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Wildlife of Mount Colosseum National Park

Total number of species: 297

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals mammals Phascolarctidae Phascolarctos cinereus koala E E QA
animals birds Estrildidae Taeniopygia bichenovii double-barred finch C QA
animals birds Nectariniidae Dicaeum hirundinaceum mistletoebird C QAI
animals birds Hirundinidae Hirundo neoxena welcome swallow C QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Grallina cyanoleuca magpie-lark C QAI
animals birds Corvidae Corvus orru Torresian crow C QAI
animals birds Artamidae Gymnorhina tibicen Australian magpie C QAI
animals birds Oriolidae Sphecotheres vieilloti Australasian figbird C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Colluricincla harmonica grey shrike-thrush C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Coracina novaehollandiae black-faced cuckoo-shrike C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Edolisoma tenuirostre common cicadabird C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Lalage leucomela varied triller C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Entomyzon cyanotis blue-faced honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Lichmera indistincta brown honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Manorina melanocephala noisy miner C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Myzomela obscura dusky honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Philemon citreogularis little friarbird C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Philemon corniculatus noisy friarbird C QAI
animals birds Acanthizidae Gerygone palpebrosa fairy gerygone C QAI
animals birds Climacteridae Cormobates leucophaea white-throated treecreeper C QA
animals birds Coraciidae Eurystomus orientalis dollarbird C QAI
animals birds Meropidae Merops ornatus rainbow bee-eater C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Dacelo novaeguineae laughing kookaburra C QA
animals birds Cuculidae Centropus phasianinus pheasant coucal C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Alisterus scapularis Australian king-parrot C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Trichoglossus moluccanus rainbow lorikeet C QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Cacatua galerita sulphur-crested cockatoo C QAI
animals birds Cacatuidae Calyptorhynchus banksii red-tailed black-cockatoo C QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Eolophus roseicapilla galah C QA
animals birds Gruidae Antigone rubicunda brolga C QAI I
animals birds Falconidae Falco longipennis Australian hobby C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Elanus axillaris black-shouldered kite C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Haliastur sphenurus whistling kite C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Lophoictinia isura square-tailed kite C QA
animals birds Accipitridae Milvus migrans black kite C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Pandion cristatus eastern osprey SL QAI
animals birds Ardeidae Ardea alba modesta eastern great egret C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta novaehollandiae white-faced heron C QAI
animals birds Phalacrocoracidae Microcarbo melanoleucos little pied cormorant C QAI I
animals birds Phalacrocoracidae Phalacrocorax carbo great cormorant C QAI I
animals birds Columbidae Ocyphaps lophotes crested pigeon C QA
animals birds Columbidae Phaps chalcoptera common bronzewing C QA
animals birds Columbidae Streptopelia chinensis spotted dove II
animals birds Anatidae Chenonetta jubata Australian wood duck C QA
animals reptiles Elapidae Demansia sp. C QAI
animals reptiles Scincidae Carlia pectoralis sensu lato Superseded C Q
animals reptiles Scincidae Ctenotus taeniolatus copper-tailed skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Lampropholis delicata dark-flecked garden sunskink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Lygisaurus foliorum tree-base litter-skink C QA
animals reptiles Agamidae Chlamydosaurus kingii frilled lizard C QAI
animals reptiles Carphodactylidae Phyllurus caudiannulatus ringed thin-tailed gecko V Q
