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Rare or threatened animals of Daintree National Park

Total number of species: 44

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Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
mammals Balaenopteridae Megaptera novaeangliae humpback whale V V QAI
mammals Vespertilionidae Murina florium tube-nosed insectivorous bat V QAI
mammals Emballonuridae Saccolaimus saccolaimus nudicluniatus bare-rumped sheathtail bat E V QAI
mammals Emballonuridae Taphozous australis coastal sheathtail bat NT QAI
mammals Hipposideridae Hipposideros diadema reginae diadem leaf-nosed bat NT QAI
mammals Pteropodidae Pteropus conspicillatus spectacled flying-fox E E QAI
mammals Macropodidae Dendrolagus bennettianus Bennett's tree-kangaroo NT Q
mammals Macropodidae Dendrolagus lumholtzi Lumholtz's tree-kangaroo NT Q
mammals Potoroidae Bettongia tropica northern bettong E E Q
mammals Pseudocheiridae Petauroides volans minor northern greater glider V V Q
mammals Petauridae Petaurus australis unnamed subsp. yellow-bellied glider (northern subspecies) V V Q
mammals Dasyuridae Dasyurus hallucatus northern quoll C E QA
mammals Dasyuridae Dasyurus maculatus gracilis spotted-tailed quoll (northern subspecies) E E Q
birds Estrildidae Erythrura trichroa blue-faced parrot-finch NT QAI
birds Psittacidae Cyclopsitta diophthalma macleayana Macleay's fig-parrot V Q
birds Scolopacidae Calidris tenuirostris great knot E CE QAI I
birds Scolopacidae Limosa lapponica baueri Western Alaskan bar-tailed godwit V V QAI I
birds Scolopacidae Numenius madagascariensis eastern curlew E CE QAI I
birds Charadriidae Charadrius leschenaultii greater sand plover V V QAI I
birds Charadriidae Charadrius mongolus lesser sand plover E E QAI I
birds Burhinidae Esacus magnirostris beach stone-curlew V QAI
birds Accipitridae Erythrotriorchis radiatus red goshawk E V QA
birds Procellariidae Macronectes giganteus southern giant-petrel E E QAI
birds Apodidae Hirundapus caudacutus white-throated needletail V V QAI
birds Casuariidae Casuarius casuarius johnsonii (southern population) southern cassowary (southern population) E E Q
reptiles Scincidae Calyptotis thorntonensis Thornton Peak calyptotis V Q
reptiles Scincidae Concinnia frerei Bartle Frere bar-sided skink V Q
reptiles Crocodylidae Crocodylus porosus estuarine crocodile V QAI I
amphibians Microhylidae Cophixalus aenigma tapping nurseryfrog NT E Q
amphibians Microhylidae Cophixalus concinnus beautiful nurseryfrog V CE Q
amphibians Microhylidae Cophixalus concinnus sensu lato Superseded NT Q
amphibians Microhylidae Cophixalus hosmeri rattling nurseryfrog NT CE Q
amphibians Microhylidae Cophixalus monticola mountain nurseryfrog V CE Q
amphibians Hylidae Litoria dayi Australian lacelid E V Q I
amphibians Hylidae Litoria lorica little waterfall frog E CE Q I
amphibians Hylidae Litoria nannotis waterfall frog E E Q I
amphibians Hylidae Litoria nyakalensis mountain mistfrog E CE Q
amphibians Hylidae Litoria rheocola common mistfrog E E Q I
amphibians Hylidae Litoria serrata tapping green eyed frog V Q I
amphibians Myobatrachidae Taudactylus acutirostris sharp snouted dayfrog PE EX Q
amphibians Myobatrachidae Taudactylus rheophilus northern tinkerfrog E E Q I
ray-finned fishes Gobiidae Stiphodon pelewensis V QAI I
ray-finned fishes Gobiidae Stiphodon rutilaureus V QAI I
ray-finned fishes Gobiidae Stiphodon semoni neon goby CE QAI I

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
PE : Extinct in the wild
E : Endangered
V : Vulnerable
NT : Near threatened
C : Least concern
SL : Special least concern
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) Rare or threatened animals of Daintree National Park, WetlandInfo website, accessed 20 October 2020. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=national-park-daintree&Kingdom=animals&SpeciesFilter=RareOrThreatened

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