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Species Profile and Threats Database


For information to assist proponents in referral, environmental assessments and compliance issues, refer to the Policy Statements and Guidelines (where available), the Conservation Advice (where available) or the Listing Advice (where available).
 
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, this species had a recovery plan in force at the time the legislation provided for the Minister to decide whether or not to have a recovery plan (19/2/2007).
 
Adopted/Made Recovery Plans Irenepharsus trypherus (Illawarra Irene) Recovery Plan (NSW Department of Environment and Conservation, 2005a) [Recovery Plan].
 
Other EPBC Act Plans Threat Abatement Plan for competition and land degradation by unmanaged goats (Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts (DEWHA), 2008ada) [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
NSW:Illawarra Irene - profile (NSW Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water (NSW DECCW), 2005gh) [Internet].
NSW:Irenepharsus trypherus Threatened Species Information (NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NSW NPWS), 2004d) [Information Sheet].
NSW:Environmental Impact Assessment Guidelines - Irenepharsus trypherus (NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NSW NPWS), 2005g) [Internet].
State Listing Status
NSW: Listed as Endangered (Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 (New South Wales): December 2013 list)
Scientific name Irenepharsus trypherus [14664]
Family Brassicaceae:Capparales:Magnoliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author Hewson
Infraspecies author  
Reference Flora of Australia 8 (9 Dec. 1982) 391.
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:Land clearing, habitat fragmentation and/or habitat degradation Irenepharsus trypherus (Illawarra Irene) Recovery Plan (NSW Department of Environment and Conservation, 2005a) [Recovery Plan].
Agriculture and Aquaculture:Livestock Farming and Grazing:Grazing pressures and associated habitat changes Irenepharsus trypherus (Illawarra Irene) Recovery Plan (NSW Department of Environment and Conservation, 2005a) [Recovery Plan].
Agriculture and Aquaculture:Livestock Farming and Grazing:Habitat alteration (vegetation, soil, hydrology) due to trampling and grazing by livestock Irenepharsus trypherus (Illawarra Irene) Recovery Plan (NSW Department of Environment and Conservation, 2005a) [Recovery Plan].
Climate Change and Severe Weather:Climate Change and Severe Weather:Climate change altering atmosphere/hydrosphere temperatures, rainfall patterns and/or frequency of severe weather events Irenepharsus trypherus (Illawarra Irene) Recovery Plan (NSW Department of Environment and Conservation, 2005a) [Recovery Plan].
Ecosystem/Community Stresses:Ecosystem Degradation:Decline in habitat quality Irenepharsus trypherus (Illawarra Irene) Recovery Plan (NSW Department of Environment and Conservation, 2005a) [Recovery Plan].
Ecosystem/Community Stresses:Ecosystem Degradation:Habitat deterioration due to soil degradation and erosion Irenepharsus trypherus (Illawarra Irene) Recovery Plan (NSW Department of Environment and Conservation, 2005a) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Ageratina riparia (Mistflower, Mist Flower, Creeping Croftonweed, River Eupatorium, Spreading Mistflower) Irenepharsus trypherus (Illawarra Irene) Recovery Plan (NSW Department of Environment and Conservation, 2005a) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Delairea odorata (Cape Ivy, German Ivy, Parlor Ivy, Italian Ivy, Ivy Groundsel Mile-a-minute) Irenepharsus trypherus (Illawarra Irene) Recovery Plan (NSW Department of Environment and Conservation, 2005a) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Lantana camara (Lantana, Common Lantana, Kamara Lantana, Large-leaf Lantana, Pink Flowered Lantana, Red Flowered Lantana, Red-Flowered Sage, White Sage, Wild Sage) Irenepharsus trypherus (Illawarra Irene) Recovery Plan (NSW Department of Environment and Conservation, 2005a) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation by weeds Irenepharsus trypherus (Illawarra Irene) Recovery Plan (NSW Department of Environment and Conservation, 2005a) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Grazing, tramping, competition and/or habitat degradation Capra hircus (Goat) Irenepharsus trypherus (Illawarra Irene) Recovery Plan (NSW Department of Environment and Conservation, 2005a) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Grazing, tramping, competition and/or habitat degradation Cervus elaphus (Red Deer) Irenepharsus trypherus (Illawarra Irene) Recovery Plan (NSW Department of Environment and Conservation, 2005a) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Predation, competition, habitat degradation and/or spread of pathogens by introduced species Irenepharsus trypherus (Illawarra Irene) Recovery Plan (NSW Department of Environment and Conservation, 2005a) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Problematic Native Species:Negative impact from animals Irenepharsus trypherus (Illawarra Irene) Recovery Plan (NSW Department of Environment and Conservation, 2005a) [Recovery Plan].

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Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Irenepharsus trypherus in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:58:34 +1000.