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Rare or threatened wildlife of Molle Islands National Park

Total number of species: 15

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
animals mammals Balaenopteridae Megaptera novaeangliae humpback whale V V QAI
animals mammals Dugongidae Dugong dugon dugong V QAI I
animals mammals Emballonuridae Taphozous australis coastal sheathtail bat NT QAI
animals mammals Macropodidae Petrogale persephone Proserpine rock-wallaby E E Q
animals mammals Dasyuridae Dasyurus hallucatus northern quoll C E QA
animals birds Scolopacidae Limosa lapponica baueri Western Alaskan bar-tailed godwit V V QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Numenius madagascariensis eastern curlew E CE QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Charadrius mongolus lesser sand plover E E QAI I
animals birds Burhinidae Esacus magnirostris beach stone-curlew V QAI
animals reptiles Elapidae Acanthophis antarcticus common death adder V QA
animals reptiles Cheloniidae Chelonia mydas green turtle V V QAI
animals reptiles Cheloniidae Eretmochelys imbricata hawksbill turtle E V QAI
animals reptiles Crocodylidae Crocodylus porosus estuarine crocodile V QAI I
plants higher dicots Sterculiaceae Brachychiton compactus NT U
plants lower dicots Solanaceae Solanum sporadotrichum NT U

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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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

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Rare or threatened wildlife of Molle Islands National Park, WetlandInfo, Department of Environment and Science, Queensland, viewed 19 September 2019, <>.

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