Capromys auritus •
capromys auritus

Capromys auritus

Capromys auritus NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network.

ITIS Reports — Capromys auritus ITIS (the Integrated Taxonomic Information System) is a source for authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.Facts Summary: The Large-eared Hutia (Capromys auritus) is a species of concern belonging in the species group “mammals” and found in the following area(s): Cuba.This species is also known

FWS Digital Media Library — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library is a searchable collection of selected images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video. The eared hutia or large-eared hutia is a species of rodent in the family Capromyidae. It is endemic to the island of Cayo Fragoso off the northern coast of Cuba. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical mangrove forests and swamps. This species is threatened by habitat loss, with IUCN Red List Endangered species status.U.S. ESA – Endangered as Capromys auritus; IUCN – Critically Endangered. Comments: This form is known only from mangrove habitats along the edge of canals passing across Cayo Fragoso.

Detailed information
Full Name: large-eared hutia (Capromys auritus)
Where found: Wherever found
Critical Habitat:N/A
Species Group:Mammals
Current listing status
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
Endangered 05/16/1986 Foreign (Headquarters) Wherever found
  • Countries in which the the large-eared hutia, Wherever found is known to occur: Cuba
Federal register documents
Citation Page
05/16/1986 51 FR 17977 17980 Determination of End. Status for 8 Foreign Mammals, Leadbeaters Possum, etc.; 51 FR 17977-17980
10/25/1985 50 FR 43420 43423 Proposed End. Status for 8 Foreign Mammals; 50 FR 43420-43423
No recovery information is available for the large-eared hutia.
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