Endangered Insects of Australia
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Common Name Range ***
Ancient Greenling Australia (Tasmania and Victoria)
Angled Tiger Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Australian Ant Australia
Beautiful Petaltail Australia (Queensland)
Cromwell Chafer Beetle New Zealand
Crow Tiger Solomon Islands
Giant Torrent Midge Australia
Graphium spp. (1) India, Indian Ocean (Comoro Islands), Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands
Illidge's Ant-blue (Butterfly) Australia
Lichen Weevil Papua New Guinea
Lord Howe Island Stick-insect Australia
Moerner's Swallowtail Butterfly Papua New Guinea
Mount Donna Buang Wingless Stonefly Australia
Mount Kosciusko Wingless Stonefly Australia
Queen Alexandra's Birdwing Butterfly Papua New Guinea
Small Fanwinged Katydid Australia
Southern Tailed Birdwing Papua New Guinea
Strumigenys xenos Australia, New Zealand
Sydney Hawk Dragonfly Australia (New South Wales)
Tasmanian Torrent Midge Australia (Tasmania)
Wetapunga New Zealand
Zaprochilus ninae Australia
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**What insects are listed here?:

The Australia section of this site lists the folllowing insects appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Insects that dwell in or migrate to any region found on the Australian continent and any nearby islands.
  • Insects that dwell in or travel to New Zealand and any nearby islands.
  • Insects that dwell in Papua New Guinea and nearby islands (east of Indonesia).

This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total count of species found on this site as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, please visit our About EEC page.

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