Listing and transfer of 12 species

Date published: 
Wed, 01/15/2014 - 10:30

The Minister has recently approved the listing and transfer of 12 species under the EPBC Act.

Acacia purpureopetala (a shrub) - transfer from vulnerable to critically endangered

Barbarea australis (native wintercress) - transfer from critically endangered to endangered

Correa eburnean (Deep Creek correa) – list as endangered

Discocharopa vigens (land snail) – list as critically endangered

Diuris flavescens (an orchid) – list as critically endangered

Genoplesium baueri (brittle midge orchid) – list as endangered

Micropathus kiernani (southern sandstone cave cricket) – list as critically endangered

Oreixenica ptunarra (Ptunarra brown butterfly) – list as endangered

Phlegmariurus squarrosus (rock tassel-fern) – transfer from endangered to critically endangered

Pomaderris vacciniifolia (a shrub) – list as critically endangered

Prasophyllum innubum (Brandy Mary’s leek-orchid) – list as critically endangered

Prasophyllum keltonii (Kelton’s leek-orchid) – list as critically endangered