animals reptiles Carphodactylidae Saltuarius salebrosus rough-throated leaf-tailed gecko C Q
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria chloris orange eyed treefrog C QA
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria latopalmata broad palmed rocketfrog C QA
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria rubella ruddy treefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Limnodynastidae Limnodynastes peronii striped marshfrog C QA I
plants land plants Acanthaceae Harnieria hygrophiloides white karambal C QA
plants land plants Acanthaceae Pseuderanthemum tenellum C Q
plants land plants Acanthaceae Pseuderanthemum variabile pastel flower C QAI
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Deeringia arborescens climbing deeringia C QAI
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Nyssanthes diffusa barbed-wire weed C QA
plants land plants Anacardiaceae Euroschinus falcatus C Q
plants land plants Anacardiaceae Euroschinus falcatus var. falcatus C QA
plants land plants Anacardiaceae Pleiogynium timorense Burdekin plum C QAI
plants land plants Annonaceae Fitzalania bidwillii C Q
plants land plants Annonaceae Fitzalania heteropetala C Q
plants land plants Annonaceae Huberantha nitidissima C QAI
plants land plants Annonaceae Melodorum leichhardtii C QAI
plants land plants Apocynaceae Alyxia magnifolia C Q
plants land plants Apocynaceae Carissa ovata currantbush C QA
plants land plants Apocynaceae Gymnema pleiadenium C QA
plants land plants Apocynaceae Hoya australis C QA
plants land plants Apocynaceae Leichhardtia micradenia C Q
plants land plants Apocynaceae Parsonsia latifolia green-leaved silkpod C Q
plants land plants Apocynaceae Parsonsia rotata veinless silkpod C Q
plants land plants Apocynaceae Parsonsia straminea monkey rope C QA
plants land plants Apocynaceae Parsonsia velutina hairy silkpod C QAI
plants land plants Apocynaceae Secamone elliptica C QAI
plants land plants Apocynaceae Vincetoxicum ovatum C Q
plants land plants Araceae Gymnostachys anceps settler's flax C QA
plants land plants Araliaceae Polyscias elegans celery wood C QAI
plants land plants Araucariaceae Araucaria cunninghamii hoop pine C Q
plants land plants Asparagaceae Asparagus plumosus feathered asparagus fern IU
plants land plants Aspleniaceae Asplenium australasicum C QAI
plants land plants Aspleniaceae Asplenium paleaceum scaly asplenium C QI
plants land plants Asteraceae Sigesbeckia orientalis Indian weed C QAI
plants land plants Bignoniaceae Pandorea jasminoides C Q
plants land plants Capparaceae Capparis U
plants land plants Capparaceae Capparis arborea brush caper berry C QA
plants land plants Capparaceae Capparis loranthifolia C QA
plants land plants Capparaceae Capparis sarmentosa scrambling caper C QA
plants land plants Capparaceae Capparis sp. (Coen L.S.Smith 11862) C Q
plants land plants Celastraceae Celastrus subspicata large-leaved staffvine C QA
plants land plants Celastraceae Denhamia disperma C QA
plants land plants Celastraceae Elaeodendron melanocarpum C QAI
plants land plants Celastraceae Hedraianthera porphyropetala hedrianthera C QA
plants land plants Celastraceae Hippocratea barbata knotvine C Q
plants land plants Celastraceae Pleurostylia opposita C QAI
plants land plants Celastraceae Siphonodon australis ivorywood C QA
plants land plants Clusiaceae Hypericum gramineum C QAI
plants land plants Combretaceae Macropteranthes fitzalanii C Q
plants land plants Combretaceae Terminalia porphyrocarpa C Q
plants land plants Cornaceae Alangium polyosmoides subsp. tomentosum C Q
plants land plants Cycadaceae Cycas megacarpa E E Q
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus dietrichiae var. dietrichiae C Q
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus laevis C QA
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus polystachyos var. laxiflorus C QI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus sanguinolentus C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Fimbristylis nutans C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Gahnia aspera C QAI
plants land plants Davalliaceae Davallia pyxidata C QA
plants land plants Dioscoreaceae Dioscorea transversa native yam C QAI
plants land plants Ebenaceae Diospyros australis black plum C QA
