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Species Technical Committee Assessment Report 17 June 2020

At its meeting on 17th June 2020 the Species Technical Committee finalised assessments for 21 Queensland species. The Committee recommended the following changes to the species’ Nature Conservation Act (1992) conservation status to the Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science, and Minister for the Arts.

Fauna

Species

Current wildlife status

Recommended wildlife status

Assessment lead

Cherax robustus

Sand yabby

NCA – Least concern

EPBC – Not listed

STC – Vulnerable.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Euastacus binzayedi

Embezee’s crayfish

NCA – Least concern

EPBC – Not listed

STC – Critically Endangered.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Euastacus monteithorum

Monteith’s spiny crayfish

NCA – Least concern

EPBC – Not listed

STC – Endangered.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Euastacus robertsii

Robert’s crayfish

NCA – Least concern

EPBC – Not listed

STC – Endangered.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Karma tryoni

Tryon's skink, Border Ranges

blue-spectacled skink, Forest skink

NCA – Vulnerable

EPBC – Not listed

STC – Endangered.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Pygmaeascincus sadlieri

Magnetic Island dwarf skink

NCA – Vulnerable

EPBC – Not listed

STC – Least Concern.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Sternula nereis exsul

Fairy Tern “New Caledonia” subspecies

NCA – Endangered

EPBC – Not listed

STC – Endangered.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Techmarscincus jigurru

Bartle Frere cool-skink

NCA – Vulnerable

EPBC – Not listed

STC – Critically Endangered.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Tympanocryptis wilsoni

Roma earless dragon

NCA – Vulnerable

EPBC – Not listed

STC – Endangered.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Philoria kundagungan

Mountain Frog

NCA – Vulnerable

EPBC – Not listed

NSW – Endangered

TSSC – Endangered

STC – Endangered. Advise NSW and Commonwealth Governments

Commonwealth Government

Mixophyes iteratus

Giant Barred Frog

NCA – Endangered

EPBC – Endangered

NSW – Endangered

TSSC – Vulnerable

STC – Vulnerable. Advise NSW and Commonwealth Governments

Commonwealth Government

Mixophyes fleayi

Fleay's Barred Frog

NCA – Endangered

EPBC – Endangered

NSW – Endangered

TSSC – Endangered

STC – Endangered. Advise NSW and Commonwealth Governments

Commonwealth Government

Flora

Species

Current listing status

Recommendation

Assessment lead

Backhousia oligantha

Stony Creek Backhousia

NCA – Endangered

EPBC – Not listed

STC – Critically Endangered.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Crepidomanes aphlebioides

NCA – Endangered

EPBC – Not listed

STC – Critically Endangered.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Cyathea felina

NCA – Endangered

EPBC – Not listed

STC – Endangered.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Drosera buubugujin

NCA – Least concern

EPBC – Not listed

STC – Critically Endangered.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Eucalyptus argophloia

Chinchilla white gum

NCA – Vulnerable

EPBC – Vulnerable

STC – Critically Endangered.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Eucalyptus sicilifolia

Minerva ironbark

NCA – Vulnerable

EPBC – Not listed

STC – Vulnerable.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Lindsaea terrae-reginae

NCA – Vulnerable

EPBC – Not listed

STC – Endangered.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Prostanthera eungella

NCA – Least concern

EPBC – Not listed

STC – Critically Endangered.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Solanum angustum

NCA – Endangered

EPBC – Not listed

STC – Critically Endangered.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Lomandra teres

NCA – Vulnerable

EPBC – Not listed

STC – defer pending more comprehensive information

Queensland Government

Barongia lophandra

NCA – Vulnerable

EPBC – Not listed

STC – defer pending more comprehensive information

Queensland Government

Sphaerantia chartacea

NCA – Vulnerable

EPBC – Not listed

STC – defer pending more comprehensive information

Queensland Government

Sphaerantia discolor

NCA – Vulnerable

EPBC – Not listed

STC – defer pending more comprehensive information

Queensland Government