Determination to make minor amendments to the Schedules of the

Threatened Species Conservation Act

 

The Scientific Committee established under the Threatened Species Conservation Act has determined to amend or omit the descriptions of certain species referred to in paragraph (a) – (b) below pursuant to section 36A (1) (a) of the Act (being amendments or omissions that are necessary or desirable to reflect changes in the name of species, or a reclassification of any species into further species, as a result of taxonomic revision) and the descriptions of the species and populations referred to in paragraphs (c) – (f) below pursuant to section 36A (1) (b) of the Act (being amendments that are necessary or desirable to correct minor errors or omissions).

(a) Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Act (Endangered species) is amended as follows:

The references cited in the Reference list contain the reasons for these amendments or omissions.

Animals

Reference

Family

Omit from Schedule

Insert in Schedule

1

Molossidae

Mormopterus “Species 6”

Hairy-nosed Freetail Bat

Mormopterus eleryi Reardon and McKenzie, 2008

Bristle-faced free-tailed bat, Hairy-nosed Freetail Bat

 

Plants

Reference

Family

Omit from Schedule

Insert in Schedule

2, 3

Acanthaceae

Calophanoides hygrophiloides (F.Muell.) R. Barker

Harnieria hygrophiloides (F. Muell.) R.M. Barker

4, 5

Apiaceae

* Trachymene saniculifolia Stapf

* Trachymene scapigera (Domin) B.L. Burtt

6, 7

Goodeniaceae

Goodenia sp. ‘Nocoloeche’ (JLP 210)

Goodenia nocoleche Pellow & J.L. Porter

8

Myrsinaceae

* Rapanea sp. A Richmond River (J.H. Maiden & J.L. Boorman NSW 26751)

* Myrsine richmondensis Jackes

 

Ripple-leaf muttonwood

 

9

Podocarpaceae

* Microstrobos fitzgeraldii (F. Muell.) J. Garden & L. Johnson

* Pherosphaera fitzgeraldii (F. Muell.) F. Muell. ex Hook. f.

10, 11

Rubiaceae

Hedyotis galioides F. Muell.

Oldenlandia galioides (F. Muell.) F. Muell.

 

12, 13

Rubiaceae

Tarenna cameronii (C.T. White) Ali & Robbr.

Triflorensia cameronii (C.T. White) S.T. Reynolds

 


(b) Part 1 of Schedule 2 to the Act (Vulnerable species) is amended as follows:

Animals

Reference

Family

Omit from Schedule

Insert in Schedule

14, 15, 16

Vespertilionidae

Myotis adversus (Horsfield, 1824)

Large-footed Myotis

Myotis macropus (Gould, 1855)

 

Southern Myotis

 

Plants

Reference

Family

Omit from Schedule

 

17, 18

Proteaceae

* Hakea trineura F. Muell.

19

Rutaceae

* Bosistoa selwynii T. Hartley

19

Rutaceae

* Bosistoa transversa J. Bailey & C. White

* Bosistoa transversa J.F. Bailey & C.T. White sensu lato

20, 21

Sapotaceae

Amorphospermum whitei Aubrev.

Niemeyera whitei (Aubrev.) Jessup

References

1

Reardon T, Adams M, McKenzie N, Jenkins P (2008) A new species of Australian freetail bat Mormopterus eleryi sp. nov. (Chiroptera: Molossidae) and a taxonomic reappraisal of M. norfolkensis (Gray). Zootaxa 1875,1-31

2

NSW Flora online. Harnieria hygrophiloides. http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au Accessed on 24/10/2008

3

Australian Plant Name Index. Harnieria hygrophiloides. http://www.anbg.gov.au. Accessed 24/10/08

4

NSW Flora online. Trachymene scapigera. http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au Accessed on 23/10/2008

5

Australian Plant Name Index. Trachymene scapigera. http://www.anbg.gov.au. Accessed 23/10/08

6

NSW Flora online. Goodenia nocoleche. http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au Accessed on 24/10/2008

7

Australian Plant Name Index. Goodenia nocoleche. http://www.anbg.gov.au. Accessed 24/10/08

8

Jackes BR (2005) Revision of Myrsine (Myrsinaceae) in Australia Australian Systematic Botany 18, 399-438

9

Australian Plant Name Index. Pherosphaera fitzgeraldii. http://www.anbg.gov.au. Accessed 23/10/08

10

NSW Flora online. Oldenlandia galioides. http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au Accessed on 24/10/2008

