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Wildlife of Diamantina Lakes Area DIWA nationally important wetland

Total number of species: 280

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals mammals Bovidae Bos taurus European cattle II
animals mammals Bovidae Capra hircus goat II
animals mammals Suidae Sus scrofa pig II
animals mammals Felidae Felis catus cat II
animals mammals Canidae Canis familiaris (dingo) dingo QA
animals mammals Muridae Hydromys chrysogaster water rat C QAI I
animals mammals Muridae Notomys fuscus dusky hopping-mouse E V QA
animals mammals Vespertilionidae Vespadelus finlaysoni Finlayson's cave bat C QA
animals mammals Emballonuridae Saccolaimus flaviventris yellow-bellied sheathtail bat C QAI
animals mammals Macropodidae Osphranter robustus common wallaroo C QA
animals mammals Macropodidae Osphranter rufus red kangaroo C QA
animals mammals Thylacomyidae Macrotis lagotis greater bilby E V QA
animals mammals Dasyuridae Sminthopsis crassicaudata fat-tailed dunnart C QA
animals mammals Tachyglossidae Tachyglossus aculeatus short-beaked echidna SL QAI
animals birds Motacillidae Anthus novaeseelandiae Australasian pipit C QAI
animals birds Estrildidae Emblema pictum painted finch C QA
animals birds Estrildidae Neochmia modesta plum-headed finch C QA
animals birds Estrildidae Taeniopygia guttata zebra finch C QA
animals birds Nectariniidae Dicaeum hirundinaceum mistletoebird C QAI
animals birds Hirundinidae Hirundo neoxena welcome swallow C QAI
animals birds Hirundinidae Petrochelidon ariel fairy martin C QA
animals birds Hirundinidae Petrochelidon nigricans tree martin C QAI
animals birds Megaluridae Cincloramphus cruralis brown songlark C QA
animals birds Megaluridae Cincloramphus mathewsi rufous songlark C QA
animals birds Megaluridae Eremiornis carteri spinifexbird C QA
animals birds Alaudidae Mirafra javanica Horsfield's bushlark C QAI
animals birds Petroicidae Melanodryas cucullata hooded robin C QA
animals birds Petroicidae Microeca fascinans jacky winter C QAI
animals birds Petroicidae Petroica goodenovii red-capped robin C QA
animals birds Corcoracidae Struthidea cinerea apostlebird C QA
animals birds Monarchidae Grallina cyanoleuca magpie-lark C QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Myiagra inquieta restless flycatcher C QA
animals birds Corvidae Corvus bennetti little crow C QA
animals birds Corvidae Corvus coronoides Australian raven C QA
animals birds Corvidae Corvus sp. C U
animals birds Rhipiduridae Rhipidura leucophrys willie wagtail C QAI
animals birds Artamidae Artamus cinereus black-faced woodswallow C QA
animals birds Artamidae Artamus leucorynchus white-breasted woodswallow C QA
animals birds Artamidae Artamus minor little woodswallow C QA
animals birds Artamidae Artamus personatus masked woodswallow C QA
animals birds Artamidae Artamus superciliosus white-browed woodswallow C QA
animals birds Artamidae Cracticus nigrogularis pied butcherbird C QA
animals birds Artamidae Cracticus torquatus grey butcherbird C QA
animals birds Artamidae Gymnorhina tibicen Australian magpie C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Colluricincla harmonica grey shrike-thrush C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Oreoica gutturalis crested bellbird C QA
animals birds Pachycephalidae Pachycephala rufiventris rufous whistler C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Coracina maxima ground cuckoo-shrike C QA
animals birds Campephagidae Coracina novaehollandiae black-faced cuckoo-shrike C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Coracina papuensis white-bellied cuckoo-shrike C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Lalage tricolor white-winged triller C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Acanthagenys rufogularis spiny-cheeked honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Ashbyia lovensis gibberbird C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Conopophila albogularis rufous-banded honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Epthianura aurifrons orange chat C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Epthianura tricolor crimson chat C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Gavicalis virescens singing honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Grantiella picta painted honeyeater V V QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Lichmera indistincta brown honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Manorina flavigula yellow-throated miner C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Ptilotula penicillata white-plumed honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Sugomel niger black honeyeater C QA
animals birds Pardalotidae Pardalotus rubricatus red-browed pardalote C QA
animals birds Pardalotidae Pardalotus striatus striated pardalote C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Smicrornis brevirostris weebill C QA
animals birds Maluridae Malurus lamberti sensu lato variegated fairy-wren Superseded C QA
animals birds Maluridae Malurus leucopterus white-winged fairy-wren C QA
animals birds Maluridae Malurus splendens splendid fairy-wren C QA
