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Table 12.2: Distribution of threat ranking by native species group according to the Department of Conservation’s Threat Classification System, 2005

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Group Threatened Total threatened Data-deficient1 species
Acutely threatened Chronically threatened At risk
Bats 4 0 1 5 1
Birds 62 25 66 153 50
Reptiles 10 23 34 67 12
Frogs 3 0 1 4 0
Freshwater fish 6 14 6 26 21
Invertebrates Freshwater 14 3 97 114 29
Land-based 237 52 654 943 1,541
Plants

Bryophytes2

88 0 87 175 8
Vascular plants 175 108 585 868 155
Fungi 49 11 5 65 1,445
Total 648 236 1,536 2,420 3,262

Notes:

(1) Species for which data is deficient may be rare or threatened, but not enough is known to classify them that way.

(2) Bryophytes are non-vascular plants: mosses, liverworts, and hornworts.

Data source: Adapted from Hitchmough et al, 2007.