Key Largo Cotton mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus allapaticola)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
A small mouse, the Key Largo cotton mouse is brown on top with white underparts. It has large ears, proturberant eyes, and a furry tail. This mouse is a noctural feeder, existing on the buds, fruits, and seeds of many plant species.
- States/US Territories in which the Key Largo Cotton mouse, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: Florida
- US Counties in which the Key Largo Cotton mouse, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
- USFWS Refuges in which the Key Largo Cotton mouse, Wherever found is known to occur:
Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|1983-09-21||Southeast Region (Region 4)||Wherever found|
» Federal Register Documents
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|1999-05-18||South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.)||View Implementation Progress||Final|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|2004-04-02||69 FR 17442 17443||Notice of Availability of a Technical/Agency Draft Implementation Schedule for the South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan||
|2007-03-26||72 FR 14132 14133||Notice of Availability of a Final Implementation Schedule for the South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan||
|2008-04-16||73 FR 20702 20704||5-Year Status Review of 18 Southeastern Species||
|2009-03-26||Key Largo Cotton Mouse 5-year Review|
» Critical Habitat
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type||Status|
|1985-08-30||50 FR 35271 35272||Proposed Crit. Hab. for Key Largo Woodrat & Cotton Mouse; 50 FR 35271- 35272||Proposed Rule||Unknown|
|1984-02-09||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
|HCP Plan Summaries|
|Driscoll Properties, Inc., Driscoll Foundation, Inc., and Ocean Reef|
» Life History
No Life History information has been entered into this system for this species.
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