animals birds Ptilonorhynchidae Ptilonorhynchus maculatus spotted bowerbird C QA
animals birds Meropidae Merops ornatus rainbow bee-eater C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus pyrrhopygius red-backed kingfisher C QA
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus sanctus sacred kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Tytonidae Tyto delicatula eastern barn owl C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Cacomantis pallidus pallid cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Chalcites basalis Horsfield's bronze-cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Scythrops novaehollandiae channel-billed cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Psittacidae Aprosmictus erythropterus red-winged parrot C QAI
animals birds Psittacidae Melopsittacus undulatus budgerigar C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Neopsephotus bourkii Bourke's parrot C QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Cacatua sanguinea little corella C QAI
animals birds Cacatuidae Calyptorhynchus banksii red-tailed black-cockatoo C QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Eolophus roseicapilla galah C QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Nymphicus hollandicus cockatiel C QA
animals birds Laridae Chlidonias hybrida whiskered tern C QAI I
animals birds Laridae Gelochelidon nilotica gull-billed tern SL QAI
animals birds Laridae Hydroprogne caspia Caspian tern SL QAI I
animals birds Laridae Thalasseus bergii crested tern SL QAI
animals birds Glareolidae Stiltia isabella Australian pratincole C QA
animals birds Turnicidae Turnix velox little button-quail C QA
animals birds Pedionomidae Pedionomus torquatus plains-wanderer CR CE QA
animals birds Charadriidae Charadrius australis inland dotterel C QA
animals birds Charadriidae Charadrius ruficapillus red-capped plover C QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Elseyornis melanops black-fronted dotterel C QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Erythrogonys cinctus red-kneed dotterel C QA I
animals birds Charadriidae Vanellus miles masked lapwing C QAI
animals birds Charadriidae Vanellus tricolor banded lapwing C QA
animals birds Recurvirostridae Himantopus himantopus black-winged stilt C QAI I
animals birds Recurvirostridae Recurvirostra novaehollandiae red-necked avocet C QA I
animals birds Burhinidae Burhinus grallarius bush stone-curlew C QAI
animals birds Otididae Ardeotis australis Australian bustard C QAI
animals birds Rallidae Fulica atra Eurasian coot C QAI I
animals birds Rallidae Tribonyx ventralis black-tailed native-hen C QA
animals birds Gruidae Antigone rubicunda brolga C QAI I
animals birds Falconidae Falco berigora brown falcon C QAI
animals birds Falconidae Falco cenchroides nankeen kestrel C QAI
animals birds Falconidae Falco longipennis Australian hobby C QAI
animals birds Falconidae Falco peregrinus peregrine falcon C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Accipiter cirrocephalus collared sparrowhawk C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Accipiter fasciatus brown goshawk C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Aquila audax wedge-tailed eagle C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Circus assimilis spotted harrier C QA
animals birds Accipitridae Haliaeetus leucogaster white-bellied sea-eagle C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Haliastur sphenurus whistling kite C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Hamirostra melanosternon black-breasted buzzard C QA
animals birds Accipitridae Hieraaetus morphnoides little eagle C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Lophoictinia isura square-tailed kite C QA
animals birds Accipitridae Milvus migrans black kite C QAI
animals birds Threskiornithidae Platalea flavipes yellow-billed spoonbill C QA I
animals birds Threskiornithidae Platalea regia royal spoonbill C QAI I
animals birds Threskiornithidae Plegadis falcinellus glossy ibis SL QAI
animals birds Threskiornithidae Threskiornis molucca Australian white ibis C QAI
animals birds Threskiornithidae Threskiornis spinicollis straw-necked ibis C QAI
animals birds Ardeidae Ardea alba modesta eastern great egret C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Ardea intermedia intermediate egret C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Ardea pacifica white-necked heron C QA I
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta garzetta little egret C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta novaehollandiae white-faced heron C QAI
animals birds Ardeidae Nycticorax caledonicus nankeen night-heron C QAI I
animals birds Ciconiidae Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus black-necked stork C QAI I
animals birds Pelecanidae Pelecanus conspicillatus Australian pelican C QAI I
animals birds Phalacrocoracidae Microcarbo melanoleucos little pied cormorant C QAI I
animals birds Phalacrocoracidae Phalacrocorax carbo great cormorant C QAI I
animals birds Phalacrocoracidae Phalacrocorax sulcirostris little black cormorant C QA I
animals birds Phalacrocoracidae Phalacrocorax varius pied cormorant C QAI I