plants land plants Ebenaceae Diospyros fasciculosa grey ebony C QAI
plants land plants Ebenaceae Diospyros geminata scaly ebony C QI
plants land plants Elaeocarpaceae Elaeocarpus obovatus blueberry ash C QA
plants land plants Eriocaulaceae Eriocaulon scariosum C QAI I
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Alchornea ilicifolia native holly C QA
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Alchornea thozetiana C Q
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Baloghia inophylla scrub bloodwood C QAI
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Claoxylon australe brittlewood C QA
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Claoxylon tenerifolium Queensland brittlewood C Q
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 Macaranga tanarius macaranga C QAI
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Mallotus claoxyloides green kamala C QAI
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Mallotus discolor white kamala C QA
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Mallotus philippensis red kamala C QAI
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Tragia novae-hollandiae stinging-vine C QA
plants land plants Hemerocallidaceae Dianella caerulea C QAI
plants land plants Hemerocallidaceae Geitonoplesium cymosum scrambling lily C QAI
plants land plants Hernandiaceae Hernandia bivalvis cudgerie NT Q
plants land plants Iridaceae Sisyrinchium rosulatum IU
plants land plants Lamiaceae Clerodendrum floribundum C QAI
plants land plants Lamiaceae Glossocarya hemiderma C QI
plants land plants Lamiaceae Teucrium junceum C QA
plants land plants Lauraceae Cryptocarya bidwillii yellow laurel C QA
plants land plants Lauraceae Cryptocarya triplinervis C QI
plants land plants Lauraceae Neolitsea australiensis green bolly gum C QAI
plants land plants Laxmanniaceae Cordyline petiolaris large-leaved palm lily C QA
plants land plants Laxmanniaceae Eustrephus latifolius wombat berry C QAI
plants land plants Laxmanniaceae Lomandra longifolia C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Abrus precatorius subsp. africanus IU
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia aulacocarpa C Q
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia fasciculifera scaly bark C Q
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia maidenii Maiden's wattle C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Alysicarpus bupleurifolius sweet alys IU
plants land plants Leguminosae Archidendropsis thozetiana C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Austrosteenisia blackii bloodvine C Q
plants land plants Leguminosae Austrosteenisia blackii var. blackii C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Barklya syringifolia golden shower tree C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Cajanus reticulatus var. reticulatus C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Crotalaria calycina C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Erythrina vespertilio subsp. vespertilio C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Mezoneuron brachycarpum C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Mezoneuron nitens C Q
plants land plants Leguminosae Mezoneuron scortechinii C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Pycnospora lutescens pycnospora C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Rhynchosia minima var. minima C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Zornia floribunda C Q
plants land plants Loganiaceae Strychnos psilosperma strychnine tree C QAI
plants land plants Loranthaceae Amyema congener subsp. rotundifolia C QA
plants land plants Malvaceae Abelmoschus ficulneus native rosella C QAI
plants land plants Malvaceae Abutilon oxycarpum C Q
plants land plants Malvaceae Hibiscus heterophyllus C QA
plants land plants Meliaceae Melia azedarach white cedar C QAI
plants land plants Meliaceae Turraea pubescens native honeysuckle C QAI
plants land plants Menispermaceae Legnephora moorei C QAI
plants land plants Menispermaceae Pleogyne australis wiry grape C Q
plants land plants Menispermaceae Stephania japonica C QAI
plants land plants Menispermaceae Tinospora smilacina snakevine C QA