11

Australian Plant Name Index. Hedyotis galioides. http://www.anbg.gov.au. Accessed 24/10/08

12

NSW Flora online. Triflorensia cameronii. http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au Accessed on 24/10/2008

13

Australian Plant Name Index. Triflorensia cameronii. http://www.anbg.gov.au. Accessed 24/10/08

14

H Parnaby in litt. 31/8/2006

15

Kitcherner DJ, Cooper N, Maryanto I (1995) The Myotis adversus (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) species complex in Eastern Indonesia, Australia, Papua New Guniea and the Solomon Islands. Records of the Western Australian Museum 17, 191-212

16

Cooper SJB, Day PR, Reardon T, Schulz M (2001). Assessment of species boundaries in Australian Myotis (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) using mitochondrial DNA. Journal of Mammology 82,328-338

17

Harden GJ (ed) (2002) Flora of New South Wales Revised Edition 2,70 (University of NSW:Sydney)

18

Australian Plant Name Index. Hakea trineura. http://www.anbg.gov.au. Accessed 23/10/08

19

Richards PG in Harden GJ (ed) (2002) Flora of New South Wales Revised Edition 2, 263 (University of NSW:Sydney)

20

NSW Flora online. Niemeyera whitei. http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au Accessed on 23/10/2008

21

Australian Plant Name Index. Niemeyera whitei. http://www.anbg.gov.au. Accessed 23/10/08


(c) Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Act (Endangered species) is amended as follows:

 

Plants

Family

Omit from Schedule

Insert in Schedule

Rutaceae

* Correa lawrenciana var. genoensis Paul G. Wilson

* Correa lawrenceana var. genoensis Paul G. Wilson

Orchidaceae

* Phaius tankarvilleae (Banks ex L’Her.) Blume

* Phaius tancarvilleae (Banks ex L’Her.) Blume

 

 

(d) Part 2 of Schedule 1 of the Act (Endangered populations) is amended as follows:

 

Animals

Amphibians

Family

Omit from Schedule

Insert in Schedule

Myobatrachidae

Adelotus brevis (Günther, 1863)

 

Tusked Frog population in the Nandewar and New England Tablelands Bioregions

Adelotus brevis (Günther, 1863)

 

Tusked Frog population in the Nandewar and New England Tableland Bioregions

 

Birds

Family

Omit from Schedule

Insert in Schedule

Cacatuidae

Callocephalon fimbriatum (Grant)

 

 

Gang-gang Cockatoo population in the Hornsby and Ku-ring-gai Local Government Areas

Callocephalon fimbriatum (Grant, 1803)

 

Gang-gang Cockatoo population in the Hornsby and Ku-ring-gai local government areas

 

Mammals

Family

Omit from Schedule

Insert in Schedule

Petauridae

Petaurus nofolcensis (Kerr, 1792)

 

Squirrel Glider in the Wagga Wagga Local Government Area

Petaurus norfolcensis (Kerr, 1792)

 

Squirrel Glider in the Wagga Wagga local government area

 

Plants

Family

Omit from Schedule

Insert in Schedule

Sterculiaceae

Keraudrenia corrolata var. denticulata (Steetz) Druce

Keraudrenia corrolata var. denticulata in the Hawkesbury Local Government Area

Keraudrenia corollata var. denticulata C.T. White

Keraudrenia corollata var. denticulata in the Hawkesbury local government area

 

 

 

(e) Part 1 of Schedule 2 of the Act (Vulnerable species) is amended as follows:

Animals

 

Amphibians

Family

Omit from Schedule

Insert in Schedule

Hylidae

* Litoria littlejohni A.W. White, Whitford & Mahony (1994)

* Litoria littlejohni A.W. White, Whitford & Mahony, 1994

 

 

Plants

 

Family

Omit from Schedule

Insert in Schedule

Asteraceae

* Brachycome muelleroides

G. Davis

* Brachyscome muelleroides

G. L. R. Davis

Asteraceae

* Brachycome papillosa G. Davis

* Brachyscome papillosa

G. L. R. Davis

 

(f) Schedule 3 of the Act (Key threatening processes) is amended as follows:

 

Omit: Predation by the European Red Fox Vulpes Vulpes (Linnaeus, 1758)

Insert: Predation by the European Red Fox Vulpes vulpes (Linnaeus, 1758)

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Richard Major

Chairperson

Scientific Committee

Proposed Gazettal date: 12/06/09

Exhibition period: 12/06/09 – 07/08/09

 

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