Summary of proposed changes to listings – Mammals

* Refer to the IUCN categories

Common name Scientific name Current TPWCA (2012) status * Proposed TPWCA (2020) status * Current EPBCA status * Reason for change
Brush-tailed Bettong Bettongia penicillata EX EN,
EX in the NT
EN (as B. p. ogilbyi) Extinct in NT but not nationally.
Brush-tailed Mulgara Dasycercus blythi VU LC Not listed Remove from list because not nationally threatened.
Kowari, Brushy-tailed Marsupial Rat, Byrne's Crest-tailed Marsupial Rat Dasyuroides byrnei EX VU,
EX in the NT
VU Extinct in NT but not nationally.
Chuditch, Western Quoll Dasyurus geoffroii EX VU,
EX in the NT
VU Extinct in NT but not nationally.
Northern Leaf-nosed Bat, Lesser Wart-nosed Horseshoe-bat Hipposideros stenotis VU NT Not listed Remove from list because not nationally threatened.
Mala, Rufous Hare-Wallaby (Central Australia) Lagorchestes hirsutus Central Australian subspecies EX in the Wild EN,
EX in the Wild in the NT
EN Extinct in NT but not nationally.
Black-footed Tree-rat (Kimberley and Mainland Northern Territory) Mesembriomys gouldii gouldii VU
(as M. gouldii)
EN EN Align with national EPBCA status.
Black-footed Tree-rat (Melville Island)Mesembriomys gouldii melvillensisVU
(as M. gouldii)
VUVUAlign with national EPBCA status.
Numbat Myrmecobius fasciatus EX EN,
EX in the NT
EN Extinct in NT but not nationally.
Fawn Hopping-mouse, Ooarri Notomys cervinus EX LC,
EX in the NT
Not listed Extinct in NT but not nationally.
Itjaritjari, Southern Marsupial Mole, Yitjarritjarri Notoryctes typhlops VU LC Not listed Remove from list because not nationally threatened.
Nabarlek (Top End) Petrogale concinna canescens VU
(as P. concinna)
EN EN Align with national EPBCA status.
Nabarlek (Victoria River District) Petrogale concinna concinna VU
(as P. concinna)
CR (PE)CR Align with national EPBCA status.
Red-tailed Phascogale Phascogale calura EX VU,
EX in the NT
VU Extinct in NT but not nationally.
Shark Bay Mouse, Djoongari, Alice Springs Mouse Pseudomys fieldi EX VU,
EX in the NT
VU Extinct in NT but not nationally.
Canefield Rat, Minkala PDF (163.8 KB) Rattus sordidus CR LC,
EX in the NT
Not listed Reassessed IUCN criteria and category for listing.
Long-tailed Dunnart Sminthopsis longicaudata VU NT Not listed Remove from list because not nationally threatened.
Sandhill Dunnart Sminthopsis psammophila DD EN EN Align with national EPBCA status.
Carpentarian Rock-rat, AywalirroomooZyzomys palatalis CR EN EN Reassessed IUCN criteria and category for listing.
Central Rock-rat, AntinaZyzomys pedunculatus EN CR CR Reassessed IUCN criteria and category for listing.

Changes between non-threatened categories are proposed for a number of additional species. View the justifications for these changes.

Other taxa considered

This is the list of other taxa considered by panel, but no change recommended.

* Refer to the IUCN categories

Common name Scientific name Current TPWCA (2012) status * Proposed TPWCA (2020) * Current EPBCA status * Comment
Ghost Bat Macroderma gigas NT No change VU Remain misaligned until reassessed nationally.
Northern Brush-tailed Phascogale Phascogale pirata EN No change VU
Carpentarian Pseudantechinus Pseudantechinus mimulus NT No change Not listed Remain misaligned until reassessed nationally.

Last updated: 25 January 2021

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