plants land plants Menyanthaceae Liparophyllum exaltatum SL QA I
plants land plants Moraceae Ficus coronata creek sandpaper fig C QAI
plants land plants Moraceae Ficus obliqua C QAI
plants land plants Moraceae Ficus opposita C QAI
plants land plants Moraceae Ficus virens var. virens 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 Myrsinaceae Embelia australiana embelia C QAI
plants land plants Myrsinaceae Myrsine variabilis C QA
plants land plants Myrsinaceae Tapeinosperma pseudojambosa tapeinosperma C Q
plants land plants Myrtaceae Angophora leiocarpa rusty gum C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Backhousia subargentea C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus crebra narrow-leaved red ironbark C QAI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eugenia reinwardtiana beach cherry C QI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Gossia bidwillii C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Rhodamnia glabrescens NT Q
plants land plants Myrtaceae Rhodamnia spongiosa C QI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Syzygium australe scrub cherry C QA
plants land plants Najadaceae Najas tenuifolia water nymph SL QAI I
plants land plants Nyctaginaceae Pisonia aculeata thorny pisonia C QAI
plants land plants Oleaceae Jasminum didymum C QAI
plants land plants Oleaceae Jasminum didymum subsp. racemosum C QA
plants land plants Oleaceae Jasminum simplicifolium C QI
plants land plants Oleaceae Olea paniculata C QAI
plants land plants Orchidaceae Cymbidium madidum SL Q
plants land plants Orchidaceae Dendrobium speciosum SL QA
plants land plants Orchidaceae Dockrillia bowmanii scrub pencil orchid SL Q
plants land plants Orchidaceae Dockrillia linguiformis tongue orchid SL QA
plants land plants Orchidaceae Geodorum densiflorum pink nodding orchid SL QAI
plants land plants Passifloraceae Passiflora aurantia C Q
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Actephila mooreana C QA
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Breynia oblongifolia C QAI
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Bridelia leichhardtii C Q
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Cleistanthus cunninghamii omega C QA
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Glochidion lobocarpum C QI
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Phyllanthus microcladus C QA
plants land plants Piperaceae Peperomia leptostachya C QAI
plants land plants Pittosporaceae Hymenosporum flavum native frangipani C QAI
plants land plants Pittosporaceae Pittosporum revolutum yellow pittosporum C QA
plants land plants Pittosporaceae Pittosporum viscidum black-fruited thornbush C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Dichanthium tenue small bluegrass C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Ischaemum australe var. villosum C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Oplismenus aemulus creeping shade grass C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Themeda quadrivalvis grader grass IU
plants land plants Poaceae Urochloa mosambicensis sabi grass IU
plants land plants Polypodiaceae Drynaria rigidula SL QAI
plants land plants Polypodiaceae Drynaria sparsisora SL QI
plants land plants Polypodiaceae Microsorum punctatum SL QI
plants land plants Polypodiaceae Platycerium bifurcatum SL QA
plants land plants Polypodiaceae Platycerium superbum staghorn fern SL Q
plants land plants Polypodiaceae Pyrrosia confluens SL QA
plants land plants Polypodiaceae Pyrrosia rupestris rock felt fern SL QAI
plants land plants Proteaceae Grevillea hilliana C QA
plants land plants Pteridaceae Adiantum hispidulum SL QAI
plants land plants Pteridaceae Cheilanthes tenuifolia rock fern C QAI
plants land plants Pteridaceae Pellaea falcata SL QAI
plants land plants Putranjivaceae Drypetes deplanchei grey boxwood C QAI
plants land plants Ranunculaceae Clematis glycinoides C QA
plants land plants Rhamnaceae Alphitonia excelsa soap tree C QAI
plants land plants Rhamnaceae Ventilago pubiflora C Q
plants land plants Rubiaceae Aidia racemosa C QAI
plants land plants Rubiaceae Atractocarpus chartaceus C QA
plants land plants Rubiaceae Cyclophyllum coprosmoides C QAI
plants land plants Rubiaceae Gynochthodes canthoides C QA
