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Wildlife of Mount Ossa National Park

Total number of species: 138

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals mammals Muridae Melomys burtoni grassland melomys C QA
animals mammals Muridae Melomys cervinipes fawn-footed melomys C QA
animals mammals Pteropodidae Pteropus alecto black flying-fox C QAI
animals mammals Macropodidae Notamacropus agilis agile wallaby C QAI
animals mammals Macropodidae Notamacropus parryi whiptail wallaby C QA
animals mammals Macropodidae Petrogale inornata unadorned rock-wallaby C Q
animals mammals Phalangeridae Trichosurus vulpecula common brushtail possum C QA
animals mammals Phascolarctidae Phascolarctos cinereus koala E E QA
animals mammals Peramelidae Isoodon macrourus northern brown bandicoot C QAI
animals mammals Peramelidae Perameles nasuta long-nosed bandicoot C QA
animals mammals Dasyuridae Dasyurus hallucatus northern quoll C E QA
animals birds Estrildidae Lonchura castaneothorax chestnut-breasted mannikin C QAI
animals birds Estrildidae Neochmia temporalis red-browed finch C QA
animals birds Nectariniidae Cinnyris jugularis olive-backed sunbird C QAI
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 Timaliidae Zosterops lateralis silvereye C QAI
animals birds Cisticolidae Cisticola exilis golden-headed cisticola C QAI
animals birds Petroicidae Microeca flavigaster lemon-bellied flycatcher C QAI
animals birds Petroicidae Poecilodryas superciliosa white-browed robin C Q
animals birds Monarchidae Carterornis leucotis white-eared monarch C QA
animals birds Monarchidae Myiagra cyanoleuca satin flycatcher SL QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Myiagra rubecula leaden flycatcher C QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Symposiachrus trivirgatus spectacled monarch SL QAI
animals birds Corvidae Corvus orru Torresian crow C QAI
animals birds Rhipiduridae Rhipidura albiscapa grey fantail C QAI
animals birds Dicruridae Dicrurus bracteatus spangled drongo C QAI
animals birds Artamidae Artamus superciliosus white-browed woodswallow C QA
animals birds Artamidae Cracticus nigrogularis pied butcherbird C QA
animals birds Oriolidae Sphecotheres vieilloti Australasian figbird C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Colluricincla megarhyncha little shrike-thrush C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Pachycephala rufiventris rufous whistler C QAI
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 leucomela varied triller C QAI
animals birds Neosittidae Daphoenositta chrysoptera varied sittella C QAI
animals birds Psophodidae Psophodes olivaceus eastern whipbird C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Lichmera indistincta brown honeyeater 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 obscura dusky honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Myzomela sanguinolenta scarlet honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Stomiopera flava yellow honeyeater C Q
animals birds Pardalotidae Pardalotus striatus striated pardalote C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Acanthiza reguloides buff-rumped thornbill C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Gerygone magnirostris large-billed gerygone C QAI
animals birds Acanthizidae Gerygone palpebrosa fairy gerygone C QAI
animals birds Acanthizidae Sericornis frontalis white-browed scrubwren C QA
animals birds Maluridae Malurus melanocephalus red-backed fairy-wren C QA
animals birds Pittidae Pitta versicolor noisy pitta C QAI
animals birds Coraciidae Eurystomus orientalis dollarbird C QAI
animals birds Meropidae Merops ornatus rainbow bee-eater C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Dacelo leachii blue-winged kookaburra C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Dacelo novaeguineae laughing kookaburra C QA
animals birds Halcyonidae Tanysiptera sylvia buff-breasted paradise-kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus macleayii forest kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Alcedinidae Ceyx azureus azure kingfisher C QAI I
animals birds Tytonidae Tyto longimembris eastern grass owl C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Cacomantis variolosus brush cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Centropus phasianinus pheasant coucal C QA
animals birds Cuculidae Eudynamys orientalis eastern koel C QAI
animals birds Psittacidae Trichoglossus moluccanus rainbow lorikeet C QA
animals birds Rallidae Gallinula tenebrosa dusky moorhen C QAI I
animals birds Accipitridae Milvus migrans black kite C QAI
animals birds Threskiornithidae Platalea flavipes yellow-billed spoonbill C QA I
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 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 Anhingidae Anhinga novaehollandiae Australasian darter C QAI I
animals birds Apodidae Aerodramus terraereginae Australian swiftlet C QA
animals birds Columbidae Ducula bicolor pied imperial-pigeon C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia humeralis bar-shouldered dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia placida peaceful dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Leucosarcia melanoleuca wonga pigeon C QA
animals birds Columbidae Macropygia amboinensis brown cuckoo-dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Ptilinopus magnificus wompoo fruit-dove C QAI