animals birds Anhingidae Anhinga novaehollandiae Australasian darter C QAI I
animals birds Apodidae Apus pacificus fork-tailed swift SL QAI
animals birds Aegothelidae Aegotheles cristatus Australian owlet-nightjar C QAI
animals birds Eurostopodidae Eurostopodus argus spotted nightjar C QA
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia cuneata diamond dove C QA
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia striata peaceful dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Geophaps plumifera spinifex pigeon C QA
animals birds Columbidae Ocyphaps lophotes crested pigeon C QA
animals birds Columbidae Phaps chalcoptera common bronzewing C QA
animals birds Columbidae Phaps histrionica flock bronzewing C QA
animals birds Podicipedidae Podiceps cristatus great crested grebe C QAI I
animals birds Anatidae Anas gracilis grey teal C QAI I
animals birds Anatidae Anas superciliosa Pacific black duck C QAI I
animals birds Anatidae Aythya australis hardhead C QAI I
animals birds Anatidae Chenonetta jubata Australian wood duck C QA
animals birds Anatidae Dendrocygna eytoni plumed whistling-duck C QA
animals birds Anatidae Malacorhynchus membranaceus pink-eared duck C QA I
animals birds Phasianidae Coturnix pectoralis stubble quail C QA
animals birds Phasianidae Coturnix ypsilophora brown quail C QAI
animals birds Casuariidae Dromaius novaehollandiae emu C QA
animals reptiles Elapidae Oxyuranus microlepidotus western taipan C QA
animals reptiles Elapidae Suta suta myall snake C QA
animals reptiles Boidae Antaresia stimsoni Stimson's python C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Cryptoblepharus australis inland snake-eyed skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Cryptoblepharus pannosus ragged snake-eyed skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Ctenotus astarte stony downs ctenotus C Q
animals reptiles Scincidae Ctenotus pantherinus leopard ctenotus C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Morethia boulengeri south-eastern morethia skink C QA
animals reptiles Varanidae Varanus gouldii sand monitor C QA
animals reptiles Varanidae Varanus spenceri Spencer's monitor C QA
animals reptiles Agamidae Ctenophorus pictus painted dragon C QA
animals reptiles Agamidae Lophognathus gilberti sensu lato Gilbert's dragon Superseded C QA
animals reptiles Agamidae Tympanocryptis tetraporophora Eyrean earless dragon C QA
animals reptiles Carphodactylidae Nephrurus asper spiny knob-tailed gecko C Q
animals reptiles Diplodactylidae Diplodactylus tessellatus tessellated gecko C QA
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Gehyra versicolor C QA
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Heteronotia binoei Bynoe's gecko C QA
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria rubella ruddy treefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Myobatrachidae Crinia deserticola chirping froglet C QA I
animals amphibians Limnodynastidae Limnodynastes tasmaniensis spotted grassfrog C QA I
animals insects Nymphalidae Danaus petilia lesser wanderer QAI
fungi lecanoromycetes Acarosporaceae Acarospora citrina C QAI
fungi lecanoromycetes Teloschistaceae Caloplaca U
fungi lichinomycetes Peltulaceae Peltula omphaliza C QA
fungi lichinomycetes Peltulaceae Peltula placodizans C QA
plants land plants Acanthaceae Rostellularia adscendens var. clementii C QA
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Alternanthera nodiflora joyweed C QA
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Amaranthus mitchellii Boggabri weed C QA
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Ptilotus latifolius C QA
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Ptilotus nobilis C QA
plants land plants Apocynaceae Carissa lanceolata C QA
plants land plants Apocynaceae Cynanchum floribundum C QA
plants land plants Apocynaceae Cynanchum viminale subsp. australe C QA
plants land plants Asphodelaceae Bulbine alata native leek C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Anemocarpa podolepidium C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Gnaphalium diamantinense C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Senecio depressicola C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Senecio tuberculatus C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Streptoglossa odora C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Xanthium occidentale IU
plants land plants Boraginaceae Ehretia saligna C QA
plants land plants Boraginaceae Trichodesma zeylanicum C QA
plants land plants Caesalpiniaceae Lysiphyllum gilvum bauhinia C QA
plants land plants Caesalpiniaceae Lysiphyllum hookeri Queensland ebony C Q
plants land plants Caesalpiniaceae Parkinsonia aculeata parkinsonia IU
plants land plants Caesalpiniaceae Senna phyllodinea C QA
plants land plants Capparaceae Apophyllum anomalum broom bush Superseded XU
plants land plants Capparaceae Capparis lasiantha nipan C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Chenopodium auricomum C QA I
