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Macrozamia fearnsidei 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Cycadopsida Cycadales Zamiaceae

Scientific Name: Macrozamia fearnsidei D.L.Jones

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-10-31
Assessor(s): Hill, K.D.
Reviewer(s): Donaldson, J.S. & Bösenberg, J.D.
Justification:
Although declining in places due to habitat destruction, it is not regarded as threatened at this time and is hence listed as Least Concern.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species occurs in the Expedition Range and other ranges north of Injune and Taroom in central-western Queensland, Australia. Recorded from 300 to 600 m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Australia (Queensland)
Additional data:
Lower elevation limit (metres):300
Upper elevation limit (metres):600
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Population [top]

Population:The population is estimated to number between 10,000 and 20,000 mature individuals.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
Additional data:
Number of mature individuals:10000-20000
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species grows in tall open forest, either in gullies close to ephemeral streams or on rocky slopes and escarpments.
Systems:Terrestrial
Generation Length (years):60

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Declining in places due to habitat destruction.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is listed on Appendix II of the CITES Appendices.

Classifications [top]

1. Forest -> 1.5. Forest - Subtropical/Tropical Dry
suitability:Suitable  
2. Savanna -> 2.1. Savanna - Dry
suitability:Suitable  
4. Education & awareness -> 4.3. Awareness & communications

In-Place Research, Monitoring and Planning
In-Place Land/Water Protection and Management
  Occur in at least one PA:Yes
In-Place Species Management
In-Place Education
  Included in international legislation:Yes
  Subject to any international management/trade controls:Yes
1. Research -> 1.3. Life history & ecology

♦  Pets/display animals, horticulture
 National : ✓  International : ✓ 

Bibliography [top]

Hill, K.D. and Stevenson, D.W. 1998-2006. The Cycad Pages. Available at: http://plantnet.rbgsyd.gov.au/PlantNet/cycad/.

IUCN. 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2010.3). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 2 September 2010).

Whitelock, L.M. 2002. The Cycads. Timber Press, Portland, Oregon.


Citation: Hill, K.D. 2010. Macrozamia fearnsidei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T42004A10618047. . Downloaded on 26 September 2018.
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