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Species Profile and Threats Database


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 Endangered
Listing and Conservation Advices Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Acronychia littoralis (Scented Acronychia) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008hh) [Conservation Advice].
 
Recovery Plan Decision Recovery Plan not required, included on the Not Commenced List (1/11/2009).
 
Adopted/Made Recovery Plans
Other EPBC Act Plans Northern Rivers Regional Biodiversity Management Plan (NSW Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water (NSW DECCW), 2010l) [Recovery Plan].
 
Border Ranges Rainforest Biodiversity Management Plan - NSW & Queensland (NSW Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water (NSW DECCW), 2010o) [Recovery Plan].
 
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].
 
State Government
    Documents and Websites
NSW:Scented Achronychia - profile (NSW Office of Environment and Heritage (NSW OEH), 2012y) [Internet].
State Listing Status
NSW: Listed as Endangered (Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 (New South Wales): December 2013 list)
QLD: Listed as Endangered (Nature Conservation Act 1992 (Queensland): May 2014 list)
Scientific name Acronychia littoralis [8582]
Family Rutaceae:Sapindales:Magnoliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author T.Hartley & J.Williams
Infraspecies author  
Reference Brunonia 6: 251, fig. 1 (31 Jan. 1984).
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.

Other illustrations Google Images
http://www.anbg.gov.au/images/photo_cd/301610241712/016_2.jpg
http://www.anbg.gov.au/images/photo_cd/S1103C6085581/058.html