plants land plants Rubiaceae Ixora beckleri brown coffeewood C QA
plants land plants Rubiaceae Pavetta australiensis C Q
plants land plants Rubiaceae Psychotria daphnoides C QA
plants land plants Rubiaceae Psydrax odorata C QAI
plants land plants Rubiaceae Triflorensia ixoroides C Q
plants land plants Rutaceae Acronychia imperforata beach acronychia C QA
plants land plants Rutaceae Acronychia laevis glossy acronychia C QAI
plants land plants Rutaceae Acronychia pauciflora soft acronychia C Q
plants land plants Rutaceae Bosistoa medicinalis C Q
plants land plants Rutaceae Bosistoa pentacocca C Q
plants land plants Rutaceae Bosistoa pentacocca subsp. connaricarpa C Q
plants land plants Rutaceae Bosistoa transversa three-leaved bosistoa C V QA
plants land plants Rutaceae Bouchardatia neurococca union nut C QA
plants land plants Rutaceae Flindersia australis crow's ash C QA
plants land plants Rutaceae Geijera salicifolia brush wilga C QAI
plants land plants Rutaceae Micromelum minutum clusterberry C QAI
plants land plants Rutaceae Murraya ovatifoliolata C QAI
plants land plants Rutaceae Murraya paniculata 'Exotica' IU
plants land plants Rutaceae Zanthoxylum brachyacanthum C QAI
plants land plants Salicaceae Homalium alnifolium homalium C Q
plants land plants Salicaceae Scolopia braunii flintwood 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 tomentosus C QA
plants land plants Sapindaceae Arytera dictyoneura NT Q
plants land plants Sapindaceae Arytera divaricata coogera C QAI
plants land plants Sapindaceae Atalaya U
plants land plants Sapindaceae Atalaya rigida C Q
plants land plants Sapindaceae Cupaniopsis anacardioides tuckeroo C QAI
plants land plants Sapindaceae Cupaniopsis parvifolia small-leaved tuckeroo C QA
plants land plants Sapindaceae Cupaniopsis shirleyana wedge-leaf tuckeroo V V Q
plants land plants Sapindaceae Cupaniopsis sp. (Watalgan A.R.Bean 8611) C Q
plants land plants Sapindaceae Cupaniopsis wadsworthii C Q
plants land plants Sapindaceae Elattostachys xylocarpa white tamarind C QA
plants land plants Sapindaceae Jagera pseudorhus C Q
plants land plants Sapindaceae Mischocarpus anodontus veiny pearfruit C QA
plants land plants Sapotaceae Amorphospermum antilogum C QAI
plants land plants Sapotaceae Planchonella cotinifolia var. pubescens C QA
plants land plants Sapotaceae Planchonella pohlmaniana C QA
plants land plants Simaroubaceae Ailanthus triphysa white siris C QA
plants land plants Smilacaceae Smilax australis barbed-wire vine C QA
plants land plants Smilacaceae Smilax glyciphylla sweet sarsaparilla C QA
plants land plants Solanaceae Solanum seaforthianum Brazilian nightshade IU
plants land plants Solanaceae Solanum stelligerum devil's needles C QA
plants land plants Sterculiaceae Argyrodendron sp. (Kin Kin W.D.Francis AQ81198) rusty tulip oak C QA
plants land plants Sterculiaceae Argyrodendron trifoliolatum booyong C QAI
plants land plants Sterculiaceae Brachychiton acerifolius flame tree SL QA
plants land plants Sterculiaceae Brachychiton populneus C Q
plants land plants Sterculiaceae Sterculia quadrifida peanut tree C QAI
plants land plants Thymelaeaceae Pimelea cornucopiae C QAI
plants land plants Ulmaceae Aphananthe philippinensis C QAI
plants land plants Ulmaceae Trema tomentosa C QAI
plants land plants Urticaceae Dendrocnide photiniphylla shiny-leaved stinging tree C QAI
plants land plants Verbenaceae Lantana camara lantana IU
plants land plants Vitaceae Causonis clematidea C QA
plants land plants Vitaceae Cayratia acris hairy grape C QAI
plants land plants Vitaceae Cissus hastata C QI
plants land plants Vitaceae Cissus oblonga C Q
plants land plants Vitaceae Cissus reniformis C QA
plants land plants Vitaceae Tetrastigma nitens shining grape C QA
plants land plants Zamiaceae Macrozamia macleayi SL Q
plants land plants Zingiberaceae Alpinia caerulea wild ginger 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.

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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 Mount Colosseum National Park, WetlandInfo website, accessed 3 December 2022. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=national-park-mount-colosseum

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