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Species Technical Committee Assessment Report 3 February 2021

At its meeting on 3 February 2021, the Species Technical Committee finalised assessments for 25 Queensland species. The Committee recommended that the Minister for Environment, the Great Barrier Reef, Science and Youth Affairs change the following species’ conservation status under the Nature Conservation Act (1992).

Fauna

Species

Current wildlife status

Recommended wildlife status

Assessment lead

Emydura subglobosa angkibaanyi

Jardine River painted turtle

NCA – Vulnerable

EPBC – not listed

STC – Critically Endangered.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Oedura lineata

Arcadia velvet gecko

NCA – Least Concern

EPBC – not listed

STC – Critically Endangered.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Orraya occultus

McIlwraith leaf-tailed gecko

NCA – Vulnerable

EPBC – not listed

STC – Critically Endangered.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Phyllurus pinnaclensis

Pinnacles leaf-tailed gecko

NCA – Least Concern

EPBC – not listed

STC – Critically Endangered.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Saltuarius eximius

Cape Melville leaf-tailed gecko

NCA – Least Concern

EPBC – not listed

STC – Critically Endangered.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Leiopython hoserae/albertisii

whitelipped python

NCA – Least Concern

EPBC – not listed

STC – not a Queensland species

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Conilurus capricornensis

Capricorn rabbit-rat

NCA – Least Concern

EPBC – not listed

TSSC – Extinct

STC – Extinct

Commonwealth Government

Pseudomys glaucus

blue-grey mouse

NCA – Least Concern

EPBC – not listed

TSSC – Extinct

STC – Extinct

Commonwealth Government

Pteropus brunneus

Percy Island flying-fox

NCA – Extinct in the Wild

EPBC – not listed

TSSC – Extinct

STC – Extinct

Commonwealth Government

Bidyanus bidyanus

silver perch, bidyan

NCA – not listed

EPBC – Critically Endangered

TSSC – Endangered

STC – Endangered

Commonwealth Government

Taudactylus rheophilus

tinkling frog

NCA – Endangered

EPBC – Endangered

TSSC – Critically Endangered

STC – Critically Endangered

Commonwealth Government

Hemiaspis damelii

grey snake

NCA – Endangered

EPBC – not listed

TSSC – Endangered

STC – Endangered

Commonwealth Government

Cophixalus aenigma

tapping nursery frog

NCA – Near Threatened

EPBC – not listed

TSSC – Endangered

STC – Endangered

Commonwealth Government

Flora

Species

Current listing status

Recommended wildlife status

Assessment lead

Nitella parooensis

NCA – not listed

EPBC – not listed

NSW – Critically Endangered

TSSC – Critically Endangered

STC – not a Queensland species

NSW Government

Albizia sp. (Windsor Tableland B.Gray 2181)

Windsor Tableland siris

NCA – Vulnerable

EPBC – not listed

STC – Least Concern.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Antrophyum austroqueenslandicum

Border Ranges lined fern

NCA – Extinct

EPBC – not listed

STC – Critically Endangered.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Capparis batianoffii

NCA – Vulnerable

EPBC – not listed

STC – Vulnerable.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Eucalyptus dunnii

Dunn’s white gum

NCA – Vulnerable

EPBC – not listed

STC – Vulnerable.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Gonocarpus effusus

NCA – Vulnerable

EPBC – not listed

STC – Vulnerable.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Gossia gonoclada

Angle stemmed myrtle

NCA – Endangered

EPBC – Endangered

STC – Critically Endangered.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Grevillea hockingsii

Hockings’ grevillea

NCA – Vulnerable

EPBC – not listed

STC – Vulnerable.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Solanum hamulosum

NCA – Endangered

EPBC – not listed

STC – Vulnerable.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Solanum mentiens

NCA – Endangered

EPBC – not listed

STC – Endangered.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Solanum unispinum

NCA – Endangered

EPBC – not listed

STC – Endangered.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government

Phlegmariurus filiformis

NCA – Endangered

EPBC – Endangered

STC – not a Queensland species.

Refer to Commonwealth Government

Queensland Government