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Wildlife of Benarkin National Park

Total number of species: 145

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals mammals Cervidae Cervus elaphus red deer II
animals mammals Muridae Melomys cervinipes fawn-footed melomys C QA
animals mammals Muridae Rattus fuscipes bush rat C QA
animals mammals Muridae Rattus tunneyi pale field-rat C QA
animals mammals Vespertilionidae Chalinolobus gouldii Gould's wattled bat C QA
animals mammals Vespertilionidae Chalinolobus nigrogriseus hoary wattled bat C QAI
animals mammals Vespertilionidae Nyctophilus bifax northern long-eared bat C QAI
animals mammals Vespertilionidae Nyctophilus gouldi Gould's long-eared bat C QA
animals mammals Vespertilionidae Scotorepens sp. C QA
animals mammals Miniopteridae Miniopterus schreibersii oceanensis eastern bent-wing bat C QAI
animals mammals Rhinolophidae Rhinolophus megaphyllus eastern horseshoe-bat C QAI
animals mammals Macropodidae Notamacropus parryi whiptail wallaby C QA
animals mammals Macropodidae Petrogale herberti Herbert's rock-wallaby C Q
animals mammals Macropodidae Thylogale thetis red-necked pademelon C QA
animals mammals Phalangeridae Trichosurus vulpecula common brushtail possum C QA
animals mammals Phascolarctidae Phascolarctos cinereus koala E E QA
animals mammals Dasyuridae Antechinus flavipes flavipes yellow-footed antechinus (south-east Queensland) C QA
animals mammals Dasyuridae Phascogale tapoatafa tapoatafa brush-tailed phascogale C QA
animals birds Nectariniidae Dicaeum hirundinaceum mistletoebird C QAI
animals birds Petroicidae Eopsaltria australis eastern yellow robin C QA
animals birds Corvidae Corvus orru Torresian crow C QAI
animals birds Rhipiduridae Rhipidura albiscapa grey fantail C QAI
animals birds Rhipiduridae Rhipidura leucophrys willie wagtail C QAI
animals birds Artamidae Cracticus torquatus grey butcherbird C QA
animals birds Artamidae Gymnorhina tibicen Australian magpie C QAI
animals birds Artamidae Strepera graculina pied currawong C QA
animals birds Pachycephalidae Colluricincla harmonica grey shrike-thrush C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Pachycephala pectoralis golden whistler C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Coracina papuensis white-bellied cuckoo-shrike C QAI
animals birds Psophodidae Psophodes olivaceus eastern whipbird C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Caligavis chrysops yellow-faced honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Manorina melanocephala noisy miner C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Meliphaga lewinii Lewin's honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Melithreptus albogularis white-throated honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Myzomela sanguinolenta scarlet honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Philemon citreogularis little friarbird C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Philemon corniculatus noisy friarbird C QAI
animals birds Pardalotidae Pardalotus punctatus spotted pardalote C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Acanthiza pusilla brown thornbill C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Gerygone mouki brown gerygone C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Gerygone olivacea white-throated gerygone C QAI
animals birds Acanthizidae Sericornis magnirostra large-billed scrubwren C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Smicrornis brevirostris weebill C QA
animals birds Ptilonorhynchidae Sericulus chrysocephalus regent bowerbird C QA
animals birds Climacteridae Cormobates leucophaea metastasis white-throated treecreeper (southern) C QA
animals birds Halcyonidae Dacelo novaeguineae laughing kookaburra C QA
animals birds Alcedinidae Ceyx azureus azure kingfisher C QAI I
animals birds Cuculidae Chalcites lucidus shining bronze-cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Psittacidae Parvipsitta pusilla little lorikeet C QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Calyptorhynchus funereus yellow-tailed black-cockatoo C QA
animals birds Turnicidae Turnix melanogaster black-breasted button-quail V V QA
animals birds Burhinidae Burhinus grallarius bush stone-curlew C QAI
animals birds Ardeidae Ardea pacifica white-necked heron C QA I
animals birds Aegothelidae Aegotheles cristatus Australian owlet-nightjar C QAI
animals birds Eurostopodidae Eurostopodus mystacalis white-throated nightjar C QAI
animals birds Podargidae Podargus strigoides tawny frogmouth C QA
animals birds Anatidae Anas superciliosa Pacific black duck C QAI I
animals birds Anatidae Chenonetta jubata Australian wood duck C QA
animals birds Megapodiidae Alectura lathami Australian brush-turkey C QA
animals reptiles Elapidae Cryptophis nigrescens eastern small-eyed snake C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Cryptoblepharus pulcher pulcher elegant snake-eyed skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Lygisaurus foliorum tree-base litter-skink C QA
animals reptiles Agamidae Diporiphora nobbi nobbi C QA
animals reptiles Agamidae Intellagama lesueurii eastern water dragon C QA I
animals amphibians Bufonidae Rhinella marina cane toad II
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria latopalmata broad palmed rocketfrog C QA
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria wilcoxii eastern stony creek frog C QA
animals amphibians Myobatrachidae Pseudophryne major great brown broodfrog C QA
