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For information to assist proponents in referral, environmental assessments and compliance issues, refer to the Policy Statements and Guidelines (where available), the Conservation Advice (where available) or the Listing Advice (where available).
 
In addition, proponents and land managers should refer to the Recovery Plan (where available) or the Conservation Advice (where available) for recovery, mitigation and conservation information.

EPBC Act Listing Status Listed as Vulnerable as Caladenia insularis
Recovery Plan Decision Recovery Plan required, included on the Commenced List (1/11/2009).
 
Adopted/Made Recovery Plans National Recovery Plan for Fifteen Threatened Orchids in South-eastern Australia (Duncan, M., A.Pritchard, & F.Coates, 2009) [Recovery Plan] as Arachnorchis insularis.
 
Policy Statements and Guidelines Draft survey guidelines for Australia's threatened orchids (Department of the Environment, 2013b) [Admin Guideline].
 
Federal Register of
    Legislative Instruments
Declaration under s178, s181, and s183 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 - List of threatened species, List of threatened ecological communities and List of threatening processes (Commonwealth of Australia, 2000) [Legislative Instrument] as Caladenia insularis.
 
State Listing Status
VIC: Listed as Threatened (Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 (Victoria): February 2014 list) as Caladenia insularis
Non-statutory Listing Status
VIC: Listed as Vulnerable (Advisory List of Rare or Threatened Plants in Victoria: 2005)
Scientific name Caladenia insularis [24372]
Family Orchidaceae:Orchidales:Liliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author G.W.Carr
Infraspecies author  
Reference Indig. Flora & Fauna Assoc. Misc. Pap. 1 (1991) 71.
Other names Arachnorchis insularis [76198]
Distribution map Species Distribution Map

This is an indicative distribution map of the present distribution of the species based on best available knowledge. See map caveat for more information.

Illustrations Google Images

The following table lists known and perceived threats to this species. Threats are based on the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) threat classification version 1.1.

Threat Class Threatening Species References
Agriculture and Aquaculture:Agriculture and Aquaculture:Land clearing, habitat fragmentation and/or habitat degradation Caladenia insularis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006de) [Internet].
Agriculture and Aquaculture:Livestock Farming and Grazing:Grazing pressures and associated habitat changes Caladenia insularis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006de) [Internet].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Mechanical disturbance during construction, maintanance or recreational activities Caladenia insularis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006de) [Internet].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Recreational Activities:Habitat disturbance from recreational vehicle use Caladenia insularis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006de) [Internet].
National Recovery Plan for Fifteen Threatened Orchids in South-eastern Australia (Duncan, M., A.Pritchard, & F.Coates, 2009) [Recovery Plan].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Recreational Activities:Soil disturbance and/or trampling due to bushwalking National Recovery Plan for Fifteen Threatened Orchids in South-eastern Australia (Duncan, M., A.Pritchard, & F.Coates, 2009) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Oryctolagus cuniculus (Rabbit, European Rabbit) National Recovery Plan for Fifteen Threatened Orchids in South-eastern Australia (Duncan, M., A.Pritchard, & F.Coates, 2009) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Phalaris canariensis (Canary-grass) National Recovery Plan for Fifteen Threatened Orchids in South-eastern Australia (Duncan, M., A.Pritchard, & F.Coates, 2009) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation by weeds Caladenia insularis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006de) [Internet].
National Recovery Plan for Fifteen Threatened Orchids in South-eastern Australia (Duncan, M., A.Pritchard, & F.Coates, 2009) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Grazing, tramping, competition and/or habitat degradation Capra hircus (Goat) National Recovery Plan for Fifteen Threatened Orchids in South-eastern Australia (Duncan, M., A.Pritchard, & F.Coates, 2009) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Grazing, tramping, competition and/or habitat degradation by deer National Recovery Plan for Fifteen Threatened Orchids in South-eastern Australia (Duncan, M., A.Pritchard, & F.Coates, 2009) [Recovery Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Dams and Water Management/Use:Changes to habitat hydrology Caladenia insularis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006de) [Internet].
Species Stresses:Indirect Species Effects:Low numbers of individuals National Recovery Plan for Fifteen Threatened Orchids in South-eastern Australia (Duncan, M., A.Pritchard, & F.Coates, 2009) [Recovery Plan].

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Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Caladenia insularis in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:56:45 +1000.