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Endangered Insects of Australia

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Common Name Range ***
Ancient GreenlingAustralia (Tasmania and Victoria)
Angled TigerPapua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Australian AntAustralia
Austrosaga spiniferAustralia
Bathurst CopperAustralia
Beautiful PetaltailAustralia (Queensland)
Cromwell Chafer BeetleNew Zealand
Crow TigerSolomon Islands
Giant Torrent MidgeAustralia
Graphium spp.Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Hemisaga spp. (3)Australia
Illidge's Ant-blue (Butterfly)Australia
Ixalodectes flectocercusAustralia
Kawanphila pachomaiAustralia
Kyidris mediaPapua New Guinea
Kyidris yaleogynaPapua New Guinea
Large Blue Lake MayflyAustralia
Lichen WeevilPapua New Guinea
Lord Howe Island Stick-insectAustralia
Moerner's Swallowtail ButterflyPapua New Guinea
Mount Donna Buang Wingless StoneflyAustralia
Mount Kosciusko Wingless StoneflyAustralia
Myrmecia inquilinaAustralia
Nanodectes bulbicercusAustralia
New Ireland Yellow TigerPapua New Guinea
Ornithoptera meridionalisIndonesia, Papua New Guinea
Pachysaga spp. (2)Australia
Phasmodes jeebaAustralia
Pitt Island Longhorn BeetleNew Zealand
Poor Knights WetaNew Zealand
Psacadonotus insulanusAustralia
Queen Alexandra's Birdwing ButterflyPapua New Guinea
Rhantus alutaceusNew Caledonia
Schayer's GrasshopperAustralia
Schneider's SurpriseSolomon Islands
Small Fanwinged KatydidAustralia
Spartan CrowPapua New Guinea
Stephens Island WetaNew Zealand
Strumigenys xenosAustralia, New Zealand
Sydney Hawk DragonflyAustralia (New South Wales)
Tasmanian Torrent MidgeAustralia (Tasmania)
Tasmanoplectron isolatumAustralia
Throscodectes spp. (2)Australia
Thylacine DarnerAustralia
WetapungaNew Zealand
Windbalea virideAustralia
Zaprochilus ninaeAustralia
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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).
 In some cases, the creatures listed in this section may also be found on other continents or in other areas, which is why you may see additional areas noted in the range column.

Disclaimer: 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 Us page.

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