Changes made to wildlife categories on 22 August 2020

The Species Technical Committee (STC) has assessed the status of 31 fauna species and 87 flora species in accordance with the requirements of the Nature Conservation Act 1992 as well as best practice international species reclassification guidelines (see tables below).

Reclassification of 31 fauna species

Taxon

Common name

Former Qld status

New Qld status

Anilios insperatus

Fassifern blind snake

Vulnerable

Critically endangered

Anthochaera phrygia

regent honeyeater

Endangered

Critically endangered

Bettongia gaimardi gaimardi

eastern bettong

Extinct in the wild

Extinct

Bettongia lesueur graii

burrowing bettong

Extinct in the wild

Extinct

Calidris ferruginea

curlew sandpiper

Endangered

Critically endangered

Calidris tenuirostris

great knot

Endangered

Critically endangered

Concinnia frerei

Bartle Frere bar- sided skink

Vulnerable

Endangered

Cophixalus concinnus

elegant frog

Vulnerable

Critically endangered

Cophixalus hosmeri

rattling nursery frog

Near threatened

Critically endangered

Cophixalus mcdonaldi

Mount Elliot nursery frog

Vulnerable

Critically endangered

Cophixalus monticola

mountain-top nursery frog

Vulnerable

Critically endangered

Cophixalus neglectus

neglected nursery frog

Vulnerable

Critically endangered

Cryptoblepharus fuhni

Fuhn's snake-eyed skink

Vulnerable

Least concern

Ctenotus serotinus

gravel-downs ctenotus

Vulnerable

Critically endangered

Reclassification of 87 flora species

Taxon

Former Qld status

New Qld status

Acacia castorum

Least concern

Critically endangered

Acacia deuteroneura

Endangered

Critically endangered

Acacia forsteri

Least concern

Critically endangered

Amblovenatum immersum

Endangered

Critically endangered

Amblovenatum tildeniae

Least concern

Critically endangered

Apatophyllum flavovirens

Endangered

Critically endangered

Backhousia tetraptera

Least concern

Critically endangered

Boronia grimshawii

Vulnerable

Critically endangered

Borya inopinata

Endangered

Critically endangered

Brachychiton guymeri

Endangered

Critically endangered

Brachychiton sp. Ormeau (L.H.Bird AQ435851)

Endangered

Critically endangered

Bruguiera hainesii

Least concern

Critically endangered

Coleus acariformis

Least concern

Critically endangered

Coleus insularis

Least concern

Critically endangered

Coleus minutus

Vulnerable

Critically endangered

Commersonia beeronensis

Vulnerable

Critically endangered

Commersonia inglewoodensis

Endangered

Critically endangered

Commersonia leiperi

Vulnerable

Endangered

Commersonia pearnii

Endangered

Critically endangered

Legend and aids to interpretation
ReferenceAid to interpretation
Extinct in the wild (X) See decision criteria
Endangered (E) See decision criteria
Critically endangered (CE)See decision criteria
Vulnerable (V) See decision criteria
Near threatened (NT) See decision criteria
Least concern (LC) See decision criteria

Queensland threatened species listing

View a full list of Queensland threatened species by wildlife class and year.