animals birds Anatidae Anas superciliosa Pacific black duck C QAI I
animals birds Megapodiidae Megapodius reinwardt orange-footed scrubfowl C QA
animals reptiles Elapidae Demansia psammophis yellow-faced whipsnake C QA
animals reptiles Colubridae Boiga irregularis brown tree snake C QAI
animals reptiles Colubridae Dendrelaphis punctulatus green tree snake C QAI
animals reptiles Boidae Morelia spilota carpet python C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Carlia rhomboidalis blue-throated rainbow-skink C Q
animals reptiles Scincidae Concinnia amplus lemon-barred forest-skink C Q
animals reptiles Scincidae Concinnia tenuis bar-sided skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Eulamprus quoyii eastern water skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Lampropholis adonis diamond-shielded sunskink C Q
animals reptiles Scincidae Lygisaurus zuma sun-loving litter-skink C Q
animals reptiles Scincidae Saproscincus hannahae Hannah's shadeskink C Q
animals reptiles Agamidae Intellagama lesueurii eastern water dragon C QA I
animals reptiles Carphodactylidae Phyllurus ossa Mount Ossa broad-tailed gecko C Q
animals reptiles Diplodactylidae Oedura monilis sensu lato ocellated velvet gecko Superseded C QA
animals amphibians Bufonidae Rhinella marina cane toad II
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria caerulea common green treefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria chloris orange eyed treefrog C QA
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria gracilenta graceful treefrog C QA I
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria rothii northern laughing treefrog C QA
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria rubella ruddy treefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria wilcoxii eastern stony creek frog C QA
animals ray-finned fishes Eleotridae Hypseleotris compressa empire gudgeon QAI I
animals ray-finned fishes Eleotridae Hypseleotris sp. U I
animals ray-finned fishes Eleotridae Mogurnda adspersa southern purplespotted gudgeon QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Apogonidae Glossamia aprion mouth almighty QAI I
animals ray-finned fishes Terapontidae Leiopotherapon unicolor spangled perch QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Ambassidae Ambassis agassizii Agassiz's glassfish QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Synbranchidae Ophisternon gutturale swamp eel QAI I
animals ray-finned fishes Poeciliidae Poecilia reticulata guppy II I
animals ray-finned fishes Atherinidae Craterocephalus stercusmuscarum flyspecked hardyhead QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Melanotaeniidae Melanotaenia splendida splendida eastern rainbowfish Q I
animals ray-finned fishes Anguillidae Anguilla reinhardtii longfin eel QAI I
plants land plants Cornaceae Alangium polyosmoides subsp. tomentosum C Q
plants land plants Cycadaceae Cycas media subsp. media SL Q
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus gunnii subsp. novae-hollandiae C Q I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus tetraphyllus C QA
plants land plants Elaeagnaceae Elaeagnus triflora C QI
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Ricinus communis castor oil bush IU
plants land plants Hemerocallidaceae Dianella caerulea var. petasmatodes C QI
plants land plants Leguminosae Entada rheedei C QAI
plants land plants Malvaceae Hibiscus heterophyllus C QA
plants land plants Moraceae Streblus brunonianus whalebone tree C QAI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus drepanophylla C Q
plants land plants Piperaceae Piper umbellatum C QI
plants land plants Poaceae Oplismenus imbecillis C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Themeda quadrivalvis grader grass IU
plants land plants Pteridaceae Adiantum atroviride SL QA
plants land plants Pteridaceae Adiantum hispidulum var. hispidulum SL QA
plants land plants Pteridaceae Doryopteris concolor SL QAI
plants land plants Ranunculaceae Clematis pickeringii C QAI
plants land plants Rubiaceae Cyclophyllum multiflorum C Q
plants land plants Rubiaceae Ixora timorensis C QAI
plants land plants Rubiaceae Nauclea orientalis Leichhardt tree C QAI I
plants land plants Rubiaceae Spermacoce sp. (Lorim Point A.Morton AM1237) C QI
plants land plants Sapindaceae Atalaya rigida C Q
plants land plants Thymelaeaceae Pimelea latifolia C QA
plants land plants Vitaceae Tetrastigma nitens shining grape 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

Disclaimer: While every care is taken to ensure the accuracy of this product, the Queensland Government and Australian Government make no representations or warranties about its accuracy, reliability, completeness or suitability for any particular purpose and disclaim all responsibility and all liability (including without limitation, liability in negligence) for all expenses, losses, damages (including indirect or consequential damage) and costs which might be incurred as a consequence of reliance on the product, or as a result of the product being inaccurate or incomplete in any way and for any reason.

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 Mount Ossa National Park, WetlandInfo website, accessed 2 December 2022. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=national-park-mount-ossa

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