Mount Graham Red squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus grahamensis)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
The Mount Graham squirrel is tiny, weighing a mere 8 ounces (224 grams) and measuring about 8 inches in length, with a 6-inch long fluffy tail. Unlike many other squirrels, the Mount Graham species does not have a white-fringed tail. Females and males look much alike; they are grayish brown in color and have rusty and yellowish markings along their backs. Their underfur is white, with a dark line running through it during the summer.
- States/US Territories in which the Mount Graham Red squirrel, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: Arizona
- US Counties in which the Mount Graham Red squirrel, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
- Additional species information
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|1987-06-03||Southwest Region (Region 2)||Wherever found|
» Federal Register Documents
|2011-05-27 00:00:00.0||76 FR 30957 30958||Notice of Availability of a Draft Recovery Plan, First Revision, Mount Graham Red Squirrel for Review and Comment|
|1982-12-30 00:00:00.0||47 FR 58454 58460||Review of Vertebrate Wildlife for Listing as End. or Thr. Species|
|1990-01-05 00:00:00.0||55 FR 425 429||ETWP; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Endangered Tamiasciurus hudsonicus grahamensis (Mount Graham Red Squirrel); 55 FR 425 429|
|1986-07-31 00:00:00.0||51 FR 27429||Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Public Hearings and Reopening of Comment Period on Proposed Endangered Status and Critical Habitat for the Mount Graham Red Squirrel|
|1987-06-03 00:00:00.0||52 FR 20994 20999||Determination of End. Status for Mount Graham Red Squirrel; 52 FR 20994- 20999|
|1986-05-21 00:00:00.0||51 FR 18630 18634||Proposed Determination of End. Status & Crit. Hab. for Mount Graham Red Squirrel; 51 FR 18630-18634|
|2006-01-11 00:00:00.0||71 FR 1765 1766||5-Year Review of Mt. Graham Red Squirrel and Little Colorado Spinedace|
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|2011-05-27||Draft Mount Graham Red Squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus grahamensis) Recovery Plan, First Revision||View Implementation Progress||Draft Revision 1|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|2011-05-27||76 FR 30957 30958||Notice of Availability of a Draft Recovery Plan, First Revision, Mount Graham Red Squirrel for Review and Comment||
|2006-01-11||71 FR 1765 1766||5-Year Review of Mt. Graham Red Squirrel and Little Colorado Spinedace||
|2008-01-15||Mount Graham Red Squirrel Completed 5-Yr Review|
» Critical Habitat
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type||Status|
|1990-01-05||55 FR 425 429||ETWP; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Endangered Tamiasciurus hudsonicus grahamensis (Mount Graham Red Squirrel); 55 FR 425 429||Final Rule||Final designated|
|1986-05-21||51 FR 18630 18634||Proposed Determination of End. Status & Crit. Hab. for Mount Graham Red Squirrel; 51 FR 18630-18634||Proposed Rule||Not Required|
To learn more about critical habitat please see http://ecos.fws.gov/crithab
» Conservation Plans
No conservation plans have been created for Mount Graham Red squirrel.
» Life History
No Life History information has been entered into this system for this species.
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