Endangered Hawaii species considered for federal list

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Three Hawaii-based insects and 16 native Oahu plants are being considered for the Federal Endangered Species List.

The bugs are varieties of the damselfly.

The plants include herb, shrubs, trees and a fern.

Experts say they're all threatened by the disappearance of their native habitat and invasive animals.

The process to get on the Endangered Species List could take several years.

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