Western Australian Organism List

The Western Australian Organism List (WAOL) database allows you to search for organisms declared under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007 (BAM Act). It is not a complete list of all organisms in Western Australia or their attributes. Use the database to find the legal status of organisms, control requirements, declared pest species and more.

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A total of 16 results were found at 01:09 on 29th November 2020 when searching for oryzae.

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  • Agromyza oryzae (Munakata, 1910) 
    Family: Agromyzidae

    Synonyms: Agromyza oryzae Hendel, 1931, Agromyza oryzella Yuasa & Koyama, 1938, Oscinis oryzella Matsumura, 1915. Common names: Leaf miner, Japanese rice leafminer.
  • Caulophilus oryzae Kuschel, 1962 
    Family: Curculionidae

    Common names: broad nosed granary weevil, Broad nosed grain weevil.
  • Chlorops oryzae Matsumura, 1915 
    Family: Chloropidae

    Synonym: Chlorops kuwanae Aldrich, 1925. Common names: rice stem maggot, rice gout fly.
  • Heterodera oryzae Luc & Berdon Brizuela 1961 
    Family: Heteroderidae

    Common name: a rice cyst nematode.
  • Khuskia oryzae H.J. Huds. 1963

    Synonym: Nigrospora oryzae. Common name: cob rot (maize).
  • Latheticus oryzae Waterhouse, 1880 
    Family: Tenebrionidae

    Common name: Longheaded flour beetle.
  • Magnaporthe oryzae B.C. Couch 2002 
    Family: Magnaporthaceae

    Synonym: Pyricularia oryzae Cavara 1892.
  • Nilaparvata lugens (Stål, 1854) 
    Family: Delphacidae

    Synonyms: Delphax lugens Stål, 1854, Delphax ordovix Kirkaldy, 1907, Delphax oryzae Matsumura, 1907, Delphax parysatis Kirkaldy, 1907, Delphax sordescens Motschulsky, 1863, Hikona formosana Matsumura, 1935, Kalpa aculeata Distant, 1906, Nilaparvata greeni Distant, 1906. Common names: rice planthopper, rice brown planthopper, brown-backed rice plant hopper, Brown planthopper, Asian rice brown planthopper.
  • Orseolia oryzae (Wood-Mason, 1889) 
    Family: Cecidomyiidae

    Synonym: Cecidomyia oryzae Riley, 1881. Common names: rice stem gall midge, rice gall midge, rice gall fly, rice fly, paddy gall fly, Asian rice gall midge.
  • Oryzaephilus mercator (Fauvel, 1889) 
    Family: Silvanidae

    Synonym: Silvanus mercator Fauvel, 1889. Common name: Merchant grain beetle.
  • Oryzaephilus surinamensis (Linnaeus, 1758) 
    Family: Silvanidae

    Synonym: Dermestes surinamensis Linnaeus, 1758. Common names: Stored products pest, Sawtoothed grain beetle.
  • Oryzaephilus surinamensis (Linnaeus, 1758) Insecticide resistant form 
    Family: Silvanidae

    Common names: Stored products pest, Sawtoothed grain beetle.
  • Sclerophthora macrospora (Sacc.) Thirum., C.G. Shaw & Naras 1953 
    Family: Peronosporaceae

    Synonyms: Phytophthora macrospora, Phytophthora oryzae, Sclerospora macrospora.
  • Sitophilus oryzae (Linnaeus, 1763) 
    Family: Curculionidae

    Synonyms: Calandra oryzae minor Sasaki, 1899, Calandra sasakii Takahashi, 1928, Curculio frugilegus De Geer, 1775, Curculio funebris Rey, 1895, Curculio granarius Ström, 1783, Curculio orysa Linnaeus, 1763, Curculio oryzae Fabricius, 1801, Curculio.... Common names: Stored products pest, Rice weevil.
  • Sitophilus oryzae (Linnaeus, 1763) Insecticide resistant form 
    Family: Curculionidae

    Common names: Stored products pest, Rice weevil.
  • Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky, 1855 
    Family: Curculionidae

    Synonyms: Calandra chilensis Philippi, 1864, Calandra oryzae platensis Zacher, 1922, Cossonus quadrimacula Walker, 1859. Common name: Maize weevil.

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Each listed organism is declared under the Biosecurity Management act with certain legal requirements:

Declared Pest, Prohibited - s12

Prohibited organisms are declared pests by virtue of section 22(1), and may only be imported and kept subject to permits. Permit conditions applicable to some species may only be appropriate or available to research organisations or similarly secure institutions.

Permitted - s11

Permitted organisms must satisfy any applicable import requirements when imported. They may be subject to an import permit if they are potential carriers of high-risk organisms.

Declared Pest - s22(2)

Declared pests must satisfy any applicable import requirements when imported, and may be subject to an import permit if they are potential carriers of high-risk organisms. They may also be subject to control and keeping requirements once within Western Australia.

Permitted, Requires Permit - r73

Regulation 73 permitted organisms may only be imported subject to an import permit. These organisms may be subject to restriction under legislation other than the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007. Permit conditions applicable to some species may only be appropriate or available to research organisations or similarly secure institutions.

Unlisted - s14

If you are considering importing an unlisted organism/s you will need to submit the name/s for assessment, as unlisted organisms are automatically prohibited entry into WA.

Control categories

Declared pests can be assigned to a C1, C2 or C3 control category under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Regulations 2013. Prohibited organisms can be assigned to a C1 or C2 control category, the control categories are:

C1 Exclusion

Organisms which should be excluded from part or all of Western Australia.

C2 Eradication

Organisms which should be eradicated from part or all of Western Australia.

C3 Management

Organisms that should have some form of management applied that will alleviate the harmful impact of the organism, reduce the numbers or distribution of the organism or prevent or contain the spread of the organism.

Unassigned

Unassigned: Declared pests that are recognised as having a harmful impact under certain circumstances, where their subsequent control requirements are determined by a Plan or other legislative arrangements under the Act.

Keeping categories

The Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Regulations 2013 (BAM Regs) specify prohibited and restricted keeping categories for the purposes of regulating organisms declared under the BAM Act. In regards to the purposes for which they can be kept, and the entities that can keep them for that purpose. A keeping permit is the administrative tool used to assign specific conditions to the keeping of an organism.

Prohibited keeping

Can only be kept under a permit for public display and education purposes, and/or genuine scientific research, by entities approved by the state authority.

Restricted keeping

Organisms which, relative to other species, have a low risk of becoming a problem for the environment, primary industry or public safety and can be kept under a permit by private individuals.

Exempt keeping

No permit or conditions are required for keeping. There may be other requirements under BAMA such as those required for entry of livestock, pigeons and doves, or waybill requirements for stock movement. An organism in the exempt keeping category may also be regulated by other legislation such as the Wildlife Conservation Act 1950 (WCA), administered by DPaW.

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