Endangered Insects of Australia
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Show all insects of concern in Australia.
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Common Name Range ***
Ancient Greenling Australia (Tasmania and Victoria)
Angled Tiger Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Australian Ant Australia
Austrosaga spinifer Australia
Bathurst Copper 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
Hemisaga spp. (3) Australia
Illidge's Ant-blue (Butterfly) Australia
Ixalodectes flectocercus Australia
Kawanphila pachomai Australia
Kyidris media Papua New Guinea
Kyidris yaleogyna Papua New Guinea
Large Blue Lake Mayfly 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
Myrmecia inquilina Australia
Nanodectes bulbicercus Australia
New Ireland Yellow Tiger Papua New Guinea
Pachysaga spp. (2) Australia
Phasmodes jeeba Australia
Pitt Island Longhorn Beetle New Zealand
Poor Knights Weta New Zealand
Psacadonotus insulanus Australia
Queen Alexandra's Birdwing Butterfly Papua New Guinea
Rhantus alutaceus New Caledonia
Schayer's Grasshopper Australia
Schneider's Surprise Solomon Islands
Small Fanwinged Katydid Australia
Southern Tailed Birdwing Papua New Guinea
Spartan Crow Papua New Guinea
Stephens Island Weta New Zealand
Strumigenys xenos Australia, New Zealand
Sydney Hawk Dragonfly Australia (New South Wales)
Tasmanian Torrent Midge Australia (Tasmania)
Tasmanoplectron isolatum Australia
Throscodectes spp. (2) Australia
Thylacine Darner Australia
Wetapunga New Zealand
Windbalea viride Australia
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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