Species Profile
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Little Mariana Fruit Bat (Pteropus tokudae)

Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae

Listing Status:   

Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND

General Information

The abdomen and wings were brown to dark brown with few whitish hairs. The mantle and sides of the neck were brown to light gold. The top of the head was grayish to yellowish brown with prominent ears, and the throat and chin were dark brown.

Map of Species occurrence

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This species is listed wherever it is found, but
    • States/US Territories in which the Little Mariana Fruit Bat, Entire is known to or is believed to occur:  Guam
    • US Counties in which the Little Mariana Fruit Bat, Entire is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
    • USFWS Refuges in which the Little Mariana Fruit Bat, Entire is known to occur:  GUAM NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
    • For more information:  http://www.fws.gov/policy/library/02fr63737.pdf
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
08/27/1984 Pacific Region (Region 1) Entire

» Federal Register Documents

Most Recent Federal Register Documents (Showing 5 of 13: view all)
Date Citation Page Title
02/05/2013 78 FR 8185 8187 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews of 44 Species in Oregon, Hawaii, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands
03/08/2007 72 FR 10547 10550 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 71 Species in Oregon, Hawaii, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and Territory of Guam
06/02/2004 69 FR 31073 31074 Endangered and threatened wildlife and plants; determinations of prudency ofcritical habitat designation for two mammal and four bird species in Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands; designations of critical habitat for one mammal and two bird species in guam and the commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands; proposed rule; reopening of comment period, notice of availablity
01/28/2003 68 FR 4159 4160 Endangered and threatened wildlife and plants; determinations of prudency for two mammal and four bird species in Guam and the Commonwealth of the northern Mariana Islands and Designations of crictial habitat for one mammal and two bird species; proposed rule; reopening of comments period
12/05/2002 67 FR 72407 72408 Endangered and threatened wildlife and plants; determinations of prudency for two mammal and four bird species in Guam and the Commonwealth of the nothern Mariana Islands and designations of critical habitat for one mammal and two bird species

» Recovery

Recovery Plan Information Search
Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
11/02/1990 Guam Mariana Fruit Bat and Little Mariana Fruit Bat Recovery Plan View Implementation Progress Final
Other Recovery Documents (Showing 3 of 3)
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
02/05/2013 78 FR 8185 8187 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews of 44 Species in Oregon, Hawaii, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
  • 03/08/2007 72 FR 10547 10550 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 71 Species in Oregon, Hawaii, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and Territory of Guam
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
  • 12/05/2002 67 FR 72407 72408 Endangered and threatened wildlife and plants; determinations of prudency for two mammal and four bird species in Guam and the Commonwealth of the nothern Mariana Islands and designations of critical habitat for one mammal and two bird species
  • Notice Doc. Availability
  • Five Year Review
    Date Title
    07/31/2009 Little Mariana fruit bat completed 5-year review

    » Critical Habitat

    Current Critical Habitat Documents (Showing 2 of 2)
    Date Citation Page Title Document Type Status
    10/15/2002 67 FR 63738 63772 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Determinations of Prudency for Two Mammal and Four Bird Species in Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and Proposed Designations of Critical Habitat for One Mammal and Two Birds Species Proposed Rule Unknown
    06/14/1991 56 FR 27485 27493 ETWP:Proposed Designation of Critical Habitat for the Little Mariana fruit bat, Mariana Fruit Bat, Guam Broadbill, Mariana Crow, Guam Micronesian King fisher, and Guam Bridled White-Eye; Proposed Rule Unknown

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

    » Conservation Plans

    No conservation plans have been created for Little Mariana Fruit Bat, Entire

    » Petitions

    Most Recent Petition Findings (Showing 1 of 1)
    Date Citation Page Title Finding
    05/18/1979 44 FR 29128 29130 Review of the Status of Ten Birds and Two Mammals from Guam
  • Notice 90-day Petition Finding, Substantial
  • Notice Notice of Review
  • » Life History

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

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    Last updated: October 25, 2014