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 Critically Endangered as Phlegmariurus squarrosus|
|Listing and Conservation Advices||
Commonwealth Conservation Advice for Phlegmariurus squarrosus (Rock Tassel-fern) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee (TSSC), 2014z) [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 (25/01/2014).
|Adopted/Made Recovery Plans|
Federal Register of
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 Huperzia squarrosa.
Amendment to the list of threatened species under section 178 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (156) (Commonwealth of Australia, 2013y) [Legislative Instrument] as Phlegmariurus squarrosus.
Amendment to the list of threatened species, ecological communities and key threatening processes under sections 178, 181 and 183 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (152) (Commonwealth of Australia, 2014c) [Legislative Instrument] as Phlegmariurus squarrosus.
|State Listing Status||
|Scientific name||Phlegmariurus squarrosus |
|Species author||(G.Forst.) A.Love & D.Love|
|Reference||Love, A. & Love, D., (1977) Taxon 26: 324 [comb. nov.]|
Lycopodium squarrosum f. hippuroides 
Lycopodium squarrosum 
Huperzia squarrosa 
This is an indicative distribution map of the present distribution of the species based on best available knowledge. See map caveat for more information.
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||
Personal Communication (Bostock, P.D., 2001) [Personal Communication].
Huperzia squarrosa in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006lx) [Internet].
|Biological Resource Use:Gathering Terrestrial Plants:Commercial harvest||Huperzia squarrosa in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006lx) [Internet].|
|Biological Resource Use:Logging and Wood Harvesting:Habitat disturbance due to foresty activities||Personal Communication (Bostock, P.D., 2001) [Personal Communication].|
|Biological Resource Use:Logging and Wood Harvesting:Habitat loss, modification and degradation due to timber harvesting||Huperzia squarrosa in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006lx) [Internet].|
|Climate Change and Severe Weather:Storms and Flooding:Natural events such as storms and cyclones leading to habitat destruction and flora/fauna mortality||Huperzia squarrosa in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006lx) [Internet].|
|Ecosystem/Community Stresses:Indirect Ecosystem Effects:Restricted geographical distribution (area of occupancy and extent of occurrence)|
|Species Stresses:Indirect Species Effects:Low fecundity, reproductive rate and/or poor recruitment|
|Species Stresses:Indirect Species Effects:Low numbers of individuals||Personal Communication (Bostock, P.D., 2001) [Personal Communication].|
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Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Phlegmariurus squarrosus in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Sat, 30 Aug 2014 12:03:03 +1000.