animals amphibians Myobatrachidae Uperoleia fusca dusky gungan C QA
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Nyssanthes diffusa barbed-wire weed C QA
plants land plants Anacardiaceae Rhodosphaera rhodanthema tulip satinwood C QA
plants land plants Annonaceae Melodorum leichhardtii C QAI
plants land plants Apocynaceae Alstonia constricta bitterbark C QA
plants land plants Apocynaceae Alyxia ruscifolia C QA
plants land plants Apocynaceae Carissa ovata currantbush C QA
plants land plants Apocynaceae Hoya australis C QA
plants land plants Apocynaceae Parsonsia paulforsteri C Q
plants land plants Apocynaceae Secamone elliptica C QAI
plants land plants Araliaceae Polyscias elegans celery wood C QAI
plants land plants Araucariaceae Araucaria bidwillii bunya pine C QA
plants land plants Araucariaceae Araucaria cunninghamii hoop pine C Q
plants land plants Capparaceae Capparis arborea brush caper berry C QA
plants land plants Capparaceae Capparis sarmentosa scrambling caper C QA
plants land plants Celastraceae Denhamia bilocularis C QA
plants land plants Dioscoreaceae Dioscorea transversa native yam C QAI
plants land plants Ebenaceae Diospyros geminata scaly ebony C QI
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Acalypha capillipes small-leaved acalypha C QA
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Croton acronychioides thick-leaved croton C QA
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Croton insularis Queensland cascarilla C QAI
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Excoecaria dallachyana scrub poison tree C QA
plants land plants Hemerocallidaceae Geitonoplesium cymosum scrambling lily C QAI
plants land plants Lamiaceae Teucrium junceum C QA
plants land plants Lamiaceae Vitex lignum-vitae C Q
plants land plants Leguminosae Austrosteenisia blackii bloodvine C Q
plants land plants Leguminosae Tephrosia rufula C QA
plants land plants Loganiaceae Strychnos psilosperma strychnine tree C QAI
plants land plants Malvaceae Abutilon oxycarpum C Q
plants land plants Meliaceae Owenia venosa crow's apple C Q
plants land plants Meliaceae Turraea pubescens native honeysuckle C QAI
plants land plants Menispermaceae Legnephora moorei C QAI
plants land plants Moraceae Streblus brunonianus whalebone tree C QAI
plants land plants Moraceae Trophis scandens subsp. scandens C QAI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Gossia bidwillii C QA
plants land plants Oleaceae Jasminum didymum subsp. racemosum C QA
plants land plants Oleaceae Jasminum simplicifolium subsp. australiense C QAI
plants land plants Oleaceae Notelaea microcarpa C QA
plants land plants Orchidaceae Dendrobium speciosum SL QA
plants land plants Orchidaceae Dockrillia linguiformis tongue orchid SL QA
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Bridelia leichhardtii C Q
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Cleistanthus cunninghamii omega C QA
plants land plants Pittosporaceae Bursaria incana C QA
plants land plants Pittosporaceae Pittosporum viscidum black-fruited thornbush C QA
plants land plants Plumbaginaceae Plumbago zeylanica native plumbago C QAI
plants land plants Polypodiaceae Pyrrosia confluens SL QA
plants land plants Polypodiaceae Pyrrosia rupestris rock felt fern SL QAI
plants land plants Pteridaceae Pellaea paradoxa heart fern SL QAI
plants land plants Putranjivaceae Drypetes deplanchei grey boxwood C QAI
plants land plants Rubiaceae Everistia vacciniifolia var. nervosa C QA
plants land plants Rubiaceae Pavetta australiensis C Q
plants land plants Rubiaceae Psydrax odorata C QAI
plants land plants Rubiaceae Psydrax odorata forma buxifolia C QA
plants land plants Rutaceae Citrus australis C Q
plants land plants Rutaceae Coatesia paniculata C QA
plants land plants Rutaceae Dinosperma erythrococcum C QA
plants land plants Rutaceae Flindersia collina broad-leaved leopard tree C Q
plants land plants Rutaceae Geijera salicifolia brush wilga C QAI
plants land plants Salicaceae Casearia multinervosa casearia C QA
plants land plants Salicaceae Xylosma terrae-reginae xylosma C QA
plants land plants Santalaceae Exocarpos latifolius C QAI
plants land plants Sapindaceae Alectryon connatus grey birds-eye C QI
plants land plants Sapindaceae Alectryon subdentatus C QA
plants land plants Sapindaceae Arytera distylis twin-leaved coogera C QA
plants land plants Sapindaceae Arytera divaricata coogera C QAI
plants land plants Sapindaceae Atalaya salicifolia C QAI
plants land plants Sapindaceae Cupaniopsis parvifolia small-leaved tuckeroo C QA
plants land plants Sapindaceae Elattostachys xylocarpa white tamarind C QA
plants land plants Sapotaceae Planchonella cotinifolia var. pubescens C QA
plants land plants Solanaceae Solanum stelligerum devil's needles C QA
plants land plants Sterculiaceae Brachychiton rupestris SL QA
plants land plants Thymelaeaceae Wikstroemia indica tie bush C QAI
plants land plants Urticaceae Dendrocnide excelsa giant stinging tree C QA
plants land plants Urticaceae Dendrocnide photiniphylla shiny-leaved stinging tree C QAI
plants land plants Viscaceae Viscum articulatum flat mistletoe C QAI
plants land plants Vitaceae Cayratia acris hairy grape C QAI
plants land plants Vitaceae Cissus antarctica 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


This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2013) Wildlife of Benarkin National Park, WetlandInfo website, accessed 2 December 2022. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=national-park-benarkin

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