 Determination of Endangered Status for Reticulated Flatwoods Salamander; Designation of Critical Habitat for Frosted Flatwoods Salamander and Reticulated Flatwoods Salamander; Final Rule Final Rule Final designated
08/13/2008 73 FR 47258 47324 Proposed Endangered Status for Reticulated Flatwoods Salamander; Proposed Designation of Critical Habitat for Frosted Flatwoods Salamander and Reticulated Flatwoods Salamander Proposed Rule Not Required
02/07/2007 72 FR 5856 5912 Designation of Critical Habitat for the Flatwoods Salamander; Proposed Rule Proposed Rule Not Required

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

» Conservation Plans

Safe Harbor Agreements (SHA): (learn more) (Showing 1 of 1)
SHA Plan Summaries
GA DNR Statewide RCW HCP & SHA - Amendment #2

» Petitions

Most Recent Petition Findings (Showing 2 of 2)
Date Citation Page Title Finding
09/21/1994 59 FR 48406 48407 ETWP; 90-Day Finding on Petition To Add the Flatwoods Salamander to the List of Endangered and Treatened Wildlife
  • Notice 90-day Petition Finding, Substantial
05/12/1993 58 FR 27986 27987 ETWP; 90-Day Finding for Petition to List Flatwoods Salamander as Endangered or Threatened and Designate Critical Habitat
  • Notice 90-day Petition Finding, Not substantial

» Life History

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

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