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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 as Caladenia amoena
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 Recovery Plan for twelve threatened spider orchids Caladenia R. Br. Taxa of Vic and SA - 2000-2004 (Todd, J.A., 2000) [Recovery Plan] as Caladenia amoena.
 
Other EPBC Act Plans Threat abatement plan for competition and land degradation by rabbits (Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts (DEWHA), 2008adh) [Threat Abatement Plan].
 
Policy Statements and Guidelines Draft survey guidelines for Australia's threatened orchids (Department of the Environment, 2013b) [Admin Guideline].
 
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] as Caladenia amoena.
 
State Government
    Documents and Websites
VIC:Flora and Fauna Guarantee Action Statement 103 - Twelve threatened Spider-orchids Caladenia species (Todd, J., 2004) [State Recovery Plan].
State Listing Status
VIC: Listed as Threatened (Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 (Victoria): May 2014 list) as Caladenia amoena
Non-statutory Listing Status
VIC: Listed as Endangered (Advisory List of Rare or Threatened Plants in Victoria: 2005)
Scientific name Caladenia amoena [64502]
Family Orchidaceae:Orchidales:Liliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author D.L.Jones
Infraspecies author  
Reference Jones, D.L. (1994) New species of Orchidaceae from south-eastern Australia. Muelleria 8(2): 177
Other names Arachnorchis amoena [76192]
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 Caladenia amoena in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006du) [Internet].
Biological Resource Use:Gathering Terrestrial Plants:Illegal collection Recovery Plan for twelve threatened spider orchids Caladenia R. Br. Taxa of Vic and SA - 2000-2004 (Todd, J.A., 2000) [Recovery Plan].
Energy Production and Mining:Mining and Quarrying:Habitat destruction, disturbance and/or modification due to mining activities Recovery Plan for twelve threatened spider orchids Caladenia R. Br. Taxa of Vic and SA - 2000-2004 (Todd, J.A., 2000) [Recovery Plan].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Recreational Activities:Disturbance, especially from human recreational activities and development Recovery Plan for twelve threatened spider orchids Caladenia R. Br. Taxa of Vic and SA - 2000-2004 (Todd, J.A., 2000) [Recovery Plan].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Recreational Activities:Habitat disturbance from recreational vehicle use Recovery Plan for twelve threatened spider orchids Caladenia R. Br. Taxa of Vic and SA - 2000-2004 (Todd, J.A., 2000) [Recovery Plan].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Recreational Activities:Soil disturbance and/or trampling due to bushwalking Recovery Plan for twelve threatened spider orchids Caladenia R. Br. Taxa of Vic and SA - 2000-2004 (Todd, J.A., 2000) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Oryctolagus cuniculus (Rabbit, European Rabbit) Recovery Plan for the Charming Spider orchid Caladenia amoena 1998-2002 (Backhouse, G., Beardsell, C., Tonkinson, D. & French, G., 1998) [Recovery Plan].
Recovery Plan for twelve threatened spider orchids Caladenia R. Br. Taxa of Vic and SA - 2000-2004 (Todd, J.A., 2000) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Briza maxima (Quaking Grass, Blowfly Grass) Recovery Plan for twelve threatened spider orchids Caladenia R. Br. Taxa of Vic and SA - 2000-2004 (Todd, J.A., 2000) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Chrysanthemoides monilifera (Bitou Bush, Boneseed) Recovery Plan for twelve threatened spider orchids Caladenia R. Br. Taxa of Vic and SA - 2000-2004 (Todd, J.A., 2000) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation by weeds Recovery Plan for twelve threatened spider orchids Caladenia R. Br. Taxa of Vic and SA - 2000-2004 (Todd, J.A., 2000) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation caused by marine invertebrates Recovery Plan for twelve threatened spider orchids Caladenia R. Br. Taxa of Vic and SA - 2000-2004 (Todd, J.A., 2000) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or predation by birds Caladenia amoena in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006du) [Internet].
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 Recovery Plan for twelve threatened spider orchids Caladenia R. Br. Taxa of Vic and SA - 2000-2004 (Todd, J.A., 2000) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Problematic Native Species:Competition and/or predation by birds Caladenia amoena in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006du) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Problematic Native Species:Competition, predation and/or habitat degradation by kangaroos and wallabies Recovery Plan for the Charming Spider orchid Caladenia amoena 1998-2002 (Backhouse, G., Beardsell, C., Tonkinson, D. & French, G., 1998) [Recovery Plan].
Recovery Plan for twelve threatened spider orchids Caladenia R. Br. Taxa of Vic and SA - 2000-2004 (Todd, J.A., 2000) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Problematic Native Species:Negative impact from animals Recovery Plan for twelve threatened spider orchids Caladenia R. Br. Taxa of Vic and SA - 2000-2004 (Todd, J.A., 2000) [Recovery Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate and/or changed fire regimes (frequency, timing, intensity) Recovery Plan for twelve threatened spider orchids Caladenia R. Br. Taxa of Vic and SA - 2000-2004 (Todd, J.A., 2000) [Recovery Plan].
Protected status:Protected status:Lack of secure conservation land tenure Recovery Plan for twelve threatened spider orchids Caladenia R. Br. Taxa of Vic and SA - 2000-2004 (Todd, J.A., 2000) [Recovery Plan].
Residential and Commercial Development:Housing and Urban Areas:Habitat loss, modification and fragmentation due to urban development Recovery Plan for the Charming Spider orchid Caladenia amoena 1998-2002 (Backhouse, G., Beardsell, C., Tonkinson, D. & French, G., 1998) [Recovery Plan].
Recovery Plan for twelve threatened spider orchids Caladenia R. Br. Taxa of Vic and SA - 2000-2004 (Todd, J.A., 2000) [Recovery Plan].
Residential and Commercial Development:Residential and Commercial Development:Habitat modification (clearance and degradation) due to urban development Caladenia amoena in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006du) [Internet].
Species Stresses:Indirect Species Effects:Low numbers of individuals Caladenia amoena in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006du) [Internet].
Recovery Plan for twelve threatened spider orchids Caladenia R. Br. Taxa of Vic and SA - 2000-2004 (Todd, J.A., 2000) [Recovery Plan].

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Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Caladenia amoena in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:21:35 +1000.