Changes made to wildlife categories on 12 December 2014

The Species Technical Committee (STC) has assessed the status of 81 species of plants and 69 species of animals in accordance with the requirements of the Nature Conservation Act 1992 as well as best practice international species reclassification guidelines. The STC has recommended the reclassification of these species to reflect current scientific knowledge (see tables below).

Reclassification of 81 species of plants
TaxonFormer Qld StatusNew Qld Status
Acacia wardelliiVN
Actinotus paddisoniiNLC
Archidendron muellerianumNLC
Atriplex lobativalvisNLC
Austrobryonia argillicolaELC
Brasenia schreberiNLC
Caesalpinia robustaNLC
Calocephalus sonderiNLC
Cassia sp. (Paluma Range G.Sankowsky+ 450)NLC
Commersonia brevisetaNLC
Commersonia salviifoliaNLC
Cryptandra lanosifloraNLC
Ectrosia blakeiVLC
Eucalyptus michaelianaNLC
Eucalyptus raveretianaVLC
Euphorbia sarcostemmoidesVLC
Fatoua villosaNLC
Goodenia angustifoliaNLC
Helmholtzia glaberrimaNLC
Ichnanthus pallens var. majorNLC
Ilex sp. (Gadgarra B.P. Hyland RFK2011)NLC
Kunzea flavescensNLC
Lenbrassia australiana var. australianaNLC
Lenbrassia australiana var. glabrescensNLC
Leucopogon grandiflorusNLC
Lindsaea walkeraeNLC
Linospadix microcaryusNLC
Linospadix palmerianusNLC
Lysiana filifoliaNLC
Macropteranthes fitzalaniiNLC
Marsdenia hemipteraNLC
Neololeba atraNLC
Notelaea pungensNLC
Olearia gravisNLC
Operculina browniiNLC
Ozothamnus whiteiNLC
Pandanus gemmiferNLC
Paspalidium scabrifoliumNLC
Peperomia bellendenkerensisNLC
Peripleura scabraNLC
Peripleura sericeaNLC
Persoonia volcanicaNLC
Philotheca sporadicaVN
Phyllanthus sauropodoidesNLC
Plectranthus alloplectusNLC
Plectranthus spectabilisNLC
Polygala pycnanthaNLC
Polyosma rigidiusculaNLC
Pothos brassiiNLC
Pseuduvaria froggattiiNLC
Pseuduvaria mulgraveana var. glabrescensNLC
Pseuduvaria mulgraveana var. mulgraveanaNLC
Pseuduvaria villosaNLC
Psychotria lorentziiNNot protected
Pterocarpus indicusLCNot protected
Pterostylis woollsiiNLC
Ptilotus pseudohelipteroidesNLC
Pultenaea pycnocephalaNLC
Rhamphicarpa australiensisNLC
Rhodamnia pauciovulataNLC
Rourea brachyandraNLC
Ryticaryum longifoliumNLC
Sarcopteryx acuminataNLC
Schizomeria whiteiNLC
Schoenus scabripesNLC
Sclerolaena blackianaNLC
Sclerolaena walkeriVLC
Senna acclinisNLC
Sesbania erubescensNLC
Sporobolus partimpatensNLC
Syzygium malaccenseNLC
Thaleropia queenslandicaNLC
Thelionema grandeNLC
Thryptomene hexandraNLC
Trachymene glandulosaVN
Wahlenbergia glabraNLC
Wahlenbergia islensisNLC
Wendlandia basistamineaNLC
Westringia amabilisNLC
Xerothamnella parvifoliaVLC
Zornia pallidaNLC
Reclassification of 69 species of animals
TaxonFormer QLD StatusNew QLD Status
Accipiter novaehollandiaeNLC
Aerodramus terraereginaeNLC
Anomalopus plutoNLC
Antaioserpens warro (formerly Simoselaps warro)NLC
Antechinus godmaniNLC
Antechinus leoNLC
Assa darlingtoniNLC
Chalinolobus picatusNLC
Cisticola juncidis normaniNLC
Climacteris erythropsNLC
Concinnia amplus (formerly Eulamprus amplus)NLC
Cocinnia tigrinus (formerly Eulamprus tigrinus)NLC
Coeranoscincus frontalisNLC
Coeranoscincus reticulatusNLC
Ctenotus ariadnaeNLC
Ctenotus septenarius (formerly Ctenotus aphrodite)NLC
Ctenotus zebrillaNLC
Cyclopsitta diophthalma marshalliNLC
Cyclorana verrucosaNLC
Delma labialisVLC
Dendrolagus lumholtziNLC
Dobsonia magna (formerly Dobsonia moluccensis)NLC
Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus australisNLC
Eroticoscincus graciloidesNLC
Furina barnardiNLC
Glaphyromorphus mjobergiNLC
Haematopus fuliginosusNLC
Harrisoniascincus ziaNLC
Hemibelideus lemuroidesNLC
Heteromunia pectoralisNLC
Kerivoula papuensisNLC
Kyarranus loveridgeiNLC
Lampropholis robertsiNLC
Lerista karlschmidtiNLC
Lerista wilkinsiNLC
Lewinia pectoralisNLC
Litoria brevipalmataNLC
Litoria revelataNLC
Lophoictinia isuraNLC
Melithreptus gularis gularisNLC
Melithreptus gularis laetiorNLC
Menura novaehollandiae edwardiiNLC
Neophema pulchellaNLC
Nettapus coromandelianus albipennisNLC
Nyctophilus walkeriNLC
Ninox rufa queenslandicaVLC
Nyctimene cephalotesNDelisted
Ophioscincus cooloolensisNLC
Oxyuranus microlepidotusNLC
Paradelma orientalisVLC
Petrogale mareebaNLC
Petrogale sharmaniEV
Phalanger mimicusNLC
Pseudechis collettiNLC
Pseudochirops archeriNLC
Pseudochirulus cinereusNLC
Pseudochirulus herbertensisNLC
Pyrrholaemus brunneusNLC
Ramphotyphlops broomiNLC
Saccolaimus mixtusNLC
Saproscincus roseiNLC
Saproscincus spectabilisNLC
Spilocuscus maculatus nudicaudatusNLC
Sterna albifrons sinensisELC
Stictonetta naevosaNLC
Tadorna radjah rufitergumNLC
Taphozous australisVN
Tyto tenebricosa tenebricosaNLC
Uvidicolus sphyrurus (formerly Nephrurus sphyrurus)NLC
Legend and aids to interpretation
ReferenceAid to interpretation
extinct in the wildSee decision criteria
endangeredSee decision criteria
vulnerableSee decision criteria
near threatenedSee decision criteria
least concernSee decision criteria