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Endangered Species Status for the Miami Tiger Beetle (Cicindelidia floridana)

Miami Tiger Beetle, found in in Miami-Dade County, Florida – The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has issued a Final Rule to list the species as endangered.

Document Title: The title of the October 5, 2016 FWS Federal Register Final Rule is “Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Endangered Species Status for the Miami Tiger Beetle (Cicindelidia floridana)”

The title of the December 22, 2015 FWS Federal Register Proposed Rule is “Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Proposed Threatened Status for Coral Pink Sand Dunes Tiger Beetle and Designation of Critical Habitat”

Organization: The October 5, 2016 FWS Federal Register Final Rule and December 22, 2015 Federal Register Proposed Rule were signed on September 21, 2016 and December 10, 2015, respectively, by Stephen Guertin who is the Acting Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Source: October 5, 2016 FWS Federal Register Final Rule

December 22, 2015 FWS Federal Register Proposed Rule

Effective Date: November 4, 2016

Web site: The October 5, 2016 FWS Federal Register Final Rule is posted at
http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-10-05/html/2016-23945.htm

The December 22, 2015 FWS Federal Register Proposed Rule is posted at
http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2015-12-22/html/2015-31982.htm

Additional information about the Miami Tiger Beetle is available at
http://www.fws.gov/southeast/wildlife/insect/miami-tiger-beetle/

Contact: Questions may be directed to Roxanna Hinzman who is the Field Supervisor with the U.S. FWS South Florida Ecological Services Office in Vero Beach at 772 562 3909; fax: 772 562 4288; e-mail: Roxanna_Hinzman@FWS.gov

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