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 Acronychia littoralis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ax) [Internet].
Biological Resource Use:Logging and Wood Harvesting:Habitat loss, modification and degradation due to timber harvesting Acronychia littoralis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ax) [Internet].
Climate Change and Severe Weather:Climate Change and Severe Weather:Climate change altering atmosphere/hydrosphere temperatures, rainfall patterns and/or frequency of severe weather events Border Ranges Rainforest Biodiversity Management Plan - NSW & Queensland (NSW Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water (NSW DECCW), 2010n) [State Recovery Plan].
Climate Change and Severe Weather:Habitat Shifting and Alteration:Global warming and associated sea level changes Acronychia littoralis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ax) [Internet].
Climate Change and Severe Weather:Habitat Shifting and Alteration:Habitat loss, modification and/or degradation Border Ranges Rainforest Biodiversity Management Plan - NSW & Queensland (NSW Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water (NSW DECCW), 2010n) [State Recovery Plan].
Northern Rivers Regional Biodiversity Management Plan (NSW Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water (NSW DECCW), 2010p) [State Recovery Plan].
Climate Change and Severe Weather:Habitat Shifting and Alteration:Habitat modification, destruction and alteration due to changes in land use patterns Acronychia littoralis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ax) [Internet].
Climate Change and Severe Weather:Sea level rise:Inundation associated with climate change Inundation study (Environmental Resources Information Network, 2007) [Database].
Ecosystem/Community Stresses:Indirect Ecosystem Effects:Loss and/or fragmentation of habitat and/or subpopulations Border Ranges Rainforest Biodiversity Management Plan - NSW & Queensland (NSW Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water (NSW DECCW), 2010n) [State Recovery Plan].
Northern Rivers Regional Biodiversity Management Plan (NSW Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water (NSW DECCW), 2010p) [State Recovery Plan].
Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Acronychia littoralis (Scented Acronychia) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008hh) [Conservation Advice].
Energy Production and Mining:Mining and Quarrying:Habitat destruction, disturbance and/or modification due to mining activities Acronychia littoralis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ax) [Internet].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Human induced disturbance due to unspecified activities Border Ranges Rainforest Biodiversity Management Plan - NSW & Queensland (NSW Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water (NSW DECCW), 2010n) [State Recovery Plan].
Northern Rivers Regional Biodiversity Management Plan (NSW Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water (NSW DECCW), 2010p) [State Recovery Plan].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Mechanical disturbance during construction, maintanance or recreational activities Acronychia littoralis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ax) [Internet].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Recreational Activities:Disturbance, especially from human recreational activities and development Species Recovery Plan: Acronychia littoralis (Hunter, J, A. Jay, N. Nicholson, H. Nicholson & S. Horton, 1992?) [Cwlth Recovery Plan - Adopted].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Recreational Activities:Habitat disturbance from recreational vehicle use Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Acronychia littoralis (Scented Acronychia) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008hh) [Conservation Advice].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Protasparagus densiflorus (Asparagus Fern, Sprengeri Fern) Acronychia littoralis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ax) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Lantana camara (Lantana, Common Lantana, Kamara Lantana, Large-leaf Lantana, Pink Flowered Lantana, Red Flowered Lantana, Red-Flowered Sage, White Sage, Wild Sage) Acronychia littoralis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ax) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Ochna serrulata (Ochna, Mickey Mouse Bush, Mickey Mouse Plant, Birds Eye Bush) Acronychia littoralis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ax) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Chrysanthemoides monilifera (Bitou Bush, Boneseed) Acronychia littoralis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ax) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Cinnamomum camphora (Camphor Laurel, Camphor Tree, Gum Camphor, True Camphor, Japanese Camphor, Formosa Camphor, Shiu Leaf) Acronychia littoralis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ax) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation by weeds Acronychia littoralis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ax) [Internet].
Species Recovery Plan: Acronychia littoralis (Hunter, J, A. Jay, N. Nicholson, H. Nicholson & S. Horton, 1992?) [Cwlth Recovery Plan - Adopted].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Predation, competition, habitat degradation and/or spread of pathogens by introduced species Acronychia littoralis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ax) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Presence of pathogens and resulting disease Acronychia littoralis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ax) [Internet].
Border Ranges Rainforest Biodiversity Management Plan - NSW & Queensland (NSW Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water (NSW DECCW), 2010n) [State Recovery Plan].
Northern Rivers Regional Biodiversity Management Plan (NSW Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water (NSW DECCW), 2010p) [State Recovery Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Dams and Water Management/Use:Alteration of hydrological regimes and water quality Acronychia littoralis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ax) [Internet].
Natural System Modifications:Dams and Water Management/Use:Alteration of hydrological regimes including flooding Species Recovery Plan: Acronychia littoralis (Hunter, J, A. Jay, N. Nicholson, H. Nicholson & S. Horton, 1992?) [Cwlth Recovery Plan - Adopted].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate and/or changed fire regimes (frequency, timing, intensity) Acronychia littoralis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ax) [Internet].
Species Recovery Plan: Acronychia littoralis (Hunter, J, A. Jay, N. Nicholson, H. Nicholson & S. Horton, 1992?) [Cwlth Recovery Plan - Adopted].
Border Ranges Rainforest Biodiversity Management Plan - NSW & Queensland (NSW Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water (NSW DECCW), 2010n) [State Recovery Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate prescribed regimes and/or vegetation management to control fire regimes Species Recovery Plan: Acronychia littoralis (Hunter, J, A. Jay, N. Nicholson, H. Nicholson & S. Horton, 1992?) [Cwlth Recovery Plan - Adopted].
Natural System Modifications:Natural System Modifications:Indirect and direct habitat loss due to human activities Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Acronychia littoralis (Scented Acronychia) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008hh) [Conservation Advice].
Species Stresses:Indirect Species Effects:Low numbers of individuals Acronychia littoralis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ax) [Internet].
Transportation and Service Corridors:Utility and Service Lines:Powerline easement maintenance and construction; mortality due to collision with powerlines Species Recovery Plan: Acronychia littoralis (Hunter, J, A. Jay, N. Nicholson, H. Nicholson & S. Horton, 1992?) [Cwlth Recovery Plan - Adopted].

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Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Acronychia littoralis in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Sat, 23 Aug 2014 04:31:41 +1000.