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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
Recovery Plan Decision Recovery Plan required, included on the Commenced List (1/11/2009).
 
Adopted/Made Recovery Plans National recovery plan for the Thick-margined Leucopogon (Leucopogon marginatus) (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2009t) [Recovery Plan].
 
Other EPBC Act Plans Threat abatement plan for disease in natural ecosystems caused by Phytophthora cinnamomi (Department of the Environment, 2014a) [Threat Abatement 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
WA:Declared Rare and Poorly Known Flora in the Narrogin District (Durell, G.S. & R.M. Buehrig, 2001) [State Species Management Plan].
WA:Declared Rare or Poorly Known Flora in the Geraldton District (Patrick, S.J., 2001) [State Species Management Plan].
State Listing Status
WA: Listed as Endangered (Wildlife Conservation Act 1950 (Western Australia): September 2013)
Scientific name Leucopogon marginatus [12527]
Family Epacridaceae:Ericales:Magnoliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author W.Fitzg.
Infraspecies author  
Reference Journal of the West Australian Natural History Society 1 (May 1904) 27.
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.

Illustrations Google Images

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:Habitat modification and disturbance due to fencing National recovery plan for the Thick-margined Leucopogon (Leucopogon marginatus) (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2009t) [Recovery Plan].
Agriculture and Aquaculture:Livestock Farming and Grazing:Grazing pressures and associated habitat changes National recovery plan for the Thick-margined Leucopogon (Leucopogon marginatus) (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2009t) [Recovery Plan].
Climate Change and Severe Weather:Habitat Shifting and Alteration:Habitat loss, modification and/or degradation National recovery plan for the Thick-margined Leucopogon (Leucopogon marginatus) (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2009t) [Recovery Plan].
Energy Production and Mining:Mining and Quarrying:Habitat modification through open cut mining/quarrying activities National recovery plan for the Thick-margined Leucopogon (Leucopogon marginatus) (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2009t) [Recovery Plan].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Inappropriate disturbance regimes National recovery plan for the Thick-margined Leucopogon (Leucopogon marginatus) (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2009t) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Oryctolagus cuniculus (Rabbit, European Rabbit) National recovery plan for the Thick-margined Leucopogon (Leucopogon marginatus) (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2009t) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation by weeds National recovery plan for the Thick-margined Leucopogon (Leucopogon marginatus) (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2009t) [Recovery Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate and/or changed fire regimes (frequency, timing, intensity) National recovery plan for the Thick-margined Leucopogon (Leucopogon marginatus) (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2009t) [Recovery Plan].
Pollution:Airborne Agricultural pollutants:Fertiliser drift National recovery plan for the Thick-margined Leucopogon (Leucopogon marginatus) (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2009t) [Recovery Plan].
Pollution:Airborne Agricultural pollutants:Herbicide drift National recovery plan for the Thick-margined Leucopogon (Leucopogon marginatus) (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2009t) [Recovery Plan].
Transportation and Service Corridors:Roads and Railroads:Development and/or maintenance of roads National recovery plan for the Thick-margined Leucopogon (Leucopogon marginatus) (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2009t) [Recovery Plan].
Transportation and Service Corridors:Utility and Service Lines:Powerline easement maintenance and construction; mortality due to collision with powerlines National recovery plan for the Thick-margined Leucopogon (Leucopogon marginatus) (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2009t) [Recovery Plan].
Uncategorised:Uncategorised:threats not specified Leucopogon marginatus in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006pg) [Internet].

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Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Leucopogon marginatus in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Sun, 20 Apr 2014 06:44:51 +1000.