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Maireana microcarpa C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Maireana triptera three-wing bluebush C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Maireana villosa C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Malacocera albolanata C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Osteocarpum acropterum var. acropterum C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Sclerolaena longicuspis C QA
plants land plants Commelinaceae Commelina ensifolia scurvy grass C QAI
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Ipomoea diamantinensis desert cowvine C QA
plants land plants Cucurbitaceae Cucumis argenteus C QA
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus pygmaeus dwarf sedge C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus victoriensis C QA
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia dallachyana C QA
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia parvicaruncula rough-seeded spurge C QA
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia tannensis C QA
plants land plants Fabaceae Crotalaria smithiana C QA
plants land plants Fabaceae Cullen australasicum C QAI
plants land plants Fabaceae Indigofera linifolia C QAI
plants land plants Fabaceae Sesbania cannabina C QAI
plants land plants Fabaceae Swainsona oligophylla C QA
plants land plants Goodeniaceae Lechenaultia divaricata C QA
plants land plants Goodeniaceae Scaevola parvibarbata C QA
plants land plants Haloragaceae Haloragis glauca forma sclopetifera C Q
plants land plants Lamiaceae Basilicum polystachyon C QAI
plants land plants Lamiaceae Clerodendrum floribundum C QAI
plants land plants Lamiaceae Mentha australis river mint C QAI
plants land plants Lamiaceae Teucrium racemosum C QA
plants land plants Loranthaceae Amyema sanguinea var. sanguinea C QA
plants land plants Loranthaceae Lysiana subfalcata C QA
plants land plants Lythraceae Ammannia multiflora jerry-jerry C QAI
plants land plants Malvaceae Abutilon leucopetalum C QA
plants land plants Malvaceae Gossypium australe C QA
plants land plants Malvaceae Sida fibulifera C QA
plants land plants Mimosaceae Acacia excelsa subsp. excelsa C QA
plants land plants Mimosaceae Acacia stenophylla belalie C QA I
plants land plants Mimosaceae Acacia tetragonophylla dead finish C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Corymbia blakei subsp. blakei Superseded XU
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus camaldulensis C QAI I
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus coolabah coolabah C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Melaleuca trichostachya C QA I
plants land plants Nyctaginaceae Boerhavia pubescens C QA
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Synostemon trachyspermus C Q
plants land plants Pittosporaceae Pittosporum angustifolium C QA
plants land plants Plantaginaceae Stemodia glabella C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Astrebla squarrosa bull mitchell grass C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Chloris pectinata comb chloris C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Enneapogon lindleyanus C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Eragrostis confertiflora C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Eragrostis eriopoda C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Eragrostis tenellula delicate lovegrass C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Eriochloa U
plants land plants Poaceae Eriochloa crebra spring grass C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Iseilema vaginiflorum red flinders grass C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Panicum laevinode pepper grass C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Paspalidium jubiflorum warrego grass C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Sporobolus mitchellii rat's tail couch C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Themeda triandra kangaroo grass C QAI
plants land plants Polygalaceae Polygala triflora C QAI
plants land plants Polygonaceae Duma florulenta C QA I
plants land plants Proteaceae Grevillea stenobotrya C QA
plants land plants Proteaceae Hakea leucoptera C QA
plants land plants Rhamnaceae Ventilago viminalis supplejack C QA
plants land plants Rubiaceae Dentella minutissima C QA
plants land plants Rubiaceae Psydrax latifolia C QA
plants land plants Sapindaceae Cardiospermum halicacabum var. halicacabum IU
plants land plants Sapindaceae Dodonaea microzyga var. microzyga C QA
plants land plants Scrophulariaceae Eremophila bignoniiflora eurah C QA I
plants land plants Scrophulariaceae Eremophila dalyana C QA
plants land plants Scrophulariaceae Eremophila freelingii rock fuchsia bush C QA
plants land plants Scrophulariaceae Eremophila maculata C QA
plants land plants Scrophulariaceae Eremophila polyclada flowering lignum C QA
plants land plants Scrophulariaceae Eremophila tetraptera V Q
plants land plants Sparrmanniaceae Corchorus pascuorum C QA
plants land plants Violaceae Hybanthus aurantiacus Superseded XU
plants land plants Zygophyllaceae Zygophyllum ammophilum sand twinleaf C QA
plants land plants Zygophyllaceae Zygophyllum aurantiacum shrubby twinleaf C QA
plants land plants Zygophyllaceae Zygophyllum aurantiacum subsp. aurantiacum C QA
plants land plants Zygophyllaceae Zygophyllum eremaeum C QA

