Biodiversity

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 as Oreixenica ptunarra
Listing and Conservation Advices Commonwealth Listing Advice for Oreixenica ptunarra (Ptunarra Brown Butterfly) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee (TSSC), 2014k) [Listing Advice].
 
Commonwealth Conservation Advice for Oreixenica ptunarra (Ptunarra Brown Butterfly) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee (TSSC), 2014u) [Conservation Advice].
 
Recovery Plan Decision Recovery Plan not required, the approved conservation advice for the species provides sufficient direction to implement priority actions and mitigate against key threats. There is a 1998 state recovery plan for the species (24/01/2014).
 
Adopted/Made Recovery Plans
Federal Register of
    Legislative Instruments
Amendment to the list of threatened species, threatened ecological communities and key threatening processes under sections 178, 181 and 183 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (149) (Commonwealth of Australia, 2014b) [Legislative Instrument] as Oreixenica ptunarra.
 
State Government
    Documents and Websites
TAS:Oreixenica ptunarra (Ptunarra Brown, Ptunarra Brown Butterfly, Ptunarra Xenica): Species Management Profile for Tasmania's Threatened Species Link (Threatened Species Section (TSS), 2014uy) [State Action Plan].
State Listing Status
TAS: Listed as Vulnerable (Threatened Species Protection Act 1995 (Tasmania): September 2012 list) as Oreixenica ptunarra
Scientific name Oreixenica ptunarra [26327]
Family Nymphalidae:Lepidoptera:Insecta:Arthropoda:Animalia
Species author Couchman, 1953
Infraspecies author  
Reference Braby, M.F. 2000. The Butterflies of Australia, their identification, biology and distribution. Melbourne : CSIRO Publishing xx 976 pp.
Other names Oriexenica ptunarra [66808]
Oreixenica ptunarra angeli [77753]
Oreixenica ptunarra ptunarra [77754]
Oreixenica ptunarra roonina [77755]
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
http://www.ento.csiro.au/aicn/name_s/b_2966.htm

No threats data available.

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This database is designed to provide statutory, biological and ecological information on species and ecological communities, migratory species, marine species, and species and species products subject to international trade and commercial use protected under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (the EPBC Act). It has been compiled from a range of sources including listing advice, recovery plans, published literature and individual experts. While reasonable efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of the information, no guarantee is given, nor responsibility taken, by the Commonwealth for its accuracy, currency or completeness. The Commonwealth does not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage that may be occasioned directly or indirectly through the use of, or reliance on, the information contained in this database. The information contained in this database does not necessarily represent the views of the Commonwealth. This database is not intended to be a complete source of information on the matters it deals with. Individuals and organisations should consider all the available information, including that available from other sources, in deciding whether there is a need to make a referral or apply for a permit or exemption under the EPBC Act.

Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Oreixenica ptunarra in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:25:15 +1000.