Note: Wildlife statistics are based on information that has been submitted to the DES WildNet database and converted to a 10km² grid. The grid information has been intersected with the mapping polygons to determine the species lists. Click here to view the species grid metadata.

Information from WildNet can also be accessed via Wildlife Online and WetlandMaps.

Rare or threatened includes species listed as extinct, extinct in the wild, critically endangered, endangered, vulnerable or conservation dependent under either the Nature Conservation Act or Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act

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Legend

Nature Conservation Act
NCA - Status under the Nature Conservation Act 1992
EX : Extinct
PE : Extinct in the wild
CR : Critically endangered
E : Endangered
V : Vulnerable
NT : Near threatened
C : Least concern
SL : Special least concern
I : International
P : Prohibited
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act
EPBC - Status under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
EX : Extinct
XW : Extinct in the wild
CE : Critically endangered
E : Endangered
V : Vulnerable
CD : Conservation dependent
End. - Endemicity
Q : Queensland endemic - naturally occurs in Queensland
QA : Intranational - naturally occurs in Queensland and interstate
QAI : Not endemic to Australia - naturally occurs in Queensland, interstate and overseas
QI : Regional endemic - naturally occurs in Queensland and overseas
VA : Vagrant (Intranational) - normally occurs interstate
VI : Vagrant (International) - normally occurs overseas
VU : Vagrant (Unknown)
IA : Introduced (Intranational) - naturalised from interstate
II : Introduced (International) - naturalised from overseas
IU : Introduced - unknown origin
U : Unknown endemicity - native
Wetland Status
I : Wetland indicator species


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Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2013) Wildlife of Diamantina Lakes Area DIWA nationally important wetland, WetlandInfo website, accessed 25 September 2021. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=diwa-wetland-diamantina-lakes-area

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